The pursuit to increase the number of points and miles has been the inspiration for thousands of TPG articles. No matter if you’re new to points, miles or credit card or are looking to increase your mileage-redeeming strategies you’ll find lots of content for you.
As do the majority of TPG readers, a few TPG employees spend their spare time looking for hotels with high-value awards and flight availability to travel with. Here are nine award-winning trips TPG staff members have booked to travel in 2023.
Hola, Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires is one of my most favorite cities. But, it’s famous for its limited business-class flight options.
It’s a good thing that I’m taking Greece travel blog advantage of Life Miles the less well-known partnership with Aeromexico for the opportunity to fly on one of the very few days’ time flight options to Argentina with business class service starting from Mexico City International Airport (MEX) to Buenos Aires Ezeiza International Airport (EZE).
The flight for one way costs 52,500 miles, plus $95 in taxes and other fees. Avianca Life Miles routinely sells its miles with a huge bonus and I bought 52,800 Life Miles for $726.This nine-hour business class flight will cost me $821. Cash rates for the exact seat cost $3,587 from Aero Mexico’s site.
HTML0 Kyle Olsen, points and miles reporter
Making use of miles and points for the most comfortable seats in the sky
The announcement of Singapore Airlines swapping its Airbus A380 for a Boeing 777-330ER on the John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) route — and thus removing its luxurious Suites service in its home in the U.S. — gave me a lot of FOMO (fear of not being able to enjoy).
I did a search on Singapore and KrisFlyer and was delighted to discover Advantage seats on the Frankfurt route. Solo Parent Family Travel connects to the New York route for 143,500 miles prior to when Singapore removes its A380 out of it in the month of May. Then I transferred amex membership rewards points to KrisFlyer in order to make this flight.
To reach Europe I was able to find Emirates executive class award spaces for the Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to Athens International Airport (ATH) fifth-freedom flight for 70,000 Air Canada Aeroplan points.
With Aeroplan it is possible to include a stopover in your itinerary for an additional five hundred points which is why I decided to take a trip to Athens the destination for my next stopover. I’ll then fly to Malta with Aegean Airlines after spending a couple of weeks in Athens.