I’m Now Writing at Inside Flyer UK

Anyone with anything more than a mild interest in frequent flyer miles has probably heard of Randy Petersen. The original frequent flyer guru, Randy founded the Freddie Awards, Flyertalk, Boarding Area and Milepoint. All the while, he published “Inside Flyer”, a

I Will be Speaking at a Miles & Points Seminar in London!

I must admit to an immediate feeling of panic when I was approached to be one of the speakers at a miles & points seminar. But then I thought it might be fun so I agreed! 🙂 Frequent Traveler University

Welcome to Awardex – An Easy Way to Search for Flights Using Miles

If you think back to when you started collecting miles (or Avios) you probably started with British Airways Executive Club or the old AirMiles. You earned some miles from business travel and then you spent them on an award flight,

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Lufthansa Miles & More Discounted Rewards – Book in December for travel from 1 April until 15 May

Every month, Lufthansa Miles & More announces a few destinations that are available for booking during that month at a substantial discount to the usual number of miles required. It’s best to ignore the short haul offers, since the taxes

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How Much Does IHG Pay Its Hotels (Franchised) for Award Nights?

The miles & points hobby has many fascinating elements to it. One of the aspects I find most interesting is the interaction between individual hotels – which are mostly franchises owned by third parties – and the corporate entities running

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Incredible 145% Bonus When Buying Avianca LifeMiles

Avianca LifeMiles is offering one of the best bonuses on purchased miles I can recall. For Cyber Week (now until 27 November, 2017) you can receive a 145% bonus when you buy LifeMiles. Rather than being based on a massive purchase of

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World of Hyatt – 40% Bonus when Buying Points

Regular readers will know that Hyatt is my favourite hotel chain, even though the new World of Hyatt has been something of a disappointment. Hyatt’s Points + Cash reward option is an excellent way to extract out-sized value from your points.

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World of Hyatt Running a Double Points Promotion for Just Six Weeks!

World of Hyatt have been incredibly promo-averse this year, just running one “double points” promotion between April and June. With no fanfare or announcement as yet, another double points promotion is going to run from 15 November until 31 December,

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