Category Archives: Singapore Airlines

“Use Your Points Sooner Rather Than Later – They’ll Never Be Worth More Than They Are Today”

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

Miles & Points Interview:  The Real Deal

Tim writes The Real Deal to help consumers make sense of travel rewards programs and get value from them.  He is also the Editor-at-Large of SmarterTravel.com.  You can find him on Twitter, too!

The Real Deal

Tim at His Home Airport in Los Angeles

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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Sweet Spot: Fly to Ireland From 6 US Cities for Only 26,000 British Airways Avios Points Round-Trip!

Considering a trip to Ireland?  Via Travelmiles101, you can now fly Aer Lingus to Ireland from 6 US cities, like Chicago, New York, Washington, DC, and more.  It’s just 26,000 British Airways Avios points round-trip in coach!

That’s because Aer Lingus recently joined the Avios program along with British Airways and Iberia, and released it’s own frequent flyer program (AerClub) and award chart.

And British Airways is using this new award chart to price flights on Aer Lingus using British Airways Avios points!

Award Flights To Ireland

Use 13,000 British Airways Avios Points to Fly One-Way in Coach, 8 Months Out of the Year, From Cities Like Chicago, New York (JFK), and Washington, DC, to Dublin. And Visit the Stunning Cliffs of Moher!

I’ll show you how to find and book these cheap award tickets to Ireland!

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15 Things You MUST Do With Your AMEX Business Platinum

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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Planning a Hawaiian Vacation With Ink Business Preferred 80,000-Point Bonus

Are you dreaming of Hawaii?

With the Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card 80,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards point sign-up bonus, you’ll have fantastic options to make a Hawaiian vacation a reality.

You can transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points to airlines like British Airways and United Airlines to book award flights.  And move points to hotel partners like Hyatt or Ritz-Carlton to book free nights.  Or you can redeem points directly through the Chase Ultimate Rewards travel portal to get $1,000 worth of travel!

Ink Business Preferred Hawaii Vacation

You’ll Have Many Travel Options to Hawaii With the 80,000 Point Sign-Up Bonus on the Chase Ink Business Preferred Card

I’ll show you how the Chase Ink Business Preferred sign-up bonus can get you Big Travel to Hawaii!

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How to Use AMEX Membership Rewards Points for United Airlines Award Tickets

Did you know you can use American Express Membership Rewards points for flights on United Airlines?

That’s because American Express has 3 transfer partners that also partner with United Airlines.  And transferring your American Express Membership Rewards points to these airlines can be a better deal than using United Airlines miles!

AMEX Points For United Airlines Flights

You Don’t Need United Airlines Miles to Get Where You’re Going on United Airlines!

I’ll show you how to use your American Express Membership Rewards points for United Airlines flights!

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Sneak Peek at 2017’s Hottest Credit Cards to Travel in Style

There are more great cards than ever to help you achieve Big Travel with Small Money!  Because banks continue to release new credit cards with lucrative sign-up bonuses.

And earning just one sign-up bonus on certain cards can get you a trip you may have never though possible!  Like a round-trip award flight to Australia with the Chase Sapphire Reserve or a getaway to Kauai with the The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN.

Top 7 Travel Cards For December 2016

Credit Card Sign-Up Bonuses Make the Trip of Your Dreams Possible, Whether It’s Far Away Like Singapore, or Closer to Home

Here are my top 7 travel credit cards for 2017.

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Best of Million Mile Secrets – November 2016

1.   I let you know you can apply for the new Chase Ink Business Preferred card.  It comes with an 80,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards point sign-up bonus after meeting minimum spending requirements!

Best Of Million Mile Secrets November 2016

The Ink Business Preferred 80,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Point Sign-Up Bonus Is Enough for 3 Free Nights at the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort!

2.   I showed you which cards you should apply for before the end of the year to get the 2X yearly bonus.

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How to Get Big Travel on United Airlines & Partners With the Chase Ink Preferred 80,000 Point Bonus

With the new Chase Ink Business Preferred card, you can earn an excellent sign-up bonus of 80,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after meeting the minimum spending requirements.

Then, transfer the Chase Ultimate Rewards points to United Airlines to book award flights on United Airlines or one of their many airline partners like Asiana Airlines or Lufthansa.

Award Flights With Ink Business Preferred

Use the Chase Ink Preferred 80,000 Ultimate Rewards Point Sign-Up Bonus to Book Business Class Award Flights on United Airline’s Partner Airlines Like Lufthansa

I’ll explain how you can get award flights with Ink Business Preferred on United Airlines and partner airlines within the US, to Asia, or multi-city trips to Europe.

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Citi ThankYou Premier 40,000 Point Bonus Returns!

Citi is once again offering a sign-up bonus for the Citi ThankYou Premier!  You’ll earn 40,000 Citi ThankYou points after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months of opening your account.

In the past, the sign-up bonus has been 50,000 or 40,000 Citi ThankYou points, but most recently there was NO sign-up bonus at all!  So this is a good deal!

Because 40,000 points are worth at least $500 in travel!

Emily and I don’t earn a commission for the Citi ThankYou Premier, but we’ll always share the best deals with you!

Citi ThankYou Premier 40000 Point Bonus Returns

The Citi ThankYou Premier Has a Sign-Up Bonus Again! I’ll Help You Use It for Big Travel

I’ll remind you of the features of this card, so you can decide if it’s right for you!

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It’s Back! Higher 50,000 Point Sign-Up Bonus for the Citi Prestige

Now is a great time to sign-up for the Citi Prestige!

The welcome bonus has jumped back up to 50,000 Citi ThankYou points after completing minimum spending.  But there have been lots of changes to this card since it was first released.

Most recently, the sign-up bonus was 40,000 Citi ThankYou points after meeting a lower minimum spending requirement.

We don’t earn a commission from the Citi Prestige card, but we’ll always tell you about better offers!

Citi Prestige 50,000 Point Bonus

The Citi Prestige Comes With Amazing Travel Perks, Like a 4th Night Free at Almost Any Hotel. That’s $1,000+ in Savings at Jade Mountain in St. Lucia!

I’ll show you what’s changed, and help you decide if it’s a good deal for you.

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