Category Archives: Miles & Points

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

British Airways
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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

SPG Offering Mobile App Check-In Bonus For A Limited Time

SPGWith this app, checking into a hotel room will bring some benefits for a limited time.

Some hotels offer perks and bonuses upon check- in. At Club Carlson properties, there’s supposed to be a Gold member amenity offered. This might be a small bag with snacks and a bottle of water or a coupon for a free drink at the bar.

For a limited time, SPG is offering a special Check-In Incentive, bonus points! Continue reading SPG Offering Mobile App Check-In Bonus For A Limited Time

Earn 500 Bonus United Miles With 1st Purchase Using MileagePlus X App

MileagePlus XBesides credit card sign-up bonuses, the easiest ways to earn miles and points is by earning them through shopping and dining portals. These portals allow you to earn bonus points for things that you’re already purchasing.

One way to earn bonus United Airlines miles is through the MileagePlus X app. Continue reading Earn 500 Bonus United Miles With 1st Purchase Using MileagePlus X App

My Very Frustrating Delta Airlines Award Booking Fail

Delta AirlinesKim and I have been throwing around some ideas for a while now about where we should go over the summer.

Last summer, the Michael W Travels family spent 5 Weeks in the Pacific. This year we’re looking at a four-week trip since we also have two shorter trips earlier in the summer.

I thought I found a very good Delta Airlines awards flight redemption. However, when I went to book the flight, I ran into some problems. Continue reading My Very Frustrating Delta Airlines Award Booking Fail