Alaska's Mileage Plan miles are amongst the most valuable airline miles available, and you have a little under two days to make the most of the current 30% discount the airline is offering which prices up the miles at one of the best rates we see.
Virgin Atlantic has been running a mileage sale since the beginning of the month in which the airline offering bonuses of up to 40%. This sale ends on Sunday (30 June) so you have just a few days left to makes the most of this offer and, potenially, book some amazing premium cabin awards.
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If you don't feel like taking part in the current (and very good) Alaska Mileage Plan flash sale which is running through Sunday, you may be interested to know that you can earn an unusually large number of miles for shopping with Apple today.
Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan program has launched a flash sale which is running through 30 June and is offering miles with a 30% discount. Not be confused with a sale offering a 30% bonus (which isn't a great deal), the price on offer in this sale is one of the best we see Alaska Airlines publish.
I'm a big fan of the transferable currencies various credit cards offer and a major reason why I love collecting these currencies is that they help me get outsize value when I use them for premium cabin travel. Right now Citi is offering a 25% bonus when you transfer its ThankYou points over to the Air France/KLM Flying Blue program and this represents a very good opportunity to book some great Business Class cabins for comparatively few points.
Delta has been offering its Sky Miles members the chance to earn extra miles through Airbnb bookings/listings since 2016 and Qantas partnered up with Airbnb in 2017 but we haven't really had any other major miles & points earning partnership open up with Airbnb for a while. Yesterday, that changed.
Alaska Airlines added Aer Lingus as a partner airline at the end of March but it's taken the airline until today to publish award charts for Aer Lingus and to get around to adding the Irish flag carrier to its award search engine. Still, we can finally now see just how good or bad the new Alaska/Aer Lingus partnership will be for the miles & points community.
On Tuesday we were given a heads up that Qantas was going to be using a Thursday morning press conference to announce sweeping changes to its Frequent Flyer program, so the past 48 hours can't have been much fun for a lot of travelers down under. When airlines change their frequent flyer programs it's rarely good news for flyers so, understandably, quite a few people were expecting the news to be pretty bad (me included).
Singapore Airlines' popular 'Spontaneous Escapes' promotion is back and offering discounts on Business Class, Premium Economy and Economy Class flights on various routes operated by Singapore Airlines and SilkAir.