Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!
Miles & Points Interview: GodSaveThePoints.com
Gilbert Ott is the creator and writer of God Save The Points. He writes about tips and tricks on how to earn miles. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram.
Flying British Airways’ “Baby Bus”, Their Direct Flight From New York to London City With Only 32 Seats, All Business Class!
How and when did you start collecting miles and points?
I was young! I think I got my first Delta account when I was around age 12. I don’t quite remember why I was so hell-bent on it, but I was.
Perhaps I read an in-flight magazine talking about the places it would take me. I got everyone in my family an account too. They were NOT miles people…
Why did you start your blog? What’s special about it?
Posted in Airlines, Beginner Tips, British Airways, Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Delta Skymiles, Earn Miles, Hotels, Interviews, Shopping, Travel Tips, Virgin Atlantic
If you have a small business, you could be earning enough points to jump start a great vacation with minimal effort!
You earn 5 points per $1 in select business categories business with the Chase Ink Plus® Business Credit Card. And you might meet the requirements necessary to hold a small business credit card without realizing it!
By setting recurring bills like Netflix or internet to auto-pay with a Chase business card, you can earn LOTS of Chase Ultimate Rewards points every month without lifting a finger.
You Can EASILY Earn a Free Night at Lots of Great Hotels by Following This 1 Step
I’ll show you how simple it can be to get Big Travel with Small Money from the Chase Ink Plus with this 1 easy strategy! And help you figure out if you qualify for a business credit card.
Posted in Airline Award Booking, Airlines, Airlines, Chase, Chase Ink Bold, Chase Ink Cash, Chase Ink Plus, Chase Sapphire Preferred, Credit Cards, Earn Miles, Hotel Award Booking, Hotels, Hyatt, Ink Bold, Save Money, Southwest, United Airlines
In our interview series, we always ask, “What do you now know about collecting miles and points which you wish you knew when you started out?”
The most common answer interviewees give is that they wish they would have started sooner. Even if you’re unsure of your travel goals, starting to earn transferable points now will give you lots of options for your future trip plans.
Because transferable points programs have dozens of airline and hotel partners, you’ll have the flexibility to choose where to move your points when you’re ready to use them.
Dreaming of Big Travel? Transferable Points Give You the Most Flexibility When You’re Ready to Plan Your Trip!
Let’s take a detailed look at the 4 major transferable points programs.
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Searching for award seats can sometimes be a frustrating process, especially for folks who are new to our hobby!
Learning to squeeze the best value from your miles and points (even which cards to apply for first!) takes time. But you can still get Big Travel with Small Money without knowing all the tips and tricks.
Take Your Vacation Sooner With an $1,100 Flight Discount
I’ll show you 2 credit card sign-up bonuses that will get you $1,100 in Delta flights without searching for award seats. And without hurting your chances for getting other valuable cards!
Posted in Airline Award Booking, Airlines, Airlines, American Express, AMEX Delta, AMEX Premier Rewards Gold, Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Delta Skymiles, Earn Miles, Save Money, Travel Tips
Earlier this year, Barclaycard introduced 3 new JetBlue cards with new sign-up bonuses and better perks.
While I’m not a JetBlue flyer, I have friends who are die-hard JetBlue fans! They love the spacious seats, complimentary in-flight Wi-Fi & entertainment, and free snacks and drinks.
If you live in certain cities frequently served by JetBlue, the JetBlue cards could be an excellent deal for award flights within the US and to the Caribbean, Mexico, and South America.
Folks in JetBlue Focus Cities Have Lots of Award Flight Options to Terrific Destinations in the US, Caribbean, Mexico, and Central & South America
I’ll share the best cities for JetBlue flights and help you decide if you should apply for these cards!
Posted in Airline Award Booking, Airlines, Airlines, Barclays, Barclays JetBlue, Beginner Tips, Chase, Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Southwest, Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Earn Miles, JetBlue, Save Money, Southwest, Travel Tips