Category Archives: Star Alliance

Blog Giveaway: ~$1,000 Ticket to Star MegaDo 6!

You’re the best blog readers in the world!  To thank you, this week we’re giving away a ~$1,000 ticket to Star MegaDo 6!

Blog Giveaway 1,000 Ticket To Star MegaDo 6

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Making of the Airbus 350 and Star Alliance Operations in Europe

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Top 5 Cheap Ways to Get to Europe Using Miles and Points!

The ancient ruins of Rome (and the amazing food!), the romance of Paris (dinner inside the Eiffel Tower!), the theater in London (I won’t mention the food)…

It’s the time of year when folks are planning their summer trips to Europe.  Sometimes low-level award seats can be hard to find because it’s such a popular place to go!

So it’s good to have options for the cheapest ways to get there using miles and points!

Here are my favorite cheap award tickets to Europe.  If you don’t mind flying coach class, you could get there for as few as 25,000 miles round-trip!

Top 5 Cheap Ways To Get To Europe Using Miles And Points

Planning a Summer Getaway to Europe? I’ll Show You the Cheapest Ways to Get There!

And remember, you don’t have to fly there and back on the same airline.

Sometimes you’ll get a better deal (and more available award seats) by booking 1-way flights on different airlines.  Or you might mix-and-match because you don’t have enough points in 1 program for a round-trip ticket.

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Limited Time: Increased 50,000 Mile Bonus on the Chase United Business Card

For a limited time, the sign-up bonus on the Chase United MileagePlus Explorer Business card has increased to 50,000 miles.  That’s enough miles for 2 round-trip domestic flights!

You’ll get the bonus after you spend $2,000 in new purchases in the 1st 3 months of opening your account.

Normally, the sign-up bonus is 30,000 miles after you spend $1,000 in the 1st 3 months.  So this is a better deal!

This isn’t our link, but Emily and I will always tell you about the best offers, even when they don’t earn us a commission.

Limited Time Increased 50,000 Mile Bonus On The Chase United Business Card

The Chase United MileagePlus Explorer Business Card Has a Limited-Time Sign-Up Bonus of 50,000 Miles

There’s no end date published for the increased bonus, so I’m not sure how long it will last.

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“The Climb and the View Sparked a Desire to See the World From a Different Perspective”

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

Miles & Points Interview:   CreditWalk

Al founded CreditWalk to create the most comprehensive resource available on the internet for Canadian credit cards. - Interview With Al

Three Wishes, You Say? Salinas Grandes, Argentina

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The Ultimate Guide to American Express Membership Rewards Points: Part 1 – All the Ways to Get to Europe

American Express Membership Rewards points are 1 of the most flexible types of points.  That’s because you can transfer them to certain airlines to get Big Travel with Small Money on flights to Europe.

Starwood points, Chase Ultimate Rewards points, and Citi ThankYou points are also transferable.  American Express Membership Rewards points aren’t the easiest to use compared to Chase Ultimate Rewards points, but there are a few good uses which I’ll describe in this post.

The Ultimate Guide To American Express Membership Rewards Points Part 1 All The Ways To Get To Europe

You Can Transfer American Express Membership Rewards Points to Air Canada to Fly to Milan, Italy

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