Category Archives: AMEX Starwood (SPG)

Earn 2,500 Starwood Points by Adding an Authorized User to Starwood AMEX Account

Via Reddit, you can earn an easy 2,500 Starwood points when you add an authorized user to your AMEX Starwood Preferred Guest personal credit card by September 19, 2016.

You just have to log-in to your AMEX account to add the authorized user.

Earn 2,500 Starwood Points By Adding An Authorized User To Starwood AMEX Account

2,500 Starwood Points Is Enough for a Free Night at a Category 1 Starwood Hotel Like the Four Points Tucson Airport

I’ll tell you what to consider before adding an authorized user!

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Planning a Trip to Asia? The New Cathay Pacific Credit Card Could Be a Good Deal!

Via Reddit, Cathay Pacific will be partnering with Synchrony Bank to offer a US credit card in early 2017.

This is potentially good news for folks who like to use miles & points to fly to Asia (and beyond!).  Especially because Cathay Pacific is one of the world’s best airlines.

Planning A Trip To Asia The New Cathay Pacific Credit Card Could Be A Good Deal

You Can Use Cathay Pacific’s Asia Miles to Take a Luxurious First-Class Flight to the Vibrant City of Hong Kong!

Here’s more about earning and using miles for Cathay Pacific flights.

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Sweet Spot: British Airways Avios Points to Europe Using Chase & Starwood Points!

Here in the 2nd entry of my Sweet Spot series, I’ll show you how to use fewer miles to get to Europe in coach!  

These tips are especially useful for those of y’all near Boston, Chicago, Fort Myers, Hartford, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Newark, Orlando, San Francisco, or Washington, DC.

To make the most of this Sweet Spot, it’s best if you have (or will have!) a collection of any of these points:

  • British Airways Avios
  • Chase Ultimate Rewards
  • Starwood
Sweet Spot British Airways Avios Points To Europe Using Chase Starwood Points

You Can Transfer Certain Points to British Airways. And Then Use Those Points to Fly on Aer Lingus to Dublin for Less Points Than With Other Airline Programs!

I’ll show you how and why to transfer points to the British Airways Avios program to get a great deal on coach award flights to Europe!

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How Do I Keep American Express Membership Rewards Points When I Cancel My Card?

Million Mile Secrets reader Ankur tweeted:

I’m closing The Platinum Card® from American Express.  To keep my points, would it help to be an authorized user on my wife’s AMEX EveryDay® Credit Card from American Express?  Or do I need my own Membership Rewards card to keep the points?

Thanks for the question, Ankur!

You WILL lose your points if you don’t keep at least 1 card that earns American Express Membership Rewards points.  And you can NOT transfer American Express Membership Rewards points from your account to your spouse’s account.  But there’s a way around this rule!

How Do I Keep American Express Membership Rewards Points When I Cancel My Card

Don’t Lose Your AMEX Membership Rewards Points! Take One of the Following Steps to Keep Your Points Safe

I’ll show you how to guarantee you won’t lose your hard-earned points when you cancel an American Express card.

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11 Credit Card Myths That Could Be Holding You Back From Big Travel

Ever wondered if having too many credit cards will hurt your credit score or if checking your credit score will affect it?  Or if you should close a card before opening a new one?

There are a lot of myths surrounding credit cards and the world of miles & points.  But I’ll help set the record straight. 🙂

11 Credit Card Myths That Could Be Holding You Back From Big Travel

I’ll Help You Separate the Myths From the Facts When It Comes to Credit Cards

I’ll share some common misconceptions that might be holding you back from the points & miles hobby.

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