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Jul 25, 19, 12:33 am
Replies: 54
Views: 10,034
Posted By tortoisemiler

IDEAS: Quick/Easy 500 Skymiles for Delta?

Searching for some ideas on how to earn a quick and easy 500 (or more) Skymiles with Delta.

I thought of the Dining Program...but how long does it take to post?

Thanks for the help!
Sep 12, 14, 10:07 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By tortoisemiler

I see what you are saying, but there are only...

I see what you are saying, but there are only award seats available the first week in October and i need something later in the month (around the 20th).

Also, I only need flights one-way.
Sep 12, 14, 6:38 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By tortoisemiler

Best way to spend miles: Germany >Thailand

I'm going from Germany (preferably Berlin or Munich airport) to Thailand mid-October.

Ultimate Reward Points: 165,213
US Airways: 54,089
AAdvantage: 53,789

I don't want to use my UR points if...
Jul 16, 14, 12:29 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By tortoisemiler

I don't plan on having to change anything if I am...

I don't plan on having to change anything if I am not doing this itinerary on an RTW. I will pay for my tickets as I go along, when I have a better idea of where and when I want to travel to my next...
Jul 16, 14, 12:28 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By tortoisemiler

I always thought backtracking referred to...

I always thought backtracking referred to backtracking between zones?

Either way, I mapped out the most recent itinerary with it in mind that I am not going to be getting an RTW. I am looking...
Jul 15, 14, 10:24 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By tortoisemiler

This is my new flight plan: New York > Iceland ...

This is my new flight plan:
New York > Iceland
Iceland > Cologne, Germany
Cologne > Johannesburg, SA
Johannesburg, SA > Bangkok, Thai
Bangkok, Thai > Wellington, NZ
Auckland, NZ > Sydney, Aus...
Jul 15, 14, 9:01 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By tortoisemiler

Thanks. I think the better option for me is going...

Thanks. I think the better option for me is going to be to book my flights individually as I go instead of locking myself into an RTW. An RTW is turning out to be way more limiting than I want my...
Jul 15, 14, 8:40 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By tortoisemiler

Okay, so can I book award travel through Star...

Okay, so can I book award travel through Star Alliance? Or does it not work like that?



So how are you supposed to travel up to 12 months when they don't even have flights scheduled for that...
Jul 15, 14, 4:46 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By tortoisemiler

Questions about booking first RTW with UR points

Hi all, was told I should post this here instead of the Star Alliance forum...

I'm finally about to book my very first RTW ticket through Star Alliance. I prefer to do an RTW because I want the...
Forum: Star Alliance
Jul 10, 14, 9:54 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,209
Posted By tortoisemiler

Questions about booking first RTW with UR points

Hi all!

I'm finally about to book my very first RTW ticket through Star Alliance.

I've never done this before, so bear with me if I'm sounding ignorant about a few of the steps. There's a lot...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,767
Posted By tortoisemiler

Just wanted to come back let you all know that I...

Just wanted to come back let you all know that I confirmed that I will be getting the 10K anniversary miles. So totally makes sense to keep the card for another year.

Thanks everyone :)
Feb 24, 14, 1:46 pm
Replies: 635
Views: 273,148
Posted By tortoisemiler

Thanks, I'll try that. If they don't give me a...

Thanks, I'll try that. If they don't give me a retention offer, any advice on what to do? Is it worth it to keep it?

I'm thinking it might be better to cancel, have them transfer my credit to...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,767
Posted By tortoisemiler

Awesome! I just need to double check that they...

Awesome! I just need to double check that they are actually going to be giving me the 10,000K at the anniversary. I don't remember that as part of the contract when I signed up for the card. Unless...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,767
Posted By tortoisemiler

See...this is the kind of advice I came here for...

See...this is the kind of advice I came here for :)

I didn't know I would get 10,000 RDMs after 12 months. How do you calculate 10,000 = more than $89 with US Airways?

Edit: Are they 1 cent per...
Feb 24, 14, 12:43 pm
Replies: 635
Views: 273,148
Posted By tortoisemiler

CSP annual fee approaching, cancel? advice?

Hi all:

I am about to get my first annual fee charged for my Chase Sapphire Preferred Visa.

I'm looking for some advice on the right words to say when I call up to "cancel." I don't actually...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,767
Posted By tortoisemiler

Ahh that sucks. Did anyone ever get an offer of...

Ahh that sucks. Did anyone ever get an offer of miles as a trade-off for paying the fee?

Also, I won't lose the miles I have--right? As long as I keep the account active every 18 months...?
Replies: 11
Views: 2,767
Posted By tortoisemiler

Barclays USAirways Dividend Card: Getting annual fee waived, 2nd year

Hi all:

I am fairly new to miles earning. I started just a year ago, so I have some annual fees that were waived for the first year that are going to be charged coming up real soon. These two...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,327
Posted By tortoisemiler

Well, nobody has responded to this post yet. But...

Well, nobody has responded to this post yet. But int he meantime, if anyone is wondering, I found out that you have to call them (800-428-4322) to book award travel with partner airlines.

Turns...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,327
Posted By tortoisemiler

Booking Hawaiian Air with Dividend Miles - Possible? How?

I want to book a flight on Hawaiian airlines with my 40,000+ US Airways Dividend miles. But I cannot figure out for the life of me how to transfer my miles over to my Hawaiian miles account.

I...
Sep 10, 13, 5:00 pm
Replies: 5,419
Views: 1,399,621
Posted By tortoisemiler

Was approved for the Citi AA Platinum Personal...

Was approved for the Citi AA Platinum Personal Visa (https://www.citicards.com/cards/acq/Apply.do?app=UNSOL&sc=4XKIWQX3&m=6QAEF11111W&langId=EN&siteId=CB&B=S&screenID=3001) today, here are some...
Aug 14, 13, 12:00 am
Replies: 2,263
Views: 340,790
Posted By tortoisemiler

Thanks everyone! Looks like booking using my US...

Thanks everyone! Looks like booking using my US miles is going to be it for Maui. I'll save my UR points for my NZ trip and churn those AA cards in the meantime.

Anyone think it's worth it to get...
Aug 8, 13, 11:04 pm
Replies: 2,263
Views: 340,790
Posted By tortoisemiler

Question Next churn advice? Planning RT flight February 2014, NYC -> Maui, HI (first post!)

Hi all! Long time on-looker, first-time posting!

I'm planning a trip to Hawaii for a friend's wedding in February 2014 (flying out of NYC).

I'm also trying to save and earn miles for a one-way...
Replies: 15
Views: 3,727
Posted By tortoisemiler

Here's the information they provided on that: ...

Here's the information they provided on that:

2500 Whiteboard Points = 1350 miles

5000 Whiteboard Points = 2700 miles

7500 Whiteboard Points = 4050 miles

10000 Whiteboard Points = 5400...
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