Promotions to buy frequent flyer miles are pretty common these days, but even when the promotions include a bonus of some sort it is rare to see the price per mile within major alliances like Star Alliance and OneWorld dip significantly below two cents per mile (though it does happen from time to time). That is kind of the magic threshold at which miles collectors like to redeem miles and… Read the Rest.
I know many of us might have first joined the AviancaTaca LifeMiles program fairly recently when they joined Star Alliance, or due to their recent promotion of selling miles with a 100% bonus. Or perhaps you have never heard of them at all. As View From the Wing points out, this can be a very lucrative Star Alliance program due to the following: The award chart is pretty reasonable One-way… Read the Rest.