Many travelers have attempted some type of hack to earn themselves extra air miles, but Steve Belkin took his schemes to the extreme.
Most folks stick to airline credit cards that are associated with their main frequent flyer programs. American Airlines loyalists go for the or the. If you’re a Delta flyer, you probably want to use a card that boosts your SkyMiles account and offers the potential to earn Medallion Qualification Miles toward elite status based on […]
Frequent flyers, consider yourselves warned: Sitting on a pile of unused airline miles could cost you.
As with airfares, the number of miles or points needed to book a frequent-flyer award seat will vary day by day. I recommend calling the awards desk rather than going online to search availability. Last year I was looking for business-class award seats on British Airways and found none online, but when I spoke to someone on the phone there were lots of options. That said, American was offering, on its app but not on its website, “online only” business and first-class awards at greatly reduced mileage, so it’s a good idea to try both methods. Check multiple times before committing.