Looks Like American Airlines Is Blocking Most Partner Award Tickets

More data points will help, but American Airlines partner award travel is not as simple as it used to be. One airline told me AA won't share.

Credit Card Transfer Partner Master List & Transfer Ratios For The 4 Major Currencies

A complete credit card transfer partners list for the 4 major transferable currencies. Chase, American Express, Citi & Capital One are covered.

Resource: Airline Award Ticket Hold Policies – Which Airlines Allow What?

Can you put a mileage award ticket "on hold" & think about it before confirming your ticket? Here are the airline award ticket hold policies.

Why I Went With The Most Expensive Award Option On My Recent Flight Booking

I make the case why the lowest priced award is not always the best option available to you. Your decision should go the redemption valuation.

It’s All Gravy! Ten Small Wins in the Points and Miles Hobby That...

Big rewards get most of the attention. But small points and miles wins can be just as satisfying. Here are ten of my favorites!

Was a Mostly Free Trip Worth 3.5 Hours on the Phone with Chase Travel?

Imagine you have to spend 3.5 hours ticketing a flight. Sound terrible? It is, and I question whether the Chase travel portal is worth it.

Sweet Spots For Flight Upgrades Using Awards Or Miles

Looking for sweet spots for flight upgrades? If you have a flight booked in a lower cabin, here are the best upgrade redemptions.

Elite Life Status! Improving Your Life with the Help of Points and Miles

For years, I've increasingly used points to enrich my life beyond travel. Here are a few points and miles redemption strategies for doing so!