Category Archives: Bank Of America

Coming Soon: 30,000 Mile Bonus & No Foreign Transaction Fees for Alaska Airlines Card

I wrote about rumors that a higher offer was coming soon for the Bank of America Alaska Airlines card.

Via Wandering Aramean, the sign-up bonus on the Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa Signature will increase to 30,000 miles on June 1, 2016.

Usually, the sign-up bonus is 25,000 Alaska Airlines miles and a $100 statement credit after meeting minimum spending requirements.

Coming Soon 30,000 Mile Bonus No Foreign Transaction Fees For Alaska Airlines Card

The Bank of America Alaska Airlines Card Will Offer a 30,000 Mile Sign-Up Bonus and NO Foreign Transaction Fees

Let’s see if it’s worth waiting for this new offer!

Emily and I don’t earn a commission for this offer, but we’ll always share the best deals with our readers!

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Best of Million Mile Secrets – March 2016

1.   I shared the terrific news that the AMEX Hilton cards are offering their best-ever sign-up bonuses until May 4, 2016.

Best Of Million Mile Secrets - March 2016

For a Limited Time, You Can Earn the Highest Sign-Up Bonuses Ever Offered on the AMEX Hilton Cards

2.  Did you get in on the highest offers ever (now expired) for the American Express Starwood Preferred Guest cards?

If you did, check out my posts for fun ways to use the bonus like 5 More Excellent Hotels in the US to Splurge on With Starwood Points, 10-Night Award Stays Using Starwood Points & No Money, and 5 Fun & Free 5-Night Hotel Stays Using the Starwood Card’s Limited-Time 35,000 Point Bonus

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Top 10 Cards That Earn Us Nothing!

Folks often ask how Emily and I make money from the blog, and we’ve always been very transparent about it.

We tell you about the best credit card offers for Big Travel with Small Money.  And we earn a commission when you are approved for some (but not all) of those cards.

It’s our belief that by doing the right thing and informing you about the best deals — whether or not they earn us anything — you’ll feel good about what you see on Million Mile Secrets.  And just as importantly, we’ll feel good about what we do!

Emily and I want you to always get the best offer when you sign-up for a credit card – even if it means we don’t earn a commission.

Top 10 Cards That Earn Us Nothing

We’ll Always Share the Best Offers So You Can Make Amazing Memories – Even If We Don’t Earn a Thing!

And we always appreciate it when readers let us know about better offers!

I’ll show you the top 10 cards that currently do NOT earn us a commission but DO earn you Big Travel with Small Money!

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New $200 Bonus on No-Annual-Fee BankAmericard Cash Rewards MasterCard

UPDATE: The offer for the British Airways card in this post has expired.  But check Hot Deals for the latest offers!

If you like cash back, here’s an interesting $200 sign-up bonus for very low minimum spending and no annual fee!

Via Slickdeals, you can earn $200 cash back after spending $500 on purchases in the 1st 90 days of opening a Major League Baseball BankAmericard Cash Rewards MasterCard.

Emily and I don’t earn a commission on this card, but we’ll always share the best deals with our readers!

New 200 Bonus On No Annual Fee BankAmericard Cash Rewards MasterCard

Show Your Team Spirit and Earn a Relatively Easy $200 in Cash With the Major League Baseball BankAmericard Cash Rewards MasterCard

This could be a good option if you already have a lot of cash back cards.  But some of y’all might do better by skipping this offer.  I’ll explain!

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Higher 30,000 Mile Bonus for Bank of America Alaska Airlines Card Coming in May

Via Doctor of Credit, the Bank of America Alaska Airlines card will have a higher sign-up bonus of 30,000 Alaska Airlines miles starting May 2016.

You can use Alaska Airlines miles for award flights on Alaska Airlines.  Or any of its airline partners, including Air France, Emirates, and LAN Chile!

Higher 30,000 Mile Bonus For Bank Of America Alaska Airlines Card Coming In May

Redeem Alaska Airlines Miles on Several Interesting Partners, Including Emirates! Starting in May 2016, You’ll Earn 30,000 Alaska Airlines Miles When You Open a Bank of America Alaska Airlines Card

I’ll explain how this compares with the current offer.  And if you should wait until May to apply!

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How to Meet Minimum Spending Requirements by Paying Your Taxes

UPDATE: The offer for the British Airways card in this post has expired.  But check Hot Deals for the latest offers!

It’s almost tax time again!  April 18, 2016, is the IRS filing deadline this year.

While most of us hope for a refund, you can take the sting out of owing taxes by meeting the minimum spending requirements on your new credit cards.  Or hit a spending threshold to unlock bonus miles, points, or elite status!

How To Meet Minimum Spending Requirements By Paying Your Taxes

It Might Be Worth It to Get Big Travel With Small Money When You Unlock Elite Status Levels or Big Sign-Up Bonuses by Paying Your Taxes With a Credit Card

But because you’ll pay processing fees of 1.87% to ~2.25%, it’s generally NOT worth it except under specific circumstances.

I’ll show you how to pay your taxes with a credit card.  And when it might make sense for you!

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We’ll Always Tell You About the Best Offers — Top 10 Cards With No Commission!

Update:   The 50,000 point Citi ThankYou Premier sign-up bonus is no longer available.  Thanks to reader Ryan for letting us know!

Several years ago, we made a promise to always tell our readers about the best credit card deals, even if it means we don’t earn a commission.

It’s common for there to be many different sign-up bonuses for the same card.  So if I find an offer that’s better than my affiliate link, I’ll tell you about it instead!

And I’m always grateful when readers bring better offers to our attention!

We'll Always Tell You About The Best Offers Top 10 Cards With No Commission

We Want You to Know About the Best Deals That Will Get You on Your Way to Your Next Adventure – Even If We Don’t Earn a Commission

Find out about the top 10 offers that don’t give us a commission, but still earn you Big Travel!

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