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Is It Worth Transferring AMEX Membership Rewards Points to Starwood and Then to Airline Partners?

Million Mile Secrets reader Joyce emails:

My husband traveled for his job so we always had miles and points to work with.  He is retired now so I am the person looking for the least expensive options for traveling on our dime.  Your posts are extremely helpful and I love investigating all of the options for accumulating miles and points.

My question is:  Can I transfer American Express Membership Rewards points to my Starwood Preferred Guest account?  And then transfer those same points from Starwood Preferred Guest to an airline with the 25% bonus (I know I will need to transfer in 20,000 point increments)?

Yes.  Joyce can transfer American Express Membership Rewards points to Starwood and then to airline partners.  She’ll get a bonus 5,000 miles for every 20,000 AMEX points she transfers.

Is It Worth Transferring AMEX Membership Rewards Points To Starwood And Then To Airline Partners

Joyce Can Transfer AMEX Membership Rewards Points to Starwood Preferred Guest, Then to Airline Partners – But Should She?

But it’s NOT the best use of her points!

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“I Have a Juris Doctor in Law…I’ve Never Practiced”

Welcome to the next interview in our interview series where travel bloggers share their insights on having Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:   Matthewriter

Matthew started Matthewriter to write about his travel and share budget travel tips.

And he’s giving away a $25 Amazon gift card!

Matthewriter - Interview With Matthew

Bears on Matt’s Trip to the Katmai Peninsula, Alaska – 2014

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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2 Days Only: Frontier $39 Sale

Frontier is having a sale until March 27, 2015, at 11:59 pm Eastern Time, for travel between April 14, 2015, through May 20, 2015.

The sale is good for travel everyday EXCEPT Fridays and Sundays.  

2 Days Only Frontier 39 Sale

1-Way Fares on Frontier From $39!

If you live close to the sale cities this could be a great deal!

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5 Tricks to Quickly Make 30 Transactions to Earn 20% to 50% More Points With the AMEX EveryDay Cards

Do you know the 5 easy ways to get 20% to 50% bonus American Express Membership Rewards points on all your purchases with your American Express EveryDay or EveryDay Preferred card?

I like doing the least amount of work to earn miles and points every month.

So I was happy to learn Million Mile Secrets reader Scott’s trick to quickly make the required number of transactions to meet the requirement for earning bonus American Express Membership Rewards points with the EveryDay cards.

And this inspired me to share 4 more ideas!

5 Tricks To Quickly Make 30 Transactions To Earn 20 To 50 More Points With The AMEX EveryDay Cards

You Can Transfer American Express Membership Rewards Points to Certain Airlines Like British Airways

Keep reading to find out how.

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Is the New Cash Back Plus Card From Citizens Bank a Good Deal or Not?

Via Cardwatcher, there’s a new credit card from Citizens Bank, the Cash Back Plus card.  With this card, you’ll earn up to 1.8% cash back.

Is The New Cash Back Plus Card From Citizens Bank A Good Deal Or Not

There’s a New Cash Back Card in Town

Find out more about this new card and whether or not it’s is a good option for you!

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