Preparing for a trip can be stressful, especially if you’re leaving for more than a few days. I put together a travel checklist you can use, so you don’t forget anything important!
Using a checklist can save you time and possibly even money. Because certain items, like electronics chargers and medicines, can be expensive in foreign countries. And you don’t want to spend your precious vacation time searching for an item you could have brought from home. 😉
Power Adapters Are an Important Item to Consider When You’re Traveling Abroad
Let’s take a look at the list!
Here’s an easy new promotion from Hilton for folks who collect British Airways Avios points.
Via Miles from Blighty, you can earn up to 10,000 bonus British Airways Avios points for Hilton stays through August 31, 2017.
This could make sense for folks looking for ways to earn more British Airways Avios points. Especially if you already have a particular trip in mind!
Folks on the West Coast Can Use British Airways Avios Points for Cheap Flights to Hawaii!
I’ll show you how to take advantage of this offer. And help you decide whether it makes sense for you.
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I enjoy hearing from y’all about how you like to use miles & points. So I loved reading your comments from a recent Southwest giveaway!
We asked how you use Southwest points to get Big Travel. And we received a lot of enthusiastic responses!
Readers Love Using Points to Visit Warm Destinations, Like Los Cabos
The giveaway is now closed. But if you’re looking for ideas for how to use your Southwest points, here are some suggestions from Million Mile Secrets readers!
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Looking to save money on your next vacation?
With the best-ever sign-up bonuses on the AMEX Hilton Honors and the AMEX Hilton Honors Surpass cards, you can earn points to use toward free stays! But you must apply before May 31, 2017.
And when you redeem points for stays at Hampton by Hilton brand hotels, you’ll enjoy free hot breakfast and Wi-Fi! Elite status is NOT required for these perks!
Stay 5 Blocks From the Beach at the Brand New Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica in California Where You’ll Enjoy a Free Hot Breakfast!
I’ll share 7 excellent Hampton by Hilton hotels in the US where you can enjoy free breakfast!
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Considering the new Chase Ink Business Preferred card?
Along with the 80,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards point sign-up bonus (the highest public bonus I’ve seen for a Chase small business card!), the Chase Ink Business Preferred card offers great perks like primary car rental insurance.
And that can save you money!
Another Great Perk of the New Chase Ink Business Preferred Card – Primary Rental Car Insurance!
I’ll explain how it works.
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Looking for another way to earn Alaska Airlines miles? Good news!
Via Mommy Points, folks new to Groupon can earn 500 bonus Alaska Airlines miles for their first $30+ Groupon Local purchase! And existing members can earn 4 Alaska Airlines miles per $1 spent on Groupon Local, Groupon Getaways, and Groupon Goods.
This could be a great way to earn miles and save money at the same time!
You Can Book Award Seats for as Little as 5,000 Alaska Airlines Miles to Alaska, and Plenty of Other Places, too!
I’ll show you how to take advantage of this deal. And help you decide whether it makes sense for you!
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Father’s Day is June 18, 2017, and these new AMEX Offers, via Running With Miles, can help you save on gifts for dad!
AMEX Offers are an easy way to save money. To take advantage of these deals, just add the offers to your AMEX card. Then you’ll earn a statement credit when you make a qualifying purchase.
Is Your Dad a Car Guy? If So, You Can Save on a Father’s Day Gift for Him With This New Offer From American Express!
Sign-in to your American Express account to see which deals you qualify for, because these offers are targeted.
Let’s take a look at these new deals!
If you’re a Chase Hyatt cardholder, you can get 10% of your points back when you redeem Hyatt points this summer!
Via Travel Codex, Hyatt’s new promotion is valid for stays between June 1, 2017, and September 5, 2017. But you must register by June 30, 2017.
This is an easy way to save points if you have Hyatt award stays planned. And it takes less than a minute to sign-up!
Book the Park Hyatt New York for 30,000 Hyatt Points per Night and Get 3,000 Points Back
I’ll share the details!
It’s exciting to use points for free hotel stays in destinations like Cancun and San Juan. And it’s even better when you can enjoy additional complimentary perks like hot breakfast & Wi-Fi!
If you’re looking to book an award stay and get free breakfast in Latin America, you might consider the limited-time sign-up bonuses on the AMEX Hilton Honors and the AMEX Hilton Honors Surpass cards.
Because these cards are offering the highest sign-up bonuses I’ve ever seen! But only until May 31, 2017!
Emily Enjoyed Kayaking in the Dominican Republic on Her 30th Birthday! You Can Stay There Too With the Limited-Time AMEX Hilton Card Offers!
I’ll share 7 excellent Hilton hotels in Latin America where you can stay for free with points and get free breakfast!
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Good news for folks who collect Alaska Airlines miles!
Alaska Airlines just announced they’re partnering with Finnair, so you’ll soon have more ways to earn and use your Alaska Airlines miles when you fly to Europe and beyond!
You Can Now Earn Alaska Airlines Miles for Flights on Finnair. And Soon, You’ll Be Able to Redeem Alaska Airlines Miles for Award Flights on Finnair, Too!
I’ll share the details of this new Alaska Airlines – Finnair partnership!