Category Archives: Hotels

10 Biggest Airbnb Cities Outside the US & How to Save Money Booking!

Hotels aren’t your only option for stays when traveling abroad.  Consider using Airbnb next time you’re visiting one of the top 10 cities outside the US with the most Airbnb listings!

Because you’ll often save money compared to chain hotels.  And possibly stay in unique accommodations!

10 Biggest Airbnb Cities Outside The US How To Save Money Booking

You Have More Choices Than Hilton & Hyatt in Paris! Stay at This Modern Airbnb Loft in Montmartre, a Neighborhood Known for Its Local Art, Cafes, and Bakeries

I’ll explain more about the pros and cons of using Airbnb versus staying at a chain hotel.  Along with ways to save money on your stay!

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How to Get Around Million Mile Secrets

New to our site and need help finding your way around?  Here are some tips!

Million Mile Secrets is here to help you get Big Travel with Small Money.  And we’ve got lots of great resources for you to use!

How To Get Around Million Mile Secrets

Need Help Navigating Million Mile Secrets? I’ll Show You Around!

Here’s a guide to help you find all the best tips & tricks.

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Can You Transfer Starwood Points to Southwest and Earn the Companion Pass?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Terri Clark commented:

I have recently been targeted for both the Chase United MileagePlus Explorer credit card and the Chase Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Visa card for 50,000 miles each.  Currently, I have 7 new credit card accounts in one year, including the Chase Sapphire Preferred and the Chase Hyatt card.

My question is, if I apply for and receive the Southwest card, can I transfer American Express Starwood Preferred Guest points to Southwest to help me reach the Companion Pass?  I have read that I cannot do that with Chase Sapphire Preferred.  Thanks!

Great question, Terri!

Unfortunately, Southwest is NOT currently a Starwood airline transfer partner.  And you’re correct that transferring points from Chase Ultimate Rewards to Southwest will NOT count toward the Companion Pass.

Can You Transfer Starwood Points To Southwest And Earn The Companion Pass

There Are Lots of Ways to Earn Southwest Points for the Companion Pass – but Transferring Starwood Points Isn’t One of Them!

However, there are lots of other ways to earn the 110,000 Southwest points in a calendar year you need to qualify for the Companion Pass.  I’ll explain!

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Blog Giveaway: 6,000 Starwood Points

Giveaway time!  We’re always happy to surprise random readers with prizes.  I hope you win!

This week we’re giving away 6,000 Starwood points!

Blog Giveaway 6,000 Starwood Points

You Could Use the 6,000 Starwood Points Towards a Hotel Stay, Trip to Disney World, or Top Off Your Frequent Flyer Account for Your Next Flight to Paradise!

I’ll show you how to enter to win!

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“We Never Leave Home Without Our Credit Cards and Use Them for Almost Every Expense We Have”

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

Miles & Points Interview:   A Journey We Love

Peter and Ruby write A Journey We Love to help inspire others to live life to the fullest.

You can follow them on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter.

A Journey We Love - Interview With Peter And Ruby

Peter & Ruby at Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

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