We want to help people learn to travel cheaper, smarter, and more often. So we are running live tutorials to go through the process. Like us on Facebook to get notifications on when we go live OR signup here.
When is This Show?
Monday June 13th
6pm Pacific Time (7pm Mountain, 9pm Eastern)
Where can I WATCH it?
How do I take part?
You can comment and ask questions during the live show by clicking on the facebook post below and commenting. Before the show airs, you can also leave comments on this blog post.
This show will focus on using points and miles to actually book a flight. Ask questions on facebook and here on the blog post to get live answers to your questions.
Steps for award booking
Steps for success in award booking
- Search using your miles program first
- ie Aeroplan/United website
- City A to City B
- If you don't find flights or you want to see what else is available, read on.
- Check miles balance/inventory
- Write down your miles balances
- Write down which airlines you can convert to
- Know possible partners
- Using your miles, which other airlines can you fly on?
- Which alliance is your airline a part of and which other airlines are too?
- Find possible routings
- Use Flightconnections and different routing maps
- Are there direct flights? Which cities do I have to connect to? Which airlines fly to those cities? Which airlines can I use my miles on?
- Search segment by segment
- If your trip takes you from: City A - City C through City B
- Search A-B, then B-C then write all the available flights down.
Kudos and Thanks
Huge thanks to everyone who checked in!