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.)

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2/21/2024 Registration and Other Bonuses Register your Free Spirit number, then book and complete an eligible* roundtrip flight in 2024 to receive 1,000 bonus points.
2/21/2024 Credit Cards The offer for acquiring the Free Spirit personal credit card is now 50,000 points. The annual fee is waived the first year.
2/19/2024 Credit Cards Amtrak offers a personal credit card with a 40,000 points bonus.
2/11/2024 Credit Cards Beat the System: Get American Airlines Business Seats to Europe Cheaper with These Tricks. AS is the symbol for Alaska Airlines, which runs one of my favorite airline miles programs.
2/10/2024 Credit Cards The Southwest Airlines Plus and Premier personal credit cards now offer a Companion Pass® through February 28, 2025 plus 30,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. Other goodies are included. The business card still offers 60,000 points for its acquisition.
2/8/2024 Credit Cards The bonus for the Intercontinal Hotels Group (Holiday Inn, etc.) One Rewards Premier Credit Card was increased to 165,000 points plus up to $100 in IHG® statement credits and 10,000 bonus points after spending $20,000 each calendar year.
  • This is my favorite lodging group. They have properties almost everywhere. How about 5 night's free lodging in Paris, for example. Or a free one night in the Intercontinal Hotel in Budapest with an absolutely spectacular view across the river. The numerous Holiday Inn Expresses and some of its other brands offer a free breakfast.

The bonus for acquiring the personal credit card was increased to 70,000 bonus points after spending $1,000 on purchases and paying the annual fee in full, both within the first 90 days. $100 statement credit after spending $100 or more on jetblue.com purchases within the first 12 months after Card Account open date. The regular offer is 60,000 points. You are welcome.

2/7/2024 ?? Miles Earn and Burn says "Alaska has a paid and award fare sale with serious teeth through tomorrow evening, including West Coast to and from Hawaii, flights to and from Mexico, and transcons for 6,500-7,500 miles each way."
2/7/2024 Buying Stuff 500 Alaska Airlines miles for shopping through its portal by February 16, 2024.
  • I would wait a few days to see what the competition offers.
2/5/2024 Buying Stuff 500 American or United Airlines miles for shopping through their portals through February 12, 2024.
  • I would wait a few days to see what the competition offers.
2/3/2024 Credit Cards I provide a link to the 60K Barclays American Airlines personal credit card with the annual fee waived the first year.
1/25/2024 Credit Cards Super offer: The bonus for acquiring the United Airlines Business Credit Card was doubled to 100,000 miles. Go for it while it lasts.
  • You should also be able to get the personal card with a 60,000 miles bonus. 160,000 miles is more than enough to get you to most places in the world in comfortable business class on United metal or that of its many partners. UAL is a member of the huge Star Alliance.
The bonus for acquiring the Alaska Airlines personal credit card was increased to 75,000 miles. The Alaska Airlines program is one of my favorites.

Everyone who pays rent should have a Biltcredit card. Now Soon You’ll Earn Bilt Rewards For Mortgage Payments.

1/20/2024 ?? Virgin Atlantic Flying Club 20% Off Award Sale

Register to earn up to 20% more Delta Airlines Medallion Qualification Dollars (MQDs) when you enroll, book and fly on select flights to and from the Pacific Northwest.

Miles Earn and Burn says "If you have upcoming travel on Spirit Airlines, especially if it's more than a couple of months away, I'd suggest booking refundable backup flights on another carrier because Spirit is exploring bankruptcy and may file as soon as next week.

1/20/2024 Credit Cards U.S. Credit Card Guide has a link to a 75,000 miles offer for the Alaska Airlines business credit card.

You can receive up to 65,000 bonus Hyatt points for its personal credit card and 60,000 for its business cards. Details here.

1/18/2024 Buying Stuff Up to 1,200 American Airlines miles for shopping through its portal by January 26, 2024.
1/17/2024 ?? American Airlines is running an award sale. I see domestic trips for as low asd 5,000 miles. Offer is valid for reservations made from January 17, 2023 through January 31, 2023 for travel from January 17, 2023 to March 6, 2024.
1/15/2024 ?? Where to Find Accurate Airline Seat Maps in 2024. Apparently it is no longer Seat Guru.
1/15/2024 Credit Cards The 75,000 American Airlines miles offer for the AAdvantage® AviatorTM Red World Elite MasterCard from Barclay Bank is still available through the referral links listed here
1/13/2024 Buying Stuff AAdvantage Events offers American Airlines miles for purchase of tickets to a large choice of events. Compare to other vendors of Performing Arts and Sports Tickets.
1/12/2024 Registration and Other Bonuses Southwest Airlines Offering Double Points For New Flight Bookings. Register between January 12 and January 14, 2024, and prior to travel, and fly between those dates (presumably inclusive). Fly between January 12 and May 22, 2024, again presumably inclusive.
1/12/2024 ?? United Ailines Surprise adventure week: New destination on sale every day through today.
Today's is Brussels for 50,000 miles. Expires midnight.
1/11/2024 Registration and Other Bonuses Frequent Flyer Bonuses says: IHG One Rewards: 15% discount on Reward Nights for credit card holders, Platinum & Diamond Elites. Book by January 14 for stays until February 22, 2024.
Please use my links to acquire an IHG credit card. You can find them on my Credit Cards/Annual Fee cards page. This helps me at no cost to you. I list mega offers for those cards. Thanks.
1/10/2024 Registration and Other Bonuses Amtrak promotion: Buy three, get one more for free.
1/10/2024 ?? United Ailines Surprise adventure week: New destination on sale every day
Today's is Amsterdam for 50,000 miles. Expires midnight.
Amtrak promotion: Buy three, get one more for free.
1/9/2024 ?? United Ailines Surprise adventure week: New destination on sale every day
Today's is Paris for 50,000 miles. Expires midnight.
1/8/2024 ?? United Ailines Surprise adventure week: New destination on sale every day
Every day from January 8 through January 12, 2024, you’ll have just 24 hours to snag roundtrip flights from the U.S. to a different international destination for only 50,000 miles (plus taxes and fees starting at $194.60*). Today's is London for 50,000) miles. Expires midnight.
1/8/2024 Buying Stuff Up to 1,000 United Airlines miles for shopping through its portal by January 17, 2024.

Up to 1,000 American Airlines miles for shopping through its portal by January 15, 2024.

1/7/2024 Finance American Express Business Checking 50,000 Membership Rewards Points Bonus
1/6/2024 Registration and Other Bonuses Marriott Bonvoy 2024 New Member Bonus
  • Sign Up: 500 points
  • Stay 1: 2,000 bonus points (2,500 cumulative bonus)
  • Stay 2: 5,000 bonus points (7,500 cumulative bonus)
1/4/2024 ?? Miles Earn and Burn says
Alaska has a paid and award flight sale, and it’s one of the better ones in recent memory. I’m seeing:

- Short-haul to medium-haul domestic: 4,500 miles
– Long haul domestic: 9,000-10,000 miles
- Hawaii: 9,000 miles
– Mexico: 9,000-10,000 miles

Book by tomorrow night.

12/30/2023 Credit Cards Link your Mileage Plan™ and Lyft accounts double Alaska Airlines miles on scheduled airport rides through January 14, 2024.

Some Amex agents can move Amex Offers from one card to another

12/23/2023 Credit Cards Try this link in a private window to see if you gat a 70,000 miles offer for the Delta Airlines personal credit card. The usual offer is 40K.

30% bonus through December 31, 2023 for transferring American Express points to Virgin Atlantic or Hilton.

Barclays has a 30,000 miles bonus offer for its Emirates personal credit card.

12/13/2023 Other Programs I Like New AAdvantage Business Program Makes Citi Card Must-Have
12/13/2023 ?? Wear Ugly Sweater, Get Priority Boarding On Alaska
12/11/2023 ?? Hawaiian Airlines Told The SEC What Will Happen To Customer Miles When Alaska Airlines Buys Them.
    This might be a good time to access an Hawaiian credit card offer with a good up front bonus, even if you don't plan to use Hawaiian miles. The Alaska Airlines miles program is excellent. It can get you to lots of places worldwide, using its partner's and its own metal.
12/6/2023 Student Programs Amazon Prime Student members can book $25 domestic flights through tomorrow, December 7, for flights through mid-January.
11/28/2023 Other Programs I Like One Dollar Fares On Megabus are Available Now Through March 11 2024 — But Hurry.
11/23/2023 Credit Cards Bonuses for transfer of American Express Membership Rewards points:
  • Avianca: 15% bonus through December 10, 2023
"I worked as a CREDIT ANALYST for a major credit card company. I will share insights on how our underwriting works. Hope it maximizes your odds for an approval." I found this article to be quite informative and useful.
11/23/2023 Registration and Other Bonuses Register to receive 500 IHG One Rewards points when you download the IHG app. Details.
11/23/2023 Click for Miles, Money, and Good Causes 10,000 Swagbucks for opening a Discover Checking account, which gives you 1% cash back on up to $3,000 in debit card purchases each month. This is the first time I have seen cash back on debit card purchases. Enter Discover Checking in the Swagbucks search field. Those 1,000 SBs are worth $100 - more if you wait for the monthy sale of Amazon or Masstercard gift cards.

15,000 Swagbucks for opening an Ally Bank checking account. Enter Ally Bank in the Swagbucks search field. Those 1,500 SBs are worth $150 - more if you wait for the monthy sale of Amazon or Masstercard gift cards.

Swabuucks is a very easy way to earn a bit of money. It offers SBs for searches, entering swag codes (found here), doing a daily one question survey, referring people to the program (you get 10% of whatever they earn, and other stuff. It has a pretty good cash back shopping program.

You may read about the program here. Using my referral link gets you and me some extra SBs. (Thanks.)

11/23/2023 ?? Get Credit Card Refund When Losing Out On Exchange Rate Fluctuation

Maximizing The New Alaska Airlines Award Chart With Negative Price Stopovers (Better Than Free)

  • I have found the free stopover feature of this program to be incredibly useful. I once used miles to fly from San Francisco to Glacier Bay, then returned using a 15 day stopover in Juneau to take a wonderful UnCruise cruise (my very favorite of small ship cruises). You may read about this (and get a discount) by clicking on Places Gary Has Visited in the menu to the left, then on Alaska on the menu to the left of the page you get.
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