TAP Portugal offering lucrative status match to Star Alliance Gold

Written by Ben Smithson @ The Points Guy

Star Alliance member TAP Air Portugal has launched a status match opportunity to elite status members of several popular airline loyalty programs. Status matches are a way for airlines and their associated loyalty programs to entice prospective customers to shift their spending. Sign up for the free daily TPG newsletter for more airline and loyalty …

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The cheapest business class awards across all three alliances

Written by Andrew Kunesh @ The Points Guy

At TPG, we paused traveling to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Local and federal governments around the globe are now debating the appropriate levels of isolation and distancing. Before booking that next trip, we recommend you talk to your doctor, follow health officials’ guidance and research local travel restrictions. TPG is continuing to publish …

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Economy class on the cheap: getting the best points deals with all three alliances

Written by Andrew Kunesh @ The Points Guy

Transferable points and miles are great — with transfer partners, they give you tons of different options for redeeming your miles for any route you can dream of. That said, things get confusing when you have so many options — especially when you’re looking for the best deal on a specific type of ticket. For …

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Good bonus, lacks benefits: Aer Lingus Visa Signature credit card review

Written by Madison Blancaflor @ The Points Guy

Aer Lingus Visa Signature Overview The Aer Lingus Visa Signature® Card offers a strong bonus and decent earning potential on Aer Lingus, Iberia and British Airways flights. It does, however, fall a bit short in terms of airline-specific perks. Loyal Avios members can benefit from the card, but most casual travelers will be better off …

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100,000 Avios now for travel later: A review of the Iberia Visa Signature card

Written by Chris Dong @ The Points Guy

Editor’s note: We are publishing travel and credit card content because we should all use this time to think about and plan what’s next. Iberia is Spain’s flag carrier, and there are many travel restrictions now that you should be aware of. TPG suggests that you talk to your doctor, follow health officials’ guidance and …

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The complete guide to Cathay Pacific Asia Miles

Written by Andrew Kunesh @ The Points Guy

Cathay Pacific’s Asia Miles program is one of the best programs to use for booking premium Oneworld flights. It offers the most award space for Cathay Pacific’s own flights and has some interesting sweet spots for partner flights. Better yet, you can use the mileage currency to book mini round-the-world trips in business or first …

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Cheap 2021 travel: Fly to Europe in business class starting at just 34,000 miles each way

Written by Andrew Kunesh @ The Points Guy

Iberia’s off-peak awards are by far one of the cheapest ways to fly to and from Europe in business class. You’ll pay just 34,000 Avios each-way when you book on these dates, making it nearly half the cost of comparable business class awards on other airline partners. Plus, Iberia offers a great business class product …

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British Airways extends Executive Club elite status by 12 months and reduces thresholds for all

Written by Nicky Kelvin @ The Points Guy

It’s been nearly three months since the coronavirus took hold on the travel and aviation industries, grounding us at home and without any foreseeable travel plans. During that time, most airlines around the world were quick to introduce elite status extensions for their most loyal flyers. But there was one airline that was lagging behind …

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Book now, travel later: Wide-open 2021 Qsuite award availability for two

Written by Andrew Kunesh @ The Points Guy

Qsuites has long been one of our favorite business class seats, scoring an impressive 89/100 on TPG Editor at Large Zach Honig’s 2020 review. It offers a fully enclosed suite in the sky, and you can expect attentive service, decent food and a nice (but crowded) lounge in Doha (DOH). If you’re itching to try …

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Heathrow Rewards To British Airways Avios 50% Conversion Bonus May 12 – June 2, 2020

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Heathrow RewardsHeathrow Rewards, a program that rewards those who shop and spend at the airport, and British Airways have launched a conversion offer. Members that convert from Heathrow Rewards to Avios can get a 50% conversion bonus between May 12 – June 2, 2020. You can access this offer on BA’s website here. Conclusion Heathrow Rewards […]

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Airlines Are Rolling Out Miles Promotions

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

Following the news and updates around the COVID-19 pandemic, many airlines were forced to suspend or reduce their daily operations. We have the latest information from airlines and hotels all around the world. Luckily, things are slowly returning to normal and airlines are starting to roll out frequent flyer promotions again! American Airlines Buy and […]

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How points and miles helped me see the world in 2020 before coronavirus shut it down

Written by Chris Dong @ The Points Guy

Editor’s note: At TPG, our top priority is providing our readers with the information needed to make educated decisions about travel and rewards-earning strategy. This is not the best time to travel, domestically or internationally, as airlines have cut major parts of their route networks. But we are sharing this information to provide value for …

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Earn up to 5x on groceries across select Chase-issued travel cards

Written by Madison Blancaflor @ The Points Guy

Everyone considering downgrading or canceling their Chase travel credit cards may want to hold off for the time being. Chase just announced that it’s adding groceries as a temporary bonus category across the majority of its consumer travel credit cards. Now through June 30, 2020, eligible Chase travel credit cardholders will receive either 5x or …

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Canceled flight? How to understand and use a British Airways Future Travel Voucher

Written by Ben Smithson @ The Points Guy

If you’ve canceled upcoming travel booked through British Airways because of coronavirus and its associated travel restrictions, you may have received a credit voucher for the amount you originally spent, which BA calls a Future Travel Voucher. It’s important to note that if BA canceled your flight, rather than you doing the canceling, you are …

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The top 5 things you can do with 60,000 Chase points

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

Editor’s note: At TPG, our top priority is providing our readers with the information you need to make educated decisions about travel and your rewards-earnings strategy. This is not the best time to travel, domestically or internationally, but we are sharing details about this card because it is a great offer that could provide value …

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