Im trying to use my Amex points for award travel to Rome. But the mileage/fees are more than paying $$$. Any tips to figure out how to best use the points for award travel is appreciated.

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Book on partners that don’t charge/charges very little surcharges.

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Look at InPointsWeTrust for partner airlines to move your points to book flights. You can find some screaming deals doing some award searches on other airlines. We booked Delta One flights to Europe using Virgin for 50k each. It was glorious.

So I found a flight on Delta that seems reasonable and it’s operated by KLM. When I check the same flight on KLM, it’s more expensive. Do I transfer the miles to Delta and book on Delta?

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