Deal Dispatch: Air Berlin topbonus award flights from 1,500 miles only!

Air Berlin regularly runs topdeal promotions for their award program topbonus, offering award flights at a discount! The latest promotion is under way, offering one-way award tickets from as little as 1,500 miles. Discounts are available for domestic flights in Germany, European and global destinations and are as high as 75% of the regular price! I have gone through the … Continue reading

Deal Dispatch: Cheap airfares for the holidays!

Christmas and the winter holidays bring some of the most expensive flight tickets from the middle of December till the beginning of January. But the time before and after often is slow for travelers with some great discounts on flights – and they are becoming available now! … Continue reading

Deal Dispatch: Airfare Sales around the world!

Have you read the “secret” that you should be buying your air tickets on a Tuesday? It’s a much circulated myth that doesn’t hold up to the real world. The best time to buy a ticket is really more and more during sales events – the airlines have wide sales to get a base load for their planes, often far … Continue reading

More negative changes to United’s Mileage Plus program!

Whenever I receive an email from a US airline announcing award program changes I cringe – because they usually are bad. And when the announcement contains the word “enhancement”, I’m on full alert because it is airline double-speak for the opposite! Why the airline marketing people insist on this non-sense is beyond me, because it is very transparent and erodes … Continue reading