Via Reddit, there’s a new card that earns 3% on dining, 2% on groceries, and 1% on everything else.
With the Capital One Premier Dining Rewards card, you’ll earn a sign-up bonus of $100 when you spend $500 on purchases within the first 3 months of account opening.
That’s not bad for a card with no annual fee. But it’s NOT a good card for folks just getting into the miles & points hobby!
Emily and I don’t earn a commission for this card, but we’ll always tell you all your options!
You’ll Get the Most Cash Back When You Use Your Card for Dining. But There Are Other Cards With Even Better Returns
I’ll tell you what you need to know about this card. And help you decide if it’s worth it for you!
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If you’ve been waiting to apply for the AMEX Hilton credit cards, your patience has paid off!
Until May 31, 2017, the Hilton Honors™ Card from American Express and the Hilton Honors™ Surpass® Card from American Express have increased sign-up bonuses. And I’ve never seen a higher bonus on these cards!
You’ll earn 80,000 Hilton points after you make $2,000 in purchases within 3 months of opening the AMEX Hilton Honors card.
And you’ll earn 100,000 Hilton points after you make $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of opening the AMEX Hilton Honors Surpass card.
Plus there’s an incredibly valuable new perk on the AMEX Hilton Honors Surpass which could be worth hundreds of dollars!
You’ll Have Lots of Options to Redeem Your Hilton Points, From Inexpensive Family-Friendly Hotels to Luxury Resorts, Like the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
I’ll share the details. And give you some ideas for using Hilton points!
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The 35,000 point sign-up bonuses that come with the AMEX Starwood cards have never been higher, so now is an excellent time to apply! But did you know you might be able to get even MORE Starwood points?
AMEX Starwood cardholders will get 5,000 Starwood points when they refer a friend to an AMEX Starwood personal or small business card, and the friend is approved. So you can apply for the card, and then refer your friends to this great deal. When your friends get it too you’ll earn extra points!
Help Your Friends Get Big Travel – And Earn 5,000 Starwood Points in the Process!
Emily and I obviously won’t get a commission if you refer your friend to the AMEX Starwood cards. But that’s okay, because our readers getting Big Travel is the most important thing to us!
I’ll show you how the Starwood American Express refer-a-friend program works!
Are you one of the lucky folks who got an email offer to earn 10,000 easy AMEX Membership Rewards points?
Via Reddit, AMEX is offering 10,000 AMEX Membership Rewards points to certain cardholders who enroll their charge cards in “Pay Over Time” by May 13, 2017!
It’s a no-brainer to sign-up if you’re eligible. Plus, you’ll get extra flexibility in how you use your AMEX charge card!
Transfer 10,000 AMEX Membership Rewards Points to Delta for a Free Coach Award Flight From Toronto to Miami!
I’ll tell you what you need to know about this deal!
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If you prefer online shopping like I do, you likely make lots of purchases at Amazon.
If so, there are many excellent credit cards to use, which earn miles toward travel or cash back.
And some cards have bonus perks, like Citi Price Rewind, which refunds your money when prices go down on certain items you’ve bought!
Mazzy and Emily Don’t Want You to Miss Earning Extra Miles or Cash Back When You Shop at Amazon
I’ll share 6 of the best credit cards to use at Amazon!
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When you book your next car rental, check if you can save money!
AutoSlash is a fantastic website that tracks your car rental reservations for price drops. The site can re-book the reservation automatically or notify you if your rental gets cheaper. Plus it’s free to use!
AutoSlash can potentially save you hundreds of dollars! Several Million Mile Secrets readers use the site with great results.
AutoSlash Can Potentially Save You Lots of Money on Car Rentals Because the Site Automatically Monitors Prices for Cheaper Options
I’ll show how you can get a discount car rental using AutoSlash.
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Starwood points are some of my favorite points to collect because I can usually get incredible value when I redeem them. And they’re extremely versatile!
You can do so many things with Starwood points, from booking free flights to reserving free hotels to earning backstage passes at concerts.
You Can Use Starwood Points at Excellent Hotels, Like the Le Meridien Tahiti. But There Are Lots of Other Things You Can Do, Too!
I’ll give you some fun ideas for spending your Starwood points!
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Thanks to Million Mile Secrets reader Mike B for giving us the heads-up that the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort and Spa is pricing award nights much lower than it should.
This hotel should be a Starwood category 6 location, which normally costs 20,000 to 25,000 Starwood points per night. But Mike B let us know that some time yesterday, the price dropped to 12,000 Starwood points!
That’s a terrific deal for a hotel that can cost $800+ per night! It’s not clear if this is a glitch or on purpose, and I can’t find an explanation for the sudden price drop.
For Unknown Reasons, You Can Book The Newly-Renovated Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort and Spa for Only 12,000 Starwood Points per Night
It’s tempting to book at such a good rate! Let’s look at the deal.
JetBlue and Southwest are offering very good sales right now!
You can fly to lots of destinations in the US, Caribbean, and Mexico starting at just $39 one-way in coach. I found flights from New York to Washington, DC, for $52 one-way in coach on April 11, 2017.
It’s Officially Spring! So You’ll Need to Find Another Excuse to Get Away Besides the Frigid Winter Conditions 😉
Here are the details. And how to search for deals from your city!
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Looking for a spectacular hotel to book a tropical getaway?
Through April 5, 2017, you can earn a total of 35,000 Starwood points with the sign-up bonus on the AMEX Starwood personal and small business cards after meeting tiered minimum spending requirements. These are the highest offers I’ve seen for both cards!
You can use these valuable points for fantastic stays at excellent Starwood hotels in Mexico and the Caribbean, like The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa.
Points From the AMEX Starwood Sign-Up Bonus and Minimum Spending Requirement Can Get You 2 Nights in a Highly Rated Hotel in Beautiful Grand Cayman!
I’ll share 5 top Starwood hotels in the Caribbean and Mexico you can book with points!