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Super cheap European (and Middle East & Central Asia) flights with Wizz Air

Super cheap European (and Middle East & Central Asia) flights with Wizz Air

Wizz Air has been slowly building an empire of discount flights in Eastern Europe. It’s modeled after the uber-successful RyanAir (which is now Europe’s second biggest airline). Wizz Air originally started from Budapest airport but now has bases in these airports: Belgrade, Bucharest, Budapest, Cluj-Napoca, Craiova, Debrecen, Gdańsk, Iași, Katowice, Kiev, Košice, Kutaisi (from 23 […]

Posted on August 14, 2016 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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My favorite flights and award redemptions for 2016

My favorite flights and award redemptions for 2016

Lots has changed since late 2014 when I last updated my favorite mileage redemptions. Award programs have changed and my personal taste for trips I’d like to take have changed too. Here are my favorite options. Aeroplan awards to Europe I (55,000 miles) and Europe II (57,500 miles) using Turkish Airlines in Business Class Turkish […]

Posted on May 2, 2016 by in AAdvantage

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Maximizing Singapore Airlines Krisflyer Awards

Maximizing Singapore Airlines Krisflyer Awards

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer has been a center of my attention since the generous KrisFlyer Spree shopping mall deal in June this year where you could buy 17,077 KrisFlyer miles for just $9.95. Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer is also a transfer partner of Ultimate Rewards, American Express Membership Rewards and Thank You Points and is therefore THE […]

Posted on October 15, 2014 by in Krisflyer

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Huge Devaluations on American Airlines and US Airways

Huge Devaluations on American Airlines and US Airways

The big story in the travel blogosphere today is the unannounced devaluations that American Airlines and US Airways have made. Overnight, they've slashed some of the best loopholes, sweet spots and offerings in both programs. Here's a short synopsis of the major changes. 1. Increased pricing for Aanytime awards: To me this is not a […]

Posted on April 8, 2014 by in AAdvantage

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Travel predictions for 2014?

Travel predictions for 2014?

Bloomberg has a couple of interesting predictions: You'll pay less for many flights within the U.S. (It's about time!) Given that US Airways and American Airlines just merged I'd expect less competition on many routes. While JetBlue and Southwest keep expanding I can't see major capacity growth. Given that demand will probably stay strong I […]

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in Travel News

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The Best Deals in the US Airways Award Chart

The Best Deals in the US Airways Award Chart

Picture courtesy of lolomoda.com Apply for The US Airways Premier World MasterCard® here As many of you know, the merger between US Airways and American is all but finalized. Experts have predicted that the two airlines will merge operations in the first or second quarter of 2014. This merger will also combine the two airlines' […]

Posted on November 27, 2013 by in American Airlines

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