Category Archives: Club Carlson

Easy 500 Extra Points per Stay for Booking Through This App!

I recently told you about how to earn 2,000 Hilton points per night for stays through April 30, 2017.

Now, via One Mile at a Time, you can earn an additional 500 Hilton points per booking when you make your reservation through the Hilton App for stays through December 31, 2017.

Hilton App Bonus 2017

500 Hilton Points Isn’t Much. But It Can Be Stacked With Hilton’s Other Promotions!

I’ll help you decide if this promo is worth switching your travel plans to Hilton!

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Limited-Time: 3X Delta Miles at Airbnb

Good news for folks planning an Airbnb stay!

Folks on Reddit report you can earn 3 Delta miles per $1 for Airbnb bookings made by April 30, 2017!  And if you’ve never stayed with Airbnb before, you can earn up to 2,000 bonus Delta miles.

Delta Airbnb Promotion 2017

Bonus Miles Are Always a Good Thing!

I’ll tell you what you need to know about this deal.  And help you decide if it’s good enough to switch your plans to Airbnb!

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This Airline Will Give You a 35% Bonus When Transferring Hotel Points

Via One Mile at a Time, you’ll receive a 35% bonus when you transfer hotel points to British Airways through March 8, 2017.  You can earn the bonus by transferring points from 7 different hotels, including Hilton, Hyatt, and Starwood!

British Airways Hotel Transfer Bonus

There Are Some Excellent Ways to Use British Airways Avios Points for Big Travel. But Is It Worth Transferring Your Hotel Points?

I’ll tell you about this deal.  And help you decide if you should keep or transfer your hotel points!

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Can You Use a Spouse’s Loyalty Account Number on a Card Application?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Shane, commented:

I received sign-up bonuses from the Hilton HHonors™ Card from American Express and Citi Hilton Visa card.  My wife and I are trying to save up more points for a free trip.  If she gets an AMEX or Citi Hilton card under her name, can she use my Hilton loyalty number so the sign-up bonuses go into my account?

Excellent question, Shane!

Generally, you can NOT receive a credit card sign-up bonus if the name on the credit card application is different from the loyalty account.

As an alternative, Shane’s wife can apply and earn Hilton points from credit card sign-up bonuses in her own loyalty account.  Then, transfer the points to Shane’s account.  But there are some rules to know!

Can You Use A Spouses Loyalty Account Number On A Card Application

Don’t be Discouraged That You Can’t Earn Sign-Up Bonuses Using a Spouse’s Loyalty Account Number! Instead, You Can Earn the Points in Your Own Account and Transfer Them Over!

I’ll explain the rules and fees associated with transferring hotel points!

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Earn 2,000 Bonus Hilton Points per Night With “2K Every Day” Promotion

Have upcoming hotel stays in the next few months?  Check out Hilton’s new promotion before you book!

Via The Gate, Hilton will soon launch their newest promotion, “2K Every Day“.  You’ll receive 2,000 Hilton points for every night you stay between February 1, 2017, and April 30, 2017.

Earn 2000 Bonus Hilton Points Per Night With 2K Every Day Promotion

Hilton Hotels Is One of the Biggest Hotel Brands, so You Can Find Them in Lots of Small Cities and Towns, Like Bozeman, Montana

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New Club Carlson Promotion: Earn up to 100,000 Bonus Points

Will you cross paths with a Club Carlson hotel in your upcoming travel?  If so, this new promotion is worth a look!

Via One Mile at a Time, you can earn up to 100,000 bonus Club Carlson points for stays through March 31, 2017.  But there’s an unusal twist.

Before you stay, you’ll have to choose the bonus you want to earn based on the number of stays you think you’ll have in the promotion period.

New Club Carlson Promotion Earn Up To 100000 Bonus Points

Stay at the Radisson Blu 1919 Hotel in Iceland for 70,000 Club Carlson Points

I’ll explain this new promotion, and help you decide if it’s worth your effort!

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Why This Obscure 30% Transfer Bonus = Big Travel

Update:   Cathay Pacific has extended the transfer bonus until February 28, 2017!

In this post, Million Mile Secrets contributor Andy digs into the limited-time 30% transfer bonus from hotel points to Cathay Pacific!

Andy:  Through December 31, 2016, Cathay Pacific is offering a 30% bonus for converting your hotel points to Asia Miles, their frequent flyer program.

Asia Miles is a unique and almost too-good-to-be-true program.  If you have only used US frequent flyer programs until now, you’ll be pleased to learn about its relaxed routing rules that allow backtracking and up to 5 free stopovers on one award ticket.

This 30% hotel transfer bonus is a great chance to stock up on Asia Miles.

Here are 2 examples of Big Travel:

  • 72,000 Asia Miles (Cathay Pacific miles) round-trip in Premium Economy from the West Coast to Hong Kong
  • 80,000 Asia Miles (Cathay Pacific miles) round-trip in Business Class from the East Coast to Europe

See my other posts about stretching your Cathay Pacific miles with 5 free stopovers & 2 open jaws on Cathay Pacific award flights.  And secret ways to book Cathay Pacific award flights.

Why This Obscure 30 Transfer Bonus Big Travel

Visit Vibrant and Dynamic Hong Kong From the West Coast for Only 72,000 Cathay Pacific Miles in Premium Economy Round-Trip

I’ll show you when transferring points is a good idea and help you decide if Asia Miles is a good program for you.
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New Choice Hotels Promotion: Double Points for Paid Stays

Have an upcoming stay at a Choice Hotel?  You can earn double points for qualifying stays between December 15, 2016, and February 9, 2017, with Choice Hotels Winter Promotion.

Even if you don’t have a trip planned, it could be worth registering anyway.  Because it only takes a few minutes, and you never know when a travel opportunity might pop up! 🙂

Choice Hotels Winter Promotion

Earn Double Choice Points for Qualifying Stays With the Choice Hotels Winter Promotion

Let’s take a look at the offer.

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Free Miles, Points, Coffee, and Pizza! Easy Deals With Air Canada, Starbucks, Papa John’s, and More!

Here are a handful of quick deals that are easy to do in your free time!

If you have a few extra minutes, you can earn 150 Air Canada Aeroplan miles, 1,000 Club Carlson points, or 1,000 IHG points by completing simple online tasks, like filling out a survey, or entering a promotion code.

And when you pay with Visa Checkout, you can get an extra $10 when you load $10+ to your Starbucks account, or a free large one-topping pizza from Papa John’s when you buy a pizza.

Free Miles Points Coffee And Pizza Easy Deals With Air Canada Starbucks Papa Johns And More

Use These Deals to Reset the Expiration Time for Points You Don’t Use Often

I’ll show you how to get your free miles, points, and food!

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How Can I Use Chase Ultimate Rewards Points to Earn the Southwest Companion Pass?

Update:   After March 31, 2017, transferring hotel points to Southwest no longer counts towards the Companion Pass.  But here’s how to earn Companion Pass points when booking paid nights at hotels.

Million Mile Secrets reader, John, emailed:

I’d like to earn the Southwest Companion pass in early 2017 so it will be valid for ~2 years.  I currently have 200,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points.  Can I transfer the points to Starwood, then to Marriott so I can take advantage of the Hotel + Travel Package?

John knows Chase Ultimate Rewards points, when transferred straight to Southwest, do NOT count towards the Southwest Companion Pass.  But transferring hotel points to Southwest do count.

While you cannot transfer your Chase Ultimate Rewards points to Starwood, you can transfer them directly to other hotels, like Hyatt, IHG, and Marriott.

How Can I Use Chase Ultimate Rewards Points To Earn The Southwest Companion Pass

If You Have the Southwest Companion Pass, You Can Take a Travel Buddy to Costa Rica for the Cost of Taxes & Fees!

I’ll show you which hotel points you can transfer to Southwest.  And if it’s a good idea!

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