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Recalibrating Our Baseline Values for Points & Miles
Recalibrating Our Baseline Values for Points & Miles

Recalibrating Our Baseline Values for Points & Miles

Introduction When you are earning points and miles and considering possible redemptions, it is critically important to have a general understanding of the value of those points and miles.  All points and miles are not created equal! Thus, back in September 2018…

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Middle Age Miles News & Notes 10/1/19 – Amex-Delta cards; last day for MR-Avios 1.4x transfer bonus; awesome new Amex Offers; Payce reminder
Middle Age Miles News & Notes 10/1/19 – Amex-Delta cards; last day for MR-Avios 1.4x transfer bonus; awesome new Amex Offers; Payce reminder

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 10/1/19 – Amex-Delta cards; last day for MR-Avios 1.4x transfer bonus; awesome new Amex Offers; Payce reminder

Well, it’s the first day of the month and the first day of a new quarter. That means lots of new deals and quarterly promotions become available. We’ve already covered the Chase Freedom 5x bonus categories for 4Q19 – Department…

Earn 3x British Airways Avios by Booking Your Airbnb Through the New BA-Airbnb Portal
Earn 3x British Airways Avios by Booking Your Airbnb Through the New BA-Airbnb Portal

Earn 3x British Airways Avios by Booking Your Airbnb Through the New BA-Airbnb Portal

Introduction & Basics of the Deal We have some really good news to share for points-and-miles enthusiasts who book Airbnb rentals – there’s a new British Airways-Airbnb partnership that allows you to earn 3x BA Avios per dollar for your…

Reminder – New British Airways Pricing Using Avios on Partners Starts May 30 – Also, Our Hedging Strategy for Short AA Flights
Reminder – New British Airways Pricing Using Avios on Partners Starts May 30 – Also, Our Hedging Strategy for Short AA Flights

Reminder – New British Airways Pricing Using Avios on Partners Starts May 30 – Also, Our Hedging Strategy for Short AA Flights

Introduction This article is a quick reminder that British Airways (BA) is changing the award redemption rates for flights on partner airlines as of May 30 (that is, on Thursday, 2 days from now). If you want to make bookings…

Will BA Really Offer Partner Flights Under 651 Miles in North America for 6,000 Avios?
Will BA Really Offer Partner Flights Under 651 Miles in North America for 6,000 Avios?

Will BA Really Offer Partner Flights Under 651 Miles in North America for 6,000 Avios?

Yesterday morning, we received an email from British Airways warning us that it would be changing its chart for award redemptions using Avios on partner airlines including AA, as of May 30. This sounded very bad. When a company tells…

British Airways Double Base Avios Promotion – Book by April 19, Fly by December 31
British Airways Double Base Avios Promotion – Book by April 19, Fly by December 31

British Airways Double Base Avios Promotion – Book by April 19, Fly by December 31

Summary of the Deal British Airways recently started a nice promotion that awards double base Avios for flights booked between now and April 19, and flown between now and December 31. You must register for the promotion before booking your…

Keep or Cancel – Chase British Airways Visa Card
Keep or Cancel – Chase British Airways Visa Card

Keep or Cancel – Chase British Airways Visa Card

Executive Summary After my $95 annual fee posted, I canceled my Chase British Airways Visa card after holding it for one year. Analysis I was approved for the Chase British Airways Visa card a little over a year ago, in…