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Tips & Tricks to Get the Southwest Companion Pass With Marriott Flight Packages

The new year is quickly approaching!

So many folks are planning the best strategy to earn the Southwest Companion Pass early in 2017.  This way you’ll get the most savings with nearly 2 full years of (almost) free flying for a companion!

I recommended a way for couples to earn the Companion Pass and get a 7-night hotel stay with 2 card sign-up bonuses each.

And many readers commented with fantastic questions on this strategy!

Southwest Companion Pass Marriott Flight Packages

I’m Happy to Answer Questions to Help Folks Earn the Companion Pass, Which Emily and I Think Is the Best Deal in Travel!

I’ll answer a few of the most common questions that can help you and your partner get the best deal in travel!

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Blog Giveaway: 12,000 Avianca Miles!

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Emily and I are grateful for the support of our wonderful readers.  To thank you, we are giving away 12,000 Avianca miles!

Blog Giveaway 12000 Avianca Miles

Avianca Miles Are Great for Travel Within South America – and Anywhere Else Their Airline Partners Fly!

I’ll show you how to enter!

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$200 American Airlines Gift Card Winner!

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Thanks to everyone who participated in our $200 American Airlines gift card giveaway!

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Are You the Proud Owner of a $200 American Airlines Gift Card?

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New AMEX Offers! Save at Office Depot/Office Max, Gilt, Omaha Steaks, and!

These new AMEX Offers will help you get discounts on purchases you might make anyway!  Just in time for the busy holiday shopping season. 😉

Via Deals We Like, you can save on purchases with Office Depot/Office Max, Gilt, Omaha Steaks, and more.

To take advantage of these deals, just add the offers to your card.  Then you’ll earn a statement credit when you make a qualifying purchase.

Targeted Earn 1,000 United Airlines Miles Using The United Airlines Shopping Portal

You Save Money When You Register Your Card for the Offer and Pay With Your AMEX Card

Sign-in to your American Express online account to see if you qualify, because sometimes these deals are targeted.

Let’s take a look at the latest offers!

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Up to 30% Off Select Last-Minute Air + Hotel Packages With JetBlue

Through December 16, 2016, JetBlue is offering 12 days of deals with their “A December to Adventure” promotion.

And today, December 9, 2016, they’re selling 12 different air + hotel packages for up to 30% off.  Including deals like 2 nights + air from New York (JFK) at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, from $309 per person.

But the deals are ONLY good for a (very!) last-minute getaway, this weekend, between December 10, 2016, and December 14, 2016. 


Take a Look at Today’s Deal From JetBlue to See If You Can Find a Package That Fits Your Travel Plans

Here’s a look at the details of today’s offer!

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Earn Bonus Points With IHG’s New 2017 Accelerate Promotion

Looking for ways to earn more IHG points?  Via One Mile at a Time, you can now register for IHG’s Winter 2017 Accelerate promotion, and earn bonus IHG points for completing certain tasks and stays between January 1, 2017, and April 15, 2017.

Some folks have been targeted to earn 60,000+ IHG points with this deal!  That’s more enough points for a night at a luxury IHG hotel, like the InterContinental San Juan, which costs 50,000 IHG points per night.

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With IHG’s New Accelerate Promotion, Some Folks Could Earn Enough Bonus IHG Points for a Free Night at the Beautiful InterContinental San Juan

Here’s how to register for this deal.

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“We Always Stay at 2 Hotels Each Trip – It Feels Like 2 Trips In One!”

Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:  MilePro

Tim writes MilePro to help readers travel smarter.  Like a pro!  And also to provide the tools and techniques that allow anyone to travel much more than they would otherwise be able to.

You can also find him on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, and Twitter!


Getting Ready to Go Into Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London

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My Adventures Exploring Queens in New York City: Part 5 – SPG Moments at the US Open

I always have a great time when I visit New York.  And usually focus on Manhattan, like most tourists.  But this time, I decided to spend more time in Queens.

I was invited to attend the US Open tournament in a center court suite.  This was the same experience offered on SPG Moments!

It was a fun way to close out my adventures in Queens.  Especially because I got to watch some great matches!

SPG Moments US Open

This Could Be You! SPG Moments Can Be Your Ticket to Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences, Like the US Open Tournament Held in New York Each Year

I’ll share my experience.  And how you can use Starwood points for fun events like this one!

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$54 One-Way Flights to Cuba, $20 Flights Between Select US Cities on JetBlue!

Through December 16, 2016, JetBlue is offering 12 days of deals with their “A December to Adventure” promotion.

And because their website wasn’t working yesterday, you can book both Day 3 and Day 4’s deals today, December 8, 2016.

The deals include great prices on flights between select cities in the US, including coast to coast flights from ~$65 one-way.  And flights from cities like New York (JFK) and Orlando, to Cuba, from ~$54 one-way.

JetBlue December To Adventure Deal

You Can Book Day 3 and Day 4 of JetBlue’s 12 Days of Deals TODAY, December 8, 2016

Let’s take a look at today’s offers!

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Stay for Free at Hyatt’s Top 5 Most Expensive Hotels!

Don’t a few nights on a private island in the Maldives sound enticing?  Or how about staying across from the Sydney Opera House in Australia?

Lots of folks get into the miles & points hobby in order to take a dream vacation.  So I’ve put together a list of the top 5 most expensive Hyatt hotels around the world!

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Relax on the Stunning Beach Surrounding the Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa

Hopefully it will spark your imagination and maybe even help you plan your next trip!

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