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Off Peak Sweet Spots on American Airlines Award Chart
Off Peak Sweet Spots on American Airlines Award Chart

Off Peak Sweet Spots on American Airlines Award Chart

American Airlines has some off peak times noted in their award chart.  Business and First Class cabins don’t change, but Economy does.  Notably the SAAver award for South America Region 2 as well as Europe goes from 30k miles to…

Avios Reward Redemptions from Chicago O’Hare ORD
Avios Reward Redemptions from Chicago O’Hare ORD

Avios Reward Redemptions from Chicago O’Hare ORD

British Airways has a distance based award chart with their avios (miles) plan.  There are some real sweet spots in this plan for short trips and direct flights.  For example, ORD to DCA, round trip, is only 9,000 avios and…

Airline Stopover and Open Jaw Rules or – How To Get Extra Trips!
Airline Stopover and Open Jaw Rules or – How To Get Extra Trips!

Airline Stopover and Open Jaw Rules or – How To Get Extra Trips!

Map above depicts a trip from Boston to Paris, then London to Boston. The open jaw is at the destination between Paris and London. Normally this costs extra money – but on many award tickets, this can be done for…

Constructing a Race Cat Vacation Itinerary and How To Use the KVS Availability Tool
Constructing a Race Cat Vacation Itinerary and How To Use the KVS Availability Tool

Constructing a Race Cat Vacation Itinerary and How To Use the KVS Availability Tool

I decided to attend the Living With Lions program in South Africa.  It looks super fun.  Look at those adorable kittens! How to go?  I looked at United and American but really wanted to use up some of my American…

What’s a Mileage Run? Obtaining American Airlines Executive Platinum
What’s a Mileage Run?  Obtaining American Airlines Executive Platinum

What’s a Mileage Run? Obtaining American Airlines Executive Platinum

What’s a mileage run?  It’s something crazy people do, really.  The first time I read about them was on flyertalk – where there are some examples of some truly crazy runs.  There are many threads like this.  The purpose of…

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