Category Archives: United Airlines

Which Miles & Points Should You Collect for Award Flights?

Million Mile Secrets reader Alex writes:

I was wondering if you can give me advice on choosing the right credit card.  I already have a Miles & More (Lufthansa) account and ~30,000 miles or so in there.

I’m located in Miami and I try to stick to Lufthansa or Star Alliance partners as my preferred airlines.  I fly at least 2 times a year to Europe or Asia but also make some trips within the US.

Great question, Alex!  It can be hard to decide which miles & points to collect for your trip, especially if you’re new to our hobby.

If you already have an idea of where & how you want to travel and which airlines or alliances you prefer, you can narrow down your choices of which credit cards to apply for.

And knowing which airlines serve your home airport will help a great deal in making a decision!

Which Miles Points Should You Collect For Award Flights

Figuring out Which Miles & Points to Collect Doesn’t Have to Be Hard! I’ll Show You How to Choose

I’ll give you tips for how to decide which cards to apply for, depending on your home airport, airline preferences, and travel goals!

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Why You Should (or Should NOT) Change Your Chase Freedom to Freedom Unlimited!

Million Mile Secrets reader, Sanil tweeted:

Should I upgrade my card from Chase Freedom to Chase Freedom Unlimited?

Great question, Sanil!

Both cards have no annual fee and the ability to earn Chase Ultimate Rewards points which you can redeem for cash back.

Or transfer to travel partners if you also have the Chase Sapphire PreferredChase Ink Plus, or Chase Ink Bold (no longer available) card.

Why You Should Or Should NOT Change Your Chase Freedom To Freedom Unlimited

Transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards Points to United Airlines for Award Flights in Lufthansa Business Class

The card that’s best for you depends on your spending habits.  And you will NOT earn a sign-up bonus if you convert your Chase Freedom to the Freedom Unlimited.  I’ll explain!
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Best Offer: Chase Ink Plus 70,000 Point Offer In-Branch (Worth $875+ in Travel!)

Folks on Reddit say there’s an offer to earn 70,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points with the Chase Ink Plus card when you complete the minimum spending requirements.  That’s worth at least $700 in statement credits.  Or $875 when you book a trip through the Chase Travel Portal.

You can also transfer them to airline and hotel partners like United Airlines, Southwest, and Hyatt!

The offer runs through May 15, 2016.  But it’s only available in-person at a Chase branch.  

Best Offer Chase Ink Plus 70,000 Point Offer In Branch Worth 875 In Travel

Where Would You Go With 70,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points? Get the Chase Ink Plus Card In-Branch Through May 15, 2016!

You can also apply for Chase Ink Cash and earn 30,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points ($300).

I’ll share the details!

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Use Miles on These New Routes to the Caribbean, Mexico, and the US!

Great news!  You’ll now have more options for award seats on new routes with Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines, and Air Canada.

And fly to spots like Cuba, Turks and Caicos, Mexico, Chattanooga, Salt Lake City, and more!

Use Miles On These New Routes To The Caribbean Mexico And The US

Use Your Miles & Points to Get to Cuba. Emily Loved It!

I’ll give you ideas for how to use miles & points for award seats on these new routes!

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“I Think My Wife Assumes I Have a Mild Form of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder”

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

Miles & Points Interview:   InsideFlyer UK

Mark and Tom write InsideFlyer UK so you can discover and share your experiences related to travel and frequent flyer programs.

You can follow InsideFlyer UK on Twitter.

InsideFlyer - Interview With Mark And Tom

Heading Into Belarus on the Trans-Siberian Railway

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Review of the New Marvel MasterCard (3% Back on Dining & Entertainment)

Here’s my review of the new Marvel MasterCard!  It’s a no-annual-fee cash back card from Synchrony Bank with cool superhero card art.

This card does NOT have a great sign-up bonus.  But it does earn 3% at restaurants and select entertainment like movie theaters, games, Marvel.com, and more.

And while we don’t earn a commission from this card, we’ll always tell you about interesting deals.

Review Of The New Marvel MasterCard 3 Back On Dining Entertainment

There’s a New Cash Back Card, but I’ll Show You Similar Cards That Are Better!

I’ll tell you more about the new Marvel MasterCard.  And suggest cards that are a better deal!

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If You Have 2 Businesses Can You Earn the Chase Ink Plus Sign-Up Bonus Twice?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Michael, commented:

You wrote a post back in 2014 on the possibility of getting multiple Chase Ink Plus small business card bonuses for separate LLCs.  Do you have any updates as to whether Chase is permitting current Chase Ink Plus cardholders (I received the 50,000 point bonus about 18 months ago) to receive the current 60,000 point offer if applying for the card using a separate LLC?

Great question, Michael!

If you have more than one small business, you should still be able to earn the sign-up bonus on the Chase Ink Plus card again, when you complete the minimum spending.

Emily and I don’t earn a commission on this card, but we’ll always tell you about the best deals.

If You Have 2 Businesses Can You Earn The Chase Ink Plus Sign Up Bonus Twice

Do You Own 2 Small Businesses? You May Be Able to Earn the Sign-Up Bonus on Chase Ink Cards Twice!

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