Case study: why you should call to confirm seats are available before transferring points

Air Canada 777 Business Class | Point Hacks

After reading the Point Hacks Air Canada redemption guide in early 2017, I started planning an epic, all-points round-the-world holiday with my partner over Christmas.

What I did not realise at the time was this was going to be the most complicated redemption that I had ever attempted, and that I was also about to learn a very important lesson—a lesson I wanted to share with our readers to ensure no one makes the same mistake.

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Malaysia Airlines Enrich offering up to 50% off award flights between Kuala Lumpur & London, and it’s still not a great deal

Malaysia Airlines A380 at KUL | Point Hacks

Malaysia Airlines Enrich program used to be one of the best value ways of using credit card rewards program points to book Economy, Business or First Class travel between Australia, Asia and Europe.

That all changed almost exactly a year ago – Malaysia Airlines then decided to almost double the cost of their redemptions between Australia and Europe, for example.

This promotion is, in comparison with their current award chart, a good deal – you can get up 30% off the cheapest Business Class awards, and 50% off First Class. By comparison to other frequent flyer programs though, the most use this promotion is for those who have some Enrich miles in their account which they need to use up. Continue reading…