Heres a Business Class Seat upgrade strategy that works more often than not. If your elite upgrade hasnt been confirmed in the permitted timeframe, get creative by calling the airline to see if there are flights on your date of departure with Business Class seat upgrades... more >>
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It enables you to mysteriously get a free Business Class upgrade airfare on American Airlines routes on which the carrier uses Boeing 777s and 767-200s configured with three cabins more >>
Air Frances Flying Blue mileage program has joined the American Express Membership Rewards (points-to-airline miles transfer) program. This is easily one of 2006s most important developments in frequent flyer credit card partnerships for Business and First Class travel to Europe. more >>
Getting Married in Jamaica? Check Air Jamaica for a Business Class Airline Ticket Upgrade Strategy on Flights to the Caribbean
Tie the knot in one of the Caribbean destinations served by Air Jamaica and you can get a free Business Class airline ticket. To qualify for the airlines new Executive Business Class, the bride and groom must book a minimum of 22 seats (including themselves)... more >>
We've discovered something interesting and unique in one of American Airlines' "booking codes" or "inventory codes" for domestic First Class travel that helps identify flights with mileage upgrade availability. more >>
United Airlines and Lufthansa have combined their corporate mileage plans for small and medium-sized businesses. Operating under Uniteds existing PerksPlus brand, the joint program works in addition to both airlines frequent flyer programs (Uniteds Mileage Plus and Lufthansas Miles & More)... more >>
This strategy works on American Airlines flights using 777s and 767-200s configured with three cabins (coach, Business Class, and First Class), on which the carrier only sells economy and First Class ... more >>
When redeeming miles, it pays to book award tickets and upgrades as far in advance as possible, particularly when youre after the coveted Business and First Class airline seats ... more >>
For a limited time, you can earn 9,999 bonus miles when you rent with Budget for five consecutive days or more. Thats a tempting offer¬lets look at the fine print... more >>
Last month we examined the holiday fare war started by Continental and immediately matched by American. Fares start at an amazingly low $900, round-trip, plus taxes. (This year's Thanksgiving fares to European cities are even lower than last.) Now, over eight more carriers have joined in, which works in your favor. Given the state of the dollar, that's something to be thankful for. With so many choices, the goal is getting the best Business Class seat. more >>
American Airlines "B Fares" Can Mean a Better Deal on Discount Business Class Travel to South America
There are decent deals on discount Business Class travel to South America if you know this upgrade strategy involving "B fares." Book American Airlines lowest economy fares and an upgrade to Business Class will cost 50,000 AAdvantage miles, plus a $600 "upgrade surcharge." But book a 'B' fare, and... more >>
On flights to Europe, most airlines permit mileage upgrades to Business Class, but there are huge discrepancies between the actual value of one mileage upgrade versus another. Some carriers require that you pay inflated fares if you want to upgrade, while others do not. more >>
The differences between one airlines mileage award and another can yield little-known and lucrative values. The "formula" used to determine the number of miles it costs for a given award, such as discount Business Class travel for the price of coach, varies widely... more >>
Open an AAdvantage account by Nov. 30 and you can take advantage of bonus-miles offers tied to your card charges. Spend $750 within four months of becoming a member and youll get 20,000 bonus miles almost enough miles for a one-way Business Class upgrade on American (25,000 miles). more >>
With 15,000 United frequent flyer miles, you can upgrade one of the airlines heavily discounted domestic US flights one-way. With the same number of miles, you can upgrade a B economy fare to fly Business Class to Australia. more >>
Alaska Airlines leaves the door open for anyone to fly Business and First Class the world over via its mileage program, Mileage Plan. Thats because the carrier sells its miles -- and puts no limit (highly unusual) on the amount you can buy. more >>
Discount Business Class airfare opportunities for international travel are abundant with US Airways Dividend Miles
US Airways is one of the few carriers that have no restrictions on how many airline miles you can buy annually. Theres a 50,000 mile limit per purchase, but no limit to the number of purchases. more >>
Upgrade strategies for First Class travel to Hawaii can be more expensive nowadays, owing to some recent changes. One of the best carriers on the mainland to Hawaii route, American Airlines, now imposes a $300 cash surcharge... more >>
Discount First Class travel Made Easy With a Sure-fire Strategy for Upgrading From Business to First
Theres nothing sweeter than a First Class seat on a three-class aircraft. Our favorite strategy for obtaining discount First Class travel to Asia involves knowing the cities that offer the lowest Business Class airfares... more >>
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