I enjoy hearing from y’all about how you like to use miles & points. So I loved reading your comments from a recent Southwest giveaway!
We asked how you use Southwest points to get Big Travel. And we received a lot of enthusiastic responses!
Readers Love Using Points to Visit Warm Destinations, Like Los Cabos
The giveaway is now closed. But if you’re looking for ideas for how to use your Southwest points, here are some suggestions from Million Mile Secrets readers!
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Considering a new car and wondering if it’s possible to rack up a few thousand miles & points using a credit card to buy it?
In short, it is! And that’s great news for folks looking for ways to meet a card’s minimum spending requirements, if you want to earn extra rewards, or qualify for a yearly spending bonus for a purchase you’d make anyway!
Getting a New Car Is Fun. But Earning Miles, Points, or Cash Back for Your Purchase Is Even Better!
I’ll show you how to put some (or all!) of the purchase price of a car on a credit card. And mention a few pitfalls you should look out for!
Don’t forget to follow me on Facebook or Twitter!
Million Mile Secrets readers are the best! To thank you, Emily and I are giving away 7,000 Southwest points!
Southwest Has Added a Few New Destinations, Including Grand Cayman!
I’ll show you how to enter!
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Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!
Miles & Points Interview: Points Fitness
Ricardo writes Points Fitness to help readers earn tons of rewards and great value, and use credit cards to earn miles and see a bit more of the world. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!
We Reached the Clouds in Machu Picchu
How and when did you start collecting miles and points?
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Have you been considering the Chase Sapphire Reserve? You might want to apply soon if you’d hoped to make the most of the $300 annual travel credit.
Via Travel After Work, Chase has changed when you’re eligible for the annual $300 travel credit. Starting May 21, 2017, new applicants will receive their $300 travel credit after each cardmember anniversary, instead of each calendar year.
The Chase Sapphire Reserve $300 Annual Travel Credit Can Be Used for Nearly ANY Travel Purchase, From Hotels and Flights to Taxis and Uber!
I’ll explain how this will affect new cardholders!
Do you collect and use IHG points? Here’s a chance to buy them for cheap!
Via Frequent Flyer Bonuses, you’ll get a 100% bonus when you buy 5,000+ IHG points through May 19, 2017. This could save you even more than the Points & Cash trick!
I’ll Show You How to Save Big at IHG Hotels With This Promotion!
I’ll tell you about this deal!
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Via One Mile at a Time, many folks can buy Alaska Airlines miles and receive up to a 50% bonus! That’s the highest bonus I’ve ever seen for buying Alaska Airlines miles.
Depending on how many miles you purchase, you could buy Alaska Airlines miles for less than 2 cents each! But this is a targeted offer, so you’ll have to sign-in to your Alaska Airlines account to see if you qualify for the 50% bonus.
Alaska Airlines Miles Are a Great Way to Get to Fiji!
I’ll help you decide if it’s a good deal!
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Via One Mile at a Time, Starwood, Marriott, and Ritz-Carlton have released their latest promotions. And they’re all different!
Depending on which chain you stay at, you can earn double points, triple points, or even up to 4,000 bonus points per stay!
Register for These Promotions and Earn Extra Points at Starwood, Marriott, and Ritz-Carlton Hotels
I’ll tell you what you need to know about these promotions.
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Do you own a small business and work in the field of digital media? If so, you can qualify for a small business credit card that earns miles, points, and cash back for business purchases!
If You’re a Digital Freelancer, You Have Lots of Options When It Comes to Small Business Credit Cards
Let’s take a look at great small business credit cards for freelancers like writers, web and graphic designers, coders, and more!
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