MR vs UR, Who Wins?: Keep in mind that everyone values points differently, which is totally ok! I thought this was a very, very good breakdown comparing two of the most popular flexible point programs around. Do you share Nick’s sentiment on MR?
Clarification On Hyatt Suite Upgrades: Many chase elite status with hotel chains because of the perks they get. One of them is confirmed suite upgrades with particular programs. It’s good to know when you can/cannot apply suite upgrades, and this article spells it out nicely regarding Hyatt’s program.
Book Air Tahiti Nui Flights Through Flying Blue: Getting to Tahiti with points just got a lot easier! United will have flights out of San Francisco to Tahiti which adds a Star Alliance option. Now you’re able to book Air Tahiti Nui flights with points through Flying Blue. I can’t wait to head back!
Using Less United Miles On Awards: This one made my head hurt a little bit, but it’s scary exciting some of the things you can do with United’s Excursionist Perk. You really have to think outside the box, but you can really piece together some exciting itineraries.
Incredible Sweet Spot To Ireland: Being able to take advantage of transfer bonuses is a great way to save miles, and make sweet spots even sweeter. Currently you can get a 40% bonus when transferring MR points to British Airways. With the bonus, you can get to Dublin for as low as 27K points one way!
Cover Your Hotel Stays For Disney With Points: Disney is on many families’ radars but scares many away because of the prices. You can make things more affordable by covering some travel expenses with points. Here are some ways to cover your lodging with points.
Deals To Norway Or Ireland: Currently you can get some great deals on flights from the US to Norway or Ireland for as low as $198 round trip. Norwegian Air is offering these great deals for travel dates between September 2018 through June 2019.