Million Mile Secrets reader Teri commented:
We want to visit Italy and France in September 2017 for our 30th anniversary. And because we’ve already saved some United Airlines miles, we plan to fly with United Airlines or a Star Alliance partner.
But we’ve also earned miles & points with our Chase Sapphire Preferred and Capital One Venture cards.
So, how do we combine the miles & points from these different programs in order to book our award tickets with United Airlines miles? And are there any other cards you’d recommend we get?
Great question, Teri!
One of my favorite things about miles & points is showing others how to get Big Travel. And I especially love that Teri plans to use miles & points to help celebrate an anniversary!
Visit the Colorful Seaside Villages of Cinque Terre, Italy. This Ticket Could Otherwise Cost You ~$8,000!
Let’s look at how Teri can use miles & points from various programs to get to Europe with United Airlines. And I’ll make a few suggestions about other cards to consider!
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There have been recent targeted offers for an 75,000 mile increased sign-up bonus on the Chase United MileagePlus® Explorer Card.
Now, there’s a limited-time improved sign-up bonus available to everyone!
You’ll earn 50,000 United Airlines miles when you meet the minimum spending requirements. And another 5,000 United Airlines miles when you add an authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months of opening your account.
Plus, you’ll get a $50 statement credit after your first purchase.
We don’t earn a commission from this offer, but we’ll always tell you about the best deals!
The Sign-Up Bonus Plus Miles From Minimum Spending Is Nearly Enough for a Round-Trip Coach Ticket to Europe on United Airlines and Partners!
This is a better deal than the usual 30,000 mile sign-up bonus! But not as good as the 70,000+ mile targeted offer.
Are you planning a family trip to visit your son or daughter studying abroad in Europe?
There are many ways to use rewards credit cards to save thousands of dollars off regular airfare prices for your trip.
Use Miles to Visit Your Son or Daughter Abroad in Florence and Take in the Panoramic Views
I’ll give you helpful hints and ideas for making a family trip to Europe possible using miles and points.
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Great news! You’ll soon have more options to book award seats on non-stop routes to Taipei and London from the US. JetBlue is adding flights to Nashville. And Delta has a new airline partner to explore destinations in the Mediterranean.
Visit Taipei With New Non-Stop Flights on Eva Air! Use Your United Airlines Miles to Book an Award Seat
I’ll share details about the new routes!
Travel on a chartered plane to 4 European cities and participate in exclusive aviation events like breakfast with Aegean Airlines management and tour the Singapore Airlines A380!
Via Angelina Travels, full details of the annual Star Alliance MegaDO trip are now available!
The trip will take place from September 13 to 16, 2016, with visits to Zurich, Hamburg, Mykonos, and Athens. The complete schedule is here.
Registration for Star MegaDO 7 opens on May 9, 2016, at 10:00 am Pacific Time. Tickets for the 4-day event start at $999, which includes flights within Europe, hotels, and VIP event access.
Spend a Night at the Santa Marina Luxury Collection Resort in Mykonos During This Year’s MegaDO Event!
I attended StarMegaDO 3 and had an amazing time!