Category Archives for Awards.

Hawaiian’s New HNL-Auckland Flight…Award Availability with AA, DL, or HA?

Yesterday marked the beginning of Hawaiian’s New Zealand service via a nonstop flight from Honolulu to Auckland. The flight will have 3x weekly service this spring and summer before being upgraded to 4x weekly later this fall. So, how is the award¬†availability¬†using AA or DL miles? The short answer is that Economy is amazing (on…

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Free Oneways Explained…A Great Presentation

I¬†unfortunately¬†couldn’t make it to the LAX Frequent Traveler University last weekend, but I’ve spent the week avidly catching up on all the great presentations that I missed. ¬†One of my favorites is a presentation from Scott at MileValue titled “Three Vacations on Two Awards: Free Oneways”. It provides a great summary by airline on how…

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A Reader Award Report – China Southern to the Maldives using SkyMiles & Korean SkyPass

If you’ve considered taking advantage of the generous award¬†availability¬†on China Southern’s Los Angeles (LAX) to Guangzhou (CAN) route using Delta SkyMiles or Ultimate Rewards, we finally have a short trip report from a reader. ¬†David in NYC writes yesterday: Hey Adam, I wanted to let you know that after reading your post on September 6,…

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Hawaiian to Add 3 Additional Flights from HNL-Sydney… Redemptions Using AA & DL Miles

Hawaiian announced yesterday¬†that they will be adding “three weekly flights to the existing daily flight schedule for travel between Honolulu and Sydney in April and May 2013 to accommodate increased travel demand. In total, there will be 26 extra flights from April 3 to June 1, 2013 using 294-seat Airbus A330-200 aircraft.” Remember, you can…

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