Black Friday Sale Is Here: Get 2 Months Free - See Offer
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November 24, 2023

Black Friday Sale Is Here: Get 2 Months For FREE (2023)

Are you ready to snag the deal of the year? This Black Friday, and for a limited time, get 2 MONTHS FREE (15% OFF) when pre-purchasing 1 year of AwardFares Gold or Diamond1. This deal is for EVERYONE — whether you’re new to the AwardFares fam, or you’ve been with us since day one.

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November 23, 2023

Delta SkyMiles Award Search Now Available (New Features)

Delta SkyMiles has been one of the most acclaimed frequent flyer programs in the United States, carving out a reputation for its flexibility, lack of blackout dates, and a wide array of redemption options. Despite recently upsetting a large portion of their members with major changes for 2024, it remains among the best options to redeem award flights on SkyTeam airlines and stands firm for great earning options and seat availability.

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November 18, 2023

SAS Amex 2-for-1 Vouchers Expire Soon. Here's What You Need To Know.

American Express cardholders in Sweden and Norway have access to a valuable benefit: 2-for-1 vouchers (or companion ticket) for flights on SAS and Star Alliance partners. The SAS Amex 2-for-1 Voucher is a testament to the many years of synergy between Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) and American Express; offering a unique advantage to EuroBonus members, quite rare in the market these days.

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November 17, 2023

United 767-400 Polaris Business Class From Washington To Sao Paulo (2023)

United recently finished their Polaris Business rollout to all planes in their fleet. It’s a new concept for their business class product spanning everything from lounges to cabins to food and drink. I recently tried it out on a flight from Washington to São Paulo.

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November 15, 2023

SAS EuroBonus Award Flights With 25% Discount (November 2023)

Heja EuroBonus members! If you have just a few points on your account and are unsure what to do with them, this is a great time to book a winter escape at great rates. The program is offering a 25% discount on SAS Go and SAS Plus award trips to selected destinations in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark.

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November 11, 2023

Holiday Award Travel 2023: Using Dynamic Pricing to Your Advantage

As we approach the busy Christmas and New Year holiday season, with visions of flights to snowy destinations or tropical getaways dancing in our heads, it’s also time for the annual battle with award seat availability. But there’s a silver lining over the holiday travel horizon: the shift to dynamic award pricing models by airlines and frequent flyer programs.

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November 9, 2023

Roame.travel & AwardFares: The Killer Combo For Searching Award Travel

Roame.travel is a relatively new award travel search tool that has quickly gained popularity, as it provides a bird’s-eye view of opportunities across various airline alliances. But when it comes to the nitty-gritty of securing a seat, AwardFares emerges as the perfect co-pilot. While Roame.travel can help you identify round trips and guide you through credit card points transfers, AwardFares goes a step further by showing real-time availability, and showing exact prices including taxes and fees.

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November 4, 2023

New Routes Starting In November 2023 (Awards Available)

If you are sitting on a pile of miles or points or are about to plan your next dream award trip, you’ll like this news. November 2023 looks like a promising month for the aviation industry, with the introduction of several new routes, particularly in the Asian and American markets.

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November 2, 2023

US-China Award Flights: What Are The Best Routes?

As of November 2023, direct flights between the United States and China are still limited due to a complex geopolitical situation, travel bans, and trails of COVID-19. This makes it extremely hard for travelers connecting between both countries to find good alternatives: nonstop flights are expensive and very limited, and stopovers aren’t ideal because of travel times and visa-related issues.

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October 27, 2023

Halloween Cities You Can Visit With Miles Or Points (2023)

When it comes to Halloween, some cities go above and beyond in their celebrations. If you’re looking for a not-so-mainstream experience, or considering using your miles on a spooky getaway, here are ten of the top cities known for their Halloween festivities.

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October 26, 2023

Thai Airways 777-300 Business Class: Dated But Comfortable (2023)

During the past couple of months it’s been especially difficult finding Business Class redemptions between Europe and Tokyo. However, thanks to one of my AwardFares alerts, I was lucky to discover one day that there were 2 seats available from CPH to HND via BKK, which I snagged immediately!

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October 23, 2023

What Airlines Have Changed Or Left Alliances? A History of Departures and Switches

Airline Alliances, which are essentially partnerships between airlines, have been a cornerstone of the industry since the 1990s. They offer mutual benefits for airlines, from marketing to operational cooperation, which translates into more seamless travel experiences for passengers.