Category Archives: Barclays

How Long Does It Take for a Statement Credit to Post to Your Barclays Arrival Plus Account?

Million Mile Secrets reader Choi comments:

When I make a charge to my Barclays Arrival Plus card and redeem my points for a statement credit, will the credit show up on my bill immediately?  Or do I have to pay for the current charges at end of the statement and then get the credit on the following statement?

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How Long Will You Have to Wait to See the Statement Credit on the Barclays Arrival Plus Card?

The answer depends on when Choi requests the credit.  I’ll show you how it works!

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Best of Million Mile Secrets – January 2015

1.   You learned that there are no more foreign transaction fees on the US Airways card.


Use Your Barclays US Airways Card Internationally Without Foreign Transaction Fees

2.   Do you know the best cash back cards for restaurant spending?

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News You Can Use – 2X United Airlines Miles for IHG Stays, $10 Serve Credit, and More!

1.   2X United Airlines Miles for IHG Stays

Via MichaelWTravels, you can get 2X United Airlines miles (up to 10,000 miles) when you stay at IHG hotels through April 30, 2015.

Like the 2X Delta Airlines miles offer for IHG stays, you have to register before your 1st stay AND you have to choose miles as your earning preference in your IHG profile.


Stay at IHG Hotels Through April 30, 2015, and Get 2X United Airlines Miles

But if you prefer American Airlines miles, (which Emily and I used to fly First Class to India), you can register to get 2X American Airlines miles for IHG stays through April 30, 2015.


Get 2X American Airlines Miles Staying at IHG Hotels Through April 30, 2015

2.   $10 Serve Credit for New Accounts Who Direct Deposit Their Tax Refund

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“I’ve Always Been a Beer Aficionado…”

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

Miles & Points Interview:   Debt RoundUp

Grayson started Debt RoundUp to help readers get out of debt.

He’s also giving away $50 in cash via Paypal!

Debt RoundUp - Interview With Grayson

Grayson and His Wife at the Grounds of Monticello

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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~$29 Round-Trip Dubai to Manila & Other Cheap Philippine Flights (Ends Tomorrow or When Sold Out)!

SecretFlying reports you can fly round-trip between Manila and Dubai on Cebu Pacific for ~$29.

This is NOT a mistake fare.  It’s advertised openly on the Cebu Pacific website.  Book by January 28, 2015, for travel between June 15, 2015, and December 10, 2015.  Or until seats last.

So I don’t know how long this sale will be available!

And Cebu Pacific has other international destinations on sale too!

29 Round Trip Dubai To Manila Other Cheap Philippine Flights Ends Tomorrow Or When Sold Out

You Could Grab a Cheap Ticket With Cebu Pacific’s Fare Sale

Even though the sale is advertised as 1 Philippine peso each way, taxes and fees bump the cost up to ~$29 round trip.

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