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Do Store Cards Count Towards the Chase “5/24 Rule?”

Million Mile Secrets reader, Brian, commented:

Do store cards (like Synchrony and Lowes) count toward the Chase 5/24 rule?

Thanks for the question, Brian!

As long as your store card can be used at other stores, it will count toward the Chase “5/24 rule.”

Do Store Cards Count Towards The Chase 524 Rule

Signing-Up for a Store Credit Card Can Cause You to Lose a Lot More Than You’ll Save! If It Can Be Used Outside the Store, It Will Count Against Your 5/24 Status

I’ll remind you what counts against Chase’s strict application rules.  And what does not count.

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Success! London, Paris, & Italy for a Family of 5 With Miles & Points!

Welcome to the next installment of our Reader Success Series where Million Mile Secrets Readers share how they booked a trip with miles & points to get Big Travel with Small Money!

Sarah and her family are our newest reader success story to show folks it’s possible to travel without spending a lot of money.

Success A Trip To London Paris Italy For A Family Of 5 With Miles Points

Sarah and Her Family at The Coliseum in Rome!

A big thank you to Sarah for sharing their story!

Please introduce yourself to everyone and tell us how long you’ve been involved in the miles & points hobby.

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Can I Earn the Barclaycard Arrival Plus Bonus Again?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Amber, commented:

I have had the Barclaycard Arrival Plus before.  I closed it early last year.

I’m considering applying for it again, but the terms say the bonus offer is valid for first-time cardmembers with new accounts only.  Existing cardmembers and existing accounts are not eligible for this offer.  Does that mean I will not be able to get the 50,000 points since I had the card before?

Great question, Amber!

In practice, you can earn the bonus that comes with the Barclaycard Arrival Plus more than once.  But the terms and conditions definitely give Barclaycard the right to not give you the bonus!

Can I Earn The Barclaycard Arrival Plus Bonus Again

Your Barclaycard Arrival Miles Can Be Used for Almost Any Travel Purchase, Including Transportation Like Limousines!

I’ll tell you what we know about being approved for the Barclaycard Arrival Plus bonus more than once.

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Blog Giveaway: 6,000 Delta Miles!

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Thanks to all our readers for your support over the years!  This week, we’re giving away 6,000 Delta Miles.

Blog Giveaway 6000 Delta Miles

Visit Moscow on Delta for Just 30,000 Delta Miles One-Way

I’ll show you how to enter!

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6,000 British Airways Avios Points Winner!

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Thanks to all who participated in our 6,000 British Airways Avios points giveaway!

6000 British Airways Avios Points Winner

Did You Win 6,000 British Airways Avios Points?

Find out who won!

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