Hacking Award Seats to South America – All 132 Routes

Consider GIG-GRU, EZE-MDZ and LIM-CUZ are 4,500 avios, but can be upwards of $500 cash fares due to taxes.

Given our past attention to places farther from home, we round out the next part of this series with a look at award seats and routes to South America. Part 1 - Hacking Award Seats to Europe - All 403 Routes Part 2 - Hacking Award Seats to Asia - All 177 Routes Part 3 - Hacking … [Read more...]

Hacking Award Seats Down Under – All 31 Routes to Australia/NZ

gcmap - all oz-nz routes

Over the past two weeks, we looked at finding the routes with the least demand to Europe and the Asia: Hacking Award Seats to Europe - All 403 Routes - Part 1 of 5 Hacking Award Seats to Asia - All 177 Routes - Part 2 of 5 In this next short installment, we look at some of the … [Read more...]

Hyatt and MGM Create New Digital Hub for Las Vegas

Make Vegas Yours

I've been fairly impressed with Hyatt Gold Passport's online media efforts lately. They had a blog for a while, but sometime last year they relaunched Keyed into Hyatt, which has since offered some really stellar content surrounding their different properties and corporate activities. I … [Read more...]

Alaska Airlines Will Launch New Boeing Space Bins

737 Space Bins at 737 Configuration Studio

If you choose to check your bags, Alaska Airlines guarantees you'll get in in 20 minutes or less -- and promises a choice between a $25 voucher or 2,500 Mileage Plan miles (worth about $50) if it's late. But I still choose to carry on my bag on almost every flight, even when I have a dozen … [Read more...]

Discounts on Alaska Airlines to SoCal, Boston, and Mexico

Alaska Mexico

Alaska Airlines has a couple of promotions out that caught my attention recently. The first is a month-long special on flights to Mexico. Each week this month a different destination (or destinations) will go on sale, and first up are Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta. With round-trip … [Read more...]

Hacking Award Seats to Asia: All 177 Routes!

Lots of cities to choose from to get to NRT (Courtesy: gcmap.com)

In the last installment, we looked at all 403 Trans-Atlantic routes where award seats can be booked with miles. Now we turn our attention to Asia to find additional cities that aren’t hub captive, but still get a lot of traffic. These two factors will likely drive prices lower, for revenue … [Read more...]