Avoiding The Upcoming AAdvantage Devaluation

“…My favorite redemption with AA miles is first class from the United States to Asia. Currently, these awards price from 62,500 to 67,5000 miles one-way depending on your destination within Asia — come March 22, 2016, the price of these same seats raise to either 80,000 or 110,000 miles!

Read more at: Only 69 Days Until the American Airlines Devaluation — Here’s What You Need to Do NOW | Frugal Travel Guy…”

You can book tickets now under the old award chart, for travel up to February 2017.

Comparing Elite Status of Four Major US Airlines

Scott Mackenzie does a thorough comparison of the benefits of status across Alaska, American, Delta and United airlines. Status is worthwhile, often granting free checked luggage, free preferred seating and upgrades.

http://www.travelcodex.com/2016/01/comparing-airline-elite-status-2016

 

How to Save on Rental Cars at ATL, DEN, DFW, JFK, LAS, LAX, ORD, PHX, SEA, SFO, etc.

Rent cars off-airport to save on big fees. Post tells dollar amount of savings at various airports.

http://www.airfarewatchdog.com/blog/27107521/how-to-save-an-insane-amount-of-money-on-your-next-car-rental/

 

Now is a Great Time to Get PreCheck thru Global Entry

PreCheck lets you leave laptop and liquids in carry-on and leave your shoes on. Don’t sign up for PreCheck ($85/5 years), instead sign up for Global Entry ($100/5 years) which gives you free PreCheck.

http://www.travelcodex.com/2016/01/where-to-enroll-in-tsa-precheck-and-do-you-already-have-it/