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News You Can Use – Earn 50,000 United Airlines Miles, 2,500 Southwest Points, Free TripIt Pro, & More!

1.   Earn 50,000 United Airlines Miles With a Targeted Card Offer

Link:   Chase United Airlines Card 50,000 Mile Offer (Log-in Required)

Folks on Reddit report a targeted offer for the Chase United Airlines Explorer card when they visit this link and log into their United Airlines account.

If you see the offer, you’ll earn 50,000 United Airlines miles when you spend $1,000 on purchases in the 1st 3 months of account opening.

News You Can Use Earn 50,000 United Airlines Miles Bonus Southwest Points Free TripIt Pro More

No 50,000 United Airlines Mile Offer for Me! But Check to See If You Were Targeted

You’ll also get a $50 statement credit after your 1st purchase.  And you can add an authorized user to earn 5,000 bonus United Airlines miles after they make a purchase within the 1st 3 months.

I checked my account and only got the regular offer to earn 30,000 United Airlines miles after meeting the minimum spending requirements.  But if you’re targeted, this is a terrific way to earn lots of United Airlines miles.  It’s worth trying!

2.   Earn 2,500 Bonus Southwest Points (Targeted)

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Can You Convert the AMEX Blue Card to an AMEX Everyday Card to Transfer Your Points to Travel Partners?

Million Mile Secrets reader, RS, commented:

Can I convert my American Express Blue card (10 years old) to an AMEX EveryDay card?  Currently the points are not much value to me other than cash.  I have collected a lot of points from Costco purchases and would love to be able to transfer them to airline and hotel partners.

I would lose history if the card is converted right?  What happens to my points?

Yes, you should be able to convert your card!

Can You Convert The AMEX Blue Card To An AMEX Everyday Card To Transfer Your Points To Travel Partners

By Switching to an AMEX EveryDay Card That Earns Transferable Points, You Can Get Big Travel With Small Money!

I’ll explain what happens to your points & your credit when you get your new card!

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How to Get Free Internet in Hotels!

I don’t like paying extra fees for hotel stays, so I’m happy to see that more hotel chains are offering free internet to their guests!

In the past, many hotels included free Wi-Fi as a perk for their elite guests only.  But that’s changed!

How To Get Free Internet In Hotels

Do You Know Which Hotels Offer Free Wi-Fi?

Let’s see which hotels have free Wi-Fi and what you’ll have to do to get it!

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What’s the Best Hotel Card for US Travel?

Million Mile Secrets reader S commented:

If you could choose 1 hotel card for someone new to miles and points, which would it be?  For travel mostly in the US?  Thanks.

There are lots of terrific hotel cards available, so it can be hard to choose.  The best ones for you depend on your travel goals, S!

If you’re traveling domestically, you’ve got plenty of options for booking free or cheap stays at hotels.  There are hotel programs that are good for pricier stays in bigger cities or resorts.  Others are a better choice if you spend time in small towns or in rural areas.

What's The Best Hotel Card For US Travel

Family Travel? Luxury Resorts? Or Budget Accommodations? The Best Hotel Card Depends on Your Goals!

Let’s look at which cards S should consider for travel within the US.

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Tips and Tricks Booking Travel for Others Using Your Miles & Points

One of my favorite things about our hobby is being able to share amazing travel experiences with friends and family.

Booking travel for others using your miles and points can be a wonderful gift!  And it’s a great way to help your loved ones enjoy Big Travel they might not otherwise be able to afford.

Tips And Tricks Booking Travel For Others Using Your Miles Points

The Gift That Keeps on Giving: Treating Your Loved Ones to Big Travel With Small Money!

I’ve written about how easy it is to book award flights and hotel stays for others.  And now I’ll share some tips and ideas on how to make their trip a success!

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$99 Flights to Iceland, $149 to Copenhagen, London, Paris!

I wrote last week about a terrific sale on flights to Iceland (and beyond) on WOW Air.  You can fly from Boston or Washington, DC (Baltimore), to Reykjavik for just $99 1-way!

Now they’ve expanded the sale!  Fly to Copenhagen, London, or Paris (via Reykjavik) for just $149 from the US.  And there are good deals to other European cities.

This sale is valid for travel dates from November 1, 2015, to December 15, 2015, and January 10, 2016, to March 10, 2016.

Flights returning to the US are more expensive.  But this is still an excellent deal if you’re planning European travel this fall and winter!

99 Flights To Iceland 149 To Copenhagen London Paris

London Calling? Fly From Boston or Washington, DC (Baltimore) for $149 1-Way on WOW Air!

Let’s look at where the best deals are!

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Book Your Spring Break Flights! Southwest Schedule Open Through June 3, 2016

Southwest has now opened its schedule through June 3, 2016.

So it’s a great time to book your Spring Break flights!

Southwest flies to great Spring Break destinations like ArubaCancunCosta Rica, and Montego Bay.

Book Your Spring Break Flights Southwest Schedule Open Through June 3, 2016

Knowing You Have Your Spring Break Ticket Booked Just Might Help You Make It Through Winter

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