Ask and Ye Shall Receive, Part 3: Comparison of Mileage Expiration Policies for Airlines Around the World

In this entry that I posted to this FlyerTalk “blog”, I wrote Now if FlyerTalk can also have a similar list for all other airlines outside of the United States… A mere few hours later, FlyerTalk member Kiwi Flyer granted that request by posting the Definitive list of FFPs mileage expiry in the MilesBuzz! forum….

Ask and Ye Shall Receive, Part 2: Comparison of Mileage Expiration Policies for Airlines Based in the United States, and Delta Air Lines Specifically

Although FlyerTalk member Kiwi Flyer first mentioned this topic here in this FlyerTalk “blog”, please allow me to further elaborate on this topic, as well as specifically mention the new policy change pertaining to the expiration of Delta Air Lines SkyMiles. All FlyerTalk member SealBeach did was ask a simple question: “Is there a definitive…

What Do Business Travelers Do in Case of Delays?

As a business traveler, I know that a delay can occur when I least expect it, whether it is due to weather or mechanical issues. It does irk me somewhat that I could be delayed due to a distant source of a problem. It is certainly difficult that a flight is delayed due to weather…

Getting Information from FlyerTalk Can Be a Very “Sticky” Situation, Part I

This is simply a reminder that before posting on FlyerTalk requesting or providing information, one may want to do a Search for the topic first to ensure that an identical topic has not already been posted. Sometimes, the Search function as well as searching for FlyerTalk threads using www.google.com is not always precise or could…

Never Use Miles on a Domestic Coach Award?

Well, I would not actually say never. However, I generally agree that using one’s miles for an international trip is usually a more efficient way to use one’s miles for travel. As a Delta Air Lines SkyMiles member, I usually do not use my SkyMiles unless I travel internationally. Even though airfares have generally been…

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