Category Archives: Bank Of America

Coming Soon: 20,000 Points ($200 in Travel) With Bank Americard Travel Rewards Card!

Within the next couple of weeks, there will be an increased offer for 20,000 Bank of America points (worth $200 in statement credits toward travel purchases) with the BankAmericard Travel Rewards card.

The normal sign-up bonus is 10,000 Bank of America points ($100).  So this is double the usual offer!

If you were thinking about applying for this card, it’s best to wait for the new offer!  Or if it wasn’t on your radar, you might consider adding it when you next apply for cards.

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The Bank Americard Travel Rewards Card Sign-Up Bonus Will Be Worth $200 Toward Travel Purchases

If you like flexibility, or already have lots of other cards, this could be a good card for you!

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How to Get Your Credit Card Shipped Faster

Some folks like to time their credit card applications around big purchases so it’s easier to meet the minimum spending requirement.  But a card can take a week or more to arrive in the mail.

How To Get Your Credit Card Shipped Faster

Need a New Credit Card…Really Fast? Some Banks Will Expedite Delivery, or Even Give You an Instant Account Online

A few credit card companies will expedite delivery of a new card.  And a couple will even give you an instant account number!

I’ll let you know the fastest way to get your new card!
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“I Actually Do Have Friends! Or at Least People Who Tolerate Me ;)”

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

Miles & Points Interview:   Single Flyer

Alan writes Single Flyer to share his experiences with traveling the world solo.

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Alan at the Grand Canyon

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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This Weekend: Free Entry Into Museums, Zoos, and More With Your Bank of America Card!

It’s the 1st weekend of the month.  So you can get into hundreds of museums, zoos, and other cultural centers around the US for FREE with your Bank of America (or Merrill Lynch) debit or credit card!

This Weekend Free Entry Into Museums Zoos And More With Your Bank Of America Card

See If You Can Outrun Tyrannosaurus Rex at the Perot Museum in Dallas. And Save Up to ~$17 by Using Your Bank of America Debit or Credit Card to Get in Free!

Find out how to get free admission to place like the Perot Museum and the Edventure Children’s Museum with Bank of America’s Museums on Us program!

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Will You Pay Foreign Transaction Fees in US Territories Like Puerto Rico?

Million Mile Secrets reader Antonio commented:

Will using a credit card that charges foreign transaction fees, such as the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard, in Puerto Rico incur fees?  I wasn’t sure if Puerto Rico was considered “foreign” to US banks.

Great question, Antonio!

Purchases made in Puerto Rico (and other US territories like American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, or the US Virgin Islands) are generally NOT considered foreign transactions.

Will You Pay Foreign Transaction Fees In US Territories Like Puerto Rico

Will You Be Charged Foreign Transaction Fees on Your Puerto Rican Vacation?

I can’t guarantee the rules for every bank.  I called the major banks and NONE add foreign transaction fees to purchases made in US territories.

But a few require the purchase to be in US dollars!  I’ll explain.

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