New 60k Bonus on Each Citi AAdvantage Card

The Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard is now offering 60,000 bonus American Airlines miles after spending $3,000 in the first 3 months.

The CitiBusiness / AAdvantage Platinum Select World MasterCard is also offering 60,000 bonus American Airlines miles after spending $3,000 on the card in the first three months.

The normal offer for each, is 30,000 AAdvantage miles for spending $1,000 on each and the standard "elevated offer" we see on each is 50k for $3k spend.

Win a Million Star Alliance Miles

In celebration of their 20th anniversary, the Star Alliance is giving 21 people one million miles (or the determined equivalent, depending on the frequent flyer program). One set will be given out from each loyalty program in the alliance.

This giveaway is a little different than sweepstakes past, as it's not technically a giveaway. You have to earn your prize.
Here's how to enter the Mileage Millionaire competition:

Upload a picture of yourself (preferably on a blank/white background), as well as a picture of a "unique cultural experience" on the official competition website.

Who Has the Most First Class Award Space to Honolulu?

Update 5/15/17: I originally left out Virgin America award space from this post because we’d heard reports that First Class Virgin America award space showing up on alaskair.com was phantom. I tested to see if the award space was still phantom, and it's not, so I have updated this post to include info on Virgin America award space to Honolulu. The rest of the airlines' award space hasn't been updated but their patterns remain the same. 

Finding First Class award space to Hawaii is complicated.

Who Has the Most First Class Award Space to Maui?

There seemed to be enough interest in my original post on this topic, Who Has the Most First Class Award Space to Honolulu?, that I followed up with the next most popular destination in Hawaii: Maui (OGG airport).

Tons of Etihad 1st Class Apartment Award Space: Abu Dhabi to New York

First Class award space in Etihad's A380 Apartment is wide open October through the end of March between Abu Dhabi and New York City (JFK).

There are two flights a day from Abu Dhabi to New York, and as of June 1 all will be flown on an Airbus A380--meaning First Class Apartments!

$350 to $450 Roundtrips USA to Europe on Star Alliance Carriers

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.

Multiple Star Alliance carriers are offering roundtrip economy flights from cities across the United States, ranging from Los Angeles to Boston, to cities all over Europe.

Last Day of Daily Getaways 2017 is Today!

REMINDER: Hyatt points go on sale at 1 PM ET today for as little as 1.08 cents each. Be ready at your device before 1 PM if you want to score one of the limited packages! 

Daily Getaways is a series of daily discounted travel packages sponsored by the US Travel Association that started four weeks ago and runs for three more days. Every weekday at 1 PM ET, a discounted travel package or packages will go on sale, and the best deals sell out in just a few minutes.

Travel Protection Benefits of Amex Cards

Accidents happen. Delays occur. Baggage gets lost. The more you travel, the more you’re exposed to these kinds of risks. Conveniently, many of the travel credit cards you guys already carry offer protection against these kinds of risks.

If you’re looking to open a new travel credit card, chances are travel protection benefits won’t be your number one criteria on which you’ll call judgement. But if you travel often and on expensive trips, then it should at least be a consideration.

Delta Flash Sale: 20k Roundtrip to Florida, 25k to Caribbean

Through May 10, 2017 at 11:59 PM ET, you can book roundtrips in Delta economy...

to Florida for as little as 20k miles
to the Caribbean for as little as 25k miles

...for travel September 25 through November 14.Travel can originate in the contiguous 48 states or Alaska.

Technically the advertisement says as little as 20k miles roundtrip to Florida OR the Caribbean, but my initial scans only showed 25k roundtrips to the Caribbean.

This is a pretty good price to Florida, although the discount to the Caribbean is better. Not to mention--what would you really be saving your