Category Archives: Blog History

We’re Part of a New Family!

Five years ago, Emily and I started writing Million Mile Secrets during the nights and weekends so that we could share the world of miles and points travel with others.  We consider the blog as our baby.  And as our baby grew, we realized we couldn’t do everything ourselves!

So we brought on a few super-terrific folks to help us find the best deals, so we could tell you more ways to get Big Travel with Small Money.  And it’s worked!  We’ve been able to post more news faster.

But we found the technical demands of maintaining a quickly-growing blog too much to do ourselves.  We wanted to partner with folks who had technical and administrative resources (so we wouldn’t have to do everything!)

And we’re thrilled to share that Million Mile Secrets is now a member of the Bankrate family.  (They own

We're Part Of A New Family

Emily and I Are Excited That Million Mile Secrets Is Part of the Bankrate Family!  We’ll Continue to Tell You About the Best Deals.  And Now We’ll Get Great Support From Their IT Folks!

A crucial part of our decision was the ability to keep our complete independence in publishing content.  We made it absolutely clear that we’ll write about whatever we want, as we always have!

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Reminder: $500 Hyatt Gift Card Giveaway

We’ve teamed up with Luxury Travel Diary to give away $500 Hyatt gift card.  And there’s still time to enter to win!

The giveaway is open through May 28, 2016, at 9:00 pm Central Time.  

Reminder 500 Hyatt Gift Card Giveaway

There’s Still Time to Enter to Win a $500 Hyatt Gift Card That Can Be Used at Hotels Like the Andaz Maui!

I’ll explain how to enter!

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Blog Giveaway: $500 Hyatt Gift Card

Don’t forget to follow me on Facebook or Twitter!

You’re the best blog readers in the world!  To thank you, we’ve teamed up with Luxury Travel Diary to give you the chance to win a $500 Hyatt gift card.

And we’ll leave the giveaway open for ~1 week – so you’ll have lots of time to enter!

Blog Giveaway 500 Hyatt Gift Card

You Could Win a $500 Hyatt Gift Card to Use Towards a Stay at Hotels Like the All-Inclusive Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall!

Find out more about Luxury Travel Diary and how you can enter to win the $500 Hyatt gift card!

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5,000 American Airlines Miles Winner!

Don’t forget to follow me on Facebook or Twitter!

Thanks to everyone who entered our 5,000 American Airlines miles giveaway.

5,000 American Airlines Miles Winner

An Extra 5,000 American Airlines Miles Could Have You on Your Way to Your Next Dream Destination! Did You Win?

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Blog Giveaway: 5,000 American Airlines Miles

Don’t forget to follow me on Facebook or Twitter!

Emily and I want to thank you for supporting our blog!  So this week we’re giving away 5,000 American Airlines miles.

Blog Giveaway 5,000 American Airlines Miles

How’d You Like to Win an Extra 5,000 American Airlines Miles?

I’ll show you how you can enter to win!

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$200 Southwest Gift Card Winner!

Don’t forget to follow me on Facebook or Twitter!

Thanks to everyone who entered the $200 Southwest gift card giveaway.

200 Southwest Gift Card Winner

Did You Win the $200 Southwest Gift Card?

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Learn More About Miles at the 2016 Chicago Seminars! Register Now for the Discounted Hotel Rate

Want to know more about miles & points?  Learn from the experts at the Chicago Seminars from October 14 to 16, 2016!

Learn More About Miles At The 2016 Chicago Seminars Register Now For The Discounted Hotel Rate

Visit Chicago and Learn About Collecting & Using Miles & Points!

You’ll learn more about this hobby from some of your favorite bloggers and meet other folks who love getting Big Travel with Small Money – including me and Emily! 🙂

Here are the details!

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