Jet Airways and Delta are now making a new partnership at London Heathrow, along with Virgin Atlantic. This expands the Jet Airways partnership for the Americas across Delta / KLM / Air France / Virgin Atlantic. Great news for the flyers who shuttle half way across the globe then.
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2x JPMiles on Jet Airways Mumbai-Singapore flights
Jet Airways is moving to launch an A330 flight between Mumbai and Singapore again, after a while of operating it as a narrowbody flight. To mark the launch of the new A330 flights, they are offering double JPMiles to everyone who flies the flights between June and August 2016. Registration is required. Check in to find out the details
JetPrivilege adjusts its partner award chart (mostly) upwards
JetPrivilege has 30 partner airlines around the world where you can redeem your JPMiles, and now they are giving us advance notice of how we will need more miles as of April 1, 2016 for most of these redemptions.
Check-in to find out more details and act to use the old award chart.
25% Bonus miles for Jet Airways Amex Platinum in October 2015
25% Bonus JPMiles are being offered all through October 2015 to apply for the Jet Airways American Express Co-branded Platinum credit card. That means you get 12,500 JPMiles for signing on, apart from a free ticket code which is all inclusive in your INR 5,000 plus taxes price.
My 2015 Indian Credit Cards Mileage Earning Strategy
Credit Cards play a huge role in earning miles in the current scenario around India. Here are all the credit cards I am spending on currently, along with my rationale for each of the credit cards. Have a look.
American Express offering 1000 JPMiles for add-on cards
American Express has been offering the Jet Airways co-branded credit card since a few years now. This month, they are running a promotion where you get bonus JP Miles when you add supplementary card holders to your Jet co-brand card account. The details are here.
Convenience Fees going away on Jet Airways redemptions booked online
One of the smaller details of the changes announced at JetPrivilege yesterday, was the going away of the Convenience Fees on award tickets. Convenience Fees really is the fee charged for being able to book a ticket sitting in your bed in your pajamas really, and an easy way to pass on the cost of using a credit/debit card or another payment instrument to the passenger. Though I wonder why does Jet Airways charge it per passenger and per sector, because it is no fault of the passenger if the airline does not offer a direct flight to a remote airport, lets say DED in India. Anyhow, as per JetPrivilege, there is no convenience fee applicable for award bookings made…
JetPrivilege upgrades restructured for good!
Last year, Jet Airways’ loyalty program JetPrivilege restructured their earning and burning structure, and did away with fuel surcharges on award tickets. On the back of a higher mileage required for an award ticket in premium cabins (a BOM-BRU business class o.w. moved from 54,000 JP Miles to 85,000 JP Miles, but no fuel surcharge now), there was a sweet spot that existed, called mileage upgrades. You earn miles for your ticket, and you pay lower number of miles for your upgrade as compared to a business class redemptions, hence it was a great deal, since you really had a much less net outflow in terms of number of miles for a premium cabin travel. The standard benchmark for an…
A cheap way to extend validity of your JP Miles for 2 years and earn some in the process
One of the new enhancements that JetPrivilege rolled out for members a few weeks ago was the extension of their miles validity from 3 years to 5 years, as long as you had one co-branded debit or credit card, and one activity on the card in the past year. I think it is a great feature to offer, and I personally benefit from it if I drop off from my Platinum status sometime. Now, just very recently, HDFC and JetPrivilege’s co-branded debit card, dropped fees to INR 500 per annum (free for first year for Classic,Preferred and Imperia banking members). In this case, you’re getting 1000 JP Miles, to set up your debit card, 2000 JP Miles for your first…
JetPrivilege HDFC Bank Debit Card now available for INR 500 annual fees
HDFC Bank and Jet Airways have offered the only mileage earning co-branded debit card in the Indian market since 2013. Here are the salient features of the card: 1000 JP Miles as enrolment bonus, 2000 JP Miles on first use. INR 750 as discount voucher on round-trip booking. 2000 JP Miles on renewal every year. 2 JP Miles for every INR 150 spent and 4 JP Miles for every INR 150 spent on Jet Airways. MasterCard Lounge Access. 5% off on domestic & international air tickets booked on jetairways.com The fee for this card was INR 1000 per annum, and free for the first year to HDFC Bank’s Premium Banking members (Classic, Preferred and Imperia). However, HDFC Bank has now…
JetPrivilege extending validity of miles for co-branded card holders
I just received a wonderful surprise from JetPrivilege in my email, something that maybe a lot of you would be receiving shortly or have already received as well. JetPrivilege just sent out an email stating that the validity of all my JetPrivilege miles was being extended from 3 years to 5 years. I wasn’t ever worried about their expiry due to my JetPrivilege Platinum status, but seems like I have more time now even in case I don’t have Platinum status anymore. The email states that you need to hold at least one active co-branded credit card to get yourself the 2 year extension of your mileage balance expiry. This means not just holding the card but having made at…