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The Best Websites for Searching SkyTeam Award Availability

Understanding how to earn and collect miles across partner airlines can be difficult if you’re new to the points and miles hobby. You need to learn the basics of these relationships and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Delta, Flying Blue, The Points Guy

Top 5 Ultimate Rewards Redemptions Achievable With One Sign-Up Bonus

If you’re new to the points and miles game, it can be a bit overwhelming to say the least. My first piece of advice for friends and family members just … Read entire article »

Filed under: British Airways, Flying Blue, Hyatt, The Points Guy, United Airlines

A Tale of Two European Award Charts — Reader Mistake Story

Today, I want to share a story from TPG reader Chris, who spent more miles than he needed to on a short flight within Europe. Here’s what he had to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Flying Blue, The Points Guy

Consider Paying Cash Rather Than Booking an Economy Award on Some Flights

Points and miles can offer incredible value if used correctly, enabling everyday flyers the chance to cheaply enjoy perks normally reserved for business executives and the ultra-rich. However, if you’re … Read entire article »

Filed under: Flying Blue, The Points Guy

5 Things You Need to Know About Air France/KLM Flying Blue

I’m a huge fan of Flying Blue, the loyalty program for European airlines Air France and KLM. Because the program is not US-based and because Air France and KLM only … Read entire article »

Filed under: Flying Blue, The Points Guy

How Far in Advance Can You Book an Airline Ticket?

Each airline has its own policy as to how far in advance you can book flights using either cash or rewards. Below, we’ll examine the different options you have when … Read entire article »

Filed under: Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, Flying Blue, Southwest, The Points Guy, United Airlines

The Secret Elite Status Programs of Air France, Emirates and Other International Carriers

You may have heard of American Airlines Concierge Key, Delta Air Lines 360 or United Airline Global Service, the exclusive levels of the carriers’ elite status programs, reserved for top-tier flyers. There’s … Read entire article »

Filed under: British Airways, Flying Blue, Qantas, The Points Guy

How to Fly Mainland China’s Top Airlines With Points and Miles

According to the International Air Transport Association, or IATA, China is set to overtake the US as the largest aviation market in the world as soon as 2024 in terms … Read entire article »

Filed under: Alaska Airlines, Flying Blue, The Points Guy, United Airlines