Is the US headed towards another wave of the virus? It certainly looks like it. As a result, ever so slowly, airlines are making concessions to their most loyal customers. And so we see another airline making these concessions with the Delta fast-track to 2022 status, though they have other changes coming too. … [Read more...] about Delta Fast-Track to 2022 Status + Other Changes
When it comes to redeeming your hard earned miles for flights, conventional wisdom is that you will get the most value for your points by booking flights in premium international class. This is true in most cases when redeeming miles for saver award tickets, because you can get anywhere from 2 to 10+ cents in value for each mile you redeem. … [Read more...] about When is it Appropriate to Use Miles for a Domestic Award?
Last month I was in Hungary, speaking at an Internet marketing conference with attendees and speakers from no less than 15 countries in Europe, Asia and North America (and yes, I still need to post trip reports). As is customary with speaking at conferences in my industry, I received a small stipend for speaking and my hotel charges were covered, but I needed to pay my own way … [Read more...] about Another Example of Why I Love Points and Miles!
If you are a frequent accumulator of Delta Skymiles or a frequent visitor to the Delta website, you may have noticed that in the most current version of Delta's website they give you a handy little graph of how you are earning your miles. As a Delta Platinum Medallion member, I am often on the Delta.com site looking over my upcoming flights and occasionally peeking at my … [Read more...] about How I Earn Delta Skymiles: Credit Cards, Flights and Hotel Stays