Category: Awards

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Buying and Using Alaska Miles to Redeem Cheap Flights from Asia

We previously explained that buying frequent flyer miles can be a cheap way of booking premium cabin flights. In this article we will look at the frequent flyer scheme of Alaska Airlines, a surprisingly cheap way for people based in Asia to fly. Introduction Alaska Airlines’ frequent flyer...

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Buying and Using Avianca Life Miles to Redeem Flights from Asia

We previously explained that buying frequent flyer miles can be a cheap way of booking premium cabin flights. In this article we will look at the frequent flyer scheme of Avianca, the Colombian flag carrier which has been flying for almost a century. Despite not being well known...

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Buy BA Avios for cheap $0.011 USD

Lately I’ve been using British Airways Avios to redeem flights on Cathay Pacific. I think it’s a great redemption value when you use the cash+avios option, because you can essentially buy Avios at USD 1.1 cents each, which is very cheap. Take a look at this sample below:...

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ZRH – FRA – JFK on Lufthansa Business Class

I’m sitting here in the Business Class lounge of the Z concourse at Frankfurt airport, while I should already practically be home in New York. This is due to a mechanical failure on the airplane, supposedly some minor smoke in the back of the plane? Not really sure....

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30% off CX / KA Asia Miles Award Redemptions

THIS IS HOT! The best deal ever I’ve heard from Cathay Pacific or Dragonair for award redemption discounts. It’s valid on most routings except the major long-haul cities listed below. Economy passenger loads are probably really light and under expectation for them to be promoting this, which is good for...

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Award redemption on Qantas / oneworld

Award redemption on Qantas / oneworld Continuation of posts advising the methods I use to search for award seats on Asia Miles or one of the oneworld partners. Therefore, these posts also apply to members of British Airways Avios, American Airlines AAdvantage, Qantas Frequent Flyer, JAL Mileage Bank, or...