Planning Award Travel With a Lap Infant

Written by Eric Rosen @ The Points Guy

Planning family travel can be complicated. There is the expense of booking multiple tickets and hotel rooms, finding seats together on the plane, double-checking baggage and carry-on restrictions and more. But one surprise expense may be that you have to pay for putting your infant or lap child in your lap. Those new to lap infants …

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10 Years Later, Why the Chase Sapphire Preferred Is Still My Top Rec for Family Travel

Written by Summer Hull @ The Points Guy

Official application link: Chase Sapphire Preferred Card with a 60,000-point bonus after spending $4,000 in the first three months. Just as a family beach vacation is a timeless treat, the Chase Sapphire Preferred has been one of my top rewards credit-card recommendations for years for families who want to travel more for less. Since it …

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Air France-KLM’s Route Expansion Is Great News For Delta Flyers

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

Air France-KLM group announced this week a staggering 58 new routes on Air France, KLM and Transavia, including long-haul jaunts between Paris (CDG) and Dallas (DFW) and Amsterdam-Schiphol (AMS) and Boston (BOS). As SkyTeam buddies, Air France, KLM and Delta are tight, so this route expansion is great news for those hoping to chase Delta …

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Airfare of the Day: Delta / Air France / KLM BUSINESS CLASS New York NY (JFK), United States to the French Riviera (NCE) from $2,246 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Delta/Air France/KLM and their peak-of-peak season midweek business class excursion round trip fares between New York and the French Riviera. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. This fare is being discussed on FlyerTalk (access here). Fare Details: Fare: […]

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Deal Alert: Washington, DC to Tahiti for $486 Round-Trip

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency such as Orbitz or Expedia, which allows …

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Airfare of the Day: Air France / Vietnam Airlines BUSINESS CLASS London (LHR), United Kingdom to Hanoi (HAN), Vietnam from £1,699 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Air France and their business class restricted round trip fares between London and Hanoi. This fare allows for travel on Vietnam Airlines codeshares. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Air France (AF) O6LSGB LON to […]

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Air France-KLM Flying Blue March Promo Awards For May 1 – June 30, 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

KLMAir France-KLM Flying Blue has just released their March promotional awards for May 1 – June 30, 2019-travel. The discount is usually from 20% to 50% off the usual number of miles required (although sometimes the discount is capped at 25%). You can access Flying Blue’s web page for promotional awards here or here Here are the eligible […]

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KonMari Your Miles and Points

Written by Dia Adams @ The Points Guy

Do your points bring you joy? That may seem like an odd question, but if you’re a fan of Marie Kondo’s “Tidying Up,” you know what I mean. Thrift stores are bursting at the seams thanks to the wave of folks cleaning out their closets of everything but those items that bring them joy. The KonMari …

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Dutch Government To Take a 12.6 % Stake In KLM/Airfrance Holding, Valued 680 Mio Euro “To Protect Dutch Interests”

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

The government of the Netherlands has just announced that the Dutch state takes a 12,6 % stake in the KLM/Airfrance holding, at a price tag of 680 Mio Euro to “protect Dutch interests”. The government just made their decision public which will initially cost taxpayers 680 Million Euro and is apparently undertaken as to keep […]

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Tray Magnifique! A Review of Air France’s New Business-Class Seat on the A330 From Paris to Houston

Written by Emily McNutt @ The Points Guy

Air France wants to change the face of one of its long-haul products in the best way possible. The carrier is in the process of overhauling its entire fleet of 15 Airbus A330-200 aircraft by retrofitting them with new business, premium economy and economy cabins. But, instead of fitting these older aircraft with a state-of-the-art …

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C’est (Almost) Chic: A Review of Air France’s 777-300ER in Business from Paris to New York

Written by Nicky Kelvin @ The Points Guy

With yet another trip to New York to visit TPG’s headquarters on the books at the end of last year, I was eager to try crossing the Atlantic from European cities near London, even though it meant adding a connection (and a whole bunch of time) onto the journey. With Paris being one of the closest …

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The A380 Program Might Be Dead, But You Can Still Fly on One

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

With a dwindling backlog of A380 orders, airlines cancelling orders, no interest in the secondary market for leased planes that have been returned to their owners and no one rallying around the superjumbo, Airbus has officially announced the end the A380 program. The current world-wide fleet of A380s stands at 232, with Emirates leading the pack with 109, …

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16 Striking Photos That Showcase the A380’s Opulence

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

With the news of the world’s largest commercial airliner being axed once final deliveries are made in 2021, we wanted to take a now-nostalgic look back at some of the opulence that the giant jet has enabled. Some of the most extravagant products in the sky were made possible thanks to the A380’s gargantuan interior, …

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It’s Official: The Airbus A380 Is Dead

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

Just months after celebrating its 10th anniversary, the end is in sight for the world’s largest commercial jet. Airbus’ struggling A380 program won’t be saved by British Airways, nor any other airline. Emirates will take delivery of 14 further A380s over the next two years, but “given the lack of order backlog with other airlines, Airbus …

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