Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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HURRY, BOOK NOW! Hawaii to Spain for Under $400 Roundtrip

I tweeted this deal first from @MileValueAlerts. Follow @MileValueAlerts on Twitter and follow these directions to get a text message every time I tweet from that account. I tweet from @MileValueAlerts only a few times a...

United $75 Trick NOT DEAD

Edit November 18, 2017: Three more positive reports in the last two weeks. This trick may never die. 🙂 In Don’t Pay the $75 Close In Fee on United (Trick!), Scott wrote about an easy way...

5 Ways to Stretch American Airlines Miles with Super Cheap Economy Awards

  Credit card links have been removed from posts and added to the menu bar at the top of every page of MileValue under the heading Top Travel Credit Cards. American Airlines miles are currently one...

Singapore Devalues Star Alliance Award Chart; Best Awards Untouched

Effective December 7, 2017, Singapore Airlines is devaluing its award chart for awards booked on Star Alliance partners. I am following this development closely because: Singapore miles are so easy to get (transfer partner of...

All the 12,500 Avios Awards to Hawaii

British Airways Avios are fantastic for short, direct, economy flights on American Airlines and Alaska Airlines because the number of Avios needed for an award is determined only by the distance and cabin of...

How to Book a Trip to Fiji with Miles

Fiji is a year-round tropical destination, known for its beaches, diving, and hiking. Fiji Airways (formerly Air Pacific) flies from Los Angeles, San Francisco, and...

Citi ThankYou Points Transfer to Avianca LifeMiles

Citi ThankYou Points have added Avianca LifeMiles as a 1:1 transfer partner. This is amazing news because Avianca LifeMiles can be used to book Star...

How to See Two Months of United Award Space at Once...

In addition to United's recent devaluation, United recently made its award searching worse. If you search on the home page for an award--like say New...

Argentina Money Situation 2017. Is There Still a Black (Blue) Market?

Updated November 8, 2017 In the last four years, I've spent about 18 months total in Argentina, so I wanted to give a quick update on the...

Follow Me on Instagram @scottgrimmer

I've always been a terrible photographer, which you might have noticed from my reviews of First Class flights, but I've enjoyed others' photography more...

A Cost/Benefit Analysis of Keeping the Sapphire Reserve a Second Year

The Sapphire Reserve was released over one year ago to a salivating public. That means many of you are looking at whether or not...

7 Awesome Alaska Awards w/Free Stopovers & How to Book Them

I'm a big fan of Alaska miles, because of the free stopovers on one way awards and great mix of partners from multiple alliances. Alaska...

Top 10 Travel Credit Cards October 2017

There are a lot of reasons to collect miles and points. For free luxury hotel stays and First Class flights To travel to more...

Brazil Announces New E-Visas for US Tourists as of 2018

As of January 2018, United States citizens will be able to acquire a Brazilian tourist visa online. The cost looks like it will remain...