How You Can Help Support Miles To The Max – List of Referral Links

First off, we truly appreciate all our readers and followers. We spend hours each week to help you guys take your free-travel to the next level. We make zero dollars by running this blog, in fact, it actually costs money to host! If you want […]


California Residents Only: Earn Southwest Companion Pass for ONE Year With New Southwest Card Approval

I will start by apologizing for non-California residents. Chase and Southwest kept this quiet but the internet won’t allow. For folks in the other 49 states, let’s hope this is a pilot and you are all next. For California residents Chase and Southwest have put […]

Southwest Airlines is Heading to Hawaii – Here is What We Know

Love or hate them, Southwest is making big waves with their Hawaii announcement. As expected, there are plenty of online comments from the typical “air greyhound” folks reiterating how they will never fly Southwest for 6 hours straight. I am fine with that, the rest […]

Trip Review: 15 Hours in Japan Airlines Business Class For 25,000 Miles + $65

If you want to experience a lot of business class for little points, this post is for you. I too like to sit up front and experience what each airline has to offer for as long as possible. Using Points to Fly Of course I […]

REVIEW: Iberia Level Flight From Barcelona To Los Angeles – $107 One-Way

We just flew 6,000 miles for $107 a piece, did that get your attention? Level Airlines is one of the newest ultra-low-cost-carriers to join the ranks of Wow and Norwegian. Their first flights commenced in June, but it still seems like a few kinks need […]


New Hotel Option For Redeeming Points on Catalina Island, CA

I love Catalina Island, I’ve been twice in the last eight years and I wouldn’t hesitate to go back. A 45 minute high-speed ferry from Newport Beach will run you $75~ round-trip. That sounds like a lot but consider the savings of not renting a […]

A New Option For Hawaii One-Way Flights Starting at 11,500 Miles Via Alaska Airlines – Singapore Airlines

What is better than a new Alaska Airlines partnership? I say cheaper award flights to Hawaii! Singapore Airline’s KrisFlyer program finally launched their award chart (PDF) when flying solely on Alaska Airlines. There are some sweet-spots as well as some confusing language, let’s try to sort […]

How You Can Fly Eithad First Class Apartments Using American Airlines Miles

Flying eight hours in Etihad’s Apartments was a bucket list item checked for me. I won’t try to put words to the experience other than: DO IT. Where can I fly in The Apartments? The Apartments, not to be confused with The Residence (which has […]


I Just Booked a Round-Trip to Asia for Less Than 30,000 Points and Zero Fees

I must admit, for someone who has a large~ish bank of points, it is hard to pay cash for flights or hotels. Over the last year I’ve been getting better, but I still find it difficult to use cash rather than points, even when it […]

Southwest Just Killed The Flight Map Search On Their Site – Getaway Finder

This is not good, I am a Southwest loyalist and this makes me upset. Alyssa and I have held Companion Pass for the last three-or-so years and it has saved us thousands of dollar… er.. points. At some point last month, Southwest decided to retire […]