Category Archives for Oneworld.

Some Useful 4,500 Avios Redemptions Around the World

You can go a lot of places with just 4,500 Avios from New York!

British Airways Avios (which is what they call their frequent flyer miles) are the best mileage/points currency for short flights because it uses a distance-based award chart. Flights up to 650 miles cost just 4,500 Avios each way, flights between 651-1,151 miles are 7,500 Avios each way, between 1,152-2,000 miles costs 10,000 Avios each way,…

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Don’t Always Trust the Taxes and Fees Quoted on the Avios Search Page

British Airways Avios are one of my favorite mileage currencies because of how cheap I can get short-distance trips. Southern California (where I live) to San Francisco, Las Vegas, or Phoenix is only 4,500 Avios and $2.50 each way flying on American Airlines or US Airways, for example. They’re also extremely useful on international itineraries,…

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Updated Credit Card Offers & Other Deals

Amazing Deal!

There’s been a few changes to credit card offers, including a couple of increased bonuses, so I thought I’d post a brief update on cards of note. I also included a section for important news and updates below. Credit Card Offers Update: Since I wrote this post, the Chase Ink Business Cards have increased their bonus…

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Churn Citi AAdvantage Platinum Cards – Better than the Two Browser Trick?

AAdvantage Visa

UPDATE: This link is for the AA World MasterCard, with 50K listed on the landing page! The best public offer for the Citi Platinum Select AAdvantage Visa Signature card (that’s a mouthful) is 30K  (or sometimes 40K) miles after $1K spend in 3 months. This is a very weak deal, and under normal circumstances you…

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British Airways Improving Award Search Engine Again!

British Airways Award Search

In December I wrote about several positive changes that British Airways made with it’s award search engine. Before, it was annoying and required tons of clicks to display the information you needed. Their last improvement made it so you could immediately see partner airline flights, which was very useful. Today’s new feature is that you…

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Beginners Guide to Redeeming Points – British Airways Avios (and Oneworld Alliance)

The Avios award chart is different from others because it is distance-based. You can use this to your advantage!

Beginners Guide to Redeeming Points United Airlines (and Star Alliance) British Airways Avios (and Oneworld Alliance) Hyatt Gold Passport Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) Club Carlson Rewards   Like I did with the United/Star Alliance post, I’m going to make an important distinction for people that are new to redeeming rewards. If you…

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