The AwardWallet.com website, which is a good place to keep track of your various reward programs if you need one —
— has a remarkably detailed post up on
Redeeming miles on partner airlines is an easy way to increase the value of your frequent flyer miles. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most commonly misunderstood, and a daunting task for first timers.
How do you know which airlines you can book?
Do you book through the frequent flyer program you’re using, or the airline you wish to fly?
Does redeeming miles on partners cost the same number of miles as a standard saver award?
And perhaps the one question that rules them all; how on earth do you find airline partner award availability?
… ok just one note in case you don’t; check out the Award Flights website to see if your carrier of choice is searchable there. Handy if so!