United MileagePlus – Program Introduction & Review

United Airlines has received a lot of press for their rewards program, United MileagePlus, after what turned out as a one-two punch in 2014, with a redemption devaluation in February and the announcement of a revenue based earn structure for 2015. They followed up this year with a devaluation of partner earnings…Is it still worth to be a member of … Continue reading

Redeem topbonus miles for flights with Germania and Condor!

If you have been holding on to your topbonus miles from defunct airberlin, your prayers have been heard! You can now redeem topbonus miles – again – for flights on Germania and for discounts towards tickets on Condor! There are some hefty fees associated with those “free” flights, but it’s certainly better than have the miles expire, so check out … Continue reading

Singapore to London from $112 one-way: Norwegian Air

Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air is offering super-low fares on one of their new route between Singapore and London-Gatwick with fares widely available in the next few months from SGD149 (USD112) one-way. That’s the lowest one-way fare I’ve ever seen between Europe and Asia! If that fits your plans, be quick before they are gone! … Continue reading

Earn topbonus miles with Germania Airlines!

Notice of the death of the topbonus rewards program has apparently been exaggerated. topbonus started to notify members that they can now earn miles with Germania, the German leisure airline! You can earn 250-2,000 topbonus miles for each flight and redemptions are supposed to follow soon! … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer devalues StarAlliance awards and introduces online booking!

Singapore Airlines (SQ) recently made changes to their KrisFlyer award program, significantly increasing the price of some awards and eliminating the online booking discount as well as fuel charges. Now, they are at it again with further award price increases of up to 25%, this time for StarAlliance partner awards, effective December 7th, 2017. The “enhancements” delivered at the same … Continue reading