Icelandair Saga Club & JetBlue TrueBlue Frequent Flier Partnership Commences On May 4, 2017

Icelandair and JetBlue have finally come up with frequent flier partnership where Saga Cub and TrueBlue members can earn miles for each others flights starting on May 4, 2017.

Icelandair JetBlue

The airlines have had an interline agreement since 2012. This partnership only allows earning miles on each others flights. Redeeming miles is not yet possible.

Airfare of the Day: Icelandair Economy Class Boston – Reykjavik – Copenhagen USD 370 (Round Trip)

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Icelandair Economy Class special fares between Boston and Copenhagen.

Icelandair Continues Stopover Buddy Campaign

Icelandair has been offering free stopovers (no change in fare but you do pay for accommodation) for people traveling between North America and Europe for years. The stopover can be for up to 7 days.


Last year, Icelandair introduced something called Stopover Buddy that is an Icelandair employee showing you around/spends a day with you in Reykjavik.

Hilton HHonors Icelandair Saga Club Up To Quadruple Points May 27 – September 30, 2016

Hilton HHonors has launched new bonus miles promotion for Icelandair Saga Club members.

Hilton HHonors Icelandair Up To Quadruple Saga Club Points May 27 - September 30 2016

You can earn quadruple Saga Club points at Hilton’s two properties in Iceland and double points for stays in Europe, Middle East & Africa between May 27 – September 30, 2016.

Get 5,000 Free Icelandair Saga Club Points! (Expiry Unclear)


Icelandair has interesting promotion going on for 5,000 free Saga Club points for new and existing accounts.

Icelandair Saga 5000 Free Points Main U

I signed up for an account (didn’t have one previously) and the points posted instantaneously.

Alaska Mileage Plan Update: Icelandair Awards Now Available Online

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Alaska and Icelandair severed their frequent flier partnership few years ago (read more here) only to resurrect it last month (read more here).

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Icelandair Awards

At the time, Alaska just informed that the awards on Icelandair would be available later. That later is now.

Alaska Airlines & Icelandair Frequent Flier Partnership Returns Effective October 1, 2015


Alaska Airlines and Icelandair frequent flier partnership was severed on May 1, 2013, but is now coming back effective October 1, 2015.

Alaska Airlines MileagePlan Iceland Air Saga Partnership

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan and Icelandair Saga members can earn and use miles on each others flights. Alaska MVP Gold members will have access to Saga lounge at the Reykjavik airport.

Fabulous Fridays: Long Transits & Stopovers


In 2014, I bought two fares that allowed me to tour the St. John’s in Canada (the oldest city on North America) for a day and to spend couple of nights in Reykjavik on my way from Canada to Europe on a separate trip.

Fabulous Fridays Long Transits And Stopovers

People often confuse the words of stopover, layover and transit.

Rocketmiles Icelandair Partnership Launched: Earn 3,000 Bonus Saga Miles For Booking By June 30, 2015 (Consume By December 31)

Rocketmiles has added Icelandair to its ever growing list of airline partners and is offering 3,000 bonus Saga miles for the first booking.

Rocketmiles Icelandair 3,000 Bonus Miles

You must make the booking using the specified link by June 30, 2015, and consume the stay by December 31.

Alaska Icelandair Partnership Ending


Alaska and Icelandair are ending their frequent flier partnership that started in 2010 effective on May 31, 2013. You can read more about this change on Alaska’s website here and on Icelandair’s website here.


Unlike with most other airline partnership endings, you will continue earning miles/points in either airlines frequent flier plan on tickets issued by May 31, 2013, until February 28, 2014. Usually, you can no longer earn miles/points after the ending date.

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