Thursday, September 24, 2009

US Airways Accelerated Elite Status

US Airways is offering accelerated Elite Status earning when you fly with them between Oct 1 and Dec 25, 09. Flights on US Airways and US Airways express count and the following shows the mileage/segment requirements to reach the various status levels

  • Fly 7,500 miles or 10 segments and earn Silver Preferred status
  • Fly 15,000 miles or 20 segments and earn Gold Preferred status
  • Fly 22,500 miles or 30 segments and earn Platinum Preferred status
  • Fly 30,000 miles or 40 segments and earn Chairman’s Preferred status
Find the full details on the US Airways website

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Bonus Page Updates Sep 18, 09

Air France KLM Flying Blue | British Airways Executive Club | GoldpointsPlus | Jet Airways JetPrivilege | Marriott Rewards | Miles and More | Priority Club | Virgin Atlantic Flying Club

Highlights:
Air France KLM: Triple Flying Blue Miles for a minimum 2 nights stays at select of NH hotels in Spain, UK, Italy, Germany, Portugal and Luxembourg.
BA: Triple Executive Club Miles starting with your second stays at any of over 3,000 participating Marriott® hotels worldwide f
GoldpointsPlus: Double Gold Points for every night on eligible stays at 1,000 hotels worldwide,
Jet Airways: Double JetPrivilege Miles on flights between New York or Toronto and Brussels, Chennai, Delhi or Mumbai.
Marriott: 1,000 Bonus Rewards Points when you stay any night Friday - Sunday at the Courtyard Duesseldorf Seestern
Miles and More: Double Miles or More Miles on Austrian Airlines direct flights between Paris, Lyon, or Nice and Vienna.
Priority Club: 1,000 Bonus Priority Club Point for stays a Crowne Plaza®, Hotel Indigo®, Holiday Inn® and Holiday Inn Express™ hotels in the UK
Virgin Atlantic: 500 Bonus Flying Club Miles per stay at Marriott Hotels in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Bonus Page Updates Sep 17, 09

Air Canada Aeroplan | Royal Brunei Royal Skies | Spanair Plus | Thai Royal Orchid | Wyndham Rewards

Highlights:
Air Canada - Triple Aeroplan Miles on flights between Toronto and Montreal or Ottawa.
Royal Brunei - Double Miles with minimum spending of $100.00 (excluding Shikai's existing promotion menu)
Spanair - Double Points on Spanair flights between Barcelona or Madrid and Palma De Mallorca
Thai - Triple Miles for stays on Delight Rates at the Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
Wyndham - $100 American Express Rewards Card and 5th night free Book four consecutive nights at any participating Wyndham resort in the Caribbean or Mexico, and get the fifth night free - plus an American Express® Reward Card valued at $100

Friday, September 18, 2009

Bonus Page Updates Sep 16, 09

British Airways Executive Club | Southwest Rapid Rewards | SriLankan FlySmiles | Starwood Preferred Guest | TAP Portugal Victoria

Highlights
British Airways: 10,000 Bonus Executive Club Miles when you Reserve two nights in a newly renovated Ocean View Room or Suite and enjoy a complimentary third nightat Turnberry,
Southwest: Earn up to 8 Bonus Rewards Credits when you sign up for Rapid Rewards (NY or Mass only).
SriLankan: Earn up to Triple FlySmiles Miles when you rent from Hertz in USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Asia.
Starwood: Free Weekend Night when you use your MasterCard® for two different stays at more than 150 participating Starwood hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific
TAP: Earn up to Quadruple Victoria Miles for Sixt car rentals Worldwide

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Bonus Page Updates Sep 15, 09

Air Canada Aeroplan | Air France KLM Flying Blue | British Airways Executive Club | Cathay Pacific Asia Miles | Continental OnePass | Delta SkyMiles | Hilton HHonors | Marriott Rewards | Priority Club | US Airways Dividend Miles | Virgin Atlantic Flying Club | Vueling Punto

Highlights
Air Canada: Triple Aeroplan Miles on flights between Toronto and Montreal or Ottawa.
Air France KLM: Triple Flying Blue Miles for a minimum 2 nights stays at select of NH hotels in Spain, UK, Italy, Germany, Portugal and Luxembourg
BA: Double Executive Club Miles when you stay at any Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces worldwide
Cathay Pacific: 1,500 Asia Miles when staying for two consecutive nights or more at any MGallery hotels worldwide
Continental: Earn up to 1,200 Bonus Miles when you include a where2 GPS unit with your Avis rental.
Delta: Earn up to 9,000 Bonus SkyMiles and SPG Gold Elite status
Hilton: Double HHonors Points for stays in NYC
Marriott: Save 20% off your weekend stays at participating Marriott hotels
Priority Club: 5,000 Bonus Priority Club Points or 1,000 bonus Airline Miles for stays at the at the Crowne Plaza Albany-City Center, LaGuardia Airport, Long Island, Times Square Manhattan, or White Plains
US Airways: Double Preferred-qualifying Miles when you fly US Airways to/from Rio de Janeiro
Virgin Atlantic: Recieve up to $300 American Express Gift Cards when you book a qualifying flight in Upper Class, Premium Economy or Economy
Vueling: 200 Bonus Punto Points when you join the Punto program

Royal Brunei Royal Skies - up to 25% OFF Online Redemption

Silver and Gold Elite members of Royal Brunei's Royal Skies program can save 25% off Economy Class reward tickets to any Royal Brunei destination when the redemption is made online. If a member already holds an Economy Class reward ticket they can receive 25% off a mileage upgrade to business class. There are no details on the website as to when this offer ends

Full Details

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Redeem SriLankan FlySmiles for lounge access

Members of SriLankan's FlySmiles program can redeem 2,000 FlySmiles miles per person to gain access to the Serendib Lounge at Bandaranayake International Airport, Colombo. To make use of the offer you must bet Travelling on a SriLankan Airlines ticket, holding another airline ticket, but the travel out of Colombo is on SriLankan Airline or transiting in Colombo and both arrival and departure flights are on SriLankan Airlines.

Full details can be found here.

Hong Kong residents can receive Star Alliance status match

What looks like a move to pull OneWorld members (primarily Cathay Pacific) over to the Star Alliance, Hong Kong residents can have their non-Star Alliance status matched with the program of their choice in Star Alliance after only 1 flight. This is valid for registrations until Dec 15, 09

Full details can be found on the Star Alliance website

Bonus Page Updates Sep 11, 09

Air Canada Aeroplan | British Airways Executive Club | Choice Privileges | Czech Airlines OK Plus | Jet Airways JetPrivilege | Kingfisher King Club | Miles and More

Highlights:
Air Canada - 2,000 Bonus Aeroplan Miles for each booking made online at www.barcelo.com
BA - Double Executive Club Miles when you rent a car with Avis from group C or above anywhere Worldwide.
Choice - 8,000 Bonus Privileges Points for each qualifying stay of three straight nights or more at the same hotel at any Comfort Inn®, Comfort Suites®, Quality®, Sleep Inn®, Clarion®, Cambria Suites® MainStay Suites®, Suburban Extended Stay®, Econo Lodge® Rodeway Inn or Ascend Collection® property Worldwide.
Czech Airlines - Earn up to 5,000 Bonus OK Plus Miles for flights between Prague and Brussels, Helsinki, Moscow or Oslo
Jet Airways - Double JetPrivilege Miles on flights between Hyderabad and Dubai
Kingfisher - Double King Miles on Kingfisher flights between Mumbai and Hong Kong or Singapore
Miles and More - 500 Miles and More Miles per night at all Swissotels worldwide

Bonus Page Updates Sep 10, 09

Accor A|Club | Air New Zealand Airpoints | Continental OnePass | Etihad Guest | Jumeirah Sirius | Priority Club | Turkish Miles&Smiles

Highlights:
Accor - Double A|Club Points for all stays at all Accor Hotel brands Worldwide to celebrate A|Club birthday.
Air New Zealand - Double Airpoints Dollars on all qualifying Thrifty rentals in New Zealand
Continental - Double Elite Qualifying Miles Miles on all qualifying flights operated by Continental, Continental Express, Continental Micronesia, Continental Connection, Copa Airlines and AeroRepública)
Etihad - Double Guest miles when you stay a minimum of 3 nights at the Banyan Tree Bangkok
Jumeirah - Double Sirius Points + 500 Tier Points for stays at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers.
Priority Club - 1,500 Bonus Points on your next stay with the 'New Member Bonus'
Turkish - arn up to 1,500 Miles&Smiles Miles when you stay at The Marmara Taksim, The Marmara Sisli, The Marmara Antalya, The Marmara Bodrum and The Marmara Manhattan Hotels.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Czech Airlines - 30% discount on OK Plus Reward Tickets

Czech Airlines OK Plus is offering round trip reward tickets for the price of one way tickets (ie a 30% discount) see the attached chart for details. The offer applies to all flights operated by Czech Airlines, and to tickets booked for the period from 1 September through 30 November 2009, to be flown between 1 October and 15 December 2009.

The number of miles required for
Economy / Business Class x 1000
Europe 1 Europe 2 Europe 3 and North Africa Near East Middle East
Europe 1 10.5 / 17.5 14 / 21 21 / 31.5 24.5 / 35 35 / 56
Evropa 2 14 / 21 21 / 31.5 24.5 / 35 35 / 56
Europe 3 and North Africa 21 / 31.5 24.5 / 35 35 / 56
Near East 56 / 84 56 / 84
Middle East 56 / 84

Bonus Page Updates Sep 8, 09

ANA Mileage Club | Best Western Rewards | British Airways Executive Club | Cathay Pacific Asia Miles | China Southern SkyPearl | Continental OnePass | Delta SkyMiles | Iberia Plus | TAP Portugal Victoria | United Mileage Plus

Highlights
ANA - Double Mileage Club Miles for ANA Mileage Club members who fly on any US Airways flight.
Best Western - Earn up to Quadruple Rewads Points for stays at Best Western hotels Worldwide.
British Airways - Double Executive Club Miles when you rent a car with Avis from group C or above anywhere Worldwide.
Cathay Pacific - Double Asia Miles on every round-trip flight on Cathay Pacific or Dragonair between Singapore and Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, Seoul, Tokyo, London, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Vancouver and Toronto.
China Southern - Earn up to 100% Bonus Sky Pearl Kilometers when you fly between Guiyang and Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Changsha, Chengdu, Nanning, Wuhan, Chongqing, Zhengzhou, Jinan, Kunming, or Urumuqi.
Continental - Double OnePass Miles on all qualifying Continental flights from Dublin (DUB) or Shannon (SNN) to New York/Newark (EWR
Delta SkyMiles - 3,000 Bonus SkyMiles (Medallion members only) on qualifying weekly rentals of one or more consecutive days at participating Budget airport locations in the U.S. and Canada where Delta Air Lines flies.
Iberia Plus - Earn up to Triple Points on flights between Madrid and Guatemala City, Lima, Johannesburg, Malaga, Alicante, Sevilla, París, Copenhagen, Vienna, Moscow or Tangier
TAP - Triple Victoria Miles on all Avis rentals of 3 days or more.
United - 500 Bonus Mileage Plus Miles when you book your flight online through United. for customers who have not purchased a ticket through the United website in the last year (since August 14, 2008)

Thursday, September 10, 2009

SATA offers 50% off Imagine Reward Flights from Boston and Toronto

Portugese carrier SATA is offering its Imagine members 50% off reward tickets for the month of September on select routes out of Boston and Toronto. See the image below from the SATA website for all the routes included. Full details

Marriott introduces PointSavers PLUS - Save up to 15% on Reward Stays

For a limited time Marriott Rewards members can save even more when they redeem their points for PointSaver Rewards. PointSavers are already discounted room rewards and now Miarriott will return 10 to 15% of those points back to you for stays until Jan 15, 2010. Gold Elite and Platinum Elite members will receive the 15% rebate while all other members will receive a 10% rebate. Members must register for this offer prior to redeeming and can be done so via the link below:

Register online for Marriott PointSavers PLUS

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Bonus Page Updates Sep 3, 09

Air China Phoenix Miles | American AAdvantage | Finnair Plus | Marriott Rewards | Starwood Preferred Guest | United Mileage Plus | Virgin Blue / V Australia Velocity Rewards

Highlights:
Air China: 1 Bonus Phoenix Mile per specific currency when you book online at the various Air China websites
American: Double Elite Qualifying Status Miles on all American Airlines, American Eagle or AmericanConnection flights
Finnair: Earn up to Triple Plus Points when you rent from any participating Avis location worldwide.
Marriott: Earn a Free night when you Stay twice at any of over 3,000 Marriott® properties Worldwide.
Starwood: 999 Bonus Starpoints and room upgrades, breakfast or parking for $9.99 for stays at participating hotels in the Northeast and Midwest U.S.
Velocity Rewards: Double Velocity Points for stays at over 4,500 hotels across Australia and New Zealand.

Bonus Page Updates Sep 2, 09

Aerosvit Meridian | Delta SkyMiles | MEA Cedar Miles | Miles and More | Priority Club

Highlights:
Aerosvit - Earn Bonus Meridian Miles on round trip flights in Business Class between Kiev and Athens, Stockholm, Thessaloniki or Toronto.
Delta - Earn up to 50,000 Bonus SkyMiles with the Your Bonus promotion. Earn an additional 5,000 bonus miles for each round-trip flight flown on Delta, Northwest, Air France or KLM to a maximum of 50,000 bonus miles
MEA - Earn up to 6,000 Bonus Elite Qualifying Miles when you fly with MEA
Miles and More - Double Status Miles for all scheduled flights within Europe operated by Adria Airways, Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, Croatia Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Luxair and SWISS.
Priority Club - 5,000 Bonus Priority Club Points after your next qualifying weekend stay (Friday and Saturday nights, two nights total) at any IHG hotel worldwide

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Bonus Page Updates Sep 1,09

American AAdvantage | Japan Airlines Mileage Bank

Highlights
American - Double AAdvantage Miles on every Cathay Pacific round-trip flight on a qualifying First or Business Class fare between Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York or Vancouver and Hong Kong.
Japan Airlines - Double Mileage Bank Miles when you stay at any participating Swissotel Hotels & Resorts in the Americas, Asia Pacific or Europe

US Airways adds second bag fee for Transatlantic flights

Following American Airlines lead, US Airways (and also see our post for Continental) has added a $50 checked bag fee for the second bag on Transatlantic flights effective Oct 7. The $50 fee is applicable if you choose to pay it online when you book, otherwise it will be $55 at the airport. Also the fees for US Domestic and Canada flights are all going up by $5 for the first and second checked bags.

Source: Travel Weekly

Up to 50% off Virgin Atlantic Rewards Flights in Economy

Virgin Atlantic is offering up to 50% off Flying Club Rewards tickets in Economy to select destination Worldwide out of the U.K. See the chart below for full details or see the offer here on Virgin's website

Fantastic fares
between the UK and:




For all ongoing
travel from 22 August 2009


US
NEW YORK


25,000
WASHINGTON DC


30,000
CHICAGO


35,000
ORLANDO to/from LGW


40,000
BOSTON


35,000
LOS ANGELES


40,000
CARIBBEAN

BARBADOS (from LGW only)


40,000
KINGSTON


35,000
MIDDLE EAST

DUBAI


30,000
AFRICA

NAIROBI


40,000
FAR EAST

SHANGHAI


40,000

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

25% off Mileage Upgrades with THAI Royal Orchid

Members of THAI Airways Royal Orchid Plus program can enjoy a 25% discount on mileage based upgrades. The offer is applicable to all classes that are eligible for upgrades and range from as a low as 9,000 Royal Orchid miles one way to upgrade from Economy to Premium Economy for shorter haul flights to as high as 51,750 miles one way to upgrade from Royal Silk Class to Royal First Class on the Bangkok-Los Angeles route. This offer runs until the end of September

Full details

JetBlue One Day Sale: Boston-Baltimore $19

$19 each way between Baltimore and Boston.

Book by 11:59 MT Sep 2 for travel until Nov 18.

Book online at Jetblue.com

Continental adds second bag fee for Transatlantic flights

Following in the footsteps of some other U.S. majors, Continental will charge $50 for a second checked bag on certain economy class tickets. The fee is effective as of Sep 15 for all tickets bought on or after Aug 27. If you pay online when booking your ticket, the price is reduced to $45. Elite members of Continental's OnePass program, First or Business class fares, Full fare Economy (Y Class), Continental PresidentialPlus and the military traveling on official orders are all exempt from the fee