New Transfer Bonus From Amex Membership Rewards to Iberia

Good news for those of you looking to boost your British Airways Executive Club account or to book short-haul flights on American Airlines. Now through December 15, you’ll get 300 Iberia Avios for every 250 Membership Rewards points transferred. The offer terms and conditions note that “Transfers should be complete in 4 to 7 days.” But,…

Avios Rates for AA Domestic First Class Just Dropped 50%

Over the weekend, American Airlines made an adjustment to how it classifies its domestic first class. Starting January 11, the front seats on flights within the US are still going to be called “first class,” but AA will now classify them using business-class fare codes (J, D, I and R) instead of first-class fare codes…

A Tour of American Airlines’ Retrofit 767-300

As your may have seen, Katie and I recently got to fly in a brand new retrofit aircraft on our way to Europe, and it turns out we also got an AA retrofit aircraft on the way back. The Boeing 767-300s — yes, the same aircraft that recently had an uncontained engine failure in Chicago…

The Best Frequent Flyer Program for Flights Between New York and LAX

What are your miles and points worth? That seems to be a popular question, with a seemingly ever-changing answer. To help readers get a general idea of the value miles and points, TPG posts a monthly valuation series covering 37 different programs. However, the value you’re going to get out of your award miles/points will vary…

Leaked Details of ‘Next Flight Guarantee’ for American Airlines Concierge Key Members

If you’re interested in the latest, reliable details of what’s coming down the line in the AAdvantage program, there’s no better source than AA insider JonNYC. And over the weekend, he shared details on the carrier’s new Next Flight Guaranteed program for Concierge Key members. Name not ringing a bell? For years, Concierge Key has been an…

Save Big on Holiday Travel, Earn AA Elite-Qualifying Dollars Without Flying, Easy Bonus Amex Points and More

Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy, and some more that we haven’t covered yet. If you’re an avid TPG reader, scroll down for the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you may have missed this week:…

Earn Bonus Miles With Select Retailers Through Next Week

Shopping portals are a fantastic way to earn some bonus miles with your favorite airline when making purchases online. Every so often, carriers will offer increased earning rates at select retailers, giving you the chance to earn even more miles toward your next trip. Over the course of the next nine days, three airlines in…

Sabre IT Issue Temporarily Grounds American Airlines Flights

Update 11/11/16 12:59pm: American Airlines has confirmed that service has resumed: “Earlier today, Sabre had a brief technical issue that impacted multiple carriers, including American. This technical issue has been resolved. We apologize to our customers for the inconvenience.” Update 11/11/16 12:57pm: According to aviation guru Jason Rabinowitz, the issue appears to have been at least…

Deal Alert: NYC to Southern California From $135 Round-Trip

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through…