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News You Can Use – 2X United Airlines Miles for IHG Stays, $10 Serve Credit, and More!

1.   2X United Airlines Miles for IHG Stays

Via MichaelWTravels, you can get 2X United Airlines miles (up to 10,000 miles) when you stay at IHG hotels through April 30, 2015.

Like the 2X Delta Airlines miles offer for IHG stays, you have to register before your 1st stay AND you have to choose miles as your earning preference in your IHG profile.


Stay at IHG Hotels Through April 30, 2015, and Get 2X United Airlines Miles

But if you prefer American Airlines miles, (which Emily and I used to fly First Class to India), you can register to get 2X American Airlines miles for IHG stays through April 30, 2015.


Get 2X American Airlines Miles Staying at IHG Hotels Through April 30, 2015

2.   $10 Serve Credit for New Accounts Who Direct Deposit Their Tax Refund

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Changes to AMEX Business Gold Rewards Start Today!

I wrote about American Express making some changes to the Business Gold Rewards card last month.

Those changes are now confirmed and take effect today, January 30, 2015.

You’ll now be able to choose your 3X points category.  Previously, you’d earn 3 points per $1 you spend on flights purchased directly from airlines.

Changes To AMEX Business Gold Rewards Start Today

You Can Pick Your 3X Category With the AMEX Business Gold Rewards, Including Gas Stations

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“I’ve Always Been a Beer Aficionado…”

Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:   Debt RoundUp

Grayson started Debt RoundUp to help readers get out of debt.

He’s also giving away $50 in cash via Paypal!

Debt RoundUp - Interview With Grayson

Grayson and His Wife at the Grounds of Monticello

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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Bonus Ends Tomorrow: 40% More British Airways Avios Points With AMEX Transfer

Update:  Thanks to Million Mile Secrets reader Andrew for the reminder that British Airways is changing its award program, starting April 28, 2015.  But folks who book coach award tickets won’t generally be affected.  We’ll have a detailed post on this soon!

Tomorrow is the last day to get a 40% bonus when you transfer American Express Membership Rewards points to British Airways Avios points.


You Can Fly to Hawaii by Transferring American Express Membership Rewards Points to British Airways Avios Points

This is a very good deal!  That’s because you can use British Airways Avios points on partner airlines like American Airlines, US Airways and Alaska Airlines. Continue reading

Which Hotels Offer Free Breakfast?

You can save money when you stay at hotels that offer free breakfast.

Which Hotels Offer Free Breakfast

Why Pay for a Hotel Breakfast When You Can Get It Free?

Some hotels offer free breakfast to everyone, while others only give free breakfast to elite members of their loyalty programs.

Keep reading to find out which hotels make the most important meal of the day the least expensive one!

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