Via Deals We Like, through December 16, 2016, JetBlue is offering 12 days of deals with their “A December to Adventure” promotion!
Today only, you can book JetBlue flights between certain US cities for just $20 one-way, or 400 JetBlue points! These low fares are valid on specific dates only.
The deals launch daily at 1:00 pm Eastern. And we’ll share the best ones with you!
Shake the Virtual Snow Globe to See the JetBlue Daily Deal!
Let’s take a look at today’s deal!
If you collect Alaska Airlines or Hawaiian Airlines miles, there’s a new way to keep your miles from expiring with no effort! Frequent Flyer is an app for iOS or Android that earns you points in return for sharing your location. Then, you can redeem them for miles!
However, it can take 5+ months to earn 100 miles.
You can also complete surveys or refer your friends to speed up the process. If you don’t mind having the app on your phone, it’s an easy way to reset the clock and keep your miles active without flying.
The Frequent Flyer App Is an Easy Way to Keep Your Alaska or Hawaiian Mileage Account Active, in Exchange for Sharing Your Location
I’ll show you how it works!
I always have a great time when I visit New York. And I usually focus on Manhattan, like most tourists. But this time, I decided to stay in Manhattan, but explore Queens.
I stayed in Manhattan at Hyatt Herald Square. But made the trip across the river for my adventures.
I Made the Hyatt Herald Square My Home Base
Here’s what I thought of the experience!
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Need a weekend getaway? You can use 80,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points from the Chase Ink Business Preferred sign-up bonus for simple, fun, and easy-to-redeem trips within the mainland US!
For example, you can transfer 50,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points to United Airlines for 2 round-trip coach tickets to New York City. Then use the remaining 30,000 points from the sign-up bonus for a night at a luxurious Hyatt hotel.
I’ll also show you how to get fun trips to Key West and Las Vegas!
Use 80,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points for 2 Round-Trip Tickets and a Free Night in the Big Apple!
Here’s how to use the sign-up bonus from the Chase Ink Business Preferred card for a vacation!
Posted in Airline Award Booking, Airlines, Chase, Chase Freedom, Chase Freedom Unlimited, Chase Hyatt, Chase Ink Cash, Chase Ink Plus, Chase Ink Preferred, Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Sapphire Reserve, Chase United Explorer, Citi Prestige, Citibank, Credit Cards, Hotels, Hyatt, Save Money, Travel Tips, Ultimate Rewards, United Airlines, United Award Booking
Million Mile Secrets reader, Brittany, tweeted:
Can you do a post on maintaining a credit score of 750+ while applying for lots of cards? I can’t find a recent one.
Did you know applying for lots of credit cards can actually improve your credit score?
If you aren’t familiar with how your credit score works, credit cards can seem scary. Because the way you handle your credit cards can greatly impact your credit score.
But if you understand the factors of your credit score, you’ll see it’s less impacted by the number of cards you have. And has more to do with how you use them.
Don’t Let Applying for Multiple Credit Cards Keep You Away From Getting Big Travel With Small Money!
I’ll show you why applying for lots of credit cards is NOT always bad for your credit score. And how they can even enhance it!
Posted in Airlines, Beginner Tips, Car & Student Loans, Chase, Chase Freedom, Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Southwest, Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Credit Scores, No Annual Fee, Reader Requests, Southwest
Million Mile Secrets reader, Juli, commented:
I have two American Airlines credit cards, the Citi® / AAdvantage®
Platinum Select® World Elite™ MasterCard® and Barclaycard AAdvantage Aviator Red MasterCard. Are both of these cards worth keeping?
Great question, Juli!
The 2 cards have very similar perks. You get bonus miles on American Airlines purchases, a free checked bag, and a 10% rebate when you redeem miles for award flights.
Because these 2 cards have an annual fee and similar benefits, it’s probably not worth keeping both. The only exception is if Juli plans to spend a lot on the cards to earn American Airlines elite status.
But before Juli cancels one of the cards, she should consider the application rules for each bank. This can make it easier to earn more American Airlines miles with future sign-up bonuses!
There’s a Strategy for Folks Deciding Between Which American Airlines Card to Keep in Their Wallets!
I’ll explain which American Airlines credit card Juli should keep!
Posted in Airlines, Airlines, American Airlines, Barclaycard, Barclaycard AAdvantage Aviator, Business Credit Cards, Cancel Credit Card, Citi American Airlines, Citi American Airlines Executive, Citi Prestige, Citibank, Credit Cards, Save Money, Travel Tips
Welcome to the next installment of our Reader Success Series where Million Mile Secrets Readers share how they booked a trip with miles & points to get Big Travel with Small Money!
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Harry is our newest reader success story to show folks it’s possible to travel without spending a lot of money.
A big thank you to Harry for sharing his story!
Please introduce yourself to everyone and tell us how long you’ve been involved in the miles & points hobby.
Posted in Airline Award Booking, Airlines, Airlines, American Airlines, American Express, AMEX Platinum, Barclaycard, Barclaycard Arrival, British Airways, British Airways, Chase, Chase Freedom, Chase Sapphire Reserve, Credit Cards, Hotel Award Booking, Hotels, Interviews, Marriott, Membership Rewards, No Annual Fee, oneworld, Rental Cars, Southwest, Starwood (SPG), Success Story, Travel Tips, Ultimate Rewards
Million Mile Secrets reader, Kim, tweeted:
Any advice on how to pick the best airline for The Enhanced Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN to get 50% points back with Pay With Points?
Fantastic question, Kim!
Using AMEX Pay With Points with the AMEX Business Platinum card is a flexible way to book flights without blackout dates. And you’ll get 50% of your points back for coach tickets booked with Pay With Points. But only on your selected airline.
Plus, the AMEX Business Platinum $200 statement credit for airline incidentals only applies to your selected airline. So this can impact your decision, too.
Thinking About Which Airline to Choose for AMEX Pay With Points? I’ll Help You Decide!
I’ll explain if there’s a benefit of choosing one airline over another!
Posted in Airline Award Booking, Airlines, Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, American Express, Business Credit Cards, Business Platinum, Chase, Chase Sapphire Reserve, Credit Cards, Delta Skymiles, Frontier, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue, Membership Rewards, Save Money, Southwest, Spirit, Travel Tips, United Airlines
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Emily and I are thankful for the support of our readers! So this week we’re giving away a $200 American Airlines gift card!
Jump On the Next Airfare Sale to Europe, and Use a $200 American Airlines Gift Card to Save Even More
I’ll show you how to enter!
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Thanks to everyone who participated in our 7,000 Southwest points giveaway!
Are You the Winner of 7,000 Southwest Points?
Find out who won!