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5 must-haves when selecting a frequent flyer program

Posted On: Jun 13, 2018   |   Posted By: Global Traveler Usa

5 must-haves when selecting a frequent flyer program

With a proliferation of loyalty programs available, which one is right for you? Here are five must-have characteristics you should look for when selecting the perfect frequent flyer program.
Aligns with your travel goals
Are you a business traveler? Traveling frequently to the same destination? Looking for upgrades, or a program that allows for other redemptions? Do your research to find out which frequent flyer program and carrier best align with your long-term travel goals. It could be as simple as choosing the airline that best serves your desired getaway.
Global network
Where in the world do you want to travel? The airline's alliance - for example, Star Alliance - dictates its global network, which is a crucial element for selecting a frequent flyer program. Make sure your preferred airline and its frequent flyer program can easily get you wherever you want to go around the globe, while helping you earn on your way there.
Earning process
Miles can be accrued in a number of ways, such as through booking...

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