You Can Now Book US Airways with Avios Online

Phoenix to Vancouver nonstop is 30,000 Avios in First Class (3x the coach rate)

March 31st is the Oneworld join date for US Airways, and it’s already Monday in the UK.  You can now book flights on US Airways with Avios on britishairways.com US Airways has hubs in Charlotte, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington DC (DCA/National).  They also run some shuttle routes … [Read more...]

100K Avios Offer Returns for British Airways Visa

BA Visa Offer

After a brief hiatus (about a month), the 100K Avios sign-up offer for the British Airways Visa card from Chase is back -- but the annual fee is no longer waived as far as I can tell. This offer is only available on the British Airways website as far as I can tell (HT to View from the … [Read more...]

Bigger Sign-Ups for Alaska, Lufthansa, Delta, and BA

Alaska CC 50K

Now that wedding expenses are behind me, I'm finally free to get back into the credit card game. Several card issuers have announced bigger sign-up bonuses for cards I had considered getting. Great timing! But some of these are also expiring soon. Here are a few of the better offers I'm … [Read more...]

Business Traveler? 25K Avios for Trans-Atlantic Trips

BA Happiness Fund

British Airways launched its "Happiness Fund" promotion today. It isn't terribly attractive for leisure travelers since you must book a flexible ticket. But business and first class passengers can earn 25,000 bonus points for a round-trip trans-Atlantic journey between now and January 31. … [Read more...]

Answers to Reader Questions: Recommendations on Award Travel

Here is the final post answering some reader questions on booking upcoming award travel. I don't operate an award booking service, so I had to do a little more research on these topics rather than pull the information off the top of my head. However, I hope you find some useful … [Read more...]