$400 Off British Airways Premium Cabins Today & Tomorrow

Through June 29, members of the AARP (anyone that can pay $12 today for a membership) can book roundtrip, transatlantic cash tickets on British Airways discounted up to $400. Departure date of the flight must be between the window of August 1, 2017 and January 8, 2018. No open-jaw flights are permitted. Origin and destination must be the same.

The discount depends on the cabin class booked.

And no, you don't have to be any specific age to join the AARP.

Sub $400 Roundtrips West Coast to Maui in Late Summer/Fall

I tweeted this deal first from @MileValueAlerts. Follow @MileValueAlerts on Twitter and follow these directions to get a text message every time I tweet from that account. I tweet from @MileValueAlerts only a few times a month because it is designed to be used only for the best and most limited-time deals–like mistake fares–so that you aren’t bombarded by text messages.

Hawaiian and Alaska Airlines are both offering $397 roundtrip economy flights from San Jose and Oakland, California to Maui (non-stop). The majority of available travel dates span the end of August through mid November.

Etihad Ends San Francisco Route as of October 29

Etihad currently flies to six cities in the United States from its hub Abu Dhabi:

Chicago
Dallas
Los Angeles
New York City (JFK)
San Francisco
Washington, D.C. (IAD)

October 28, 2017 is the last day Etihad will fly between Abu Dhabi and San Francisco. The new route network between Abu Dhabi and the US as of October 29 is pictured above.

This is not great news for those living on the west coast that want to fly Etihad as it decreases the overall amount of award space available.

Targeted 30k Bonus Offer For Freedom Unlimited

Are you already a Chase customer? Check your inboxes, people!

Under Two Weeks Left For Delta Offers: Why SkyMiles & Why Now

On July 5, 2017, the temporarily increased sign up bonus offers for the Delta Gold and Platinum cards issued by American Express will end.
Why SkyMiles?
People like to call Delta miles SkyPesos, me included sometimes, especially when another unannounced devaluation occurs and I'm feeling resentful. That doesn't mean they're worthless though...every mile has its niche, including SkyPesos. And I've put my money where my mouth is. I've held a personal Gold card in the past and currently hold the business gold card.

Delta miles are good for specific reasons.

Free Giveaway: $51 Southwest Gift Card

Longtime and generous reader Caveman is offering one lucky reader a $51 Southwest gift card. Southwest gift cards are fully transferable and don’t expire. There are two ways to enter:

Comment on this post.
Retweet this tweet.

GIVING AWAY A $51 GIFT CARD ON SOUTHWEST AIRLINES. FOLLOW AND RT TO WIN.

$313+ Roundtrips East Coast to Iceland in Late Summer/Fall

I tweeted this deal first from @MileValueAlerts. Follow @MileValueAlerts on Twitter and follow these directions to get a text message every time I tweet from that account.

Turn 83k Marriott Points Into 25k+ Of Almost Any Mile

When you're shut out from the majority of Chase cards, you loose access to tons of rewards and reward earning opportunities due to what everyone calls the Chase 5/24 rule. If you've opened more than five credit cards from any bank (with the exception of most business cards) in the last 24 months, then Chase will deny you for almost all of their cards (with the exception of these).

Three Easy Ways to Earn Miles This Week

Credit card sign up bonuses and buying cash flights tend to be the major opportunities to earn big chunks of rewards. But being a true miles and points enthusiast means taking advantage of even the little opportunities when you can, that only take a minute or two to sign up for/participate in and over time add up to big savings. Every penny–or mile–counts.

Here are three ways you can easily boost your balances this week.

10% Transfer Bonus from ThankYou Points to Etihad

Citi is offering a 10% transfer bonus from Citi ThankYou Points to Eithad Guest through July 5, 2017.

If you have ThankYou Points earned by a Citi Prestige, Citi ThankYou Premier, or Citi Chairman card, then you can transfer ThankYou points to Citi's airline partners and are therefore eligible for the transfer bonus.
Using Etihad Miles for Etihad Flights
Etihad Guest Miles aren’t very good for booking First Class on the Etihad A380.

For instance, Etihad would charge 88,048 Etihad miles + $183 to book Abu Dhabi to London in First Class on the Etihad A380. 

During the transfer