Category Archives: United Award Booking

These Airline & Hotel Cards May Soon Be Harder to Get!

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Chase has been tightening their credit card application policies.  And now there are rumors they’ll apply the stricter rules to co-branded airline and hotel cards, like the Chase Hyatt, Chase IHG Rewards, or Chase United Explorer.

According to Doctor of Credit, Chase may soon stop approving folks for co-branded cards if they’ve opened ~5 or more credit cards (from any bank) in the past 24 months.

These Airline Hotel Cards May Soon Be Harder To Get

Considering Chase Airline or Hotel Cards? You Might Want to Apply Soon Because the Rules May Soon Change!

I do NOT have confirmation of these changes.  But I’ll share what I know and what you should do if you’ve been considering these cards!

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10 Things I Wish I Knew About Miles & Points When Starting Out

A key to faster achievement is to learn from the mistakes of others.  That way you save time by not having to make those mistakes yourself!

Each Friday I post an interview with a miles & points blogger.  And 1 of the questions I ask is, “What do you now know about collecting miles and points which you wish you knew when you started out?”

I went through the interviews and picked out the top 10 things folks wish they had known from the beginning.

10 Things I Wish I Knew About Miles Points When Starting Out

I’m So Grateful for Everything I’ve Learned About Miles & Points! Here I Am With My Dad in the Maldives on a $27,000 Family Vacation That Only Cost ~$4,300

As I look over the list below, #10 isn’t something we often think about.  But maybe it ought to be #1. Continue reading

New Ways to Use Miles to Singapore, Boston, Niagara Falls, San Diego, & More

This summer, there are new routes to interesting destinations ranging from huge cities like Singapore to small towns on Cape Cod, and everything in between!  And hopefully, it’ll mean more ways to redeem your miles and points!

New Ways To Use Miles To Singapore Boston Niagara Falls San Diego More

Buffalo/Niagara Falls Is 1 of the New Destinations You Can Visit Using Miles and Points!

I’ll tell you about the new routes.  And give you ideas about how to use miles and points for award seats!

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You Can Still Get the Citi ThankYou Premier 50,000 Points Offer [Expired]

Update:   This offer is no longer available.  But check Hot Deals for the latest offers!

Good news!  If you’ve been waiting to get the Citi ThankYou Premier card, you have another chance to earn 50,000 Citi ThankYou points after meeting the minimum spending requirements.

That’s worth $625 worth of travel booked through Citi.  Or free flights and hotel stays with travel transfer partners!

You Can Still Get The Citi ThankYou Premier 50,000 Points Offer

Where Will You Go With 50,000 Citi ThankYou Points? They’re Worth at Least $625 Toward Flights, Hotels, Car Rentals, and Cruises When You Book Through Citi

The link that earns us a commission for the Citi ThankYou Premier card was reduced to 40,000 Citi ThankYou points after meeting the minimum spending requirement.

But Emily and I always let you know about the best credit card offers, so please use the better link in this post instead!  And I’ve updated the Hot Deals page to include this better offer too!

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2016’s 3 Most Exciting Museum Openings – Use Miles to Visit!

If you’re like Emily and me and love art and culture, you’re interested in learning more about the 3 new major art museums set to open in London, New York, and Abu Dhabi in 2016.  

I’ll give you highlights and show you how to use miles & points to visit!

2016's 3 Most Exciting Museum Openings Use Miles To Visit

If You’re an Art Lover and a Miles Collector, Treat Yourself to a Trip to a New Museum!

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Use Miles! New Flights to Hong Kong, Lisbon, Portland, San Francisco, & More!

This summer, there will be several new airline routes to destinations all over the world.  And hopefully, it means new ways to use your miles and points!

Use Miles New Flights To Hong Kong Lisbon Portland San Francisco More

Redeem Your Miles or Points to Fly to Lisbon, Portugal. And Then Visit Nearby Cities, Like Beautiful Sintra!

I’ll tell you about the new routes.  And give you ideas about how to use miles & points for award seats!

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Best Ways to Book Short Award Flights With Chase Ultimate Rewards Points

Chase Ultimate Rewards are my favorite kind of points because they’re extremely flexible.  You can use them to save money on flights all over the world!

Million Mile Secrets readers have asked how to use their Chase Ultimate Rewards points for short award flights that are normally expensive.

Best Ways To Book Short Award Flights With Chase Ultimate Rewards Points

With Chase Ultimate Rewards Points, the World Is Yours! Redeem Them For Short, Expensive Flights Worldwide!

I’ll show you a few of the best ways to redeem your Chase Ultimate Rewards points to save money on flights within the continental US, Hawaii, Asia, and Australia.  And to visit Mexico!

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