Airline Miles Guide

A Beginner’s Guide to Southwest Airlines (WN) Rapid Rewards Miles

0. Introduction Do you do a lot of domestic travel? If so, this guide may interest you! Southwest Airlines is the world’s largest low-cost carrier, serving over 101 destinations within the continental U.S., Central America, and the Caribbean. They have a generous rewards program (Rapid Rewards), where you can redeem points for free travel. Even for you avid international travelers, there are…
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A Beginner’s Guide to Asiana Airlines (OZ) Asiana Club Miles

As a member of Star Alliance, Asiana Airlines (OZ) ranks No.2 in South Korean airlines. It operates many North American routes and provides much better service than many North American airlines. Very often, it offers affordable economy class and business class seats. OZ and South Korean No.1 airline – Korean Air (KE) not only have close destinations and similar service,…
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A Beginner’s Guide to British Airlines (BA) Executive Club Miles

Update: Starting from 2016.2.2, BA miles will be devalued. The reward flights in the north America that currently require 4,500 miles will cost 7,500 in the future, flights in others distances are not affected. Other than that, there might be bugs when you use British Airways website to search for American Airlines tickets. We suggest you use the AA website to…
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A Beginner’s Guide to All Nippon Airways (NH) ANA Mileage Club Miles

As a member of Star Alliance and a five-star airline, All Nippon Airways (ANA) is generally considered as one of the best airlines in Asia and among Star Alliance. ANA’s Frequent Flyer Program (FFP) is related to ANA mileage. TPG valuation of ANA’s mileage just amounts to 1.5c, maybe it’s due to it doesn’t like YQ or a round-trip flight…
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A Beginner’s Guide to Delta Airlines (DL) SkyMiles

Three Major Airlines: UA,AA,DL. The mile guides for the former two have been introduced before, where goes the indispensable DL? Today in this post, we will introduce the elementary mileage knowledge of Delta Air Lines (DL). The previously well-know SkyPesos, can we get rid of it now? 1. How to Earn Delta SkyMiles 1.1. Taking the flights Delta and UA are…
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A Beginner’s Guide to Korean Air (KE) SKYPASS Miles

Korean Air (KE) has always been the desired airline of the author’s Sino-US round-trip. Compared with pit North America Airlines, KE fares much better in its comfort hardware and software and services.In this post, we will introduce how to use miles to redeem tickets in Korean Air membership Plan SKYPASS. 1. How to earn Korean Air SKYPASS miles 1. Earning…
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Detailed Redemption Rules for American Airline (AA) Miles

We have posted an article before: A Beginner’s Guide to American Airline (AA) Miles, to give you a brief introduction to American Airline Miles, including how to earn AA miles and how to use miles for free air ticket (mainly focus on using miles for Sino-US air ticket). In this post, we will elaborate the specific rules of the AA…
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A Beginner’s Guide to Singapore Airlines (SQ) KrisFlyer Miles

Singapore Airlines (SQ) is the very flight I took the first time when I went abroad. I was quite impressed with its premium facility and flight attendants in unique dressing with sweet smiles.Not only offering courteous services; they will also squat down to talk to the economy passengers. So I am always well disposed towards SQ. Since 2007, SQ has…
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A Beginner’s Guide to Avianca (AV) LifeMiles

  Today we’ll introduce how to use Avianca Airlines miles. Avianca Airlines (AV, for short), founded in 1919, is Colombia’s national airline. Headquartered in Bogota, it joined the Star Alliance in 2012. It is also the second-oldest airline in the world, just behind Royal Dutch Airlines, KLM. The mileage points in AV is called “LifeMiles”. As we all know the…
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A Beginner’s Guide to Etihad Airways (EY) Etihad Guest Miles

Apart from Star Alliance, OneWorld and SkyTeam members, there are some airlines out there that refuse to be a member of any airline alliance. Although often ignored for some reason, these airlines usually run well, and establish good partnership with other airlines. Some even have partners throughout three major alliances. From this perspective, we should not ignore these hub airlines…
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A Beginner’s Guide to Air Canada (AC) Aeroplan Miles

In this post, we are going to talk about Aeroplan, a frequent-flyer program of Air Canada (AC). Aeroplan is considered as one of the most rewarding loyalty programs in the Star Alliance. This is partly attributable to AC’s good records itself and its extensive collaboration with other Star Alliance members including United Airlines (referred as United hereafter). On one hand,…
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