What's New?

I will attempt to list all new additions and changes on this web site here for at least the last three months or so. (But no guarantee that I won't forget to list a few.) So go ahead and use your miles to take that three month trip around the world. You can catch up when you return. (Well, at least some of the offers will still be around.)

To easily find an offer on the indicated page, go to that page, click anywhere on it once (important), then do a word search on an obvious key word for the item.

These listings are by no means intended to completely describe the offer. Always read my writeup on each offer on the page listed, plus all of the terms and conditions of the offer, before you accept it.

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1/19/2019 Credit Cards A usually reliable blogger says that the 200,000 miles offer for the Capital One Spark Miles for Business credit card will end January 28. But this possibly means only that he will no longer earn a commission on it. We shall see. Miles transfer to a list of partner airlines that could get you on flights on most of the major airlines of the world through their partner programs.

Log into your American Express Membership Rewards points account to find a 25% bonus for transferring your points to AeroMexico. Aeromexico is a member of Skyteam.

1/18/2019 Other Programs I Like The new member bonuses for the Rewards Network (iDine) programs were extended for Delta, Alaska, and Southwest Airlines, and IHG, and the dining program of Spirit Airlines. Everyone who dines out should register one or more credit cards with a Rewards Network program. You might get surprised with some miles you didn't expect. Restaurants advertise their membership with these programs only on the Rewards Network websites. Those websites have indeed introduced me to some very good restaurants.
1/17/2019 Registration and Other Bonuses Good Delta Airlines miles award sale -domestic and Latin America. Book by January 23, 2019.
1/14/2019 Credit Cards Previously I mentioned the new Southwest Airlines credit card that offers a free Companion Pass. That pass would last to the end of this year. But getting both the 50K personal card and the 60K business card would get you that pass valid through 2020. I explain all of this here.

United Airlines business credit card offer: 75,000 miles after you spend $5,000 in the first 3 months your account is open. (Via Doctor of Credit)

1/13/2019 Credit Cards The Fidelity 2% cash back Visa card now offers $100 cash back, again. Compare to other 2% cash back cards. My favorite and the one I use regularly is the State Department Credit Union one. Remember that you can make a small profit and get a 1 -2 month free float by using one of these cards to pay your federal taxes.

Chase United Visa: Get 1,000 United Bonus Miles by Linking Card in MPX App. It's a shopping app. Ends March 31, 2019.

1/12/2019 ?? Delta Taps Inflight Entertainment Screens to Raise Awareness for Human Trafficking. Please watch, learn, and help.
1/12/2019 Other Programs I like I added Points to be Made, a "European blog on maximising loyalty programmes", to my list of useful blogs. (Gee, guess where its author is located. Two nations divided by a common language.)
1/12/2019 Credit Cards Hawaiian Airlines improved its credit card offers - now 60,000 miles for spending $2,000. $99 annual fee. Both Barclays. Barclays and Bank of Hawaii have the same offer for their cards, but the Bank of Hawaii offer says you are applying via Bardlays. It would be interesting to see if you can get both cards for a total of 120,000 miles. (Probably not, but perhaps worth a shot.) The inflight offer that has no minimum spend requirement may still be available.Take a look at Hawaiian's award chart. Round trip between North America and Hawaii is as low as 40,000 miles. (But 60K is the award more likely to be available). So get the card and spend $2,000 on it, and you are on your way to Hawaii.
1/10/2019 Registration and Other Bonuses Good Delta Airlines miles award sales;
1/10/2019 Click for Miles, Money, and Good Causes In my Good Causes section I list a large number of websites where you can support good causes simply by clicking. You click, someone else donates. It takes me about 4 minutes daily to support the 25 programs I like. Easy and feels good.
1/10/2019 Credit Cards Southwest Airlines now offers a Companion Pass and 30,000 points for spending $4,000 in the first 3 months for its personal credit cards. The older official offers were replaced. The 50K employee referral offer may or may not still be valid. The 60K business card offer is still available.

You Might Regret Transferring Chase Ultimate Rewards Points to Airlines If You Miss This Important Step. Ultimate Rewards are quite valuable. You can read about them and how to get them here.

1/9/2019 Registration and Other Bonuses Super Delta Ailines miles award sale to London - as low as 32,000 miles round trip. Book by tomorrow, January 10. Fly February 1 – April 30, 2019.

Choice Privileges® Says Thanks with Lifetime Gold Status and 2,500 Points for Our Military. Simply fill out the form.

1/8/2019 Credit Cards One usually reliable blogger says that the 200,000 miles Capital One Spark Miles for Business credit card offer will end January 28 of this year. This may mean only that that blogger will no longer receive commissions for it. We shall see. The card offers 2X miles for all purchases. Remember that the Capital One miles transfer to many airline frequent flyer programs from any of its miles earning credit cards.
1/8/2019 Registration and Other Bonuses Good Delta Airlines mile award sale for domestic tickets. Book by January 14, 2019. Fly January 29 to April 3, 2019.

Fly round trip from Washington, DC to Sydney, Australia from 44,000 Delta Airlines SkyMiles (plus about $113 in taxes) in economy class

Changes to the IHG Award Chart Coming in Only 7 Days – Book Now Before Prices Increase. Remember that most reservations are fully cancelable, so even if you are not sure... And if the price goes down, you probably would be able to cancel and re-book.

Comprehensive Military Airline Benefits and Discount Guide

1/6/2019 Buying Stuff 2,000 bonus American AAdvantage miles and 1 mile per dollar with dog sitting service Rover
1/6/2019 ?? Flights to Barcelona as low as $130 with a stopover and a full carryon
1/4/2019 Credit Cards Bank of America was the last to become wise to us. It now has nestled in the terms and conditions of all of the Alaska Airlines credit card offers I list "This card will not be available to you if you currently have or have had the card in the preceding 24 month period. This does not apply to the business credit card product." It was good while it lasted. The super offer found by doing a dummy booking is still available. 30K miles plus a profit of $25.

One Mile at a Time describes the restrictions of all of the banks for churning credit cards. We caused these, I think. Sigh.

1/4/2019 Registration and Other Bonuses Register for Intercontinental Hotels Group Free Nights Faster to earn at least 40,000 bonus points for doing various tasks, which are different for everyone, but always include paid stays January 15 to April 15, 2019. IGH Rewards Club is my favorite hotel points program.

Delta flash sale: 60K RT to Tokyo econ, 90K prem, 140K One (tons of cities)

1/2/2019 Registration and Other Bonuses Register now and take three round trips on Amtrak Acela or Northeast Regional between January 2 and February 28, 2019, to earn one free roundtrip to take this summer.
1/2/2019 Buying Stuff Bonus shopping portal offers through January 10, 2019: 500 miles for spending $150. 1,000 miles for spending $300. Through January 10, 2019.
United Airlines
Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
Delta and Southwest Airlines sometimes compete. So if you prefer miles from these, I suggest you wait a few days.

Buy or lease a new MINI at participating dealers in Alaska, Washington, Oregon or California and earn 25,000 Alaska Airlines miles. Offer says by December 31, 2018, but it was still online January 2, 2019. Ask. Restrictions apply. Details.

12/31/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Hilton will match your status with any other hotel chain. In the past, this has worked for me for my Platinum Status with Intercontinental Group (IHG), which you probably have, because you have been taking my advice on getting its credit card. Hilton status is quite valuable, often receiving room upgrades, free breakfasts, and access to the top floor business center for free internet access and free food. Time this right, as the status lasts only 90 days.
12/29/2018 ?? Enjoy
12/27/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Good Delta miles award sale for domestic tickets. Book by January 7, 2019. Fly January 21 - March 7, 2019.

Register now and take three round trips on Acela or Northeast Regional between January 2 and February 28, 2019 to earn one free roundtrip to take this summer.

12/22/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Fly Alaska Airlines. Ski Free. Winter 2018-2019.

United Airlines flash sale to ski destinations and Hawaii. Book your trip in United Economy® by December 22, 2018, for travel between January 9, 2019, and March 6, 2019.

12/20/2018 What's New? Change Detection morphed to Visual Ping. Apparently Visual Ping is unable to track this page, probably because it is nested in a frame. Visual Ping won't talk to me. So I have added above instructions to subscribe for free to Wachete, which will send out an email to you whenever I post anything here. The only thing I don't like about it is that they have no system to tell me how many notices they sent out. If you know of something better that is free to me, please let me know about it. Click on Contact Gary in the left menu. Thanks.
12/20/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Good Delta Airlines miles award sale to Europe. Book by December 26, 2018. Fly January 14 - March 6, 2019.
12/18/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses If you actually pay money for stays at Hilton properties, register to receive 2,000 Hilton HHonors Bonus Points per stay, plus 10,000 Bonus Points every 5 stays or 10 nights (whichever comes first) from January 4 - May 5, 2019.
12/17/2018 ?? This is how baggage should be handled.
12/17/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Have Elite Status With an Airline or Hotel? You Can Have SkyTeam Status, Too. Note that you do not have to actually fly on Aerolineas Argentinas to get Sky Team status. That status should work on any SkyTeam member, including Delta Airlines.

Singapore Airlines Discounting Award Tickets on U.S. Non-Stop Flights. (Great Availability, Too.). Book by December 31, 2018, and fly in February of that year. Also discounts for other flights. It miles program is a transfer partner of American Express, Chase, Citibank, and Capital One.

A Trick When You Are Short A Few American Airlines Miles.

12/17/2018 Credit Cards I updated the Hawaiian Airlines credit card section. The personal card is $10 more expensive. They explicitly say that it is a Chip and signature card with PIN capability. Nice.

All Nippon Airways (ANA) will waive the annual fee for the first year for its U.S. credit card if you apply now through December 31st of this year. Still, only a 5,000 points bonus, but then only one purchase gets you this. Details. Use Campaign Code WNT2018.

12/15/2018 Credit Cards If you read my write-up on the opportunity cost of one of the Southwest Airlines credit card offers, you probably understand the concept. I expanded it to a full explanation on my Credit Card Intro page. It includes examples of the opportunity cost for both bonuses and purchases. I think it essential that everyone seeking miles or points from credit cards understand the concept of opportunity cost. I highly recommend that you read my explanation of it. I intend to link to it within my explanations of any mega credit card bonus offer with a high spend requirement.

The three LANTAM Airlines credit cards now waive the annual fee the first year.

12/13/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Good Delta Airlines miles rewards sale - domestic, Latin America, the Caribbean. Book by December 19, 2018.
12/12/2018 ?? New Mexico Resident's ID Temporarily Rejected as 'Foreign' By D.C. Clerk. This is the sort of thing that encourages me to continue with this website.
"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness." -- Mark Twain
12/12/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Good Delta Airlines miles rewards and cash sale - domestic, Europe, South Africa, Israel, and Bermuda and the Caribbean. Book by tomorrow, December 13, 2018. Fly January 15, 2019, - March 7, 2019.

Iberia is offering 50% off on economy class award tickets from Boston, New York, or Chicago to Madrid, with prices from 17,000 Avios round trip (plus taxes). Book by December 31, 2018. Fly January 14 - March 31, 2019. Remember that you probably can transfer British Air Avios to Iberia, if you have Avios in both accounts. Maybe true for Aer Lingus, too.

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer 500 miles bonus for signing up for its program by December 31, 2019, with code KLFY. (Look in the lower left corner.)

12/12/2018 Other Programs I Like The excellent Delta Airlines Rewards Network (iDine) bonus was extended. Compare to all the other restaurant miles earning program. Everyone who dines out should register one or more credit cards with a Rewards Network program. You might get surprised with some miles you didn't expect. Restaurants advertise their membership with these programs only on the Rewards Network websites. Those websites have indeed introduced me to some very good restaurants.
12/11/2018 ?? Enjoy. https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/travelbuzz/1944301-funniest-inflight-announcements.html
12/10/2018 Buying Stuff Shopping portal bonus offers: 500 miles for spending $200.
12/9/2018 Buying Stuff Viator sometimes offers miles or points for booking tours with them. But when no point are offered, I prefer GetYourGuide, because it usual offers cancellation options, while Viator does not.
12/9/2018 Credit cards I now have a one click referral link to a 50,000 miles Delta Airlines Gold American Express card. It has the restriction that you cannot get the card if you have had it before. Click here to read about offers that do not have that restriction, even including one that offers 70K miles.

Chase Cards: Get an Extra 1x Points Everywhere when using Apple Pay or Google Pay in December.

I list the Raddison Rewards 100,000 points offer for its Visa credit card.

Be Careful Canceling Bank of America Cards (e.g. The Alaska Airlines card)

12/9/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Presumably collectors of Accor points have already registered for 3X points for for stays in North America January 1, 2019, and March 31, 2010. For stays elsewhere December 3, 2018, - March 24, 2019, register and book via the AccorHotels app by December 31, 2018, to earn double Le Club Accor Hotels points.
12/6/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Delta Airlines miles award sale Atlanta to Latin America. As low as 35,000 miles. Book by December 12, 2018. Fly March 1 - April 19, 2019.
12/5/2018 Credit cards Delta Credit Card targeted offers:
  • 75K offers with no restrictions from having the card before.
  • 50K offers. I mentioned this one before.
  • It is possible that you qualify for the offers even if you hadn't been notified of it.
  • After you receive the card, be sure to call the number on the back of it to verify that you have it.
12/5/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Delta Airlines miles award sale to Asia. As low as 35,000 miles. Book by tomorrow, December 6. Fly March 1 - May 31, 2019.
12/3/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses American Airlines has posted its reduced mileage awards available for December 1, 2018 – March 31, 2019. Book December 1, 2018 – January 31, 2019. You need an American Airlines credit card to be eligible for these.
12/2/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Register by February 28, 2019, to earn triple Le Club Accor Hotels points for stays in North America January 1, 2019, and March 31, 2010.
11/30/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Last Day to Transfer Marriott Points to United Miles with a 30% Bonus

Register to earn double points for stays a Choice Hotels properties between December 4, 2018 and February 15, 2019. I always register for these types of promos, even if I don't plan to stay at one of the hotel's properties. I might get bumped or otherwise be forced to change my travel plans in route. Sometimes I have been able to receive points for a stay even if the airline is paying for it.

Click here to see if you are eligible to earn United Airlines miles from its Mile Play offer for doing various activities. I was offered miles for flying, dining, and checking luggage.

Register to earn triple Frontier Airlines miles for flying on Tuesdays January 8 - March 26, 2019.

11/29/2018 Credit cards Targeted offer. Maybe you get it, maybe you don't. American Express Transfer Bonus: 30% To Virgin Atlantic
11/29/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Earn 5,000 IHG Rewards Points in Seconds — But Hurry. You must have a valid Twitter or Instagram account and be logged in to your account to participate in this offer.

Delta Airlines miles award sale, domestic and Latin America. Book by December 5, 2018.

The Intercontinental Hotels Group double points + more for stays offer was extended to December 31, 2018.

11/27/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Hilton offers 2,000 Hilton HHonors points for joining its program and staying one night from October 16, 2018 through December 15, 2018. Read the Terms and Conditions.

Play this easy spin the wheel game once by February 15, 2019, to win 200 - 3,000 Choice Privileges points. If you are not yet a member of the program, join here and earn an immediate 1,000 points. Scroll to near the bottom of the page. (The normal bonus for joining via referralis 500 points. You are welcome.)

11/26/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Today only - 50% discount on United Airlines cattle class saver miles awards to Europe. Travel between January 13, 2019, and March 28, 2019.

The latest Intercontinental Hotels Group PointBreak page is up. Book for as little as 5,000 points/night for stays through February 28th, 2019. I see lots of Holiday Inn Express locations, plus other brands. Grab these now, as they disappear. Remember that you can usually cancel later and get your points back. Check the T&Cs.

Delta Airlines miles award sale - Australia from 70,000 miles. Book by November 28, 2018. Fly in cattle class April 1 through June 28, 2019.

11/24/2018 Credit cards On 11/15/2018 I wrote:
The current offers for the standard personal and business Delta Airlines credit cards say that if you have had the card before, you can't get it again. But check here to see if you can get 50K offers for both cards without this restriction. You should be able to get both the personal and the business cards.
I qualified for the offer, applied for the personal card, and received it today. I confirmed by phone that I will receive the 50K miles after doing the spend requirement, even though I have had the card before. Will probably try for the business card later.

I updated my analysis of the opportunity cost for the Southwest Airlines cards below, adding the regular points you get for spending, which I forgot to do originally. The opportunity costs for any card offer with a large spend requirement should always be considered, because you can get 2% cash back for that spend on a cash back card.

11/20/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Delta Airlines miles award or cash sale - to Europe and Australia. Book by November 25, 2018. Fly dates vary, all next year.
11/19/2018 Credit cards I list the new offer for the Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite Mastercard
  • Limited Time Offer: Enjoy 70,000 bonus "miles" after spending $5,000 on purchases in the first 90 days
  • Earn unlimited 2X "miles" on every purchase
  • The "miles" are not airline miles. You redeem your miles for travel at $.01/mile, or gift cards or merchandise for lesser value.
    Cardmembers can redeem your miles for travel and cash back statement credits, gift cards and merchandise. Travel statement credit redemptions start at 10,000 miles for $100 toward a qualifying travel purchase of $100 or more made within the last 120 days. The minimum for account annual fee redemptions within the travel statement credit category is 2,500 miles for $25. Cash back statement credit and gift card redemptions start at 5,000 miles for $25. Merchandise redemption values vary based on what you are redeeming for. Travel Redemptions are defined as Airlines, Hotels, Motels, Timeshares, Campgrounds, Car Rental Agencies, Cruise Lines, Travel Agencies, Discount Travel Sites, Trains, Buses, Taxis, Limousines, Ferries and your account annual fee (“Travel Purchases”). To qualify for redemption, Travel Purchases must be submitted by merchants using the eligible merchant category codes for purchases in the above categories. Barclays is not responsible for incorrectly coded purchases.
  • Get 5% miles back to use toward your next redemption, every time you redeem.
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • The $89 annual fee is waived the first year.
11/19/2018 Buying Stuff Miles for a $1 subscription to the Wall Street Journal. Be sure to read the terms and conditions to know when to mark your calendar to cancel the subscription before it converts to a fully paid 1 year one. Valid through Dec 2, 2018. (Christmas gift?) Same deals for Barrons:
11/17/2018 Credit cards Comments in the Flyertalk discussion on the Southwest Airlines credit card offers say that the 50K offer is still working. Note that there is always an opportunity cost for bonuses. This becomes significant when the spend requirement is high. For example
  • The standard offer is 40,000 points for a $1,000 spend. The annual fee is $69. You could instead spend that money on a 2% cash back card and receive $20 for it. So,are the 40K + 1K points for the spending worth more than $89? Probably yes.
  • That standard offer provides and extra 20K points when you spend and extra $12,000. That $12,000 spend would get you $240 on a 2% card. So are those extra 20K + 12k for the spending points worth the $240? Hmm.
  • The 50,000 points offer requires spending $2,000. That $2,000 would net you $40 on a 2% cash back card. The extra 10,000 the extra 1,000 for the extra spend points over the initial bonus for the standard offer costs an extra $20 that you would get using a 2% cash back card. Worth it? Probably, but it depends on the dollar vs. points cost for the ticket you are buying. (Sorry, I don't fly on SWA, so I don't know these costs.)
  • Note that income taxes are not involved with these calculations.
11/16/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Book your stay at a Choice Hotels property here for stays through January 31, 2019, to earn 1,000 extra points.

Double points and Elite qualifying nights and stays through December 28, 2018, in a premium room at all Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson RED, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inn & Suites® by Radisson hotels worldwide. Enter promotional code RRDBLDBL when booking your upcoming stay.

11/16/2018 Credit cards The current offers for the standard personal and business Delta Airlines credit cards say that if you have had the card before, you can't get it again. But check here to see if you can get 50K offers for both cards without this restriction. You should be able to get both the personal and the business cards.
  • The standard offers for both cards are only 30K.
  • I can refer you to a 50K offer for the personal card and the standard 30K offer for the personal card, both with the restriction. This helps me at not cost to you. Thanks.
  • Click here to read about the cards and how to get me to refer you.
  • HT Miles To Memories
11/15/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Extended: Now book by November 21, 2018. Australia looks particularly interesting. Good Delta Airlines miles award ticket sale: Domestic, Europe, Latin America, Asia. Book by November 721, 2018. Available flight dates vary.
11/14/2018 Credit Cards All three Southwest Airlines personal credit cards now offer 40,000 bonus points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open, an additional 20,000 after you spend $12,000 on purchases within your first year of account opening. (That's only $1,000/month.) The business card still offers 60,000 points when you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months. You may read about all of these cards here.

The Capital One Spark Miles for Business credit card can earn you a bonus of up to 200,000 Spark Miles. View from the Wing says that Capital One miles will transfer to airline frequent flyer programs starting next December 2018. The annual fee is waived the first year.

The Capital One® SparkSM Cash for Business card increased its bonus offer to $500 cash bonus when you spend $5,000 in the first 3 months of opening your account, plus $1,500 when you spend $50,000 in the first 6 months. It offers 2% cash back on purchases. The annual fee is waived the first year.

The United Airlines personal credit card can now earn you a choice of two bonuses:

  • 40,000 Bonus Miles after you spend $2,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. Plus, an additional 25,000 Bonus Miles after you spend $10,000 total on purchases in the first 6 months from account opening, or
  • 50,000 miles after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open.
  • The 50K - 75K miles for the business card are still available.
11/14/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Delta miles award sale. Round trip domestic business class tickets for 98,000 miles. Book by tomorrow, November 15. Fly Dec 24, 2018 – May 27, 2019.
11/12/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses American Has New 5000 Mile Flight Awards, inclucing Hawaii For 12,500 Miles
11/12/2018 Credit Cards I can refer you to the following American Express credit cards for extra bonus Membership Rewards points: Click on the links I provided to read about the cards and get the referral. Allowing me to refer you helps me, and never at a cost to you. Thanks.
11/11/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses How Long Do Chase Ultimate Rewards Take to Transfer?
11/10/2018 ?? An Alternate Approach To Traveling To Conservative Countries With A Same-Sex Partner.

Laws Against Gay Travelers In The Middle East?

Thankfully I don't have this problem, but I am most sympathetic and supportive for those who do.

11/10/2018 Buying Stuff Excellent deal for buying luggage at eBags - around 50% savings. If you are using TopCashBack, please use my link to join. However, when I used TopCashBack for eBags a few month ago, I was not credited with the discount, and neither TopCashBack nor eBags would do anything about it. Mr.Rebate$ also offers 20%. That one worked for me. Again, if you use that program, please us my link to join. Compare all cash back portals here.
Using my referral links helps me, always at no cost to you. Thanks.
11/10/2018 Credit Cards Delta Airlines credit cards:
  • The spend requirements for both the standard and business credit cards was reduced to $1,000. Both waive the annual fee for the first year.
  • The standard miles bonus for both cards is still 30,000 miles. The bonus for the personal card to which I can refer you was reduced to 50,000 miles. I can still refer you to the business card for 30,000 miles. These referrals help me at not cost to you. Thanks
  • Click here to read about all of this and to find the appropriate links.
11/10/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Delta Airlines miles award sale to London. Book by November 14, 2018. Fly January 9, 2019 - March 31, 2019.

American now has an award ticket category called “Economy Web Special”, offering very limited domestic tickets for as low as 5,000 miles. You should see this category when booking an award ticket on line, if it is available for the flight you want. The Points Guy provides a good explanation of the program.

For both of you who are members of the Turkish Airlines miles program: 5x More Status Miles exclusive to the opening of Istanbul Airport. Ends 31 December 2018.

11/9/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Receive 15% bonus Virgin Air Australia Velocity Points when you transfer your reward points from one of its participating card partners, flybuys or hotels. (Via frequentflyer bonuses)
11/8/2018 Credit Cards American Express added Star Alliance member Avianca to its list of transfer partners. View from the Wing tells us why this is a good thing.

25% bonus through November 30, 2018 for transferring American Express points to Aeromexico. Register here first. Aeromexico is a member of Skyteam.

Remember that you can use miles of an airline member of an alliance to book flights on other airlines within the alliance.

11/8/2018 ?? Enjoy
11/8/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Register to earn up to 50,000 American Airlines bonus miles for doing various partner activities or for flying on AA through December 31, 2018.
11/6/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Good Delta Airlines flash sale for domestic miles award tickets. Book by November 12,2017. Fly November 28, 2018 through March 7, 2019.
11/6/2018 Credit Cards Doctor of Credit found an offer of United Airlines 50,000 miles bonus for its credit card. The standard offer is for 40,000 miles.

This flyertalk discussion indicates that there is a 50,000 points offer for the Southwest Airlines Plus card. The standard offer is 40K. The link comes from an in-flight offer. It provides the application page only, which does not mention the offer. But the person who posted the offer says he confirmed that is valid. Start at post #4097

11/5/2018 Buying Stuff Delta Airlines is finally offering bonus miles for purchases at its portals through November 18. Details of all the bonus offers here.
11/4/2018 Credit Cards The standard bonus offers for the Delta Airlines personal and business cards are 30,000 miles + a $50 statement credit. I can refer you to 60,000 miles offers for both, through this Wednesday, November 7. Both waive the annual fee the first year. You will see the expiration date on the referral offer pages, so it is probably trustworthy.
  • Personal card offer: Just ask. Or, perhaps easier, if it works: Click on this link. Then go to the bottom of the page you get, and click on Travel. Find the offer there.
  • Personal card offer: Just ask. Or, perhaps easier, if it works:
    1. Click on this link.
    2. Go to the bottom of the page you get, and click on Travel.
    3. Find the personal card there.
    4. Click on "Continue to the Card Details" for that offer.
    5. Scroll to almost the bottom of the page you get.
    6. Click on "Looking for a Business Card?"
    7. Find the offer on the page you get.
11/4/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Good Delta Airlines miles award sale for domestic trips. Book by tomorrow. Fly November 27, 2018 - March 7, 2019.
11/3/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Free Night at a Best Western property for only 10,000 Points (with some restrictions). Best Western has 4 credit card offers with good bonuses.
10/31/2018 ?? Good Delta Airlines miles award ticket sale: Domestic, Europe, Latin America, Asia. Book by November 7, 2018. Available flight dates vary.

Good Delta Airlines miles award sale to Africa. Book by November 7, 2018. Fly January 10, 2019 - March 19, 2019.

Good Air France Flying Blue miles award sale. How about Europe in economy for 16,500 miles? On sale from 1st to 30 November 2018 - Travel period: from 1st January 2019 to 28 February 2019. American Express, Chase, and Citibank points all transfer to Flying Blue.

10/30/2018 ?? Economy Web Specials From American Airlines: OW Flights From 5,000 Miles
10/29/2018 Credit Cards One blogger tells us that the Starwood 100,000 points bonus offer for its business credit card will end "soon". Well, you already know what I think of bloggers saying this - maybe, or maybe not. But this is a good offer. 100,000 points should get you 33,333 miles plus a 5,000 miles bonus on most airlines. Make that 36,666 miles plus the miles for United Airlines. Or, you could use the points for a few nights of stays at Starwood or Marriott properties - nice for recovery from jet lag that first night after arrival.
  • The Starwood personal card is still available with a 75,000 points bonus.
  • For each card, if you have had it before, you can't get it again. But if not had it for at least 7 years, go ahead and try for it. There is some evidence that Amex "forgets" after that time.
10/29/2018 Buying Stuff American, United, Alaska, and Southwest Airlines are offering bonus miles for purchases at their portals through November 18. Seekers of Delta Miles probably should wait a few days to see if they compete. Details of the offers here.
10/28/2018 ?? Amazing Deal Alert: NYC to Nairobi Kenya for $242 Round-Trip Nonstop

Nonstop Flights to Iceland From $200 Round-Trip

10/28/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Earn up to 1,000 United Miles When Joining BP Driver Rewards. It seems to me that all you have to do is fill out several forms online and then purchase a dollar's worth of gasoline.
10/28/2018 Credit Cards The American Airlines personal credit card offer has changed a bit. 60,000 miles are still available, but you have to spend more money on the card to get them. The 70K and 75K offers are still available for the business card, in spite of what some bloggers have been telling us.

The 40K miles + $200 offer for the American Airlines credit card is available for both the personal and the business cards. And there may be a way to bump this up to 60,000 miles and still keep the $200. Read about all of this here.

Doctor of credit tells us how to get increased 40K AND 60K offers for Avianca's credit cards until December 1, 2018. Avianca is a Star Alliance member, meaning that you should be able to use its miles for award tickets on your choice from a large number of airlines, including United.

Amex Membership Rewards points do not transfer to United Airlines, but United is a Star Alliance member, this allowing you to use the miles of other members to get a UAL flight or one on any other Alliance member. So here are the Best Ways to Redeem Amex Membership Rewards Points on Star Alliance Airlines.

How Long Do Amex Membership Rewards Points Transfers Take?

10/27/2018 Credit Cards The Hawaiian Airlines Business credit card bonus offer from Bank of Hawaii was increased to 60,000 miles. The personal card is still 50,000 miles, but I describe a way you might find a 60K offer.
  • The annual fees for the cards are not waived: $89 for the personal card; $99 for the business one.
  • Round trip tickets to Hawaii start at 40,000 miles, though you might have to be patient and flexible to find one. Tickets for same for more miles are easier to find.
10/27/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Good Delta Airlines sale to Seoul, South Korea on Delta’s new Premium Select product for only 70,000 SkyMiles roundtrip.
10/26/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Good Delta Airlines sale for domestic and international tickets. Book by October 31, 2018. Fly dates vary.
10/25/2018 Credit Cards I updated the links to the excellent American Airlines credit card offers. 60K is still available for the personal card. AA lists it at 50K. The 75K and 70K offers for the business card are still available. AA lists it at 70K. The annual fee is waived for the first year for all of these.
10/25/2018 Registration and Other Bonuses Good Delta Airlines sale for domestic tickets. Book by October 31, 2018. Fly November 28, 2018 - March 7, 2019.
10/25/2018 Other Programs I Like The bonuses for joining the Rewards Network (iDine) programs of Delta, American, and United Airlines, and Hilton HHonors were extended. A suggestion: If you dine out frequently, join each program to get the bonuses. Put several credit cards in your first account. After getting the bonus, delete one of them, the register it with another program to get its bonus. Repeat until you have snagged all the bonuses. Yes, you get the usual miles for the spend on the card, plus those you get from Rewards Network.

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