Sunday, January 22, 2017

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15 Miles per Dollar Today Only at United Portal

The United shopping portal is offering 15 miles per dollar today only (until 11:59 PM ET on 1/22/17) at a number of stores that normally offer only 2-5 miles per dollar. I value United miles...

Guide to Low Cost Carrier Travel in Europe

Taking no-frills, short distance flights on low cost carriers is a great way to fill in the hole on an open jaw award and to hop around Europe if you're traveling light. You often cannot redeem...

Economics of Churning: Who Pays for Those Credit Card Bonuses?

An interesting post on Reddit caught my eye called "The Economics of Churning: who pays for the rewards?" ("Churning" is the milesphere's term for opening cards, getting their bonuses, closing the cards, and repeating.) While I don't...

How to Quickly Earn and Spend 144,000 Ultimate Rewards

The glory days aren't over. You can get two cards right now with no annual fee for the first year and rack up 144,000 Ultimate Rewards after meeting their minimum spending requirements. Then you can...

Maximizing Avianca LifeMiles

Avianca LifeMiles are easier to earn than ever thanks to the Avianca Vuela Visa that was introduced at the end of 2016.  In light of that fact, today I'm going to go over strategies...

25% Transfer Bonus from ThankYou Points to Virgin Atlantic Means 8k...

Transfers of Citi ThankYou Points to Virgin Atlantic miles will have a 25% bonus through 11:59 PM ET March 2, 2017. This is a fantastic deal...

Earn 20k Hilton Points Via Referral Bonus

The public sign up offer for the Hilton HHonors Surpass Card from American Express is 75,000 Hilton points for spending $3,000 on the card in...

Check Your Amex Business Platinum Account for Targeted 5x on Airfare

If you have an American Express Business Platinum card, log into americanexpress.com/5xair to see if you're a lucky targeted customer that gets to earn 5x Membership...

Redeem American Airlines Miles: Part 3 — Where to Search Award...

I am updating and re-posting this series on redeeming American Airlines miles in light of the fact that right now it’s super easy to earn...

You Can Redeem Alaska Miles on Virgin America & 1st Class...

Update 1/18/17: A reader reports that he tried to book San Francisco to Boston Virgin America First Class award space with Alaska miles--he tried...

Maximizing Ultimate Rewards: Korean SkyPass #1

This post is part four of a series about how to maximize value when transferring your Chase Ultimate Rewards to loyalty program partners.  Maximizing Your Ultimate Rewards...

My Next Two Credit Cards

Update 1/15/2017: I was approved for both the Barclaycard AAdvantage Aviator Red World Elite MasterCard as well as the Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express!...

Top 10 Travel Credit Cards January 2017

There are a lot of reasons to collect miles and points. For free luxury hotel stays and First Class flights To travel to more...

Don’t Make This Mistake with Your Priority Pass Membership

The Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige, and all American Express Platinum cards offer free Priority Pass Select membership, emphasis on "Select." Last month I got this...