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6/17/2024 Registration and Other Bonuses Intercontinental Hotels Group New Member Bonus: New members will receive 5,000 points for joining the program. Its free.
  • Intercontinental Hotels Group 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.
  • Usually there are excellent IHG® Rewards Club credit card offers available - currently 140,000 points for each of two cards with an annual fee and 80,000 points for a free card. That could be lots of free nights.
6/17/2024 ?? Fly Southwest Airlines from just 3,000 points this summer with 25% off sale. Ends midnight tonight.
6/15/2024 ?? A few useful booking tricks. These could save you lots of miles.

Book a Southwest® flight on Southwest.com or swabiz.com using your Rapid Rewards® points from June 14 through June 17, 2024, and receive 25 percent off when you fly between June 14-November 20, 2024 with travel blacked out July 6 and July 7, 2024. Enter code SAVE25 in the Promo Code box when booking. Details.

Amtrak summer sale: 25% off Northeast travel

6/13/2024 Credit Cards The United Airlines Gateway credit card increased its offer to 30,000 miles. Its main advantage is that it is free. It's Explorer Card offers 60K miles, it has a $99 annual fee which is waived the first year. The business card still offers 75K miles, also with a $99 annual fee, waived the first year. You may read about and find links to all of these here.
6/13/2024 ?? Renew your passport online. I wonder if your old passport is valid until you receive the new one.
6/12/2024 Credit Cards The Amtrak credit card offer with an annual fee of $99 was increased to 30,000 points. The free card offer is still available. Both are listed here.

In addition to the 85K offer, British Airways has an up to 100K offer for its credit card. Both here.

6/11/2024 ?? The Sneaky Way to Save $40+ on Spirit, Sun Country & Others.

For, say, a family of 4, $160 might be enough to cover the cost and time of a trip to the airport. Public transportation?

6/10/2024 Buying Stuff American Airlines shopping bonus: 500 miles for spending $200 or more at its shopping portal through June 17, 2024.

United Airlines shopping portal bonus: 500 miles for spending $200, 1,000 miles for spending $400, by June 16, 2024.

Southwest Airlines shopping portal bonus: 1,000 points for spending $100 by June 18, 2024.

I would wait a day to see what the competition offers.

6/9/24 Credit Cards I added the PNC Cash Unlimited® Visa Signature® Credit Card
  • 2% cash back on all purchases.
  • No foreign transaction fee.
  • $0 annual fee.
6/9/2024 Other Programs I Like I updated the Dining section. Everyone who dines at a restaurant should sign-up for one or more dining programs to earn miles or points for same. You won't find these offers on the airline or hotel website or at the restaurant. So just do it and be surprised.
6/9/24 Finance Bask Bank offers 20,000 American Airlines for new customers opening a Bask Mileage Savings Account. The acoount earns 2.5 American Airlines AAdvantage® miles for every $1 saved annually. I keep $20 in my account, thus earning 2 miles month, and it keeps my AA account active.

The American Express checking account offers 4 Membership Rewards® Points for every $2 of eligible Debit Card purchases (on up to $1,500 in spend) through July 31, 2024.

6/7/24 Credit Cards The Delta Airlines American Express credit card offer increased to 65,000 miles.
6/7/24 ?? 8 Business Class Flights You Can Book for 50K Points (Or Less!). In addition to the specifics mentioned, this is a very good article on the types of possibilities we search for.
6/6/24 Credit Cards The Southwest Airlines Plus Credit Card now offers an 85,000 points bonus.

The offer was increased to 85,000 Avios for the British Air, Aer Lingus, and Iberia credit cards.

6/5/2024 Buying Stuff Alaska Airlines Shopping bonus through June 14, 2024: Spend $200, get 500 miles.

United Airlines shopping portal bonus: 500 miles for spending $200, 1,000 miles for spending $400, by June 16, 2024.

I would wait a day to see what the competition offers.

6/4/24 Credit Cards The Southwest Airlines Premier Credit Card now offers an 85,000 points bonus.

15% bonus for transferring American Express Membership Rewards point to Avianca Life Miles through June 30, 2024.

5/29/24 ?? Miles Earn and Burn says "Alaska Air has a paid and award fare sale through Monday, and there are some gems:
  • Transcon flights pricing at 9k miles
  • Short-haul to Mexico pricing at 4.5k miles
  • Hawaii flights pricing at 9k miles
There’s lots of space available August through October, and some availability in November before Thanksgiving.
5/27/24 Credit Cards Doctor of Credit says that Chase is offering 120,000 Ultimate Rewards Points after you spend $6,000 on purchases in the first 3 months after account opening on the Chase Ink Business Unlimited card, but you have to go in branch to get it.
5/22/24 Buying Stuff Giftcards.com is currently 2.5x on the AA shopping portal, and 2x on other major airline portals. In the past this has been a triple dip opportunity - one for Giftcard.com, another for you miles or cash earning credit card, and a third from the business you use to cash in the card. Not sure if any of this opportunity has been closed.
5/21/24 ?? As Low as $99 One Way Hawaii With Alaska Airlines 2024. Book by Thursday, May 23, 2024. Fly through through October 2024.
5/18/24 ?? Wide Open Lie Flat Business Class Award Space To Europe For Just 35,000 Miles
5/16/24 Credit Cards Bilt Rewards Members Can Now Earn Points for Condo and Co-Op Fees. Everyone who pays rent should have a Bilt card.
5/11/24 ?? As Low as $96 One Way Hawaii 2024
5/9/24 Registration and Other Bonuses Miles Earn and Burn listed a 75,000 miles offer, but with a caution.
5/6/24 Registration and Other Bonuses Register for this limited-time Intercontintal Hotels Group offer and earn 500 bonus points toward your next adventure just for downloading the IHG One Rewards app and signing in.
  • 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.
5/6/24 Buying Stuff United Airlines shopping mall bonus: 500 miles for qualifying purchases of at least $100; 2,500 miles for qualifying purchases of $400 or more. Through May 13, 2024.

American Airlines Shopping Bonus: 500 bonus miles for qualifying purchases of at least $200; 2,000 bonus miles for qualifying purchases of $800 or more. Through May 13, 2024.

Southwest Airlines shopping portal bonus: Rapid Rewards bonus pointsfor qualifying purchases of $100-$199.99; 1,000 Rapid Rewards bonus points for qualifying purchases of $200 or more. Through May 20, 2024.

I would wait a day to see what the competition offers.

5/4/24 ?? Save Money In Dubai With Your Emirates Boarding Pass
5/3/24 Credit Cards Both Southwest Airlines personal credit cards increased their acquisition bonus to 50,000 points for a $1,000 spend.

I updated the link for the offer for the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card - 75,000 Ultimate Rewards points.

  • Ultimate Rewards points can be transferred to United or Singapore Airlines or British Airways or Iberia or Aer Lingus or Air France KLM’s Flying Blue or Emirates miles or Southwest Airlines, JetBlue, Virgin Atlantic, or Hyatt, Intercontinental Hotels Group (Priority Club), Ritz-Carlton, or Marriott hotel points, 1,000:1,000. Also see 5 “Secret” Unofficial Chase Transfer Partners.
  • The points transfer instantly to United Airlines miles. This means you can first find out if an award you want is available, then instantly transfer the points you need to pay for it. I don't know if this is true of transfers to the other programs. Before you close an account, carefully plan ahead to be sure that you have a multiple of 1,000 points and that those points are transferred out of the account.
  • Chase frequently offers bonuses for transfer of points. They list them on their transfer page.
5/2/24 Buying Stuff 500 Delta Airlines miles for spending $100 through tomorrow, May 3, 2024, at Delta's shopping portal.

I would wait a day to see what the competition offers.

5/2/24 Credit Cards The excellent Intercontinental Hotels Group 175,000 points business credit card offer ends May 11, 2024. Also the 140,000 points personal card and the 80,000 points Travelers card are still available
  • 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 offer for the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card is now 75,000 Ultimate Rewards points.

20% bonus for transferring American Express Membership Rewards points to AeroMexico through May 31, 2024.

5/2/24 ?? Frontier Airlines: Fly domestically starting at 2,500 miles and travel internationally starting at 5,000 miles. Buy by 5/6/24. Fly by 5/22/24.
5/1/24 Credit Cards The Hawaiian Airlines personal credit card now offers 70,000 miles for its acquisition. Fares to Hawaii from the mainland start at 17,000 miles. Aloha.
5/1/24 Buying Stuff Alaska Airlines Shopping bonus through May 8, 2024: Spend $100, get 400 miles. Spend $400, get 1,000 miles.

I would wait a few days to see what the competition offers.

4/29/24 Credit Cards Avianca LifeMiles Launching U.S. Credit Card. How To Get Extra 5,000 or 10,000 Points When It Goes Live. I see no reason to not do this.
4/29/24 Credit Cards Doctor of Credit says that there is an in Chase Bank branch offer of 75,000 Ultimate Rewards points +10,000 points this card. This is a super offer, so it is worth visiting a Chase branch office to see if it is available. The standard offer is 60K points.

The INK Business Preferred 100,000 Ultimate Rewards points offer is still available. Details.

  • Ultimate Rewards points can be transferred to United or Singapore Airlines or British Airways or Iberia or Aer Lingus or Air France KLM’s Flying Blue or Emirates miles or Southwest Airlines, JetBlue, Virgin Atlantic, or Hyatt, Intercontinental Hotels Group (Priority Club), Ritz-Carlton, or Marriott hotel points, 1,000:1,000. Also see 5 “Secret” Unofficial Chase Transfer Partners.
  • The points transfer instantly to United Airlines miles. This means you can first find out if an award you want is available, then instantly transfer the points you need to pay for it. I don't know if this is true of transfers to the other programs. Before you close an account, carefully plan ahead to be sure that you have a multiple of 1,000 points and that those points are transferred out of the account.
  • Chase frequently offers bonuses for transfer of points. They list them on their transfer page.
4/29/24 Finance This one may be worth your while: U.S. Bank $800 Business Checking Bonus.
4/28/24 Registration and Other Bonuses Get Free 90 Days Of Hilton Honors Elite Status (Just 8 Nights To Keep It Through March 2026). In the past I have found this offer quite valuable. So time this right so that your Hilton stay is within those 90 days. Though not particularly charming, Hilton properties are quite useful in the cities to which I arrive jet lagged, or from which I leave to go home, needing breakfast and a ride to the airport.
  • You can easily acquire enough points to get one or more free stays at Hilton properties by acquiring one or more of its credit cards, at least one of which has no annual fee.
4/24724 Click for Miles, Money, and Good Causes Free $50: Through Swagbucks open a Discover® Cashback Debit account and deposit $50 to start earning 1% cash back on up to $3,000 in debit card purchases each month. Earn 5,000 Swagbucks for doing this, worth at least $50 (more if you take advantage of sales of Amazon or Mastercard debit cards).
  • To find this offer, enter Discover in the Swagbucks search engine.
  • There are lots of 2% cash back credit cards. But if you know of a debit card that earns cash back or miles, please tell me about it. Thanks.
  • Swagbucks is a very easy way to earn a bit of money. Bucks are awarded for a large number of offers. You can easily earn SBs for searches, referrals, and for entering daily codes found at Swag Codes Spoiler, among many other things. (Enter those codes by clicking on the number of SBs you have, found on the upper right corner of the home page, then on Redeem Swag Code.)
  • Many find Swagbucks to be a pretty good cash back shopping portal.
  • You may read more about the program here.
4/27/24 ?? RARE: 9+ Cheap Business Class Award Seats To Asia Using Delta SkyMiles.
  • Yes, it is difficult to find attractive uses for Delta miles. But every once in a while I find just the international flight ticket I need on Delta, so its miles are very worth collecting. And Delta's international business class product is very good.
  • I acquire most of my Delta miles via bonuses for acquiring its credit cards and those of the American Express Membership Rewards program.
4/24/24 ?? Act fast: Avianca mileage sale as low as 2,200 miles each way. Book by Thursday, April 25, 2024, Fly through May.

How To Get a Delta EU261 Claim (It Was Easier Than I Thought!)

Laundryheap Review – laundry and dry cleaning pickup service. This is a not very expensive laundry service located in a large number of cities around the world. Laundryheap.

4/23/24 ?? Free Entry Into National Parks 2024 in the United States for Certain Days
4/22/24 Credit Cards 30% bonus for transferring American Express Membership Rewards points to Virgin Atlantic.
4/16/2024 ?? International business class award hidden gems
4/14/24 ?? Register, then follow instructions to earn double Virgin Australia flight miles for United Airlines operated flights between Sydney, Melbourne, or Brisbane and Los Angeles or San Francisco, marketed by United (UA) or Virgin Australia (VA). Ends April 19, 2024. Travel on the eligible booking between 9 April and 30 September 2024.
4/14/24 Credit Cards Citibank increased its offer for the American Airlines business credit card to 75,000 miles, but also increased the minimum spend requirement to $5,000 within the first 5 months of account opening. The annual fee is still waived the first year.
4/13/24 Registration and Other Bonuses Join Marriott Bonvoy® for free. Collect 250 British Air Avios and start enjoying exclusive Member Rates, complimentary in-room internet access and more. Not sure, but this might keep your Avios account alive.
4/12/24 Credit Cards The Hilton business credit card offer increased to 175,000 points, but the spend requirement increased to $8,000, and the annual fee increased to $195. You may read about the Hilton cards here, including the no annual fee, 100,000 points personal card.
Hilton hotels provide not particularly charming, but quite comfortable lodging in many cities worldwide. I use them at terminal and departure cities for my travels.
4/12/24 Registration and Other Bonuses Enter your United Airlines account number to your miles offers for doing various things via its Mile Play program.
4/12/24 ?? Book with Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® points, use code SAVE25NOW, travel 4/12-9/30/2024 to save 25% off base fares on limited flights.
4/9/24 Finance I found numerous miles offers for doing your taxes by going to the American Airlines shopping portal, clicking on the search icon (the magnifying glass), and then searching on taxes. Perhaps doing the same on other shopping portals will have similar results.
4/9/24 Credit Cards I now have links to 50,000, 70,000, and 75,000 miles offers for Alaska Airlines's personal credit card. Weird.
4/9/2024 ?? Avianca is advertising super fares starting at $49 and usually under or near #$100 to interesting places in Latin America from various airports in the US. Book your seat through April 14 and fly to Latin America through March 28, 2025. Bueno.

British Air is matching your status with a large number of airlines. View from the Wing explains. Apparently this is quite valuable.

Shocking Hotel Housekeeping Secret: Why You Should Hide Your Toothbrush!

4/8/2024 Buying Stuff Shopping bonus: 500 bonus miles when you spend $100+ at the United Airlines shopping portal through April 15, 2024.

Shopping bonus: 500 bonus miles when you spend $200+ at the American Airlines shopping portal through April 15, 2024.

I would wait a few days to see what the competition offers.

4/6/24 Credit Cards The Intercontinental Hotels Group business credit card offer was increased to 170,00 points.

I updated my links to the 75,000 miles UAL business card and the 140,000 and 80,000 points IHG consumer cards offers.

I list three Delta personal credit card offers for 70,000, 50,000 and 40,000 miles, resp. Each waives the annual fee the first year. The 40K one says that if you have a history of getting the bonus and then canceling before paying the fee, they might claw back the miles,

British Air has added this bonus to its personal credit card offer: $200 US per booking for taxes, fees and charges paid in full using their British Airways credit card (“Card”) when redeeming Avios for a reward flight on British Airways. Limit three times. This could be a very valuable perk, as those taxes and fees can be quite high for British Air flights. This in addition to the usual 75,000 Avios (B/A's name for miles).

4/4/24 Credit Cards The United Airlines business credit card offer was reduced as expected - now 75,000 miles, but the annual fee is waived the first year.
4/3/2024 ?? Alaska Airlines award sale: Fiji, Bahamas, Tahiti, Zanzibar, Bali, Maldives. Valid on bookings April 3, 2024 – April 30, 2024 for travel on September 1, 2024 - November 30, 2024. Starts a 15,000 - 30,000 miles.

Purchase tickets for as low as €19.99 or 3,325 Avios per flight Spring 2024 with Vueling Airlines for travel via select routes between Tuesday, April 2, 2024 and Wednesday, June 10, 2024. Ends tomorrow, April 4, 2024.

Register to earn double points for travel on Amtrak through May 21, 2024.

4/2/2024 Get up to 2500 Marriott Bonvoy Points For Linking Your Uber Account by April 15, 2024.
4/2/2024 Credit Cards Usually reliable blogger say the excellent United Airlines 100,000 business credit card offer will end tomorrow, April 3, as will the excellent IHG credit card offers. Grab them now.

I provide a link to a better offer for the IHG business card.

4/2/2024 Buying Stuff Alaska Airlines shopping bonus: 500 miles when you spend $100 or more by April 8, 2024.

I would wait a few days to see what the competition offers.

4/1/2024 Credit Cards Frontier Airlines increased its credit card offer to up to 60,000 miles.

I show you how to find a 0,000 miles offer for the Barclays American Airlines personal credit card and a 60K offer with the annual fee waived.

The no annual fee Intercontinental Hotels Group credit card offer was increased to 100,000 points. A usually reliable bloggers says this offer will expired Wednesday, April 3. A usually reliable blogger said the 160K offer for the annual fee offer will expire soon, but then he pulled that notice. You may view and find links to all of the excellent IHG credit card offers here.

  • 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.
3/25/2024 Registration and Other Bonuses Southwest Airlines Promotional Companion Pass®:
  1. Register now, then purchase one round trip or two one-way flights by tomorrow, 3/27/24.
  2. Travel by 5/22/24.
  3. Companion flies free with you 8/5-10/2/2024.
3/24/2024 ?? Up to 10,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points for booking your trip through Chase Travel. Be sure to compare to other discount offers. Chase Ultimate Rewards has some excellent credit card offers.

Ultimate Rewards points can be transferred to United or Singapore Airlines or British Airways or Iberia or Aer Lingus or Air France KLM’s Flying Blue or Emirates miles or Southwest Airlines, JetBlue, Virgin Atlantic, or Hyatt, Intercontinental Hotels Group (Priority Club), Ritz-Carlton, or Marriott hotel points, 1,000:1,000. Also see 5 “Secret” Unofficial Chase Transfer Partners. I like transferring points to United. View from the wing suggests transferring them to Korean Air for Skyteam flights or flights on Alaska or Hawaiian Airlines. But Million Mile Secrets likes transferring the points to certain hotel programs, an opinion about which it would be well worth reading, along with subsequent comments. It all depends on how you would use the points or miles.

3/20/2024 ?? Act fast: Alaska Airlines is selling one-way fares to Hawaii for as low as $99. Tempting if you want to fly in April and May and you live in Alaska or on the west coast. Sale ends tomorrow.
3/17/2024 ?? American Airlines Makes It Easier For Your Miles To Outlast You. I tell my heirs to call the airline or hotel chain anonymously to ask about their policy to transfer points or miles upon my death. If they won't do it, I suggest that they not be told of my death, and then my heirs log into my account to use those mile or points for themselves. (I give them my login credentials.) Also, I grant these mile and points to my heirs in my will.
3/16/2024 Credit Cards Bilt Added Alaska Airlines as a transfer partner. It partnership with American Airlines will end June 30, 2024. Everyone who pays rent should acquire the Bilt credit card. Here is why.
3/16/2024 ?? From View from the Wing: Point.me‘s “Explore feature” is now free for anyone who registers an account. Choose your starting airport and a date range, and let point.me find places you can go with your points across multiple destinations.

How to Buy Statue of Liberty Tickets (without getting SCAMMED)

50% off Virgin Atlantic reward seats to the UK. Book by March 20th for travel between March 14th – June 30th.

How to get a refund on a nonrefundable airline ticket

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