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5 Hotels Where the 5th-Night-Free Perk With the AMEX Hilton Cards Is a Great Deal

Ready for a break?  Get more award nights with Hilton’s 5th night free perk on award stays!

With the limited-time highest ever offers on the American Express Hilton HHonors and American Express Hilton HHonors Surpass cards, you can earn enough Hilton points for a 5-night stay worth hundreds of dollars at Hilton hotels around the world!

5 Hotels Where The 5th Night Free Perk With The AMEX Hilton Cards Is A Great Deal

Get the 5th Night Free at Hilton Hotels Near and Far! I’ll Show You 5 Fantastic Hotels Where This Perk Stretches Your Points and Helps Your Wallet, Like the Hilton Mexico City Reforma!

I’ll show you my favorites.  And how much you’ll save!

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News You Can Use – 10% Off Restaurants, Netflix, Movies With Discover, Save $15 at Amazon, 25% Virgin Atlantic Bonus, $10 Off Carrabba’s

1.   Activate Discover it 2nd Quarter 5% Categories – Restaurants and Movies (Including Netflix)

Link:   Discover it

Link:   Discover it Activate 5% Cash Back Bonus

Folks with the Discover it can now activate the 2nd quarter 5% bonus cash back categories of restaurants and movies.  You’ll earn 5% back in these categories between April 1, 2016, and June 30, 2016, on up to $1,500 in spending.

News You Can Use 10 Off Restaurants Netflix Movies With Discover Save 15 At Amazon 25 Virgin Atlantic Bonus 10 Off Carrabbas

Use Your Discover it Card to Earn Bonus Cash Back When You Dine Out Between April 1, 2016, and June 30, 2016

And your Netflix subscription counts as movie tickets!  Remember, new cardholders (or folks who previously registered) will have their cash back doubled at the end of their 1st 12 billing cycles.

So you’ll effectively earn 10% cash back on dining out, Netflix, and movies!  Even on purchases outside the US.

Save on Netflix All Through 2016

Unfortunately, there’s no way to pre-pay Netflix, so you’ll get 5% back each month.  But here’s a tip to continue saving 5% or 10% later in the year.  Purchase a Netflix gift card through Amazon.com from July 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016, when Amazon is a Discover it 5% bonus category!

Remember, the Discover it doesn’t add foreign transaction fees, so it’s a good card to use while you’re traveling overseas!  Discover cards aren’t accepted everywhere, but you can look for the China Union Pay, Discover, Diners Club, or JCB logo at places you can use your card.

2.   Citi ThankYou Virgin Atlantic 25% Transfer Bonus

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Save Points (and Earn the Southwest Companion Pass) With Marriott 5-Night Hotel + Air Packages

With Marriott Hotel + Air packages, you can stay in style at Marriott hotels all over the world AND get enough miles for an award flight there!

Marriott lists 7-night packages on their website.  But there’s also an option to get a 5-night package, starting at 165,000 Marriott points.  You just have to ask for it!

Save Points And Earn The Southwest Companion Pass With Marriott 5 Night Hotel Air Packages

For 230,000 Marriott Points, You Can Get 100,000 Airline Miles and a 5 Nights at a Category 6 Hotel, Like the Courtyard St. John’s Newfoundland!

This could also be an easy way to get most – or all – of the points required to earn the Southwest Companion Pass!

I’ll explain!

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It’s Back! Earn 50,000 Points With the Citi ThankYou Premier Card!

Are you considering the Citi ThankYou Premier card, but holding out for the 50,000 point sign-up bonus?

I have great news – it’s back!  But the minimum spending requirement is slightly higher.

50,000 Citi ThankYou points are worth at least $625 in travel with no blackout dates when you book through the Citi Travel Center.  Or you could transfer to airline and hotel partners for even Bigger Travel!

It's Back Earn 50,000 Points With The Citi ThankYou Premier Card

You Never Know Where 50,000 Citi ThankYou Points Might Take You! They’re Worth at Least $625 in Airfare, Hotels, Cruises, and Rental Cars!

This is 10,000 more Citi ThankYou points than the previous offer.  We don’t earn a commission on this card, but Emily and I will always tell you about the best deals!

Note:  Getting the 50,000 point offer to show up could be a little tricky!

I’ll explain how to get this increased bonus and what you can do with points!

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Visit Hawaii and Australia With 50% Virgin America AMEX Transfer Bonus

Through March 10, 2016, you’ll get 50% more points when you transfer AMEX Membership Rewards points to Virgin AmericaYou can redeem Virgin America points for award tickets on Virgin America and several partner airlines, including to Hawaii and Australia!

You’ll get 150 Virgin America points per 200 AMEX Membership Rewards points you transfer.  The usual rate is 100 Virgin America points per 200 AMEX Membership Rewards points.  So this is a nice bonus!

Remember, you’ll pay an excise fee of 0.06 cents per point (to a maximum of $99) when you transfer American Express Membership Rewards points to US airlines, including Virgin America.

Visit Hawaii And Australia With 50 Virgin America AMEX Transfer Bonus

Visit Sydney, Australia, for Fewer Points With the 50% Bonus on AMEX Membership Rewards Transfers to Virgin America

But keep in mind, Virgin America imposes high fuel surcharges on some international partner award tickets.

I’ll show you the best deals!

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Free Access to US Museums, Zoos, Aquariums, & More This Weekend With Your Bank of America Card!

Looking for something to do this weekend?

If you’re a Bank of America (or Merrill Lynch) debit or credit cardholder, you can get into certain museums and other cultural centers for free on the 1st full weekend of each month.

Free Access To US Museums Zoos Aquariums More This Weekend With Your Bank Of America Card

There Are Over 150 Participating Locations, Including Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, Where You Can Get In for Free With Your Bank of America Card

I’ll show you how you can get fee admission to places like the Discovery Children’s Museum in Las Vegas and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas.

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

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

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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