Category Archives: ANA

25% Bonus When You Redeem AMEX Membership Rewards Points for Airbnb Gift Cards

A few months ago, I wrote that you could use your American Express Membership Rewards for Airbnb gift cards.  And now through March 31, 2015, you’ll get a 25% bonus.

25 Bonus When You Redeem AMEX Membership Rewards Points For Airbnb Gift Cards

With the 25% Bonus You’ll Get a $125 Airbnb Gift Card for 10,000 AMEX Membership Rewards Points

But is this a good deal?

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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.

Creditwalk.ca - 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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11 Airlines That Allow You to Share Miles

At some point you may want to share miles with someone, whether it’s your significant other, family member, or a friend who’s traveling with you.  Sharing miles comes in handy when you don’t have enough miles in your account for an award ticket.  Remember that you can usually always use the miles to book an award for a friend of family members without transferring the miles.

But sometimes you don’t have enough miles in your account.  So why not just transfer miles when you want them?  Because airlines usually charge a fee to transfer your miles.  But some frequent flyer programs allow you to share miles.

Frequent Flyer Programs That Allow Mile Sharing

Here are 11 frequent flyer programs that allow sharing miles (pooling of miles under 1 account) between family members.  Most of these programs are not US-based, and other than JetBlue, Hawaiian Air, and British Airways, may not be very practical for US readers because they charge fuel surcharges when you use your miles for an award.

11 Airlines That Allow You To Share Miles

Sharing Miles Lets You Travel Together More Often

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American Express 20% Transfer Bonus to Hawaiian Airlines Until June 23, 2014

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Until June 23, 2014, you’ll get a 20% bonus when you transfer American Express Membership Rewards points to Hawaiian Airlines.

Points transfer instantly, and you can use Hawaiian Airlines miles to fly on their partner airlines, like American Airlines, JetBlue, and Virgin Atlantic.

American Express 20% Transfer Bonus To Hawaiian Airlines Until June 23, 2014

You’ll Get 20% More Miles When You Transfer American Express Membership Rewards Points to Hawaiian Airlines

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