FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
Trazees

WalletHub’s Best Frequent-Flyer Programs for 2020

by Holly Riddle

Jun 26, 2020

© Aniko Dombi | Dreamstime.com

Trends / Top Trends

Looking to join a frequent-flyer program and maybe earn some miles toward a free trip? WalletHub broke down the best frequent-flyer programs for 2020. WalletHub examined the frequent-flyer programs for the 10 largest domestic airlines, comparing them across 23 key metrics.

 

The results?

 

WalletHub found Delta Air Lines SkyMiles to be the best frequent-flyer program in the country, followed by United Airlines MileagePlus, Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan, Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards and JetBlue Airways TrueBlue.

 

WalletHub found Delta Air Lines SkyMiles proves to be the most rewarding for light, average and frequent travelers across the board. WalletHub defined light travelers as those with an annual airfare budget of $574; average travelers as those with an annual airfare budget of $3,587; and frequent travelers as those with an annual airfare budget of $6,612.

 

However, WalletHub also found Alaska Airlines offers the most rewards value overall, at $20.23 per $100 spent. Hawaiian Airlines came in second in terms of rewards value, at $16.20 per $100 spent.

 

The good news regardless of the type of traveler you are? The frequent-flyer programs for four major airlines (Delta, United, Southwest and JetBlue) now do not allow your miles to expire just because of account inactivity. Additionally, four of 10 major U.S. airlines will retroactively credit loyalty program members with miles for a flight, up to 12 months after the flight is taken, and seven of the 10 largest U.S. airlines allow rewards program members to earn and redeem miles with partner carriers (the outlying airlines that do not allow this are Southwest, Spirit and Sun Country).

#TrazeeTravel

Insta Feed
Under $100 / North America
Jul 10, 2020

Under $100: Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles is a sunny city with beautiful beaches. One could argue L.A. is the “New York of the West,” as the city is culturally diverse and has a strong financial and cultural influence on the country as a whole. It is also a much-sought-after destination among travelers for its beaches and the fame associated with the city.

City Exploration in the Modern Age

You’ve booked your flights, you’ve found your hotel, you’ve spent the last six months dreaming about your trip. One problem? You don’t know what to do once you get there. If only there was an app that acted as your own personal tour guide, that led you to the city’s top sights and hidden gems, helping you make remarkable discoveries …

Products / Food/Drink
Jul 10, 2020

Oomph 2.0 Coffeemaker

Getting a good brew when you’re on the road can make a big difference, and the Oomph 2.0 coffeemaker means you can make coffee wherever you are.

Top 5 / North America
Jul 9, 2020

Top 5: Foods to Enjoy in Mexico City

Traveling to Mexico City? The food culture is certainly impressive and while you'll have lots to try, make sure you check these five foods off your list.

Five Things You Need to Know About Punta Cana’s New Finest Resort

Finding a beachfront Punta Cana all-inclusive resort for all ages can be daunting when you want to take home great memories with loved ones but also experience a sophisticated escape. Now, you can have both thanks to a new resort: Finest Punta Cana.

Tips / Destination
Jul 9, 2020

Top Beaches in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is famous for its amazing stretches of sand, and we've rounded up the best ones to visit.