Category Archives: Credit Cards

1 Card Bonus = 3 Luxury Nights + $400 Flight Discount to 31 Cities

The new offer on the Chase Ritz-Carlton card is built for Big Travel with Small Money!

You can use the perks of the card to get 3 free nights at top Ritz-Carlton hotels, $400 toward flight discounts, TSA PreCheck for easier airport security, and free Priority Pass Select membership to unwind in an airport lounge before or after your trip!


Enjoy 3 Free Nights at The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay and Save Over $2,600! Use the Other Perks of the Chase Ritz-Carlton Card to Help With the Rest of Your Trip!

I’ll show you how to combine the benefits to enjoy a memorable vacation!

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How to Dispute a Charge on Your AMEX Credit Card

Have you ever found a transaction on your credit card statement that you didn’t make?

A discovery like this can be unsettling!  Thankfully, American Express makes it easy to dispute unfamiliar transactions.

I recently disputed a charge for ~$161 from I found on my Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express.  The process was easy, and my account was reimbursed in just a few weeks!

AMEX Dispute Charge

Monitor Your Credit Card Transactions so You Won’t Miss Fraudulent Charges

I’ll show you the easy steps I took to get my issue resolved, and my money back!

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Do Store Cards Count Towards the Chase “5/24 Rule?”

Million Mile Secrets reader, Brian, commented:

Do store cards (like Synchrony and Lowes) count toward the Chase 5/24 rule?

Thanks for the question, Brian!

As long as your store card can be used at other stores, it will count toward the Chase “5/24 rule.”

Do Store Cards Count Towards The Chase 524 Rule

Signing-Up for a Store Credit Card Can Cause You to Lose a Lot More Than You’ll Save! If It Can Be Used Outside the Store, It Will Count Against Your 5/24 Status

I’ll remind you what counts against Chase’s strict application rules.  And what does not count.

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Now Book JetBlue Flights to Cuba, Fares Start at $134 Round-Trip

Competition is heating up for flights to Cuba!

Starting in late November 2016, JetBlue will begin non-stop service to Havana from Fort Lauderdale, New York (JFK), and Orlando.  And fares are on sale starting at ~$134 round-trip!

This means you’ll have new flight options so you can explore Cuba like Emily did recently!

Now Book JetBlue Flights To Cuba Fares Start At 134 Round Trip

You Can Now Book JetBlue Flights to Beautiful Havana!

I’ll explain more about the new JetBlue flights to Cuba!

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How to Fill Out the Global Entry Application

Signing-up for Global Entry can save you a LOT of time in airports if you travel frequently.  That’s because it’s designed to help you speed through international customs when you return home.  And it often helps domestically by clearing you to use the PreCheck lane.

But first things first, you must apply for Global Entry!

Global Entry Application

Global Entry Often Gets You TSA PreCheck, Too. And Both Can Help You Save You Lots of Time If You Travel Often!

I’ll show you how.  And remind you which cards come with a credit for free Global Entry!

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