Tuesday, March 31, 2015

FFB Travel Deal Round Up: Air France sale from the U.S., Carlson 2 for 1 offer, Hertz Germany Flash Sale


Aer Lingus is offering flights between the U.K. and North America from £215. Valid for travel May 1 - Oct 31, 15 Find out more here.

Air France
Exclusive Summer Deals to Paris from the U.S.! Book for as Low as $1,001 Now Through April 9thTravel between May 16 and Sep 9


KLM has Afirica and the Middle East on sale from Germany. Johannesburg from 499 EUR Dubai from 389 EUR Doha from 489 EUR. Find out more here.

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Accor Hotels
is offering a rich breakfast buffet, late check-out (upon availability) up to Triple Points and Free Wi-Fi for only 1 Swiss Franc for stays at all their hotels in Switzerland. Find out more here


Carlson Hotels: Book 2 nights in a Standard Room and enjoy a third night on us with our Stay 2 Get, 1 Free offer. Available when you check in on a Friday or Saturday (or Thursday or Friday for hotels in Middle East) at participating Radisson Blu® and Park Inn® by Radisson hotels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Book your stay between 16th March 2015 and 28th June 2015. Simply use promo code WBUY2F2 when booking. Find participating hotels here.

Priceline.com is offering an extra 5% off hotels that are booked from a smartphone! Find out more here.




Hertz is running a Flash Sale on their German site, save up to 20% on rentals between April 7 and 20th. Simply book by April 2nd! Find out more here.
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Oman Air joins Rocketmiles - 3,000 Bonus Sindbad Miles on your first booking!


It has only been a day since the latest partner addition to the Rocketmiles program and now we have another one!  Now Oman Air Sindbad has joined the ranks of Rocketmiles. As with the addition of any new partner there is first time booking bonus! Like pretty much all of the launch bonuses this one is only for first time bookings made via Rocketmiles and is for 3,000 bonus miles.

Offer Details
3,000 Bonus Sindbad Miles on your first Rocketmiles booking booked via the special promotion page at www.rocketmiles.com/sindbad-3k-bonus. The bonus can only be earned once per member. Book by Aug 31, 15

Don't want to earn Sindbad Miles on your Rocketmiles bookings? Check out our dedicated Rocketmiles bonus offer page for offers from many of their partners!

Singapore Airlines: Earn up to 10,000 Bonus KrisFlyer Miles when booking hotels with Kaligo


Singapore Airlines now adds a second hotel booking site to the earning ranks for KrisFlyer members. We just got word that Kaligo.com now has Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer as an earning partner. And as we see with the launch of each new partner there is a bonus to celebrate!! You can earn up to 10,000 bonus KrisFlyer miles with the launch bonus.

Offer Details
Earn up to 10,000 Bonus KrisFlyer Miles when you book hotels via Kaligo. Earn 5,000 bonus Miles when you spend US$500 - US$999 cumulatively or earn 10,000 bonus miles when you spend US$1,000 or more  cumulatively by May 31st. Full details Book by May 31, 15

Don't forget that Kaligo is one of the sponsors of FFB10 our 10th Anniversary contest! Be sure to show you support not only by entering but by visiting Kaligo.com

March 31 Bonus Offer Highlight: Etihad Guest - Up to Triple Miles on all Etihad Airways Partner flights Worldwide

It doesn't seem like a week goes by without a new bonus offer for flying on Etihad or as the case has been for the past month for flying on Etihad Partners airlines. Well today we added yet another one of those bonuses and it is today's Bonus Offer Highlight. The bonus is up to Triple Guest Miles and has a small booking and registration window but a very wide travel period! If you know you travels for the next year you could rack up lots of miles with this offer! A whole bunch of other great bonuses were added today several of which had their own posts already like Air France KLM's latest Flying Blue Promo Awards, the return of the Aeroplan partner transfer bonus, and a half dozen new hotel stay bonuses for Miles & More members!

Etihad Guest
Earn up to Triple Guest Miles on all Etihad partner flights Worldwide.  Full details, online registration and booking (Registration is required) Register and book by Apr 10 for travel Apr 4, 15 - Feb 28, 16

  • Triple miles in First and Business Class on Etihad Airways and Jet Airways.

  • Double miles in Economy Class on Etihad Airways, Alitalia, Jet Airways, airberlin, Niki, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles.


Don't forget to enter our first FFB10 contest!
FFB10 - The FrequentFlyerBonuses.com 10th Anniversary Celebration - Contest #1: Win a package of 50,000 Miles & points




All the Bonus Offers added today:
Air Canada Aeroplan
- Earn up to 25,000 Bonus Aeroplan Miles when you convert points from a wide selection of Aeroplan partner loyalty programs (hotel, car rental, and points.com). Bonuses are as follows and are awarded on a cumulative basis. More... Valid until Apr 27, 15

Air France KLM Flying Blue
- Save up to 50% with Promo Awards - Save 25% to 50% on the Award Miles usually required for award ticket. Destinations vary by each promotional period. More... Book between Apr 1 - 30 for travel between Jun 1 - Jul 31, 15

Etihad Guest
- Earn up to Triple Guest Miles on all Etihad partner flights Worldwide More... Register and book by Apr 10 for travel Apr 4, 15 - Feb 28, 16
- 1,000 Bonus Guest Miles on your first Gilt purchase of $50 or more. More... Until ?
- Double Guest Miles when you transfer Heathrow Rewards points to Etihad Guest. More... Until Apr 30, 15

Miles & More
- Earn up to Triple Miles & More Miles for stays at Best Western hotels in Germany and Luxembourg. More... Apr 1 - Jun 30, 15
- 500 Miles and More Miles per night for stays at participating Falkensteiner Hotels. More... Apr 1 - May 31, 15
- Double Miles and More Miles for stays at Lindner hotels in Germany, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Spain and Switzerland. More... Apr 10 - Jun 17, 15
- Double Miles & More Miles for stays at all participating Steigenberger Hotels Worldwide. More... Apr 15 - May 31, 15
- Double Miles & More Miles for stays of 2 or more nights at any Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts worldwide More... Apr 1 - Jun 30, 15
- Double Miles & More Miles on all Wyndham Rewards Hotels Weekday stays Worldwide starting with your 1st stay. More... Until May 29, 15
- Double Miles & More Miles on Hertz car rentals of 1 or more days Worldwide. More... Book by May 31 for rentals Apr 1 - Jun 30, 15
- 5x Miles and More Miles on all toy purchases made via Buch.de. More... Apr 1 - 30, 15

Qantas Frequent Flyer
- Triple Frequent Flyer Points for stays at participating Jumeirah Hotels Worldwide. More... Until Sep 30, 15
- 30,000 Bonus Frequent Flyer Points when you apply for the Westpac Altitude Platinum Credit Card by 19 April 2015, be approved and make an eligible purchase+ by 31 May 2015. More... Residents of Austrlia Only

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer
- 3,000 Bonus KrisFlyer Miles on your first Rocketmiles booking More... Book by Aug 31, 15

WestJet Rewards
- Double WestJet Dollars when you fly WestJet between Calgary and Penticton. More... Register and book by Apr 30 for travel until Jun 24, 15




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Last day to register for Marriott Rewards MegaBonus - Earn up to 55,000 Bonus Points on your Marriott stays

Today is the last day to register for this offer if you haven't already done so. You'll have one month from today to reach your goals to get the bonus points. As long as you register by today, your eliglbe bookings and stays made this month should count to your final bonus.

Offer Details:
Marriott MegaBonus: Earn up to 55,000 Bonus Rewards Points for stays at any participating Marriott Hotel Worldwide. Full Details, Online Registration and Booking ( Registration is required) Register by Mar 31 for stays Feb 1 - Apr 30, 15

Some of the Offer Variations (Source: FlyerTalk):

  • Earn 3,000 points on every paid stay that includes a Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday — up to 24,000 bonus points (maxes out after 9 stays over weekend day)
  • Earn 3,000 points on every paid stay, starting with your second stay, up to 24,000 bonus points (maxes out after 9 stays)
  • Earn 2,500 points on every paid stay, starting with your second stay, up to 25,000 bonus points (maxes out after 11 stays)
  • Earn 2,000 points on every paid stay, starting with your second stay, up to 24,000 bonus points (maxes out after 13 stays)
  • Earn 10,000 points after 10 paid nights plus 2,000 points with every additional night, up to 24,000 bonus points (maxes out after 17 nights)
  • Earn 25,000 points after 20 paid nights plus 2,000 points after every additional night, up to 35,000 bonus points (maxes out after 25 nights)
  • Earn 15,000 points after 15 paid nights plus 2,000 points with every additional night, up to 35,000 bonus points (maxes out after 25 nights)
  • Earn 25,000 points after 15 paid nights plus 2,000 points after every additional night, up to 45,000 bonus points (maxes out after 25 nights)
  • Earn 35,000 points after 20 paid nights plus 2,000 points after every additional night, up to 55,000 bonus points (maxes out after 30 nights)

Last Day To Register for SPG Double Play - Double Starpoints + up to 5,000 Starpoints


Today is the last day to register for Starwood Preferred Guest major systemwide promotion SPG Double Play. It isn't a truly systemwide promotion as we see from other chains as there are hotels that are not participating (see that list here) but overall there are over 1,000 Starwood locations Worldwide so it is pretty darn close. The offer also isn't as lucrative as some of the other chains as it requires multiple nights to earn any bonuses but with that said if you are loyal to Starwood and/or know that you will have at least stays of 2 or more nights during the last two weeks of this promo you should definitely register for it.

Offer Details
Earn Double Starpoints + up to 5,000 Bonus Starpoints on eligible stays  at participating Starwood Hotels Worldwide. Receive Double Starpoints for stays of two or more consecutive nights. Receive a 1,000-Starpoints bonus for every eligible five nights between January 5, 2015, and April 15, 2015. The five nights do not need to be consecutive. The bonus may be earned up to four times. Stays of any length may count toward the five nights required to earn the bonus. Full details, online registration and booking (Registration is required) Register by Mar 31 for stays until Apr 15, 15

Monday, March 30, 2015

Air France KLM Flying Blue - Save up to 50% with Promo Awards for travel June 1 - July 31

The newest set of Air France KLM's Promo Awards were released today. We have provided lots of coverage on the Promo Awards before but a quick reminder of what they are. They are discounts on award tickets for travel on Air France, KLM and occasionally other Flying Blue airlines like Air Europa and Kenya Airways. The discount ranges from 25 to 50% off the regular amount of miles required. As you can see just by the discount this can be a very good offer if you get 50% off for Business Class! Some highlights are 50% business class to Ho Chi Minh and Chengdu, 50% off Premium Economy between New York and Europe plus a handful of 50% off economy class flights between Europe and the Middle East.


Offer Details:
Save up to 50% with Promo Awards Save 25% to 50% on the Award Miles usually required for award ticket. Destinations vary by each promotional period. Full Details Book between Apr 1 - 30 for travel between Jun 1 - Jul 31, 15

Here is an example of the North America offers:

Transfer points to Aeroplan to earn up to 25,000 Bonus Aeroplan Miles


Aeroplan has once again brought back their partner transfer bonus that we saw in November 2014, April 2014,  November 2013, April 2013,  November 2012 and so on. Basically what it entails is transferring points out of other select loyalty programs into your Aeroplan account. Just like in November, the offer is once again cumulative across all participating partners and the bonus maxes out at 25,000 miles again. (We haven't seen the 40,000 miles bonus since April of 2013 so it looks like it may have gone the way of the dodo bird...) and there are no financial partners involved this time as well, for Canadians that is, Americans and others get Diners Club Club Rewards in that category. Basically you can transfer from partners like Starwood, Hertz and more (see the last graphic) and as long as the total Aeroplan miles deposited from all of them reaches one of the bonus target levels you will be awarded the respective bonus miles.

And just like the last three versions of this offer, American Express Membership Rewards is unfortunately not included. so chances are I will not use the promo this time (again).

If you are a Starwood Preferred Guest collector you can really up the bonus by taking advantage of their 5,000 Mile bonus offer when you convert 20,000 Starpoints into Aeroplan. Which means in this promotion you can get 29,000 Aeroplan Miles for 20,000 Starpoints or if you transfer 20k four times, you'll get 125,000 Aeroplan Miles for 80,000 Starpoints. Of course I like to keep Starpoints for award nights or cash+points stays within the Starwood family but some of you may like this transfer option.

If you collect Coast Hotels Coast Rewards points NOW IS THE TIME TO TRANSFER as they are offering up to a 75% discount on transfers! They'll award you 50,000 Aeroplan Miles for only 12,500 Coast Rewards Points! Then you'll get this bonus on top of that. See this post for details

Offer Details:
Earn up to 25,000 Bonus Aeroplan Miles when you convert points from a wide selection of Aeroplan partner loyalty programs (hotel, car rental, and points.com). Bonuses are as follows and are awarded on a cumulative basis. Convert Points to
5,000 Aeroplan Miles to earn a 1,000 Mile bonus
10,000 Aeroplan Miles to earn a 2,000 Mile bonus
20,000 Aeroplan Miles to earn 4,000 Mile bonus
50,000 Aeroplan Miles to earn a 10,000 Mile bonus
100,000 Aeroplan Miles to earn a 25,000 Mile bonus
Full details
Valid until Apr 27, 15

Rocketmiles adds Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer as their latest partner - 3,000 Bonus KrisFlyer Miles on your first booking!


Yet another partner addition to the Rocketmiles program! Now we see Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer join the ranks of Rocketmiles and this is one program that is coveted for premium redemptions so having a method like Rocketmiles to earn 1,000s of more KrisFlyer miles is great! As with the addition of any new partner there is first time booking bonus! Like pretty much all of the launch bonuses this one is only for first time bookings made via Rocketmiles and is for 3,000 bonus miles.

Offer Details
3,000 Bonus KrisFlyer Miles on your first Rocketmiles booking booked via the special promotion page at www.rocketmiles.com/krisflyer-3k-bonus. The bonus can only be earned once per member. . Book by Aug 31, 15

Don't want to earn KrisFlyer Miles on your Rocketmiles bookings? Check out our dedicated Rocketmiles bonus offer page for offers from many of their partners!

March 30 Bonus Offer Highlight: Shangri-La Hotels Golden Circle - Up to 50% off select award redemptions

Another discounted award offer makes it into the Bonus Offer Highlight position today. This time it is the return of Shangri-La Golden Circle's Less is More discounted night offer. With this promotion you can save up to 50% off select awards (free nights or upgrades). Other bonuses added today that you should also look into include airberlin topbonus' Status Match offer, Alitalia's up to 40% bonus when you buy miles and quadruple points for stays at new Accor Hotels in the Middle East.

Shangri-La Golden Circle
Save up to 50% GC Award Points for Room Award redemption stays and Room Upgrade Award redemptions at any Shangri-La hotel, Kerry hotel, Traders hotel and Hotel Jen with Club rooms, excluding Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo and Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore. Redeem a free night in a Club Room with 30% fewer points or receive 50% off your Club Room upgrade redemption. Full details
Until Apr 30, 15


Don't forget to enter our first FFB10 contest!
FFB10 - The FrequentFlyerBonuses.com 10th Anniversary Celebration - Contest #1: Win a package of 50,000 Miles & points




All the Bonus Offers added today:
airberlin topbonus
- Elite Status Match (Silver or Gold) to select frequent flyer programs of other airlines (outside of the oneworld alliance). More... Ongoing

Alitalia MilleMiglia
- Earn up to 40% Bonus MilleMiglia Miles when you buy MilleMiglia Miles. More... Until Apr 30, 15

Garuda Indonesia GarudaMiles
- Double GarudaMiles for stays of 2 or more nights at Regal Hotels or iclub Hotels in Hong Kong and Mainland China. More... Until May 31, 15

Le Club accorhotels
- Triple Le Club Accorhotels Points for stays at participating Mercure Hotels in Belgium, the Netherlands or Luxembourg. More... Book by May 9 for stays until Jun 16, 15
- 4X Le Club Accorhotels Points for stays at new Accor Hotels in the Middle East. More... Until Jun 25, 15
- 1,000 Bonus Le Club Accorhotels Points for stays at the Sofitel St James, Sofitel Heathrow or Sofitel Gatwick. More... Until Aug 31, 15

Marriott Rewards
- 2,000 Bonus Rewards Points PER NIGHT at the Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge, Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter or the Detroit Metro Airport Marriott. More... May 1 - Jul 23, 15

Shangri-La Golden Circle
- Save up to 50% GC Award Points for Room Award redemption stays and Room Upgrade Award redemptions at any Shangri-La hotel, Kerry hotel, Traders hotel and Hotel Jen with Club rooms. More... Until Apr 30, 15