Category Archives: VIrgin America

Best Ways to Book Short Award Flights With Chase Ultimate Rewards Points

Chase Ultimate Rewards are my favorite kind of points because they’re extremely flexible.  You can use them to save money on flights all over the world!

Million Mile Secrets readers have asked how to use their Chase Ultimate Rewards points for short award flights that are normally expensive.

Best Ways To Book Short Award Flights With Chase Ultimate Rewards Points

With Chase Ultimate Rewards Points, the World Is Yours! Redeem Them For Short, Expensive Flights Worldwide!

I’ll show you a few of the best ways to redeem your Chase Ultimate Rewards points to save money on flights within the continental US, Hawaii, Asia, and Australia.  And to visit Mexico!

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Hawaii on Sale! 4 Cities Round-Trip Starting at $414

Have you had enough of winter yet?  Here’s a chance for a cheap escape to the gorgeous beaches and sunshine in Maui!

Via The Flight Deal, fly on Virgin America to Kahului, Maui from 4 US cities starting at only $414 round-trip in coach!

You’ll get the cheap fares when you use the 25% off promotion code “THAW” on the Virgin America website.

But you must book by tomorrow, January 14, 2016, by 10:00 pm Pacific Time to get in on the deal!

Hawaii On Sale 4 Cities Round Trip Starting At 414

Fly to Maui Starting at Just ~$414 and Escape the Cold on Ka’anapali Beach!

Let’s see how to plan your Hawaiian getaway!

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Can You Convert the AMEX Blue Card to an AMEX Everyday Card to Transfer Your Points to Travel Partners?

Million Mile Secrets reader, RS, commented:

Can I convert my American Express Blue card (10 years old) to an AMEX EveryDay card?  Currently the points are not much value to me other than cash.  I have collected a lot of points from Costco purchases and would love to be able to transfer them to airline and hotel partners.

I would lose history if the card is converted right?  What happens to my points?

Yes, you should be able to convert your card!

Can You Convert The AMEX Blue Card To An AMEX Everyday Card To Transfer Your Points To Travel Partners

By Switching to an AMEX EveryDay Card That Earns Transferable Points, You Can Get Big Travel With Small Money!

I’ll explain what happens to your points & your credit when you get your new card!

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Chase Sapphire Preferred or Citi ThankYou Premier? Which Is the Better Card for You?

Now that the sign-up bonus on the Chase Sapphire Preferred has increased to 50,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after meeting minimum spending requirements, it’s a good time to look at how this card stacks up against cards with a similar bonus.

The Citi ThankYou Premier also has a 50,000 point sign-up bonus, and both cards have a lot in common.

So which card is better for you?  As always, it depends on your travel goals and how you like to use your points!

Chase Sapphire Preferred Or Citi ThankYou Premier Which Is The Better Card For You

Apples or…Cupcakes? Deciding Between the Chase Sapphire Preferred and Citi ThankYou Premier Might Not Be Such an Obvious Choice! ;)

Let’s compare the cards and see how both can get you Big Travel with Small Money!

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News You Can Use – Save $25 off $200+ at NewEgg (Includes Airline & Hotel Gift Cards), Earn Virgin America Points at Airbnb, Bonus Hyatt Points, & More!

1.   AMEX Offer – Save $25 off $200+ NewEgg Purchase (Includes Travel Gift Cards!)

Link:   Newegg AMEX Offer

Here’s another great AMEX Offer that can save you $25 off a $200+ purchase at NewEgg by December 31, 2015.  Including American Airlines and Hyatt gift cards!

NewEgg sells mostly electronics, but they also offer gift cards to many other merchants.  Getting $25 off a $200 purchase means you’re saving ~13%!

News You Can Use Save 25 Off 200 At NewEgg Includes Airline Hotel Gift Cards Earn Virgin America Points At Airbnb Bonus Hyatt Points More

Save ~13% on American Airlines & Hyatt Gift Cards. And Lots of Other Merchants!

To get in on this deal, use your synced Twitter account to tweet @AmexOffers using the hashtag “#AmexNewegg“.  If you haven’t synced your AMEX card before, read this post for instructions.

Watch for a response from @AmexOffers to confirm the offer has been added to your account.f

Or, sign-in to your American Express account and add the offer to your card.  If you have multiple cards, you could get the offer more than once.

Terms & Conditions

  • Purchase must be made at or
  • Not valid for purchases made at
  • You must spend a total of $200 or more before by December 31, 2015 to receive the statement credit (it does NOT have to be in 1 transaction)

Don’t forget to go through a shopping portal to earn extra miles, points, or cash back.  I check Evreward to see where the best deals are.  Sometimes gift card purchases are excluded, but it doesn’t hurt to try!

2.   Earn Virgin America Points for Airbnb Stays

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How to Get Free In-Flight Wi-Fi!

In-flight Wi-Fi is a nice perk to have if you want to catch up on work, or stay entertained during a long flight.  But it can be expensive!

How To Get Free In Flight Wi-Fi

There Are a Few Ways to Access In-Flight Wi-Fi for Free!

I’ll give you a few tips on how to get Wi-Fi on your next flight for free!

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How to Earn and Use Virgin America Points – Part 6: Using Virgin America Points on Partners: Emirates

Virgin America is a West Coast based airline that flies to several cities in the United States and a few cities in Mexico.  Their flights are concentrated along the West Coast, and from their hub cities (San Francisco and Los Angeles) to the East Coast.

A lot of people like flying Virgin America since they’ve marketed themselves as a very “hip” brand!  But most of us care more about Virgin America points and what you can do with them.

How To Earn And Use Virgin America Points Part 6 Using Virgin America Points On Partners Emirates

Virgin America Points Can Be Used on Emirates, Too!

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