Category Archives: Credit Cards

Chase Sapphire Reserve Annual Fee – Worth It or Not?

The 100,000 point sign-up bonus from the Chase Sapphire Reserve is the highest public bonus I’ve ever seen on a card that earns Chase Ultimate Rewards points.  But the card has a $450 annual fee.  And it’s NOT waived the first year.

Folks might be wondering if the Chase Sapphire Reserve Annual Fee is worth it?

I think so!  Because you can easily offset the annual fee with the credits and perks you’ll get.

Transfer the 100,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points Bonus From the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card for 5 Free Nights at the Beautiful Hyatt Regency Maui.  And Feel the Hawaiian Sand Between Your Toes Like Emily Did!

I’ll explain why I think it’s worth paying the $450 annual fee for the Chase Sapphire Reserve card.  At least for the first year!

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What’s the Best No-Annual-Fee Credit Card for Military Personnel?

Million Mile Secrets reader Rather B tweeted:

What’s the best first no annual fee card for my military son?  Bag fees aren’t an issue.  But $3,000 minimum spending to get the sign-up bonus may be hard.

Thank you for the question, Rather B.  And thanks to your son for his service!

American Express cards are a good pick if you are in a similar situation.  That’s because American Express will waive credit card fees for members of the military, like late fees and over-limit fees!

What's The Best No Annual Fee Credit Card For Military Personnel

To Our US Military, American Express Has You Covered

I’ll explain how military personnel can avoid annual fees.  And suggest other credit card options, too!

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New to Million Mile Secrets? I’ll Show You How to Use the Site!

At Million Mile Secrets, our goal is to help you achieve your goal.  We have lots of great resources to help you get Big Travel with Small Money!

If you’re new here, or just need help finding your way around, I’ll give you a few pointers.

New To Million Mile Secrets I'll Show You How To Use The Site

Not Sure Where to Go? I’ll Help You Navigate the Site!

Here are some tips to get around the site!

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Success! Family of 5 Used Miles & Points for a 16-Day California Road Trip!

Welcome to the next installment of our Reader Success Series where Million Mile Secrets Readers share how they booked a trip with miles & points to get Big Travel with Small Money!

The Wenger Family is our newest reader success story to show folks it’s possible to travel without spending a lot of money.

Success A Family Of Five Used Miles Points For A 16 Day California Road Trip

The Wenger Family Took a 16-Day Road Trip Across California With Miles & Points! They Stopped at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, and Saw a Retired Air Force One Plane

A big thank you to The Wenger Family for sharing their story!

Please introduce yourself to everyone and tell us how long you’ve been involved in the miles & points hobby.

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Will the Chase Sapphire Reserve 100,000-Point Bonus Offer End Soon?

Million Mile Secrets reader Hirocommented:

When will the Chase Sapphire Reserve 100,000 point sign-up bonus offer expire?

Great question, Hiro!

Chase has NOT said the amazing Chase Sapphire Reserve 100,000 point bonus will end soon.  And Emily’s Chase banker said the demand for the Sapphire Reserve has been overwhelming.

So it’s always possible Chase could lower the sign-up bonus.  Or make it a targeted offer.  They could even keep the 100,000 point sign-up bonus offer available in-branch, but reduce the sign-up bonus for online applications.

The 100,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points From the Sapphire Reserve Sign-Up Bonus Is a Phenomenal Offer. You Could Use the Points for 4 Free Nights at the Park Hyatt Maldives!

The 100,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points From the Sapphire Reserve Sign-Up Bonus Is a Phenomenal Offer. You Could Use the Points for 4 Free Nights at the Park Hyatt Maldives!

I’ll explain more about the current offer!

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