News You Can Use – Increased Bonus With Virgin America Cards (Targeted), $50 Off Hotels.com, 500 La Quinta Points, & More!

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1.   Better Offer for Virgin America Cards (Targeted)

Via Flyertalk, some folks may receive a better sign-up bonus for the Comenity Bank Virgin America cards.  So check your email and keep an eye out when you fly Virgin America.  One commenter noted they received the offer while using the Wi-Fi in-flight.

With this deal, you can earn 30,000 points when you complete the minimum spending on the Virgin America Premium Signature account.  Or sign-up for the Virgin America Signature card and earn 20,000 points when you complete the minimum spending.

These cards have a respective $149 and $49 annual fee that’s NOT waived the 1st year.

This deal ends May 31, 2015.

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You Can Earn Double the Publicly Available Sign-Up Bonuses for the Virgin America Cards, If You’re Targeted

Check out my full review of the Virgin America cards for more details on these cards and tips on how you can use the points!

2.   $50 off $350 at Hotels.com for Memorial Day Weekend

You can save $50 when you spend $350 or more (before taxes and fees) at certain hotels at Hotels.com.  To get the discount, use coupon code “AFMEMORIAL1550” and make your reservation by May 21, 2015, at 11:59 pm Mountain Time.  And stay between May 22, 2015, and May 25, 2015, (Memorial Day Weekend).

But the coupon is only available for the first 15,000 bookings.  So it’s better to make your reservation as soon as possible.

You will only get the discount at participating hotels.

And this coupon does NOT apply to:

  • Reservations made outside of the Hotels.com US site
  • Taxes, fees, or charges such as extra guest fees, phone calls, cancellation fees, parking
  • Package bookings, bookings made through Group Travel Services, paid at the hotel, or paid in a foreign currency
  • Existing bookings

Keep in mind, when you book through Hotels.com, you will NOT earn hotel points or normally receive elite status benefits.  You also will NOT earn Hotels.com Rewards when you use this coupon.

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Have Plans to Get Away Next Weekend? You Can Save $50 When You Spend $350 or More at Hotels.com With Code “AFMEMORIAL1550″. But I’d Rather Use My Hotel Points and Stay for Free!

3.   An Easy 500 La Quinta Rewards Points

InACents.com reports, you can earn 500 La Quinta Rewards Points.  According to the terms you’re supposed to watch a video to earn the points.  But you can use the direct link and skip the video.  Enter your member number and last name to earn the bonus points.

This deal expires June 30, 2015.

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Earn 500 La Quinta Points in Seconds!

You can also transfer La Quinta points to Southwest (6,000 points minimum).  When you transfer 6,000 La Quinta points, you’ll get 1,200 Southwest points.  The points you transfer from La Quinta to Southwest will likely count towards the Southwest Companion Pass.

Plus, you can earn double or triple La Quinta points at certain hotels when you check-in by June 4, 2015.

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Earn 3X Points for Your Stay at Hotels Like the La Quinta Tampa North I-75

4.   New Layout for United Airlines’ Website

Via Travel Skills, United Airlines is changing its website.  The new look will go live this summer.  But you can view the beta version now.

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What Do You Think of the United Airlines Website’s New Look?

New features include:

  • Filter by features such as Wi-Fi, connections, plane type, and in-seat power
  • View 1-way pricing for a 15-day window (7 days before and after your search dates)
  • View upgrade availability and upgrade with miles before purchase
  • Quick view of upcoming trips and saved searches
  • Compatible with mobile devices

5.   Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards

You can vote for the Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards.  Last year, over 150,000 votes were cast.  This year’s poll ends June 8, 2015.

We’re honored that Million Mile Secrets was 1 of the nominations for Best Points and Miles Blog.

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You Have Until June 8, 2015, to Vote for Your Favorite Travel Companies, Tools, and Websites

Here’s the direct link to the ballot.

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