ThankYou Points to JetBlue Now Transfer 1:1

As of today, September 13, Citi has improved its transfer rates between their reward currency, ThankYou Points, and travel partner JetBlue TrueBlue.

ThankYou Points earned via the Prestige and Premier cards will transfer 1,000 to 1,000 TrueBlue points instead of the prior 1,000 ThankYou Points to 800 JetBlue points.
ThankYou Points earned via the ThankYou Preferred card will transfer 1,000 to 800 TrueBlue points instead of the prior 1,000 to 500 TrueBlue points.

I think we can thank the addition of JetBlue to Chase Ultimate Rewards' line up of travel transfer partners (at 1:1

Ultimate Rewards Adds Transfer Partner JetBlue

Ultimate Rewards, the travel rewards currency of Chase, has added a new option to transfer your points to: TrueBlue, the frequent flyer program of JetBlue.

15% Off Base Fare of all JetBlue Cash Flights Today & Tomorrow

JetBlue is offering a 15% discount on the base fare of all JetBlue flights (save those booked with points) flown between January 10 and February 14, 2017, as well as February 26 and March 14, 2018 and booked by the end of tomorrow. Flights on Fridays and Sundays are not discounted.

LAST CALL: JetBlue Status Match & Status Challenge

Today's your last chance to register for JetBlue's Mosaic status match and/or status challenge and so I'm bumping this post to the top of the blog! 

Do you have status with Virgin America, Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, or United?

Membership Rewards to JetBlue 25% Transfer Bonus Means 1:1 Rate

Transfers of Membership Rewards to JetBlue TrueBlue points will have a 25% bonus through 11:59 pm MT, May 31, 2017.

This could be a good deal if you have an immediate use for TrueBlue points. In other words, if there’s a cheap JetBlue flight you want to book and you have ThankYou Points, pay attention.

Win a Free One-Way JetBlue Flight Within the USA

JetBlue is giving away 1,000 one-way economy flights within the contiguous United States or Alaska (excluding Hawaii) good for travel between May 1, 2017, and June 15, 2017. You can enter once daily in their "Tax Return Return Flight" promotion until it ends on April 25 at 11:59 pm ET. All you have to do is fill in your personal details on

The terms and conditions state that you don't have to prove that you actually owe anything to the IRS, so anyone that's a US citizen 18 years or older can enter the sweepstakes.

Barclaycard Issues Four New JetBlue Credit Cards

Today Barclaycard announced the issuance of four new JetBlue credit cards.

Until recently American Express issued the JetBlue credit card. Barclaycard has taken over the contract. When a contract like that switches, a number of transitions are possible. In this case, American Express JetBlue cards are being converted to Barclaycards called "The JetBlue Rewards Card," a card for which no can directly apply.

Free First Class 2014: Basics of Southwest, JetBlue, and Virgin America Points

This is the nineteenth post in a monthlong series that started here. Each post will take about two minutes to read and may include an action item that takes the reader another two minutes to complete. I am writing this for an audience of people who know nothing about frequent flyer miles, and my goal is that by the end, you know enough to fly for free anywhere you want to go.

I've covered how to earn miles and the redemption options for miles.

20% Discount on JetBlue Award Redemptions

Book any JetBlue award by 11:59 PM ET tomorrow (July 25, 2014) for travel from September 2 to October 31, 2014, and you'll get 20% of the points back in November or December 2014.

If you have Fall travel planned but not booked, this is a nice rebate.

You can transfer 250 Membership Rewards to 200 JetBlue points if you're short of the award you want.