Category Archives: AMEX Starwood (SPG)

26,250 Miles & $500 for Round-Trip Flight From Chicago to London

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Virgin Atlantic is having an award ticket seat sale on flights between the UK and almost all of their destinations.

You’ll pay 25% fewer miles for award flights in coach class and Premium Economy class.  You can get a 1-way coach class ticket between North America and the UK for as low as 13,125 miles plus fees.

But you have to book by September 23, 2014.  As long as there are award seats available, you can book flights up to 11 months away.

26,250 Miles And 500 For Round Trip Flight From Chicago To London

You’ll Save Miles With Virgin Atlantic’s Sale, but You’ll Still Pay High Fuel Surcharges

Usually, it costs 17,500 miles 1-way in coach class between North America and the UK.  With this sale, you’ll save miles, but you’ll still pay high fuel surcharges.

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Book Discounted Award Tickets to Europe for the Holidays!

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The newest Flying Blue Promo Awards from KLM and Air France are out, and you can fly to Europe for 25% to 50% fewer miles in November and December.  So if you’re planning a trip for the holidays, you can book it now!

Each month, a new group of destinations goes on sale.  If you don’t have Flying Blue miles, you can transfer American Express Membership Rewards, Starwood points, or Citi ThankYou points.

With the new set of Flying Blue Promo Awards, you can fly between Europe and:

  • Detroit in coach class for 50% fewer miles
  • New York (JFK) in coach class for 25% fewer miles
  • Washington, DC, in Premium Economy class for 50% fewer miles

Tickets must be booked by September 30, 2014, for travel:

  • Between November 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014 (for Detroit and Washington, DC)
  • Between November 5, 2014 and December 18, 2014 (for New York)

Even if you don’t live near Detroit, New York, or Washington, DC, you might still be able to use these awards, because there are lots of ways to get to these cities cheaply.  I’ll explain!

Book Discounted Award Tickets To Europe For The Holidays

Wouldn’t It Be Nice to Spend Thanksgiving in Barcelona, Spain?

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Earn 2X to 3X Starwood Points Until December 15, 2014

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With Starwood’s new “More for You” Promotion, you can earn 2X to 3X points when you stay at participating Starwood hotels between September 15, 2014, and December 15, 2014.

Earn 2X To 3X Starwood Points Until December 15, 2014

Register by October 31, 2014, to Earn More Starwood Hotel Points!

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Which Is the Best Card for Earning Delta Miles?

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Update: The American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles (Personal), American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles (Business), and American Express Platinum Delta credit card offers in this post are no longer available, but check the Hot Deals for the latest offers!

I’ve written about the increased sign-up bonus on the American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles cards (personal and business) and the Platinum Delta SkyMiles card.

Until September 8, 2014, you’ll get a bonus of 50,000 miles (normally it’s 30,000) after you spend $1,000 in the 1st 3 months.

But did you know there are better cards for earning Delta miles from your usual spending?

Best Card For Earning Delta Miles

The AMEX Delta Cards Have a Great Sign-Up Bonus, but There Are Better Cards for Earning Delta Miles

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“My Wife and I Will Soon Be Living in a House Less Than 200 Square Feet”

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

Miles & Points Interview:   The Rich Life

On his blog The Rich Life, Casey shares his experiences in buying and reselling products to collect miles & points.  He also documents his journey building a Tiny House.

The Rich Life Interview With Casey

Casey With His Wife in London

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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