Archive for August, 2017

Boost Your Award-Booking and Upgrade Success With ExpertFlyer

ExpertFlyer Hot Topics — Where the Rubber Meets the Runway

ExpertFlyer was recently featured by The Points Guy as a resource to get the award seats you want on your next flight.

The Points Guy“If your plan for finding airline award space involves relying on airline phone agents, people who have a very tough job in my opinion, you’re setting yourself up for failure. As hard as they work, many lack the necessary training on award-booking rules and airline partnerships — and this can put an end to your award itinerary before it begins. Today, I’ll show you how you should use ExpertFlyer to get the award seats you want.”

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Did you know…You fly AA, Alaska Air, and other airlines with your British Airways Avios?

In a recent Forbes post, air travel expert, Johnny Jet, discloses five cool tricks for getting great perks from British Airways Avios, the airline’s rewards currency.  Read the full post here to get details on these five tips.

1. Book British Airways Short Haul Flights

2. Book Last Minute Flights or Flights Far in Advance

3. Book Partner Awards to Avoid Costly Fuel Surcharges, Taxes, and Fees

4. Look at Avios + Cash Redemptions

 5. How to Get more BA Avios

Watch this video to learn how to become an Avios Master:

Did you know…Domestic airlines raked in $3.5 billion last year from checked-bag fees?

luggage shipping services

According to a recent CNBC report, airline baggage fees keep increasing, with domestic carriers earning $3.5 billion last year from checked-bag fees. In response, some travelers are turning to online luggage-shipping services such as Luggage FreeLuggage Forward and Sendmybag.com in search of cheaper prices and other perks.

In the past eight months, Sendmybag.com has already shipped around 200,000 bags according to CEO Adam Ewart.

Read the full story here.