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Emily and I appreciate you folks! You’ve been so supportive over the years. So to thank you, Emily and I are giving away 20,000 Hilton points!
Hilton Is a Big Hotel Chain, With Hotels All Over the World! Like the El Conquistador Waldorf Astoria Resort in Puerto Rico
I’ll show you how to enter!
In celebration of Memorial Day, Expedia is offering folks $75 off $250+ hotel bookings through May 29, 2017. But only while supplies last.
So if you want to take advantage of the deal, I’d suggest booking sooner rather than later!
You Can Save $75 Off a $250+ Expedia Booking at Hotels Like the Hyatt at Olive 8 in Downtown Seattle
I’ll share the details and important restrictions!
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Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!
Miles & Points Interview: Your Mileage May Vary
Joe and Sharon write Your Mileage May Vary to share aspirational travel tips with readers. You can also follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!
Joe “Saving” Sharon at the Grand Canyon, October 2006. We Love to Do Funny Posed Pictures Like This When We Can
How and when did you start collecting miles and points?
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TSA PreCheck is a great way to save time at the airport. And via Running with Miles, there are 7 new airlines participating in TSA PreCheck. Including popular airlines like Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, COPA Airlines, and more!
At many US airports, folks eligible for TSA PreCheck get expedited security screening and don’t have to take off their shoes or remove laptops from their bag. It’s much less hassle!
TSA PreCheck Will Help You Get Through Security Faster!
Let’s take a look at the perks of having TSA PreCheck, and how to enroll in the program.
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Folks traveling on a budget can do well in Europe by redeeming Hilton points for stays at Hampton by Hilton brand hotels.
Besides excellent locations in destinations like Amsterdam, London, and Frankfurt, you’ll also enjoy perks like free hot breakfast & Wi-Fi!
And with the limited-time sign-up bonuses on the AMEX Hilton Honors and the AMEX Hilton Honors Surpass cards, you can earn lots of points to use toward free stays!
Use Hilton Points for an Award Stay at the Hampton Liverpool, Which Is a ~10 Minute Walk From The Beatles Story Exhibition. And You’ll Get Free Hot Breakfast at the Hotel!
I’ll share 5 excellent Hampton by Hilton hotels in Europe you can stay for free with points and that have free breakfast!
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Enjoy staying at Choice hotels? If you’ve got elite status, you’ll have another benefit to look forward to.
Choice Hotels let us know that starting June 1, 2017, they’re adding another perk for Gold, Platinum, and Diamond elite members. They’ll get a welcome gift or bonus points when they check-in at any Choice hotel brand.
Previously, only US Comfort Suites hotels provided a similar amenity to elite guests.
Soon, Folks With Choice Hotels Elite Status Will Get a Welcome Gift at Check-In. Free Drink Anyone?
Here’s what we know about these changes so far!
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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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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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!