About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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Sep252017

British Airways $364 LAX-Stockholm

Stockholm is frequently the lowest priced airport in Europe for tickets from California with both low cost carriers Norwegian and WOW and major alliance airlines. British Airways and American Airlines have ticket prices around $430 round trip. AARP members can buy this ticket for $364 round trip using this British Airways AARP ticket website. AARP…

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Sep242017

San Francisco Hotel Rewards Map

San Francisco is an expensive hotel city. Too expensive for many travelers to stay very long. Hotel loyalty points can soften the blow, but even with points you need a large balance to pay the high prices for free reward nights. San Francisco is a city where low season dates November to March with low…

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Sep232017

United $393 LAX to Kuala Lumpur

Very low Star Alliance fare at $394 round trip with ANA and United for flights from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia via Tokyo, Japan. Flight Departure Dates: Jan-Feb 2018 United Airlines LAX-KUL $393.36 round trip Los Angeles LAX – San Francisco SFO – Tokyo NRT – Kuala Lumpur KUL – Tokyo NRT – SFO…

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Sep212017

LAX to Tokyo $420-$490 Xiamen or Air China

SkyTeam Alliance airline Xiamen and Star Alliance member Air China have Los Angles to Tokyo on sale for $420 to $450 round trip. Xiamen Airlines has the lower fare at $420 for LAX-Xiamen XMN – Tokyo Narita NRT on travel departures from October through next March. Air China has a competitive fare to Tokyo Haneda…

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