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 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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Miles and points can open a world of travel for folks who otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford it! But you’ll need good credit to get into this hobby. Because the fastest way to miles and points is by earning credit card sign-up bonuses.
If you’re new to this country, are a recent graduate, or have never signed-up for a credit card in your name, the lack of payment history can bring down your credit score. But there are ways you can start showing the banks you know how to handle credit responsibly.
Whether You’re a New Immigrant, Young Adult, or Just Never Had a Credit Card in Your Name, Don’t Let Your Lack of Credit History Lock You Out of Earning Big Tavel With Small Money!
I have tips to help you build your credit history and boost your credit score so you can start traveling!
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This could be interesting! Hotel News Now reports Choice Hotels plans to expand their vacation rental options to more 3rd-party management companies as soon as this month (they currently have listings in 3 US destinations).
And, they’re considering person-to-person vacation rentals (like what Airbnb does) in the near future!
Choice Hotels Might Open a Platform for Person-to-Person Vacation Rentals. They’ve Already Started With Rentals From 3rd-Party Companies in 3 US Destinations
I’ll share the details. And what this could mean for your hotel points!
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My friend recently received an email inviting him to switch his Citi Diamond Preferred card to the Citi ThankYou Preferred.
And he isn’t the only 1 who’s received an offer like this. Citi is contacting certain cardholders about converting their cards. For example, some folks who have the Citi Dividend card (no longer available) have been invited to switch to the Citi Double Cash.
Has Citi Offered to Switch You to Another Card?
I’ll help you decide if moving to a new card makes sense of you!
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If you’re looking for a cheap paid flight to Europe, there are terrific deals today from 10 cities to several destinations across the pond!
You’ll pay as little as ~$407 to $614 for a round-trip coach flight (and some West Coast cities are included). Sale fares are available on Aer Lingus, Jetairfly, KLM, Norwegian Air, and WOW Air, depending on the route.
These are very good prices! So if you’re interested, book soon, because I’m not sure how long these deals will last.
Take a Spin on the London Eye – and Get There Cheaply From Several US Cities!
I found these fares through ITA Matrix and Google Flights. Or in 1 case, through an online travel agency (I’ll tell you where to look!).
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Good news to report! Rent payments on RadPad still earn 1% cash back when you pay using the PayPal Business Debit MasterCard!
Folks expressed concern they’d no longer earn cash back from RadPad because of an email update PayPal sent about which types of purchases count.
But it’s still working as an easy way to get free money each month when you pay your rent!
Sit Back and Watch the Cash Back Roll In! You Can Still Earn 1% Back on Your Rent Payments With RadPad
I’ll help you make the most of this service. And show you how to use RadPad to earn miles & points!
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Million Mile Secrets reader, Ali, tweeted:
Which is the best credit card to use to pay for airport parking?
When you travel frequently, airport parking gets expensive! So it’s a good idea to make sure you’re getting rewarded for your spending by paying with the right card!
If You Pay for Your Parking With the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card, You’ll Earn Points in My Favorite Rewards Program!
Find out why I recommend using the Chase Sapphire Preferred card to pay for parking and what other cards give you bonus points for parking expenses!
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