Category Archives: Airlines

“Miles and Points Offer Freedom to Travel Uninhibited and Unrestrained”

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

Miles & Points Interview:   NomadsNation

Aaron is the co-founder of NomadsNation.  He’d like to help travelers make their life awesome, because life is short!  You can check him out on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

NomadsNation - Interview With Aaron

Copenhagen Can Be Quite Colorful

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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Can You Upgrade to the Chase Sapphire Reserve?

If you’re unable to get approved for the new Chase Sapphire Reserve card, you might consider a Sapphire Reserve Upgrade from an existing Chase card.

You will NOT earn the 100,000 point sign-up bonus, but you’ll still get the card’s other great perks.  For example, the $300 annual credit on travel purchases3X Chase Ultimate Rewards points on travel & dining, and the Priority Pass Select membership.

And you’ll be able to get 1.5 cents each for any existing Chase Ultimate Rewards points you have when you redeem through the Chase Ultimate Rewards Travel Portal.

Sapphire Reserve Upgrade

With the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card, You’ll Get a 50% Bonus When You Redeem Chase Ultimate Rewards Points Through the Chase Travel Portal! This Means You’ll Use Less Points to Book Flights Like JetBlue Mint Business Class!

I’ll explain how you can upgrade!

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Activate Discover It 5% Bonus for Amazon, Department Stores, & Sam’s Club

Save money on your year-end shopping, including for Christmas!

If you have the Discover it card, you can now activate your card to earn 5% cash back at department stores, Sam’s Club, & Amazon from October 1, 2016, to December 31, 2016!

You can earn up to $75 cash back each quarter on bonus categories with your Discover it card (and more if you’re a new cardholder!).

Activate Discover It 5 Bonus For Amazon Department Stores Sams Club

What’s in the Bag? Discover Has Some Great Bonus Categories to Finish Out the Year. Get 10% Back If You’re a New Cardmember!

I’ll share the details.

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Limited-Time! Pay Mortgage or Rent With 1.75% Credit Card Fee

Looking for an easy way to complete minimum spending requirements or earn extra miles & points?  Now Plastiq is giving you a way to do it!

Plastiq will have a reduced fee of 1.75% when you use a MasterCard credit card to schedule 6+ future rent or mortgage payments through September 30, 2016, at 11:59 pm Pacific Time. 

Limited Time Pay Mortgage Or Rent With 1.75 Credit Card Fee

The New Plastiq Promotion Can Help You Earn Credit Card Rewards When You Schedule 6+ Rent or Mortgage Payments With a MasterCard

I’ll show you how to lock-in the lower transaction fee.

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Chase Sapphire Reserve: What Emily Learned From Her Banker

This week, Emily spoke with her Chase banker to ask about the Chase Sapphire Reserve.  Her banker said most Chase branches have been swamped with folks looking to apply for the card.  And that Chase is surprised by the overwhelming demand!

I understand why folks are so excited about the Chase Sapphire Reserve‘s 100,000 point sign-up bonus offer!  Because it’s the highest public sign-up bonus I’ve ever seen on a card that earns valuable Chase Ultimate Rewards points!

Chase Sapphire Reserve In-Branch

Use 100,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points From the Sapphire Reserve Sign-Up Bonus for Big Travel! You Could Transfer Points to Hyatt for Free Nights at Hotels Like the Park Hyatt Sydney

I’ll share what else Emily learned about the Chase Sapphire Reserve In-Branch

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