Now that most of you have already learned how to earn and manage lots of miles and points and how to get the best mileage out of your miles in major US-based global airlines’ programs, it is time to book your award tickets before any of your miles and points expire. This post provides an easy-to-use table comparing the various award fees (in additional to mandatory taxes and security fees) some of those major airlines may charge for award travel.
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In case you are new to the blog, we have recently introduced our “Reader Reconnaissance” series, a forum for all of YOU to share how you have successfully used miles and points to create unforgettable travel experiences.
Reader RK kicked off our series with a report on his trip to Paris flying British Airways First Class and staying at the luxurious Park Hyatt Paris Vendome. We would like to remind you that no trip is too small for this series and you don’t have to wait for a similar trip to send us your report!
Today, we are pleased to introduce our reader Ko, who goes by the Twitter handle @Kofucious. Ko wrote in to share his recent trip experience visiting Tokyo, Japan with miles and points .
Let me turn it over to Ko.