Category Archives: US Air

Which Are the Best Cards to Keep for Everyday Spending?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Gia, writes:

Which card(s) have the most benefits for annual spending?  I spend more than $5,000 a month on credit cards these days, but I feel like I ran out of options for sign-up bonuses as I’ve had most of the cards in the past.

What do you use as your default credit card for everyday purchases to build points?  Could you give me couple of suggestions?

Which Are The Best Cards To Keep For Everyday Spending

Which Card Should Gia Use for Her Everyday Purchases?

When I’m not working to meet the minimum spending requirements to earn sign-up bonuses for Big Travel, there are 2 cards I keep in my wallet for everyday spending.

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“Our Tickets Included 15 International Flights in 1 Year…2 Paid Tickets Would Have Easily Cost More Than $20,000 Each!”

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

Miles & Points Interview:   Two Bad Tourists

Auston and David write Two Bad Tourists to show readers it’s possible to travel without spending a lot of money.

Two Bad Tourists - Interview With Auston And David

Auston and David

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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Chase Sapphire Preferred or Chase British Airways, Which 1 Should You Pick?

UPDATE: The offer for the British Airways card in this post has expired.  But check Hot Deals for the latest offers!

For a limited time, there’s an offer to earn a total of 100,000 British Airways Avios points with the Chase British Airways card.  But you have to spend $20,000 on the card to unlock the full sign-up bonus.

With the Chase Sapphire Preferred card, you’ll earn 40,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after spending $4,000 on the card within the 1st 3 months of account opening, which is more manageable for most folks.  And Chase Ultimate Rewards points transfer to British Airways Avios points (and other airline and hotel partners) at a 1:1 ratio.

So which 1 is a better choice?

Chase Sapphire Preferred Or Chase British Airways Which 1 Should You Pick

Torn Between the Chase Sapphire Preferred or Chase British Airways Card? I’ll Help You Decide!

Let’s take at look at both cards, and see which 1 is best for you!

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Are Airport Lounges Worth It?

Airport lounges can save you money and time with convenient features like Wi-Fi, showers, snacks (or even full meals!), and much more.  Nearly every major or mid-sized airport has a lounge.

But are they worth the price?

Are Airport Lounges Worth It

Airport Lounges, Like the Centurion Studio in Las Vegas, Are a Great Place to Unwind, Eat, and Catch up on Work. But Who Gets the Most Value From Them?

I’ll explain who’ll get the most use from airport lounges.  And which cards offer complimentary access!

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Should You Use AMEX Membership Rewards Points for Airbnb Gift Cards?

Did you know you can redeem AMEX Membership Rewards points for gift cards to use on Airbnb?

Should You Use AMEX Membership Rewards Points For Airbnb Gift Cards

You Can Redeem Your AMEX Membership Rewards Points for $100 or $250 Airbnb Gift Cards. But Should You?

I’ll show you how it works.  And help you decide if it’s a good idea!

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The 10 Best Deals in Travel & How to Make Them Even Better!

UPDATE: The offer for the British Airways card in this post has expired.  But check Hot Deals for the latest offers!

It’s a terrific time to be in our hobby!  If you’re new at collecting miles & points, you’ve started at a great time!

That’s because there are lots of excellent deals available right now that can get you Big Travel with Small Money!

Some of these have been around for years, while others are available for a limited time.  And many will get you traveling for free or cheap very quickly!

The 10 Best Deals In Travel How To Make Them Even Better

Dreaming of Your Next Vacation? You Can Get There Sooner by Making the Most of My Favorite Travel Deals!

Let’s take a look at 10 of the current top deals for travel and how you can make them even better!

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For Free Domestic Flights, Better to Collect Southwest or British Airways Points?

UPDATE: The offer for the British Airways card in this post has expired.  But check Hot Deals for the latest offers!

If you travel frequently within North America, you can save miles and points by using British Airways Avios points for short-haul award tickets on its partners Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and US Airways.

Or save by using Southwest points for cheap award flights, especially when there’s a seat sale (an even better deal if you have the Southwest Companion Pass!).

With the increased sign-up bonuses on the Chase British Airways and Chase Southwest Premier cards, now is a great time to collect a lot of points quickly!

But which program is a better deal for domestic travelers?

For Free Domestic Flights Better To Collect Southwest Or British Airways Points

You Can Save Miles & Points on Domestic Flights by Choosing the Right Frequent Flyer Program

Let’s look at what you should consider when deciding between British Airways Avios points or Southwest points for your domestic award travel!  Or if it’s worth considering both programs!

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