Strategies to Save Money When Searching for Multiple Airfares

Normally, when traveling solo, it’s easier to search for the lowest airfare by trying different date combinations if the travel plan is flexible.  More often than not, flying on a Tuesday or Wednesday could save some money.  When traveling with families, it’s a bit more complicated to find the lowest possible fares and at the… Continue reading Strategies to Save Money When Searching for Multiple Airfares

Delta’s Global Upgrade Certificates Are Excellent Benefits

Delta’s Global Upgrade Certificate gives you the best value of the choice benefits as a Diamond Medallion.   Here are the Diamond members’ Choice Benefits and their evaluation: BENEFIT DESCRIPTION VALUE Upgrade Certificates 4 Global OR 8 Regional OR 2 Global AND 4 Regional (2017 Medallion Year only) $1,000+ PER GLOBAL UPGRADE CERTIFICATE$200+ PER REGIONAL CERTIFICATE (Routes Matter)LAX to… Continue reading Delta’s Global Upgrade Certificates Are Excellent Benefits

Should You Be Loyal to an Airline?

All of the U.S. carriers have modified their frequent flier programs as of late, yet 2016 will most likely to be a year for the trend to continue.  The trend is, as we have already observed for the past 2 years: A revenue based program, or a hybrid one, i.e. revenue + distance based Much… Continue reading Should You Be Loyal to an Airline?

SkyMiles Evaluation: Some Real Examples in December 2015

As Delta continues to focus on profitability and rewarding its stockholders, news has not been kind to its loyal flyers.  Earlier in 2015, Delta announced that SkyMiles required to redeem a free ticket would be based on demand, and would no longer be a fixed amount.  Starting in 2016, “really small” small businesses are no… Continue reading SkyMiles Evaluation: Some Real Examples in December 2015