Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!
Miles & Points Interview: Road More Traveled
Sriram blogs Road More Traveled at UPGRD.com to share travel experiences, general industry trends, and opinions. You can also find him on Twitter and Instagram!
Me With Ed Colodny, US Airways Final Flight
How and when did you start collecting miles and points?
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Trick or treat! If you haven’t already stocked up on candy, costumes, and decorations, there’s still time. And, you can earn bonus points or cash back on your purchases!
You Still Have a Chance to Find That Perfect Costume AND Earn Bonus Points or Cash Back!
I’ll show you which cards to use!
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Million Mile Secrets Reader, Fran, emailed:
Can you have both the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express and Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card at the same time?
Yes, you can! That’s because the AMEX Gold Delta SkyMiles card and AMEX Platinum Delta SkyMiles card are different credit card products.
Travel Far and Wide With the Bonus Miles You Earn With the AMEX Delta Gold and AMEX Delta Platinum Cards
I’ll explain why. And give you some ideas of how to spend your Delta miles!
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Million Mile Secrets reader, Mark, emailed:
A few months ago, I applied for the Chase Southwest personal and small business credit cards to get the Southwest Companion Pass. I was only approved for the Chase Southwest personal card, so I’ve only earned 55,000 Southwest points this year.
I do not have any Starwood points, but I DO have 80,000 Marriott Rewards points. Can I transfer 55,000 Marriott Rewards points to my Southwest mileage account to get a total of 110,000 Southwest points and earn a Southwest Companion Pass?
Thanks for reaching out, Mark!
Marriott points do not transfer to Southwest at a ratio of 1:1, so you’ll need more Marriott points to get the additional 55,000 Southwest points for a Companion Pass. And because it’s later in the year, you’ll have to earn the remaining Southwest points fast!
The Southwest Companion Pass Cuts Airfare Expenses for You and a Travel Buddy in Half. Here’s How to Earn It Through a Transfer From Marriott!
I’ll explain some options for how to get the Southwest Companion Pass quickly!
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Emily and I want to thank our readers for all the support! So this week we’re giving away 6,000 British Airways Avios points.
Use 12,500 British Airways Avios to Fly One-Way in Coach From Boston to Ireland and Visit the Stunning Cliffs of Moher!
I’ll show you how to enter!
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