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Cathay Pacific Asia Miles and the Marco Polo Club have published yet another promotion that gives a 20% Discount, this time on redemptions between Hong Kong and a variety of cities in the United States.

Cathay B777

The promotion offer a reduction of 20% off the Standard Award mileage levels for flights to/from Boston, New York-Newark and Los Angeles (both for one way and return flights) in Business/Premium Economy and Economy Class. [click to continue…]

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Cathay Pacific Asia Miles and the Marco Polo Club have published a promotion that gives a 20% Discount on redemptions between Hong Kong and a variety of cities in Taiwan and Japan.

Cathay Pacific

While the Cathay Pacific redemption chart is not the best, some short distance flights are actually not too bad and with this additional discount it could be worthwhile to book it this way. [click to continue…]

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Marriott Rewards has various Travel Packages redemption options where for instance you get a 7 night hotel award + a variable number of airline miles in your chosen airline for a set number of points.

Marriott Rewards Travel Package

In my opinion, this is the best way to use Marriott Rewards points. You get a 7 night hotel award and then can “purchase” airlines miles at ONE Marriott Rewards point per ONE mile with Package 1 airlines. [click to continue…]

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There might be unneeded turbulence for Cathay Pacific passengers this coming holiday season, as the airlines captains have started work-to-rule action.

SCMP Cathay Pacific

This tends to mean that the pilots don’t show up for work early, work only the required hours (no overtime) and may not defer some maintenance that could be done later resulting in delays and/or flight cancellations. [click to continue…]