I hear endless complaints from frequent fliers about the issue using miles, but I actually have found that is not the case – when you use a mileage and ticketing expert. I did a narrative on skiing in Japan, and SmartFlyer was able to get me to Tokyo in Business Class and again in First for $1,500 and 100,000 United miles. The New York agent who informed me about Norwegian Airlines belongs to a aggressive consortium of more than 8,000 agents called Travel Leaders Group, which equally negotiates collective advantages. Signature Travel Network is another high-end collective of companies, and Travel Savers is the other main one. All of those associations have some glorious travel advisors inside them.
- They also have direct entry to airline GDS and don’t have to attend on long phones holds to get ticketing adjustments made.
- The bulk of your wage will come from fee, so