If you love flying around the world, and more precisely – flying to beach destinations around the world, then you’re probably familiar with JetBlue. If the name doesn’t ring a bell, it’s high time you got to know this interesting brand and its loyalty program.
Before we drill down to its loyalty program, let’s take a short trip down history lane. JetBlue has frequent flies mostly to beach destinations. In its early days, the company focused on the US Eastern Coast and has since significantly expanded its route map, which today includes larger areas of the country (Boston, NY, etc.), the Caribbean, and countries in South America. The airline is well-known for its affordable rates which make it an interesting choice in many cases.
If you’re a frequent flyer with JetBlue or have the ability to be one, its TrueBlue loyalty program is absolutely worth knowing about. One of the best things about this program is that awarded points do not expire.
You can join the program for free and easily accumulate points by booking flights online where different fares award different numbers of points. Naturally, when ordering more extensive packages (e.g., including hotels, car rentals and the like) you will be awarded more points, making the whole thing more appealing.
Besides booking flights and associated services you can earn TrueBlue points in other ways. When using JetBlue’s credit card, whether on JetBlue purchases or in other businesses, such as restaurants, grocery stores, and the like, you can easily earn more points, which can later be redeemed. Another great way to earn TrueBlue points is through the program’s partners, such as Amazon, and other hotels which participate in the program. Another, less recommended way to get points, is simply by buying them through the airline’s website. This way is less recommended since they are pretty costly.
Once you’ve accumulated enough points, there are quite a few interesting ways to use them. The more obvious ones are to book flights via JetBlue while using points, or book vacation packages with them. However, you can also donate points to charities, which is quite great or use them to get subscriptions for magazines.
With points comes status. The moment you opt into the program, you become a basic member. Once you meet one of two criteria (fly 30 segments and get 12K points or get 15K points in one calendar year) you are qualified for the program’s elite status – Mosaic. Now, this status means a whole different game. It warrants free checked-in bags, bonus points, better points accumulation rates, 0 changes fees, 0 cancellation fees, early boarding and a number of other perks.
So, if you’re headed out to beach destinations, better make the most of it with JetBlue’s TrueBlue loyalty program. Enjoy!