Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money! Miles Points Interview: The Miles Genie Laura writes The Miles Genie to share with readers how to maximize the value they get out of airline miles, hotel points, and bank points and rewards. You Continue reading "I Can‘t Stop Thinking About Earning Miles Points and About How to Maximize Their Value"
I recently let y‘all know about a targeted offer to earn the Southwest Companion Pass (the BEST deal in travel!) with a single purchaseon the Chase Southwest card. And now, via @IadisGr8 on Twitter, the deal isopen to all California residents! Great Chase Southwest Card Offer for California Residents Link: Southwest Companion Pass for California Continue reading "Live in California? Here‘s an Incredibly Easy Way to Earn the BEST Dea
WithIHG‘snewPriceless Experiencespromotion, Mastercard cardholders can earn up to a100 Mastercard gift cardafter completing 2 stays at IHG hotels between November 1, 2017, and February 1, 2018. I‘ll share the details, and help you decide if it‘s worth shifting paid stays to IHG to participate in the deal! IHG Priceless Experiences Mastercard Promotion Link:IHG Priceless Experiences Continue reading "Earn up to a 100 Gift Card A
Through November 1, 2017, all 4 AMEX Delta cards are offering increased sign-up bonuses. And if you live in (or near!) one of Delta‘s hub cities, any of these cards would be of particularly good value for you! That‘s becausehub cities have the most flights. So it should be easy for you to make the Continue reading "9 Cities Where the 70,000-Point AMEX Delta Card Is an Especially Great Deal!"
Via One Mile at a Time, the promotion where you canearnup to 30% bonus American Airlines mileswhen you transferStarwood pointstoAmerican Airlineshas been extended through October 31, 2017. So you have a few more weeks to make the most of the deal! I‘ll remind you of the details of this offer. And help you decide whether Continue reading "Extended! Get a 30% Bonus For Transferring Hotel Points to American Airlines Miles!"
One of the best secrets forBig Travel with Small Money is Korean Air‘s SKYPASS frequent flyer program. You can redeem Korean Air miles(a transfer partner of Chase Ultimate Rewards and Starwood points)for award seats on Korean Air, or partners like Delta, Air France, or Alaska Airlines. You can getamazingdeals to places like Hawaii, Japan, and Continue reading "Ultimate Guide to Korean Air Miles: Part 2 - How to Book Award Flights on Korea
Don‘t wait! The increased75,000 American Airlines milesign-up bonuson theCiti / AAdvantage Executive World Elite Mastercardis ending tomorrow, October 19, 2017. If you collectAmerican Airlines milesor frequently useAdmirals Club lounges, this card is worth a look! Emily and I don‘t earn anything from this deal, but we‘ll always tell you about the best offers! Citi Executive Continue reading "This Airline Card‘s 75,000 Mil
For some folks, the best travel deals don‘t require learning complicated loyalty program charts or searching for available award flights. That‘s why the Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American ExpressandPlatinum Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card from American Expresslimited-time increased 70,000 Delta mile sign-up bonuses are a great deal. With these cards, you can book Continue reading "How to Get Easy 700 Off Delta Flig
Via Miles to Memories,Virgin America ishaving a sale to celebrate being voted the top airline by Conde Nast. And becauseit has merged with Alaska Airlines, you can find these low fares through theAlaska Airlines website! And travel for less to spots like Seattle, Hawaii, Alaska, Washington, DC, and more! I found flights from San Diego Continue reading "West Coast Airlines Sale - Fly to Many Destinations (Including Hawaii!) From 37 One-Way!"
If you spend a lot on groceries and dining and are looking for a no-annual-fee card with a straightforward cash back structure, the new Capital One Savor cardcould be worth considering. It comes with a 150 sign-up bonus after meeting minimum spending requirements. And unlimited 3% cash back on dining, 2% cash back on groceries, Continue reading "New Card Alert! Earn 3% Back on Dining, 2% on Groceries With No Annual Fee!"
You can now earn 50,000 Capital One Venture miles (worth500in travel) after completing the minimum spending requirements on Capital One Venture card. That‘s 10,000 MORE Venture miles than the most recent offer! This is great news for folks who‘ve been considering adding this card to their wallet. But I‘ll explain why it is NOT the Continue reading "A Bigger Sign-Up Bonus on the Capital One Venture Card - Worth 500 in Travel!"
Fare deal alert!JetBlue andSouthwesthave limited-time fare sales with flights starting at34 one-way. I found a non-stop Southwest flight from Seattle to Denver on November 7, 2107, for 54 or 2,664 Southwest points. And a JetBlue flight from Boston to New Orleans on December 4, 2017, for 99! You must book thetheJetBluesale fares by tomorrow, October Continue reading "Fare Sales! One-Way Flights on Southwest JetBlue From Just 34"
Team member Keith accomplished the near-impossible. He flew his friends and family home all together in Business Class after a 2-week trip to New Zealand and Australia paying very little out of pocket. Folks, THIS is the power of Big Travel with Small Money! Keith, please explain your strategy and how our Million Continue reading "SIX Business Class Flights From Australia Worth 45,000 for Only 540! Here‘s How I Did It!"
Check your American Express accounts! There arenewAMEX Offersthat can help you save cash on purchases you might make anyway. And you can save on hotels in Las Vegas, rental cars, and ski passes! AMEX Offersarean easy way to save money. To use these deals, justadd the offersto your AMEX card. Then you‘ll earn a statement Continue reading "New AMEX Offers: Save on Rental Cars, Ski Vacations, and Vegas Hotels!"
Do you rent cars fairly frequently? Here‘s a way to get complimentary upgrades, bonus points, and more by spending only a couple of minutes of your time. Via Miles to Memories, you can get a free upgrade to Hertz‘s top-tierHertz Gold Plus Rewards President‘s Circle status. Then match your status with other rental car companies! Continue reading "Free (and Easy!) Top-Tier Rental Car Status"
Via The Points Guy, you can fly round-trip in coach from a number of US cities, including Seattle, New York, Denver, and more, to Paris and Zurich from just ~375+! I founda flight leaving Chicago on February 16, 2018, and returning from Paris on February 23, 2018, for ~404.And a flightfrom Seattle to Zurich, departing Continue reading "Won‘t Last! Fly From Lots of US Cities to Europe From ~375 Round-Trip!"
Why pay for hotel stays when you can save lots of moneyjust by using points to book your room for free? The trick iscollecting flexible points with a lucrative credit card sign-up bonus. Then, you‘ll be able to quickly transfer points directly to a hotel partner to book your stay. This strategy can even get Continue reading "Save ~2,000+ on Hotels From Just One Credit Card Bonus (I‘ll Show You the Trick!)"
Million Mile Secrets reader, Keola, tweeted: Can I apply for the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card and earn the sign-up bonus if I already have the Chase Sapphire Reserve? Unfortunately, Chase recently launched new restrictions, which say currentChase Sapphire Preferredcardholders will no longer be approved for aChase Sapphire Reservecard, or vice versa. The same rule applies Continue reading "Think Outside the Box to Earn Sign-Up Bonuses With Diffe
Million Mile Secrets reader,Mike, commented: I‘m wondering if anyone has had better luck applying for a card on a certain day or time. Does it matter if you apply on the weekend? Mike wants to increase his chances of getting approved by applying at the right time. Let‘s see what his options are. When Should Continue reading "Does It Matter When You Apply for a Credit Card?"
Welcome to the nextinstallment of our Reader Success Serieswhere Million Mile Secrets Readersshare how they booked a tripwith miles points to getBig Travel with Small Money! Abhishek isour newestreader success storyto showfolks it‘s possible totravel without spending a lot of money. A big thank you to Abhishek for sharing his story! Please introduce yourself Continue reading "Success! This Family Hit the 49th and 50th States in 1 Trip AND
Million Mile Secrets reader, Laura, sent in a question on Facebook: I received the sign-upbonus from theCiti American AirlinesPlatinum Select World Elite MasterCard. The Citi rules sayyou can NOT get the sign-up bonus again on a Citi card if you opened or closed any card in the same brandover the past 24 months. Does upgrading Continue reading "How Does a Citi Card Product Change Impact Earning Future Sign-Up Bonuses?"