Category Archives: Miles & Points

Trying To Understand Wyndham Rewards “Go Free” Availability

Wyndham RewardsI recently wrote about A Hilton Grand Vacations Timeshare Offer We Couldn’t Refuse.

With this offer, the Michael W Travels family will have 4 days 3 nights in Orlando, Florida. The thing is that we still need one more hotel night!

I’d like to use points for the last night,  so I narrowed the options down to an IHG property booked as a Points Break or a booking with Wyndham Rewards Continue reading Trying To Understand Wyndham Rewards “Go Free” Availability

Trouble Searching/ Booking Award Flights Online With British Airways, Do This

British AirwaysSo this was extremely annoying.

A little over a week back, I logged into British Airways to do an award search for a domestic flight. Knowing that the flight I was looking for would be on American Airlines, I already searched AA.com and found the flights I wanted. I hoped it would be a bit cheaper using British Airways Avios. Continue reading Trouble Searching/ Booking Award Flights Online With British Airways, Do This

Earn Up To 1,500 Bonus American Miles With AAdvantage eShopping

AAdvantage eShoppingSome of the easiest ways to earn miles and points is from airline (and hotel) shopping portals and dining programs.

With shopping portals and dining programs, you’re earning miles and points for things that you probably planned to buy.

For a limited time, AAdvantage eShopping is running the Back To School Bonus. Continue reading Earn Up To 1,500 Bonus American Miles With AAdvantage eShopping

Should I Choose Cash or Avios in the British Airways Class Action Lawsuit?

British Airways
image: Aero Shots

At the beginning of the month there were lots of articles about a class action lawsuit against British Airways.

The lawsuit was related to British Airways charging fuel surcharges although “the fees had nothing to do with the cost of fuel“, according to View From The Wing. Continue reading Should I Choose Cash or Avios in the British Airways Class Action Lawsuit?

Earn Up To 3 United Miles Per $1 On BP Purchases

united milesWhen I purchase gas for my car, I first pick up gift cards from Staples for either Shell or BP. This allows me to earn 5X points for my gas purchases by using my Chase Ink Bold card.

It’s been harder to find BP gift cards in recent months so I was happy to see an offer to earn up to 3X United miles at the pump. Continue reading Earn Up To 3 United Miles Per $1 On BP Purchases