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Upgrd 86: Springtime Travel

In this episode of our frequent flyer podcast we welcome Seth from The Wandering Aramean blog to discuss:
A recap of the Frequent Traveler Awards and Luncheon Lufthansa A380 SFO inaugural Starwood SPG new promo AAdavantage 30th Promotions Save 30% on new ...

Air Canada's Aeroplan Restricts Elite Qualification

As Nick blogged about earlier today, Air Canada and Aeroplan have modified their elite qualification requirements. Starting next year, travelers crediting to Aeroplan need to fly at least 10,000 miles or five segments on Air Canada metal in order to qualify for elite status--of any level.
AC ...

Aeroplan to require flights on Air Canada to Attain Elite Status

Aeroplan (the company that provides the frequent flyer program for Air Canada) announced yesterday that in order to earn status with them, you must fly a minimum of 10,000 Status flight miles or 5 status flight segments.  Some bloggers are questioning why Air Canada would institute such a ...

My Recent Experience Booking an Aeroplan Award

I assisted a client in procuring two award tickets from Sydney to New York earlier this week and thought I'd give you a run-down of how booking though Aeroplan (Air Canada's frequent flyer program) compared to my numerous telephone calls to book award travel on United.
Aeroplan has two call ...

Air Canada Introduces Lifetime Elite Status

For those who have racked up at least 1,000,000 elite miles on Air Canada or Jazz flights, new benefits are coming your way:
1 million status miles = lifetime Elite status (mid-tier, Star Gold) 2 million status miles = lifetime Elite status for member + lifetime Elite status for ...

So much for flying in F on LH's A380...

I am starting to plan a trip to Thailand/China/North Korea/Japan for August and my goal was to snag a First Class seat on LH's new A380.
Looks like I'll have to look into other options.
"The [FRA-NRT] flight is almost fully booked through September with very strong bookings in first ...

Upgrd 56: Asiana, Aeroplan and Star Alliance Awards

We continue our discussion of Star Alliance Awards this week looking at Aeroplan, Asiana, ANA and using your American Express Membership Rewards miles for redemption. In addition we discuss:
ANA's website and using their Star Alliance award search as a "tool" for ...