4 Cheap Ways to Redeem Miles for JAL Sky Suites to Japan

JAL Sky Suite Business Class Seat

I started a new job recently and my co-workers have been curious about this hobby and how I’ve managed to get incredible value out of points and miles. After an informal Q&A, one person relayed her goal to travel to… Continue Reading


Airline Award Ticket Change and Cancellation Fees

travelers at an airport gate area looking over a plane

A couple of weeks ago I shared my anxiety about booking travel in advance and a reader suggested a post about award change and cancellation fees might be in order. Booking flights with airline miles is great but sometimes things… Continue Reading


5 Ways to Spend the 100,000 British Airways Visa Signature Card Sign-Up Bonus

The 100,000 point British Airways Visa Signature Card sign-up bonus  is back and I for one am disappointed a 100k sign-up bonus is coming to us by way of this card. I also would have been happier trading a higher sign-up… Continue Reading


How I Booked a $5,000+ Trip to Thessaloniki, Calais and London with Points and Miles

About a month ago, I booked a spontaneous trip to volunteer with two organizations helping refugees in Greece and France. The route outlined in the title is the same one thousands of refugees take every year to a safer place. I’m… Continue Reading


Points and Miles Checklist: Things to Do in February

Points and Miles Check List, Laptop, notepad

By now most of you have probably thrown out or forgotten your list of New Year’s Resolutions and you need something more feasible to focus on. It’s a good thing you found this hobby and can direct your energy on tasks… Continue Reading


Points and Miles Checklist: Things to Do in January

Points and Miles Check List, Laptop, notepad

It’s been almost two weeks since I’ve posted. So what better way to start things up again than with a points and miles checklist for January 2016? As I’ve pointed out before, there’s lots to look forward to this year… Continue Reading


Points and Miles Checklist: Things To Do in November

Points and Miles Check List, Laptop, notepad

It’s November and by now many of you are experiencing year-end fatigue. Maybe you’re planning a trip for next year to recharge. That requires all kinds of work in and of itself. There are miles to be earned, redeemed, and… Continue Reading