Category Archives: Etihad

“I Flew in a Luxurious Seat, Ate Steak and Drank Champagne, Then Took the Subway to My Hostel”

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

Miles & Points Interview:  Rich Travel / Poor Travel

George shows people how he flies all over the world in First Class for free on his web series Rich Travel / Poor Travel You can also follow him on Twitter!

Rich Travel Poor Travel

Pondering My Life in Tokyo

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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15 Things You MUST Do With Your AMEX Business Platinum

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I was excited to recently get The Enhanced Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN because of the limited time 100,000-point sign-up bonus and card perks like 50% points back on paid airfare.

But there are so many other benefits with the card like automatic elite status at certain hotel chains.  And concierge services that can help you with exclusive dining reservations and much more!

Plus, I also love the card earns flexible AMEX Membership Rewards points.  Because there are many ways to redeem these for Big Travel!

Best Uses Of American Express Business Platinum

The AMEX Business Platinum Card Can Help Folks Get Big Travel! But The Card Has Lots of Other Perks You Can Use to Save Time and Money or Book Fantastic Experiences!

Here are 15 things you can do with the AMEX Business Platinum card!

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Emily’s Top International Shopping Destinations: Mumbai, India

Emily:   Hi everyone!  You know how much I like traveling.  Another passion of mine is shopping for locally handmade art and treasures in the places I visit.

To me, art is the absolute best thing to bring back home.  It’s so unique, and there’s soul behind it.  Of course, I also love bringing back small random gifts for family and friends.

Emilys Top International Shopping Destinations Mumbai India

Me and Mom Shopping in India!

Because the holidays are coming up, I’ve created a few posts on some of my favorite shopping destinations and how to get there on miles & points!  And for those who don’t like shopping as much, I’ve also included my other favorite experiences in these cities!

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Better Sign-Up Bonus: Earn 50,000 American Airlines Miles With These Citi Cards!

Via The Points Guy, you can earn 50,000 American Airlines miles with after meeting minimum spending requirements on the Citi American Airlines Platinum Select World Elite MasterCard.

And the sign-up bonus for the business version is 50,000 American Airlines miles after meeting minimum spending requirements, too!

Emily and I don’t earn a commission from these cards, but we’ll always let you know about the best deals!

Better Sign Up Bonus Earn 50000 American Airlines Miles With These Citi Cards

50,000 American Airlines Miles Is Enough for 2 Round-Trip Coach Flights Within to US. So You Could Take a Loved One to San Francisco for a Getaway!

I’ll explain the details of this offer.  And what you can do with 50,000 American Airlines miles!

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“I Tend to Travel for 3 Things: the People, the Scenery, & the Food”

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

Miles & Points Interview:  One Foot On Sand

Jason blogs One Foot On Sand to share his travels and trip advice to readers.  You can also find him on Facebook and Twitter!

One Foot On Sand

Early Morning Hike in Seoul, South Korea

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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New Hilton, Iberia / British Airways Transfer Bonuses – Are They Worth It?

Do you have a Hilton award stay coming up or like booking cheap award flights with British Airways Avios points?

If so, there are 2 new transfer bonuses using Citi ThankYou points and AMEX Membership Rewards points you might consider.

Through February 8, 2017, when you transfer your Citi ThankYou points to Hilton you’ll get a 33% bonus.

And via One Mile at a Time, when you transfer AMEX Membership Rewards points to Iberia, you’ll get a 50% bonus through December 15, 2016!  This can be useful for converting AMEX Membership Rewards points into British Airways Avios points at a more favorable rate.  I’ll explain!

New Hilton Iberia British Airways Transfer Bonuses Are They Worth It

Book Hilton Stays and British Airways Award Flights for Fewer Points With This Deal!

I’ll help you decide if these deals are worth your time.

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Award Ticket Change, Cancellation, and Hold Policies for 25+ Airlines!

Folks in the miles & points hobby are usually diligent about planning their travels.  But sometimes life happens and you have to change or cancel your plans.

In that case, what are the fees for changing an award ticket?  And do any airlines allow you to hold an award reservation while you firm up your plans?

To help y’all out, I made a chart that shows the award ticket fees and policies for over 25 domestic and international airlines!

Award Flight Change Fees

Tracking Down Award Ticket Fees Can Be Tricky, So We’ve Made an Easy Table Showing Award Ticket Change & Cancellation Fees for Over 25 Airlines!

Let’s take a look!

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Ink Plus or AMEX Business Gold: Which Is the Better Small Business Card for You?

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The Chase Ink Plus and The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN are 2 small business credit cards that earn flexible points.  Transferable points are my favorite because you’ll have many options for Big Travel With Small Money.

And both small business cards offer a sign-up bonus after meeting minimum spending requirements.  Plus, you can accumulate bonus points in certain spending categories.  You’ll also get certain purchase protections while traveling and shopping when you pay with either card.

Best Business Credit Cards Compared

Earning Transferable Points on Small Business Cards Like the Chase Ink Plus or AMEX Business Gold Can Help You Get Big Travel! Like Flying Business Class to or From Tahiti!

I’ll compare the perks of both cards.  And explain which card might work best for your small business!

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Limited Time: Earn a 20% Bonus on Points Transfers to Etihad

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Via View From the Wing, you’ll get a 20% bonus when you transfer partner loyalty program points to Etihad through October 30, 2016.

This is great news for folks with AMEX Membership Rewards points, Chase Ultimate Rewards points, Citi ThankYou points, and Starwood points.  Because you can move your points (directly or indirectly) from these 4 transferable points programs to Etihad.

And there are many ways to use Etihad miles, like booking award flights on American Airlines or on any of Etihads’ 26 airline partners.

Limited Time Earn A 20 Bonus On Points Transfers To Etihad

A 20% Bonus on Points Transfers to Etihad Is a Great Deal, Because You Can Book Award Flights With Etihad or on 26 Partner Flights Like American Airlines

I’ll explain why this is a good deal!

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Success! A Honeymoon Trip to the Maldives, Dubai, Africa, & Cancun With Miles & Points!

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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!

Cody is our newest reader success story to show folks it’s possible to travel without spending a lot of money.

Success A Honeymoon Trip To The Maldives Dubai Africa Cancun With Miles Points

Cody and His Wife Enjoying Dessert at the Tallest Restaurant in the World in Dubai During Their Honeymoon!

A big thank you to Cody for sharing his story!

Please introduce yourself to everyone and tell us how long you’ve been involved in the miles & points hobby.

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