Part I – Getting To India Using Your MRs

As I mentioned in the Introduction Post, American Express Membership Rewards points (much like all of the transferable currencies) are great points to stockpile because they are so versatile. Amex MRs are also fairly easy[…]

Introduction – Getting To India Using Your MRs, URs, TYPs Or SPG Points

For the next installment in the ever popular “Getting To” series, I wanted to focus on how utilize your American Express Membership Rewards points, Chase Ultimate Rewards points, Citi ThankYou Points and/or SPG Starpoints to[…]

Award Tickets 101: Amex MR Transfer Fees

Many people know that American Express Membership Rewards points transfer to 17 different airlines and 3 different hotels, but did you know that some of those transfers incur a fee? Here is your full list[…]

How Amex Is Trying To Get You To Pay Your Annual Fee

It has become the norm now for many credit card issuers to waive the annual fee for your first year of card membership. The card issuers are banking on the fact that you will use[…]

SilkAir Introduces New Business Class Menu

Singapore Airlines tends to have some of the best food I have encountered in the air, so I was pleasantly surprised to see that their regional wing, SilkAir, has just announced a new business class[…]

Utilizing The Air Berlin 50% Off Companion Award Ticket

In my never ending quest to find interesting award travel options, I stumbled across an interesting offer from Air Berlin’s Topbonus program – a companion award ticket for 50% of the miles when you redeem[…]