AAdvantage and Dividend Miles Account Balances Merging

US Airways American miles merging

If you’ve been (im) patiently waiting for your US Airways Dividend miles to merge with your AAdvantage account, you might want to check your balance. I logged into my Award Wallet account last night and noticed an increase in the… Continue Reading


British Airways Executive Club Accounts Hacked: What to do Next

British Airways Avios will devalue on April 28, 2015

I received a tweet this morning from @Frenchie2Kiss, asking me if my British Airways Executive Club account was intact because apparently his 230,000 Avios balance was wiped out. What’s more, apparently he’s not the only one this has happened to. I… Continue Reading


How to Keep Earning 1.25+ Avios Per $1 on Credit Card Spending After April 30

British Airways Business Class

The British Airways Executive Club has taken several hits recently, starting with their award chart devaluation, which will go into effect on April 28, 2015. In addition to this, we learned last week that on April 30 the earnings structure on… Continue Reading


Emirates Fare Sale: JFK – MPX $1900 RT in Business Class

Fly the Emirates A380 in business class for just $1,900 roundtrip!

Emirates keeps hawking their New York – Milan (JFK – MXP) route, to our benefit, with low fares. Back in January it was $799 fares for two and now they’re back with $1,380 roundtrip economy fares and $3,800 business class… Continue Reading


My Week in Manufactured Spending

Credit card wallet

It’s been a while since I’ve given an update on my manufactured spending activities (or anything else, really) so I thought now is as good a time as ever. Two weeks ago, my Google Wallet account was shut down. I’ve… Continue Reading


Better Alternatives to Daily Getaways Hotel Point Packages

Daily Getaways

The U.S. Travel Association’s Daily Getaways promotions are coming up, an event that points and miles bloggers like to rag on every year because why pay for travel when it can be (more or less) free? Basically, it’s a daily line-up… Continue Reading