Up To 40,000 Aeroplan Bonus Miles

You can earn up to 40,000 Aeroplan bonus miles with their current promotion!  Although they recently had a devaluation in their award chart, using Air Canada Aeroplan to fly on Star Alliance carriers such as Lufthansa can be a great bargain.  If you have an upcoming trip using Aeroplan, this transfer bonus might be for you!

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Chase Ultimate Rewards Partners: United

This is the first post in a series about the Chase Ultimate Rewards transfer partners, and we will take a look at the value of each transfer partner.  Some are better values than others, and some should not really be utilized at all.  We start this series with a look at United, one of the more popular Ultimate Rewards transfer partners.

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Miles Methods Reader Asks Which Cards To Get To Kiev

Miles Methods reader and Credit Boards member Fusioncredit wrote to us asking for assistance in building a strategy to get to Europe next year, and today I am going to discuss what the best strategy would be for him. Continue reading Miles Methods Reader Asks Which Cards To Get To Kiev

Targeted Chase United MileagePlus 50,000 Miles Offer With $50 Statement Credit

When I logged in to my United MileagePlus account this morning, there was a targeted offer for the Chase MileagePlus Explorer Visa.  I know the offer was targeted because it is not available on the Chase or United website, and I could not get the application link to load in a private browser.  The offer is for 50,000 miles for $2,000 spending in 3 months, BUT it also includes a $50 statement credit after your first purchase!

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American Express Membership Rewards Partners: Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer

With all of the higher than normal signup bonuses lately with American Express cards that participate in the Membership Rewards program, and also with changes to some airline transfer partners, there has been a lot of discussion as to the best ways to use Membership Rewards points.  In this series, we will take a look at each one of the Membership Rewards transfer partners and discuss if you should use them, and how to best use them.  Today we start the series by taking a look at Singapore Airlines.

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October Flying Blue Promo Awards and Miles and More Mileage Bargains

The Flying Blue Promo Awards and Miles and More Mileage Bargains are posted for October, 2015!  Both of these programs offer discounts on Economy and Business Class fares of up to 50% the miles.  Although the fees and surcharges tend to be a little bit higher than many airlines, at the discounted mileage, they can be bargains.

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Aeroplan Devaluation and Changes for 2015

In what seems like a never-ending stream of airline loyalty program changes, Aeroplan, the loyalty program associated with Air Canada, announced some sweeping changes that will take effect to reward bookings made after Dec 15, 2015. As with most recent airline loyalty program changes, there are some extremely disappointing aspects as well as several silver linings depending on your travel plans and preferences. Continue reading Aeroplan Devaluation and Changes for 2015