Tag: redemptions

Here’s the cheapest (and most expensive) airports to redeem award flights from

By flying into expensive airports and flying out of cheap ones, you can minimize the cash payable on an award ticket. Here's how.

Why Singapore Airlines’ KrisFlyer blockchain initiative worries me

Moving towards "miles as currency" rarely ends well for frequent flyers.

God save the Avios! An Analysis on Short – Medium Haul Flight Redemptions

Looking towards British Airways for inspiration.

First Class for the Family: Hacking the SQ waitlist

Take advantage of a technical loophole on SQ's site to buy yourself some time.

Silkair’s 50% off redemptions promo is back again

Krisflyer has run a series of discounted redemption prices promotions in recent memory 50% off Krisflyer redemptions till 10th July Silkair is offering 35% off online redemptions till 4 August These promotions cover economy class redemptions (and business class for SilkAir). Although I'm generally against redeeming miles for economy class travel, the...

Review: Thai Airways B747-400 First Class Bangkok to Tokyo Haneda

The Long Way to New York: Trip Planning Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge, Singapore Singapore Airlines A330 Business Class SIN-BKK Thai Airways First Class Lounge & Spa, BKK Thai Airways B747 First Class BKK-HND Getting from HND to NRT ANA First Class Lounge, NRT ANA B77W First Class NRT-ORD United Club ORD United B767 Economy ORD-EWR Visiting the US Open Sheraton New York...

Singapore Airlines responds and doesn’t respond to the mileage broker story…

About a month ago The Milelion broke the story about mileage brokers and how they were providing easy ways to buy Krisflyer miles, while potentially controlling multiple fraudulent accounts at the same time. What this means for legitimate Krisflyer members is less award space and potentially having to shell out higher...

The First Class Premium: Crunching the numbers for First and Business Class

The First Class Premium Part 1: Tracing the evolution of First and Business Class on Singapore Airlines Part 2: How does First and Business Class compare on Singapore Airlines? Part 3: Number crunching First vs Business Class on Singapore Airlines Part 4: How does First and Business Class compare on other airlines? Ah, the...