Delta One Suite on board an Airbus A350

How do you redeem points on a partner airline?

One of the coolest things, in my opinion, about the airline industry are the airline alliances and their other partners. In the US we have the ‘big 3’ airlines covering all major alliances: Oneworld (US member – American) SkyTeam (US member – Delta) Star Alliance (US member – United) On top of that are the ...

No meal on an Air Canada transatlantic Business Class flight? In a 787?

I just recently put up an article about the best time to book a United award. While this article mostly focused on the different ways to maneuver United’s search tool, I finished off the process by booking a business class award on one of Air Canada’s Dreamliners. As someone who has never flown international business ...

When is the best time to book a United award?

I will always be the first to admit when I don’t know something — especially in this business. Like anything else, it takes time, experience, and a lot of of time on the internet to truly master something. So while I am not the expert on this matter, I think I’ve got a good grasp on redeeming United awards ...

Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Hotel pool in the evening.

Chase Ultimate Rewards: Transferring rewards to Chase transfer partners

This is a continuation in the short series I have begun that goes over Chase Ultimate Rewards and the many different ways in which you can consolidate, transfer, and utilize the extremely valuable reward points. Transferring between personal accounts (combining points) Transferring from a business account to a personal account Transferring Chase points to a travel partner ...

Save money at the pump with your Chase Sapphire card

In my short tenure as a miles and points geek, I have seen a lot of targeted opportunities to earn bonus points at select retailers. The one bonus that I have really taken advantage of in the past is Best Buy’s continuing relationship with Chase — offering up to 10x points on $300 in purchases ...

Delta Resort Victoria, British Columbia

Chase Ultimate Rewards: Transferring between personal accounts

This is the first installment of a series I will be starting that goes over the many different ways you can transfer and utilize Chase Ultimate Rewards points. Here is a tentative list of the topics I intend to cover: Transferring between personal accounts (combining points) Transferring from a business account to a personal account ...

My 2 cents on the Delta and Men’s Curling situation

Even though it seems like this situation has been beaten to death, I wanted to throw out my 2 cents on the Delta situation with US men’s curling. As an avid sports fan and av geek, especially with Delta, I feel it is my duty to weigh in — although, I know better than anyone ...

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