I'm resurrecting a series I used to do where the concept is pretty simple: I list frequent flyer mile prices and then discuss details and deals for getting to different regions.
If you want to start getting into credit card miles or have a bunch of bank points, where do you start? Or if you're simply interested in hearing about the best deals to a region, this is the series for you!
Let's start by dissecting the cheapest miles to Europe!
What are the best airline award charts to Europe in general? What are some mileage discounts and constant promos...Read more
This is a pretty straight forwards continuation of my "Cheapest Miles To..." series, where I make charts for the cheapest miles to get to a region. All the prices are from North America, and in this case the prices are to Australia and Oceania, which includes basically all the islands in the Pacific (besides Hawaii).
The first chart includes region based prices to Australia/Oceania, then I'll give a few distance based. After, I'll talk about the differences between some of the prices, and talk about routes, which is a serious limitation for availability.Read more
My "cheapest miles to..." series is simply an effort to find the cheapest frequent flyer miles to use when planning a trip to a specific region, and what credit cards are going to earn you those miles.
Here is the "cheapest miles to Africa" chart that shows the prices (for economy and business) and transfer partners (from bank points) for every relevant mileage program. Then I'll talk about some details and best uses.
If you're interested in a different region, check out the other posts in the series:Read more
Earlier I did a Best/Cheapest Frequent Flyer Miles to Use to Hawaii and people seemed to enjoy it. And if there's something that Americans seem to like better than Hawaii, it's Europe. So here's the cheapest frequent flyer miles to get to Europe.
Not only do I feel like the display of the prices and transfers is better, but there is definately more value in this post as I show a few tricks with specific routes on miles, or discounts. There are more discount awards available than you think. Lufthansa's 50% off awards,...Read more