Status Miles vs. Award Miles: Airline Partner Earning

With more and more US airlines going from a “miles flown” to “dollars spent” award mile accrual system, extremely cheap flights are becoming less and less rewarding. The “big three” airlines (American, Delta, and United) all follow this principle in that award miles – those used for redemption for future free flights – are based … Continue reading “Status Miles vs. Award Miles: Airline Partner Earning”

Flight Booking Terminology

When browsing various travel-related sites, it is not uncommon to see terms like “stopover” and “open-jaw” thrown around. Along with the term “layover” all three express different levels of flexibility in travel, so it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with all of them. I also mention some more uncommon airline acronyms that are … Continue reading “Flight Booking Terminology”