Category Archives: Beginner Tips

How New Marriott Changes Can Get You Big Travel

Marriott announced 4 changes to its award programAnd all of them are good news because they’ll help you get Big Travel with Small Money at Marriott hotels!


The New Marriott Award Program Tweaks Can Help You Get a Stay at a Marriott Hotel, Like the Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel, Faster Than Before

I’ll explain the changes, and how to make the most of them!

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These New United Airlines Routes Make Your Chase Ultimate Rewards Points Even More Valuable!

United Airlines is adding 6 new routes to its network from Newark, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.  This is great news for folks who like to fly United Airlines.  And it makes Chase Ultimate Rewards points even more valuable.

These New United Airlines Routes Make Your Chase Ultimate Rewards Points Even More Valuable

Tel Aviv, Israel, Is 1 of the New Routes! Find Out the Rest, and How This Makes Your Chase Ultimate Rewards Points Worth More

I’ll explain the details!

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Best Small Business Credit Cards for Freelancers: Graphic Designers, Web Designers, Writers, Fiverr, & More

Folks whose work is digital media can qualify for a small business credit card that earns miles, points, and cash back for business purchases!

Best Small Business Credit Cards For Freelancers Graphic Designers Web Designers Writers Fiverr More

Digital Freelancers Have Lots of Options When It Comes to Small Business Credit Cards

I’ll show you great small business credit cards for freelancers like writers, web and graphic designers, coders, and more! Continue reading

Save Time, Renew Your Global Entry Membership Online

Million Mile Secrets reader, Bob, commented:

My 5-year Global Entry membership will end in 2 months.  Is there a way to renew it rather than starting an application at square one?

Great question!

Save Time Renew Your Global Entry Membership Online

Save Time at Customs With Global Entry! Easily Renew Your Membership Online Up to 1 Year Before It Expires

You can renew your Global Entry membership online in a few minutes.  And I’ll show you how to save $100 on the renewal fee with certain credit cards!

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Should You Get the Chase British Airways Card, Even If You Don’t Want the Full Sign-Up Bonus?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Jeff Hwang, tweeted:

Do you think it’s still worth getting the Chase British Airways card if I only complete $10,000 in spending on purchases within the 1st year to earn 75,000 British Airways Avios points?

Jeff is referring to the tiered sign-up bonus on the Chase British Airways card where you can earn a total of 100,000 British Airways Avios points.

Should You Get The Chase British Airways Card Even If You Don't Want The Full Sign-Up Bonus

75,000 British Airways Avios Points Is Enough for 16 One-Way Coach Award Flights from Miami to Grand Cayman!

75,000 British Airways Avios points is still a lot of points, so yes, I think it’s worth it!  But I’ll show you other options that might be easier.

I’ll go over the details of the sign-up bonus.  And help you decide if it’s a good idea for you!

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