When should I use my frequent flier miles?

When’s the right time to use those coveted miles? Spoiler alert: there isn’t one right answer. The main consideration is the cents per point value of award tickets, but there are a variety of other factors to consider:

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Luxury Retreat at the Andaz Papagayo, Costa Rica

Arrival at the Andaz Papagayo is a wonderfully unique experience. First you’re dropped off at the open air lobby that overlooks the Culebra Bay and greeted with fresh fruit juice (in our case, pineapple juice flecked with mint). A receptionist checks you in on a tablet, then you’re whisked away to your room in a golf cart.

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