ANA Will Fly Its New First and Business Class Suites to New York

Written by Emily McNutt @ The Points Guy

Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways is set to fly its brand new business- and first-class products to both New York and Frankfurt. On Wednesday, ANA announced the two routes would get its new premium products. They were originally unveiled in July and look to be a huge improvement over the carrier’s existing products — called …

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IHG Rewards Club & ANA Mileage Club Earning Changes Effective August 1, 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

IHG Rewards Club ANA Mileage ClubIHG Rewards Club and ANA have changed how Mileage Club members earn miles for their stays at IHG affiliated hotels effective August 1, 2019. Previously, IHG offered flat number of miles with many of its airline partners but has slowly moved away this to a revenue based model (usually two miles per USD). You can […]

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A Schedule Trick to Book First Class — Reader Success Story

Written by Peter Rothbart @ The Points Guy

Today I want to share a story from TPG reader Sarah, who found a workaround to ANA’s lack of one-way awards: I’ve seen a few TPG articles highlighting the great value you can get from Virgin Atlantic miles, so when I saw the 90,000-mile bonus available on the Bank of America Virgin Atlantic Mastercard earlier this year, …

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UPDATE: IHG Rewards Club ANA Mileage Club Platinum Status (Processed)

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

ANA Mileage Club PlatinumIHG Rewards Club with ANA brought back an offer that allowed select members to get Mileage Club Platinum-status (Star Alliance Gold) through March 2020. ANA operates InterContinental, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn hotels in Japan under a franchise agreement from IHG that was likely the reason for this match. The registration for this offer closed […]

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Where Can We Go With United Miles When We Won’t Fly On United?

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

We’ve made a choice to avoid flying on United Airlines. For our normal travels, it doesn’t cause much of a hardship as we don’t live at a United hub airport. We’ve been able to find flights to where we want without using them an…

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ANA All Nippon Airways Surprises With New First- & Business Class Product on Their Boeing B777 Fleet

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

Japan’s ANA All Nippon Airways has just stunned people with a surprise announcement of new seats for First- & Business Class on their B777 aircraft that are just weeks away from rollout. ANA has already installed new Premium Class seats on their A380 – Flying Honu – they recently took delivery of and which will […]

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Oahu Vacation Rental Crackdown and More

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

There’s a lot of Hawaii travel news to cover today, so in this post, I’m talking about the Oahu vacation rental crack down and more. Oahu Vacation Rental Crackdown Honolulu Mayor, Kirk Caldwell, signed Bill 89 into law the other week. The bill aims to crack down on vacation rentals by establishing regulations and increasing […]

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Budget International Family Destinations for 2019

Written by Devorah Lev-Tov @ The Points Guy

When you’re traveling with your family of three or four or five people, following the crowds to traditionally popular destinations can bust a budget, especially if you’re headed out of the US. Instead of Venice or Hong Kong during peak season, we have a list of alternate destinations that may be just what you need …

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IHG Rewards Club ANA Mileage Club Platinum Status

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

IHG Rewards Club ANA Mileage Club Platinum InvitationIHG Rewards club with ANA has brought back the offer that allows select members to get Mileage Club Platinum-status (Star Alliance Gold) through March 2020. ANA operates InterContinental, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn hotels in Japan under franchise agreement from IHG that is the likely reason for this generous offer. Eligible members must register by […]

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How to Access Hawaii’s Best Airport Lounge Before a Domestic United Flight

Written by Zach Honig @ The Points Guy

Last month, All Nippon Airways (ANA) finally began carrying passengers on its first Airbus A380, Flying Honu, which is now used exclusively for the Tokyo (NRT)-Honolulu (HNL) route. ANA’s Tokyo lounges are entirely serviceable, but it’s the airline’s new Honolulu outpost that really shines — especially considering the generally sad state of lounges at Hawaii’s …

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