The Bilt Rewards program is offering a rare 100% bonus when transferring Bilt points to Air France and KLM's Flying Blue loyalty program on May 1. This means that your Bilt points will go twice as far, and you can use them to book discounted award flights to Europe.
Flying Blue is offering discounted award rates on several routes in the United States to Europe, with economy flights starting at just 11,250 Flying Blue Miles. With the 100% transfer bonus, you can book flights across the Atlantic with as few as 6,000 Bilt points. If you have a large stash of Bilt points, you can even splurge on business class flights, with flights from Newark to Paris starting at just 41,250 Flying Blue Miles.
To take advantage of this deal, you need to be a Bilt Rewards member and transfer your Bilt points to Flying Blue on May 1. It's important to note that the discounted rates are only available for flights booked between May 1 and May 31, for travel between May 1 and October 31.
If you don't have enoguh Bilt points, you can still take advantage of the discounted Flying Blue awards by earning points with Amex Membership Rewards, Capital One Venture Rewards, Chase Ultimate Rewards, or Citi ThankYou points, and instantly transferring them to Flying Blue miles at an even 1:1 ratio. Combining these points togehter can score you cheap tickets to Europe.
Flying Blue currently has a May promotion. The routes below must be booked between May 1-May 31 and travel between May 1 - October 31. Some of the example flights can be found below:
Economy fares star from: East Coast to Europe starting at 11,250 Flying Blue Miles (FBM)
Boston 11,250 FBM
Chicago 12,750 FBM
Miami 12,750 FBM
Washington-Dulles 12,750 FBM
Central to Europe starting at 15,000 Flying Blue Miles
Dallas 15,000 FBM
Houston 15,000 FBM
AUS 18,375 FMB
West Coast to Euorpe starting at 20,250 Flying Blue Miles
Los Angeles 20,250 FBM
Business class fares start from: East Coast to Europe starting at 41,250 miles
Newark 41,250 FBM
Washington-Dulles 52,500 FBM
Central to Europe starting at 52,500 miles
Houston 48,750 FBM
Dallas 52,500 FBM