One of the best tricks miles and points enthusiasts use is concentrating their efforts on collecting transferable points to use on award tickets, hotel stays, and more!
Instead of focusing on earning points in a specific frequent flyer or hotel guest program, folks who collect transferable points have many more options for how they use them!
That’s because you can choose to transfer your points to dozens of different programs.
The World Awaits: Transferable Points Give You Many More Options for Big Travel With Small Money
Let’s look at why transferable points are a great deal along with some of the best ways to use them!
Did you know TSA PreCheck is NOT the only way to skip long security lines at airports?
You could save time and aggravation by signing-up for CLEAR, which lets you enter dedicated (shorter) screening lanes at certain US airports.
And folks with Visa Signature cards can try CLEAR free for 6 months! Plus, you won’t have to wait in line with over 1 million travelers who’ve registered for TSA PreCheck!
You and Your Family Could Get Through Airport Security Lines More Quickly With CLEAR
But CLEAR is NOT for everyone. I’ll explain!
If you’re looking for a frugal destination for your summer travels, you could stretch your vacation budget further by traveling to Canada!
That’s because the exchange rate between the US and Canadian dollar is very good right now.
It’s like saving ~20% everywhere! And you could get there cheaply if you can drive, take the train, or fly from cities near the US / Canada border.
Instant Discount! You’ll Get ~1.22 Canadian Dollars for Every US Dollar
There are lots of Canadian destinations Emily and I would love to visit but haven’t seen yet. Here are 5 on our wish list.
You can get ~5% back (or more) for online shopping when you use the points you’ve earned towards flights on American Airlines.
The trick is to combine the best benefits of 2 Citi cards that currently have interesting sign-up bonuses.
If You Have the Citi Prestige and Citi AT&T Access More Cards, You Could Get ~5% Back for Online Purchases When You Redeem Points for American Airlines and US Airways Flights
I’ll explain how to stack discounts for online shopping. But if that seems like too much work, I’ll show you an easier way!
Now that there are improved sign-up bonuses on both the Citi Prestige and Citi ThankYou Premier cards, folks have asked which card is a better deal.
These are both excellent cards with a 50,000 Citi ThankYou point sign-up bonus after completing minimum spending requirements. That’s enough for at least $625 in Big Travel (or more) with each card!
Both the Citi Prestige and Citi ThankYou Premier Cards Will Get You Lots of Big Travel – Which Should You Choose?
But each card has different perks! So the best card for you depends on how you like to travel!