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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

The Most Undervalued Airline Loyalty Programs

Even in light of increasing award prices across the major US carriers, it’s easy to see the value in 100,000 MileagePlus miles, and most of us can still get excited … Read entire article »

Filed under: Delta, Flying Blue, The Points Guy

The Best Points & Miles Options for Flights to the Caribbean

Welcome to Caribbean Comeback, in which TPG shines a post-hurricane, pre-season spotlight on the region. Stay tuned for more stories throughout the week, and be sure to share tips in the comments if … Read entire article »

Filed under: Flying Blue, Southwest, The Points Guy

One Year of Earning and Burning With Amex Platinum

Whenever a friend or family member expresses an interest in the points and miles hobby, the first thing I always suggest is to choose a solid travel rewards credit card. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Flying Blue, The Points Guy, Virgin Atlantic

The Best Credit Cards and Award Programs for Expats

Life as an American expat typically involves quite a bit of travel. Being based overseas means you have a few distinct advantages and disadvantages when it comes to maximizing points … Read entire article »

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