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Which Airlines Release Last-Minute Premium Award Seats?

Which Airlines Release Last-Minute Premium Award Seats?

Last-minute award availability can be a very useful backdoor opportunity to fly in a premium cabin, so let’s look at which airlines are most consistent in releasing last-minute space.


Alaska Mileage Plan Cuts Intra-Asia Stopovers

Alaska Mileage Plan Cuts Intra-Asia Stopovers

Last week, Alaska Mileage Plan introduced Singapore Airlines awards, inadvertently setting into motion a sequence of events that eventually resulted in the removal of stopovers on intra-Asia awards.


Singapore Airlines Now Bookable on Alaska Mileage Plan!

Singapore Airlines Now Bookable on Alaska Mileage Plan!

It’s now finally possible to redeem Alaska miles on Singapore Airlines. The unparalleled access to premium awards is balanced out by higher redemption rates, but a few new sweet spots do emerge.


Which Airlines Release 3+ Business Class Award Seats?

Which Airlines Release 3+ Business Class Award Seats?

Here are the airlines that give you the best chance of finding 3+ business class award seats on the same flight, to help those of you travelling in larger groups extract maximum value from your miles.


The 10 Best Ways to Fly Business Class to Asia on Points

The 10 Best Ways to Fly Business Class to Asia on Points

Want to redeem miles for business class flights to Asia? Here are the 10 airlines that can get you there, including some of the best business class products in the world.


The 9 Best Ways to Fly Business Class to Europe on Points

The 9 Best Ways to Fly Business Class to Europe on Points

Many Canadian points collectors have the goal of flying business class to Europe. Here’s everything you need to know about the best airlines, routes, and availability in pursuit of that goal.


MBNA Alaska Credit Card Strategies

MBNA Alaska Credit Card Strategies

MBNA is a rather quirky credit issuer, and there’s a particular set of strategies when dealing with them, especially in pursuit of the bonuses on the MBNA Alaska Airlines MasterCard.


An Emirates First Class Extravaganza!

An Emirates First Class Extravaganza!

Here are the glorious details of my return journey from Dubai to Toronto onboard Emirates First Class. I redeemed 150,000 Alaska miles for the trip, but the itinerary itself might surprise you.


When Should You Buy Points?

When Should You Buy Points?

Airlines and hotels routinely offer bonus promotions to entice you to buy points straight from the program itself. Under what circumstances could these deals be worthwhile?


The Best Credit Cards with Companion Fares

The Best Credit Cards with Companion Fares

In this post we go over the best Canadian credit cards with companion vouchers, which can be a great way to save on travel if you regularly travel as a couple or a family.