Category Archives: United Airlines

5 Ways to Earn 7,500 Chase Points With Freedom This Quarter

If you make the most of the Chase Freedom 5X bonus categories this quarter, you’ll earn 7,500 Chase Ultimate Rewards points!  That’s enough for a free night at Category 1 Hyatt hotels.  Or for certain flights on Southwest or United Airlines.

Through March 31, 2017, you can earn up to 7,500 Chase Ultimate Rewards points with your Chase Freedom at gas stations and commuter transportation when you activate the bonus by March 14, 2017.

So I put together a list of ways to help you earn the most points!

5 Ways To Earn 7500 Chase Points With Freedom This Quarter

Earn 5X Chase Ultimate Rewards Points for Uber, Lyft, and Taxis This Quarter!

Here are 5 ideas for earning 7,500 bonus Chase Ultimate Rewards points this quarter.

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How to Get Big Travel on Southwest With the Chase Sapphire Reserve 100,000-Point Bonus

I shared news that the Chase Sapphire Reserve 100,000 point bonus will soon be cut in half, to 50,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after meeting the same minimum spending requirement.

Until January 11, 2017, with the Chase Sapphire Reserve card, you can earn a phenomenal sign-up bonus of 100,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after meeting the minimum spending requirement.

Then, transfer the Chase Ultimate Rewards points to Southwest to book award flights with no blackout dates!  Or you can get $1,500 worth of Southwest flights by booking through the Chase Ultimate Rewards Travel Portal.  But you’ll have to call to book this way!

And folks with the Companion Pass can get double the savings.  This means up to ~$3,000 worth of Southwest flights!

We don’t earn a commission for the Chase Sapphire Reserve card, but we’ll always tell you about the best deals!

How To Get Big Travel On Southwest With The Chase Sapphire Reserve 100,000 Point Bonus

The Chase Sapphire Reserve 100,000 Point Sign-Up Bonus Can Add Up to Major Savings! Especially for Folks With the Companion Pass!

I’ll give you some ideas on how to use the Chase Sapphire Reserve bonus on Southwest for Big Travel!

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Planning a Europe Trip? Lots of Available Award Seats With United Airlines Miles!

Good news if you’re considering a trip to Europe this year!

Via The Points Guy, there are lots of available coach and Business Class award seats from the US to Vienna on United Airlines’ Star Alliance partners Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa.

United Airlines Award Ticket

There Are Currently LOTS of United Airlines Award Seats Available for Flights From the US to Vienna!

I’ll share with you what I found.  And remind you how to earn and use United Airlines miles!

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How to Use the United Airlines Award Chart

For folks looking to get Big Travel with Small Money, using United Airlines miles to book award flights can be incredibly valuable!

United Airlines has a simple award chart with easy-to-understand pricing.  And because United Airlines miles are easy to accrue, many of these award flights are very accessible.

The United Airlines tool is one of my favorites for booking award flights.  Because it is straightforward and easy to maneuver.  And I love using United Airlines miles to book flights on United Airlines’ Star Alliance partners because they have competitive prices and don’t impose fuel surcharges.

How To Use The United Airlines Award Chart

Use Your United Airlines Miles to Fly With United Airlines or One of Their Star Alliance Partner Airlines

In this post, I’ll show you how to understand the United Airlines award chart and how to use your United Airlines miles to get Big Travel with Small Money!

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Top 7 Travel Cards for January 2017

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to travel more, you’ll be happy to know there are some exciting sign-up offers in the miles & points world!

Certain credit cards are offering great sign-up bonuses and perks including airline credits, airport lounge access, and more.  And a few of them can be worth $1,000 or more! 

Top 7 Travel Cards For January 2017

Picture Yourself In a Hammock on the Beach In the Maldives! With Credit Card Sign-Up Bonuses, This Could Be You!

I’ll share my top 7 travel credit cards to get Big Travel with Small Money.

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Chase Sapphire Reserve Increases Value of Your Ultimate Rewards Points

I love transferring Chase Ultimate Rewards points to travel partners, like Flying Blue, Hyatt, and United Airlines.  Because you’ll often get the most value for your points.  But there are times when using the Chase portal is a better deal when you want a specific flight or hotel because your travel dates aren’t as flexible.

With the Chase Sapphire Reserve card, you’ll get a 50% bonus, or 1.5 cents per point, when you redeem points for travel through the Chase portal.  For example, this makes 50,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points worth $750 in travel instead of the $500 you’d get for redeeming points for cash back.

The best part is you can transfer points to your Sapphire Reserve card from other Chase Ultimate Rewards points cards like the Chase Freedom or Chase Ink Cash.  This means your existing points will increase in value!

Chase Sapphire Reserve Increases Value Of Your Ultimate Rewards Points

Book an Air Berlin Flight Through the Chase Travel Portal. Because You Can’t Transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards Points Directly to Air Berlin.

Emily and I don’t earn a commission from the Chase Sapphire Reserve.  But I want y’all to know how to get more for your Chase Ultimate Rewards points with this card!

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Best of Million Mile Secrets – December 2016

1.   It’s the perfect time to earn the Southwest Companion pass, because all 3 Southwest cards are offering 50,000 points!

Best Of Million Mile Secrets December 2016

Earn Nearly Enough Points for the Southwest Companion Pass! Get the Best Deal in Travel With 2 Credit Card Sign-Up Bonuses

2.   Did you know you can now fly from 6 US cities to Ireland for only 26,000 British Airways Avios points round-trip?

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You Can Now Book Korean Air SkyTeam Partners Online!

Good news for folks who use Korean Air miles!

Via View From the Wing, you can now book Korean Air SkyTeam partner award flights online, without having to call their customer service agents.  This is a more efficient process, which will be a big time-saver!

You Can Now Book Korean Air SkyTeam Partners Online

Book an Award Seat to Hawaii Online for Just 25,000 Korean Air Miles!

I’ll show you how to book Korean Air SkyTeam partner awards online!

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650+ IHG Hotels Changing Categories! 3 Weeks to Lock-In Current Prices for 2017

If you collect IHG points, this news could affect you!

Starting January 15, 2017, 650+ IHG hotels will change their award prices.  And ~500 of them will become more expensive, and ~150 will become less expensive.

650 IHG Hotels Changing Categories 3 Weeks To Lock In Current Prices For 2017

On January 15, 2017, You’ll Be Able to Reserve the Intercontinental Xishuangbanna Resort for 30,000 IHG Points per Night (Previously 35,000 Points per Night)

I’ll explain these category changes, so you can decide whether to book your hotel now, or wait until after the changes.

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Blog Giveaway: 7,000 Alaska Airlines Miles!

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Thanks to everybody for supporting the blog!  This week, we’re giving away 7,000 Alaska Airlines miles!

Blog Giveaway 7000 Alaska Airlines Miles

Alaska Airlines and Virgin American Have Merged! So You’ll Have More Ways to Use Your Alaska Airlines Miles Through Their New Hub in San Francisco

I’ll show you how to enter!

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