Welcome to the next installment of ourinterview serieswhere folks share their thoughts aboutBig Travel with Small Money! Miles Points Interview: The Art of Non-Conformity Chris writes The Art of Non-Conformity to share the story of how to change the world by achieving personal goals while helping others at the same time. You can follow Continue reading "You Don‘t Have to Live Your Life the Way Others Expect"
Today only, you can earn 6 American Airlines miles for every 1 you spend at Apple! Earning this many bonus miles with Apple is unusual. So if you have plans to make Apple purchases, today is a good day for it! Boost Your Miles and Points Today With Apple! Link: 6 American Airlines Miles per Continue reading "Rare Bonus! Earn Lots of American Airlines Miles for Apple Purchases (Today Only)"
Lyn writes about how to fly free on Southweston her GotoTravelGal.com blog. And wrote a free guide on how to earn the coveted Southwest Companion Pass that lets 1 person fly nearly free with you for up to 2 years. I‘ve asked her to share some funwinter travel destinations for families and how you can Continue reading "4 Fantastic Winter Travel Destinations for Families to Visit on Southwest"
Via Miles to Memories, the Chase Freedom rotating 5X bonus categories are out for the beginning of next year! And these categories are delightfully unique. You can earn 5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points (5% cash back) with yourChase Freedom on up to 1,500 in combined spending at gas stations, internet, phone, and cable bills, andAndroid Continue reading "Exciting! New Chase Freedom 5X Bonus Categories Released for Early 2018"
Every day, more folks are falling in love withAirbnb. Because it‘s often cheaper than a hotel andeasier to stay off the beaten path. But most miles and points enthusiasts still love free flights too. So which cards are great for saving money on both airfare and Airbnb stays? Million Mile Secret Agent Gina commented on Continue reading "Get Free Airbnb Nights Flights With These Cards!"
There are currently lots of ways to save money when you make purchases with Masterpass! Masterpass is an alternate payment method that you can use at millions of stores. And using it will save you money on merchants like Dunkin‘ Donuts, New Balance, 1800flowers, and more. You don‘t even have to use a MasterCard! Masterpass Continue reading "Bunches of Discounts With Masterpass! Save on Doughnuts, Flowers, Concerts, and More"
Are fantastic cities likeSydney, Dubai, or London on your travel bucket list? If so, applying for certain Chase credit cards can save you lots of moneyon hotel stays during your travels. For example, after earning the sign-up bonus on theInk Business Preferred Credit Card, you‘ll have 80,000flexible Chase Ultimate Rewards points. You can transfer these Continue reading "Visit Fabulous Cities Around-the-World and Stay Free With This 80,000-
The Alaska Airlines - Virgin America merger continues to progress. Virgin America has just emailed folks telling them to convert their Virgin America points to Alaska Airlines miles before January 31, 2018, or they will do it automatically. And if you let them do it for you, you won‘t have access to your miles for Continue reading "Convert Your Virgin America Points to Alaska Airlines Miles, or There Will Be (Minor) Consequences"
Welcome to the next installment of ourSmall Business Card Reader Success Series,where Million Mile Secrets readers share how they opened a small business credit card to getBig TravelwithSmall Money! Small Business Card Interview: The Free Travel Guy Daniel shares his success as a small business owner to help others learn how to earn and use Continue reading "Reader Daniel Earns Miles Points With His Consulting Business to Help Him His Wife Tra
Fare deal alert! Via Miles to Memories,you can save 90% on Frontier flights when you make your reservation by 11:59 pm Eastern Timetoday,December 13, 2017. I found a flight from Orlando to San Francisco on January 9, 2018, for 44 one-way. This sale is valid for travel between January 9 and February 6, 2018. There Continue reading "Today Only: 90% Off Select Frontier Routes"
We have an update in the Fairmont Accor hotel merger! Fairmont‘s loyalty program will officially be discontinued on July 2, 2018, and combined with the Accor loyalty program. The Accor loyalty program isn‘t quite as good as Fairmont. That said, Fairmont didn‘t have very many hotels worldwide, and Accor is much larger. So this could Continue reading "End of the Road for Fairmont‘s Loyalty Program, and What It Means for You
Folks with small businesses can earn cash back on spending with business credit cards with no annual fee like theSimplyCash Plus Business Credit Card from American Expressor the Chase Ink Cash. Each card has different perks, bonus categories, and sign-up bonuses. So which is a better pick for your small business? I‘ll help you decide! Continue reading "Best No-Annual-Fee Business Card: AMEX or Chase?"
There‘s exciting news coming from both United Airlines and Cathay Pacific! Soon, you‘ll have more options for redeeming miles points when traveling to Hong Kong and Tahiti. Cathay Pacific will begin non-stop flights between Hong Kong and Washington, DC (a ~17 hour flight!), and United Airlines will start non-stop flights from San Francisco to Continue reading "2 New Exciting Routes Added to Some of Our Favorite Miles Points Airline
Recently, I askedthe Million Mile Secrets team to share their tips and tricks of the trade. So today I‘ve asked team member Jason to tell us what he wished he knew when he started collecting miles and points. Jason: When I started earning miles,I had no idea what I was doing. But I also had Continue reading "5 Things I Wish I‘d Known When I Started With Miles‘"
Las Vegas is a favorite vacation spot for folks looking for a couples getaway, gambling weekend, or to see one of many terrific shows. Or for foodies like me who like to try new restaurants. Flights and hotels can be expensive, especially at peak times. And if you gamble, you‘ll have to factor that into Continue reading "How to Get Big Travel With Small Money in Las Vegas Using Miles Points"
Via View From the Wing, Hilton has changed their loyalty program Terms Conditions for the better! You can now reinstate up to 1,000,000 expired Hilton points. But you‘ll need to make the request within 18 months after your points have expired. I‘ll give you the details! Hilton Will Reinstate Your Expired Points Link: Hilton Continue reading "Hilton Quietly Makes a Million-Point Change to Its Loyalty Program"
Via View From the Wing, Delta is having a Business Class flash salefrom the continental US to lots of European cities, like Brussels, Paris, and Rome. You can book a round-trip Delta One(Business Class) seat for just 98,000 Delta miles! But you‘ll have to book byDecember 14, 2017, (tomorrow!), at 11:59 pm Pacific Time. For Continue reading "Book by Tomorrow! Round-Trip Business Class to Europe at a 42,000 Mile Discount"
Want extra time to let your retirement savings grow? How about an extra year? Take advantage of compound interest by maxing out your IRA as early in the year as possible! Because the new year is a few weeks away, I asked team member Harlan to share his views on earning more retirement savings! Harlan: Continue reading "Here‘s a Powerful Way to Jump Start Your Retirement Savings!"
Via Miles to Memories,Southwest is having a sale! You can fly between tons of US cities starting at just 40, or 1,727 Southwest points, one-way. But you‘ll have to buy your flights by December 14, 2017. For example, I found flights from Chicago to New York City for 40 one-way. This sale is valid for Continue reading "Southwest 2-Day Sale: Domestic Flights Starting at 40 One-Way"
For folks who love to travel, taking business trips can be a great way to explore new places. But many companies will only pay for travel in coach. Fortunately, you can often use miles and points to upgrade a paid coach ticketto a more comfortable and civilized Business Class seat! In this example, I‘ll show Continue reading "How to Take a Business Trip in Style: Using Miles to Upgrade a Paid Coach Ticket"
Do you dream of taking unforgettable family vacationswith little out-of-pocket expense? A simple miles points strategy can make this possible! Team member Keith recently shared how he collected more than 1 million miles points to get 66,000 worth of travel to New Zealand and Australia. But he didn‘t do it on his own! Continue reading "‘Here‘s How I Go on 50,000 Vacations With Miles While Others Can‘t Collect Enough Poin
Via Miles to Memories, JetBlue is giving folks 15% off their flights when they enter the promo code RECESS at checkout. But you must purchase tickets by tomorrow, December 13, 2017. For example, I found a flight from Boston to Atlanta for43one-way onJanuary 17, 2018.Sale fares arevalid for travel betweenJanuary 10, 2018, andMarch 14, 2018. Continue reading "2 Day Sale: Extra Cheap Flights in the US, Caribbean, and Mexico"
Many folks in our hobby collect United Airlines miles because they‘re relatively easy to earn. And finding available award seats isn‘t as tricky as with other airline miles. But to get the best bang for yourmiles, it‘s important to learn a few advanced award booking tricks and pitfalls to watch for. With the highest sign-up Continue reading "These Simple Tricks Will Make You an Expert United Airlines Award Booker!"
Premium rewards credit cards with large annual fees typically come with lots of great perks that make them worth keeping in your wallet. The Business Platinum Card from American Express OPENis a great example! There‘s much more to the AMEX Business Platinum card than just a lucrative sign-up bonus (75,000 AMEX Membership Rewards points after Continue reading "15+ Useful Perks a Valuable Sign-Up Bonus Make the AMEX Business Platinum Worth