Category Archives: Citi Prestige

Fly One-Way to Europe From Several US Cities for ~$90+!

If you haven’t made summer vacation plans yet, WOW Air has a terrific sale to cities in Europe, like Dublin, London, Frankfurt, and more!

Via Frequent Miler, flights from Chicago start at ~$90 one-way.  And from Los Angeles, Miami, and San Francisco, fares start at ~$100 one-way.

Seats are limited and return flights are more expensive.  But this could be a good opportunity to fly to Europe cheaply, and use miles and points for the trip home!

Fly One Way To Europe From Several US Cities For 90

Visit Ireland This Summer With One-Way Flights on WOW Air Starting at ~$90

I’ll explain how to book it!

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How You Earn Flexible Bank Points With Several Cards in the Same Program

Million Mile Secrets reader, Amy, commented:

Is American Express Membership Rewards similar to Chase Ultimate Rewards where you earn points on each card individually?  Or are AMEX Membership Rewards points pooled into one account automatically?

Fantastic question, Amy!

When you have multiple cards that earn AMEX Membership Rewards points, all of your rewards will automatically accumulate in one account.

This is different from other flexible bank points programs like Chase Ultimate Rewards and Citi ThankYou where you earn points in separate accounts.

But with all 3 programs, it’s important to keep at least 1 card active to avoid losing all your flexible points.

Multiple Flexible Points Credit Cards

Flexible Points Are Key to Big Travel! So It’s Good to Know How You Earn Points With Several Cards in the 3 Major Flexible Points Programs.

I’ll explain how folks with multiple cards in the same program earn flexible points with AMEX, Chase, and Citi!

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Won’t Last! LOTS of US Cities to Europe for ~$538+

Via Frequent Miler, you can fly coach from LOTS of US cities (big and small!) to Europe for ~$530+, with this huge Delta sale.

I found a flight from Atlanta to Amsterdam leaving November 8, 2017, and returning November 15, 2017, for ~$538.  And a flight departing Minneapolis on August 11, 2017, returning from Paris August 18, 2017, for ~$597.

These sale fares are valid for travel from July 2017 through May 2018.  Meaning you can visit Europe for cheap this summer, or plan fly for less this fall and winter!

Delta Fare Sale Europe

You Can Experience Beautiful Amsterdam With Its Great Museums and Delicious Food for Under $600 From LOTS of US Cities!

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

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Top 10 Easiest Awards to Book in 2017

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

To get the Biggest Travel with Smallest Money, it’s worth the time and effort to learn award booking tricks.  But it takes practice!

If you’re looking for an easy way to to earn points and book cheap travel, I’ll give you a few ideas!  So even if you’re new to our hobby, you can begin your miles & points journey right away!

Easy Award Flights And Hotels To Book 2017

Here Are Hassle-Free Deals to Help You Accomplish Your Travel Goals!

I’ll share my favorite no-brainer deals that can give you your dream vacation in no time!

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Won’t Last! Fly From Multiple US Cities to Iceland for ~$300+!

Via Miles to Memories, you can fly from a number of US cities like Denver, Boston, New York, Minneapolis, Chicago, Portland, and others, to Reykjavik, Iceland, for ~$300+ round-trip in coach.  

And even better, the price includes a free checked bag!

For example, I found a flight between Boston and Reykjavik leaving August 24, 2017, and returning August 30, 2017, for ~$312.  

These sale fares are good for Icelandair flights from August 2017 through December 2017, including holidays like Thanksgiving!

Iceland Fare Sale

Visit Iceland Like I Did for ~$300 Round-Trip!

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

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“My Family of 4 Saved ~$2,300 Flying With Delta Miles on WestJet!”

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

Earlier this year, I shared news that you can now use Delta miles to book award tickets on Canadian airline WestJet.

Million Mile Secrets team member Jasmin recently booked WestJet award tickets for her family of 4 using Delta miles.  I’ll let her tell you about it!

Jasmin:   Thanks, Daraius!  My 3 kids and I needed flights to Calgary, Canada, in August 2017 for a family reunion.

WestJet is a fun, customer-friendly airline that flies to cities in Canada, the Caribbean, and beyond.  For example, you can fly WestJet non-stop from airports like New York – LaGuardia and Fort Lauderdale to Toronto.  And then continue on to Vancouver.

I’ll show you the pitfall I avoided by using Delta miles on WestJet.

My Family Of 4 Saved 2300 Flying With Delta Miles On WestJet

Find Out How a Million Mile Secrets Team Member Booked WestJet Flights to Calgary Using Delta Miles

I’ll share how I saved money AND added convenience booking WestJet award flights using Delta miles!

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Interesting Limited-Time Deal for Folks Who Love to Golf!

Love hitting the golf course when you travel?  Here’s a deal that could save you a lot of money!

Via View From the Wing, you can get a heavily discounted ClubCorp Travel membership (we’re talking a savings of over $1,000!), that’s good for free golf, free meals, and more.

ClubCorp Travel Membership

If You Travel a Lot AND Love to Golf, This Deal Could Make Sense for You!

I’ll share more about this interesting deal.  And help you decide whether it makes sense for you!

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Let IHG PointBreaks Inspire Your Travel

Million Mile Secrets team member Joseph is (likely) heading to Panama for his next trip.  I asked him to tell you how he decided upon his destination!

Joseph:   I always anticipate the new IHG PointBreaks hotel list every few months.  That’s because you can book hotels all over the world for just 5,000 IHG points a night.  And IHG points are easy to earn!

I was especially looking forward to this latest PointBreaks list, because it’s been a while since I’ve traveled.  I decided to let the PointBreaks list decide my next travel destination.

How To Book IHG PointBreaks Hotels

I Booked a One-Bedroom Suite in St. Robert, Missouri, Last Winter for 5,000 IHG Points

Sometimes it can be fun to chase great sales and promotions, and let the deals decide where you travel!

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How Do Credit Card Perks Work With Prepaid Hotel Stays?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Jennifer, commented:

What happens if you use the Citi Prestige 4th night free perk for a prepaid hotel stay?  Would anything happen to the reservation if I cancel the card before the stay?

Thanks for the questions, Jennifer!

The 4th night free benefit with the Citi Prestige Card can save you lots of money!  While it’s possible to get a credit for the 4th night before your stay, you usually receive the rebate AFTER your hotel stay.  It doesn’t matter if you prepay at booking.

That said, if you cancel your Citi Prestige card after booking a prepaid or regular hotel stay, nothing will happen to your reservation.

But keep in mind, while prepaid hotel stays might save you a few bucks, you should only book this way if your plans are firm.  Besides typically being non-refundable, you could also lose certain credit card rebates, depending on the card you use.

Prepaid Hotel Stays

Before You Book a Prepaid Hotel Stay at Hotels Like the St. Regis Bali, There Are a Few Things You Should Keep in Mind!

I’ll explain what to consider when booking prepaid hotel stays!

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He Gave His Parents a First Class Trip to Beijing, Hong Kong, & Singapore With Miles & Points!

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

Welcome to the next installment of our Reader Success Series where Million Mile Secrets Readers share how they booked a trip with miles & points to get Big Travel with Small Money!

Ramy is our newest reader success story to show folks it’s possible to travel without spending a lot of money.

He Gave His Parents A First Class Trip To Beijing Hong Kong Singapore With Miles Points

My Parents Enjoying Their Welcome Drink in Etihad First Class From Cairo to Abu Dhabi

A big thank you to Ramy for sharing his story!

Please introduce yourself to everyone and tell us how long you’ve been involved in the miles & points hobby.

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