Looks like Barclay’s Bank is the most recent credit card issuer to toss out a new 50,000 mile sign-up bonus – this time for the Lufthansa Premier Miles & More World MasterCard. I’m loving these big offers and wanted to make sure you knew the basics of this one – especially since the value isn’t necessarily intuitive for those of us in the US who don’t typically fly on Lufthansa…. Read the Rest.
Getting an award first class seat on the Lufthansa A380 using United miles is not the easiest task in the world since availability doesn’t appear until about 14 days before departure – and even then it isn’t guaranteed. On top of that, when there is availability, it is often for just one seat. Obviously when I travel with my family one seat won’t do me a whole lot of good…. Read the Rest.
A couple of months ago I had the fortune of being able to snag a last minute flight on the A380 in Lufthansa First Class from Frankfurt to San Francisco. I think I have been delaying blogging about the details as it is kind of waiting to open the last present on Christmas morning…it is like if I write about it, it is over. But, it is over, and it… Read the Rest.
I am currently smack in the middle of the Star MegaDo 4. The international portion has ended, and the domestic portion has begun. However, I had slight change of plans that resulted in one of the most amazing uses of miles I have ever had. To make a long story short, I went into the MegaDo very tired. I blame the greatest evil known to toddlers, “the big girl bed”…. Read the Rest.
Yesterday I got an email from a reader who was excited that he discovered that Lufthansa offered a 25% discount on award tickets booked for children who are ages 2-11 (ie under 12). He asked if I knew of other programs that offer a similar discount on award tickets for children. While I had heard of a few (non-US) airlines that offered such a discount, I admittedly had yet to… Read the Rest.