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Making Mom’s Paris Dreams Come True: Part 2 – She Felt Like Royalty on This Flight

Emily:   I love to travel, and my mom does, too!

When I was growing up in Ohio, we could only afford road trips to local amusement parks.  But collecting miles and points has opened a world of travel neither of us thought possible!

She and I decided to go to London and Paris for a mother-daughter getaway.  We flew Business Class and stayed in 5-star hotels.  I paid a fraction of the retail cost by using airline miles and hotel points.

I’ve never traveled so long with my mom before, and at the end of the trip, I felt like I had a new best friend!  Without the miles & points hobby, I wouldn’t have had the opportunity to experience the joy of traveling with my mom.

Making Moms Paris Dreams Come True Part 2 She Felt Like Royalty On This Flight

The Flight Was Much More Entertaining Because I Was Able to Sit Next to My Mom!

In this series, I’ll show you how you can get to Paris, too!

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How to Meet Minimum Spending Requirements Paying Taxes

Update:   One or more card offers in this post are no longer available.  Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers. 

It’s tax time again!  April 18, 2017, is the IRS filing deadline this year.

While it’s nice to get a refund, if you owe taxes, you can ease the pain of paying your tax bill by meeting the minimum spending requirements on a new credit card.  Or hitting a spending threshold to unlock bonus miles, points, or elite status!

Just remember, you’ll usually pay a processing fee of ~2%, so do the math to see whether it’s worth it.

Pay Taxes With Credit Card

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

I’ll show you how to pay your taxes with a credit card.  And help you decide if it makes sense for you!

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Making Mom’s Paris Dreams Come True: Part 1 – Introduction & Planning

Emily:   I love to travel, and my mom does, too!

When I was growing up in Ohio, we could only afford road trips to local amusement parks.  But collecting miles and points has opened a world of travel neither of us thought possible!

She and I decided to go to London and Paris for a mother-daughter getaway.  We flew Business Class and stayed in 5-star hotels.  I paid a fraction of the retail cost by using airline miles and hotel points.

I’ve never traveled so long with my mom before, and at the end of the trip, I felt like I had a new best friend!  Without the miles & points hobby, I wouldn’t have had the opportunity to experience the joy of traveling with my mom.

Making Moms Paris Dreams Come True Part 1 Introduction Planning

I Had a Great Time Traveling With My Mom to Europe!

In this series, I’ll show you how you can get to Europe, too!

My mom, Connie:   Emily asked me if I would like to visit Paris. I said, “Oh yes, of course!” but did not realize that it would be a dream come true.  I was excited beyond measure, me going to Paris and with my daughter.  It just could not get any better.  Paris?  Really?  The food, the shopping, the sites to see truly was a dream come true.

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It’s Back! Huge 100,000 Point Bonus With This Airline Card

If you like British Airways Avios points, the best-ever public offer on the Chase British Airways Visa Signature Card has returned!

Via Doctor of Credit, you’ll earn a total of 100,000 British Airways Avios points when you meet tiered minimum spending requirements.  But to get the full bonus, you’ll have to spend $20,000 in your first year.

That’s enough for 4 round-trip coach tickets from the West Coast to Hawaii on Alaska Airlines or American AirlinesOr, when you include the points you earn from meeting minimum spending, enough for 4 round-trip coach flights to Ireland from 6 US cities on Aer Lingus.

British Airways 100000 Point Offer

Use the 100,000 Point Sign-Up Bonus From the Chase British Airways Card to Visit Dublin

I’ll share the details!

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Want to Earn More Miles? Don’t Use Your Airline Credit Card for Regular Spending!

Update:   One or more card offers in this post are no longer available.  Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers. 

Want to earn more American Airlines miles or British Airways Avios points for regular spending?  You may think using an American Airlines or British Airways co-branded credit card is your best option.  But it isn’t!

Because with the personal and small business American Express Starwood cards, you can earn MORE miles when you transfer the Starwood points you earn to most airlines.

Plus, until April 5, 2017, both cards are offering a limited-time increased sign-up bonus of 35,000 Starwood points after meeting tiered minimum spending requirements.

Ways To Earn American Airlines Miles

Want to Use American Airlines Miles or British Airways for an Exotic Vacation? Get the Best Rate for Regular Spending With the AMEX Starwood Cards!

I’ll explain why the AMEX Starwood cards are great to use for everyday spending.  Especially if you want to rack-up more airline miles.

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Won’t Last! Save Thousands on Business Class Tickets to Europe!

Via FrequentMiler, you can fly from US cities like Atlanta, Houston, Detroit, Denver, and more, to European cities including London, Paris, and Madrid, in Business Class from ~$1,795!

I found a Business Class flight from Phoenix to Barcelona leaving May 17, 2017, and returning May 24, 2017, for ~$1,819.  And a Business Class ticket departing from New York (JFK) on August 24, 2017, and returning from London on August 31, 2017, for ~$1,887.  

This is an amazing deal, because Business Class tickets between the US and Europe can easily cost $4,000+.

These fares are valid for travel through January 2018.  On airlines including Delta, American Airlines, and British Airways!

Wont Last Save Thousands On Business Class Tickets To Europe

Fly in Style to Barcelona for Cheap!

Here are the details.  And how to search for deals from your city!

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“I Was Extremely Skeptical When I Was Introduced to Miles & Points – But After Some Coaching I Was Hooked”

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

Miles & Points Interview:   Mining for Miles

Mordechai writes Mining for Miles to tell readers about the best uses of miles & points and maximizing their credit card spending.  You can join his active and thoughtful community on Facebook.  And check out his destination pictures (and memes!) on Instagram.

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London Tower Bridge – Image Copyright Mining for Miles

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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The 10 Best Travel Deals in 2017

Update:   One or more card offers in this post are no longer available.  Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers. 

Let’s see what’s new and exciting in 2017!

If you’re just getting started in miles and points hobby, these 10 deals are an excellent way to get Big Travel with Small Money.  For example, cheap award flights to Europe in coach or Business Class.  Or a 4th night free on paid hotel stays.

Best Travel Deals 2017

Emily and I Are Excited to Share Our Top 10 Best Travel Deals for 2017!

Here are the best travel deals for 2017!

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Amazing Deal: Find a Date and Earn ~82,000 British Airways Avios Points!

Update:   Some folks report having their Match.com or eHarmony accounts cancelled and money refunded.  And others say they’ve received fewer points than they expected from this deal.

Looking for a way to earn more British Airways Avios points?  Via One Mile at a Time, you can earn a HUGE number of bonus British Airways Avios points for joining the dating sites Match.com or eHarmony.

Through the British Airways shopping portal, you’ll earn 150 British Airways Avios points per $1 you spend on a Match.com subscription.  And 130 British Airways Avios points per $1 you spend at eHarmony.

The deal is good through March 5, 2017.

Note:  If you’re in a relationship, be sure to tell your significant other what you’re up to before taking advantage of this offer. 😉

British Airways Shopping Portal Promotion

Say “Aloha” to 3 Tickets to Hawaii (and Maybe a New Date!) With This British Airways Avios Points Deal

I’ll explain how this promotion works and other ways you can earn British Airways Avios points!

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Sizzling Hot! Many US Cities to Europe ~$300 to ~$400 Round-Trip!

If you’ve been considering a European vacation, today is the day to book!

Via The Flight Deal, you can fly from many US cities to destinations like London, Paris, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Madrid, Milan, Rome, and more for ~$400 round-trip in coach on airlines like American Airlines and Delta.

And Frequent Miler reports even cheaper fares from the West Coast in the low $300 range!  Plus, if you’re an AARP member or have the Chase British Airways Visa Signature® Card, and can find flights on British Airways, you could save even more.

Travel dates vary, but some include spring and summer 2017 travel.  These are terrific deals for peak season to Europe!

Fare Sale US To Europe

Dreaming of a European Trip? Fly to Many Cities in Europe for ~$300 to ~$400 Round-Trip, Even for Spring and Summer Travel

Here are the details.  And how to search for deals from your city!

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