Air France-KLM Flying Blue has launched its April promotional awards that are valid for travel through September 30, 2021, and must be booked by April 29.
50% off the usual number of miles required (although sometimes the rebate is capped at 25%).
The current CEO of Scandinavian Airlines System, usually referred to as just SAS or Scandinavian Airlines, has announced his intention of leaving the airline. The search for the new head of the airline has begun.
Sky News was reporting yesterday that one of the people’s considered for this position is the ex-CEO of British Airlines, Mr. Alex Cruz, who found Clickair, who Vueling later acquired that itself was bought out by IAG, now the parent of British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus, Vueling, and LEVEL.
Alaska Airlines joined Oneworld on March 31, 2021, and partner airlines have started to send out reminders that awards on Alaska are now available using their miles.
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members can redeem miles on Oneworld airlines, which were existing partners before. Still, the website states that awards on the rest of alliance airlines won’t be available before fall 2021, including Qatar Airways.
British Airways continues sending out automated emails that are tone-deaf, considering the travel restrictions in place to and from London
The airline invites you first to pick up the more virulent UK mutation of the Covid-19 and then spread it worldwide!
Radisson is forced to split its Rewards program into two due to the Chinese Government’s ownership of the parent company. They already split the bookings process into two entities last month (read more here).
Your account will be automatically assigned to the Radisson Rewards Americas program if your account address is in the area.
Here’s a comprehensive look at IHG Rewards promotional opportunities, both rate and points for April 2021.
Remember to forward us promotional offers by email that you receive from both hotels and airlines. You can send questions and comments as well.
Marriott today announced a pilot of allowing guests to check themselves into a hotel using kiosks and having grand-and-go vending machines at select hotels.
Neither of these is genuinely new. There were pilots already in the 2000s with automated check-in kiosks (never worked well), and some hotels already have vending machines for food purchases.
The UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, today gave some clarity on what might be waiting for those wishing to travel from the UK that is currently banned with high fines for those who try for leisure purposes.
The government still strongly suggests that Britons should not make summer travel plans until more information is released. It is unclear whether the current travel ban is lifted on May 17, 2021.
Choice Hotels has a Choice Privileges guest loyalty program with three elite tier levels of Gold, Platinum, and Diamond with variable benefits.
You probably know Choice Hotels from their budget brands such as Comfort Inn, Quality Inn, and EconoLodge, among others, although they have introduced higher ends ones such as Cambria.
American Airlines AAdvantage program turns 40 this year, and the airline has launched a giveaway to celebrate this milestone.
AAdvantage members can win from several prizes, including 40 will each receive 1,000,000 miles!