Category Archives: British Airways

“This Hobby Provides Me the Equivalent of a $20,000 per Year Raise”

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

Miles & Points Interview:  Travel Miles 101

Alexi Zemsky and Brad Barrett write Travel Miles 101 to show folks how to earn and redeem miles the easy way.

They offer a free 15-day email course to get you up to speed on the basics of both earning and redeeming travel miles & points.  And as part of the course, they offer members access to a private Facebook group community with over 2,000 members.

And they say the combined knowledge of their graduates in this group is an excellent resource for crowdsourcing answers to specific questions.  It’s a safe place for people to ask questions and share successes and frustrations as they learn more about travel rewards.

Travel Miles 101 - Interview With Alexi And Brad

View from the Infinity Pool at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess in Bermuda

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Sweet Spot: British Airways Avios Points to Europe Using Chase & Starwood Points!

Here in the 2nd entry of my Sweet Spot series, I’ll show you how to use fewer miles to get to Europe in coach!  

These tips are especially useful for those of y’all near Boston, Chicago, Fort Myers, Hartford, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Newark, Orlando, San Francisco, or Washington, DC.

To make the most of this Sweet Spot, it’s best if you have (or will have!) a collection of any of these points:

  • British Airways Avios
  • Chase Ultimate Rewards
  • Starwood
Sweet Spot British Airways Avios Points To Europe Using Chase Starwood Points

You Can Transfer Certain Points to British Airways. And Then Use Those Points to Fly on Aer Lingus to Dublin for Less Points Than With Other Airline Programs!

I’ll show you how and why to transfer points to the British Airways Avios program to get a great deal on coach award flights to Europe!

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How to Get Big Travel on American Airlines With Ink Plus 70,000 Point Sign-Up Bonus

Through August 20, 2016, you can earn 70,000 bonus points when you sign-up in-branch for the Chase Ink Plus and meet the minimum spending requirement.

Or you can earn 60,000 bonus points when you sign-up with our link.  

Either way, you’ll have a lot of points to earn Big Travel on American Airlines!

How To Get Big Travel On American Airlines With Ink Plus 70,000 Point Sign Up Bonus

I’ll Show How 70,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points From the Ink Plus Can Be Used to Book American Airlines Award Flights to Places Like San Francisco!

You can NOT transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points directly to American Airlines.  But, I’ll show you how you can book American Airlines award flights by transferring points to British Airways!

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How Do I Keep American Express Membership Rewards Points When I Cancel My Card?

Million Mile Secrets reader Ankur tweeted:

I’m closing The Platinum Card® from American Express.  To keep my points, would it help to be an authorized user on my wife’s AMEX EveryDay® Credit Card from American Express?  Or do I need my own Membership Rewards card to keep the points?

Thanks for the question, Ankur!

You WILL lose your points if you don’t keep at least 1 card that earns American Express Membership Rewards points.  And you can NOT transfer American Express Membership Rewards points from your account to your spouse’s account.  But there’s a way around this rule!

How Do I Keep American Express Membership Rewards Points When I Cancel My Card

Don’t Lose Your AMEX Membership Rewards Points! Take One of the Following Steps to Keep Your Points Safe

I’ll show you how to guarantee you won’t lose your hard-earned points when you cancel an American Express card.

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Why Chase Ultimate Rewards Points Are Terrific for Flights to the Caribbean

If you’re planning a Caribbean vacation, you’ll have many options for award flights using Chase Ultimate Rewards points.

With the addition of Flying Blue as a Chase transfer partner, you’ll have 4 travel partners to get to the Caribbean.  The other partners are Southwest, British Airways, and United Airlines.

Why Chase Ultimate Rewards Points Are Terrific For Flights To The Caribbean

Book Award Flights to the Caribbean by Transferring Ultimate Rewards Points to British Airways, Flying Blue, Southwest, or United Airlines!

Chase Ultimate Rewards is my favorite points program because the points are flexible and easy to earn.

I’ll show you how to get a great deal on flights to the Caribbean using Chase Ultimate Rewards points!

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