Category Archives: AMEX Starwood (SPG)

“We Seem to Be Getting Fewer Dinner Invitations…”

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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:  Free Disney World Trip

Bob runs Free Disney World Trip to teach folks how they can pay for their airfare, hotel, and tickets to Walt Disney World using miles & points.

And he’s giving away three $50 Amazon gift cards.

2 cards 5 nights airfare for 2 to disney

My Family Is Always Asking Me, “When Are We Going Back to Walt Disney World?”

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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Oktoberfest (and Europe!) for Just 25,000 Miles & ~$225

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You can fly to Europe this fall for half the miles with the newest Flying Blue Promo Awards from KLM and Air France.  These are now updated monthly instead of every couple of months.

If you don’t have Flying Blue miles, you can transfer points from American Express Membership Rewards or Starwood points. 

With the new set of Flying Blue Promo Awards, you can fly from ChicagoHouston, or Washington, DC, to Europe in coach class for 50% fewer miles.  Tickets must be booked before August 31, 2014 for travel:

  • Between October 1, 2014, and November 30, 2014 (Houston and Washington, DC)
  • Within November 2014 for Chicago

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

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Need a Fall European Getaway? Pay 50% Fewer Miles on Coach Class Award Tickets With Flying Blue Promo Awards

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Can Your Blog Qualify You for Business Credit Cards?

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Million Mile Secrets reader Andrew commented:

Can blogging count as a small business to apply for business credit cards?

Can Your Blog Qualify You For Business Credit Cards

Andrew Can Get a Business Credit Card If His Business Is Blogging

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How to Start Applying for Miles & Points Credit Cards

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Million Mile Secrets reader Michael emails:

I have a friend I’m trying to bring into the miles game.  He has good credit (740), but only has … wait for it …. just ONE credit card, which he’s had for years.  Only a $2,500 limit.  100% pay on time.

Is he ready to apply for the big bonuses?  Or should he get a few more cards and a little more cumulative credit limit by starting with cards like the Chase Freedom, and other beginner cards?

Basically, is a 700+ score and only a single card enough to swing for the fences and apply for 4 or 5 cards with 50,000+ bonuses right out of the gate?

This is a great question!   What should you do if you want to start applying for miles and points cards, but only have ONE long-established credit card currently (with a good credit score)?

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What’s the Best Way to Start Applying for Miles & Points Credit Cards?

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How to Earn Miles on 11 Other Airline Programs When Flying Alaska Airlines

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Million Mile Secrets reader Kathy Hart emails with a question:

I read that if I fly 1 airline, I can credit miles to another.  Is that accurate?  If so, how do I do that?  I would like to fly Alaska Airlines soon–I’ve never flown them and would rather earn miles on an airline I fly.

How To Earn Miles On 11 Other Airline Programs When Flying Alaska Airlines

Kathy Can Earn Miles on 11 Airlines When She Flies on Alaska Airlines

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