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News You Can Use – 2,000 Southwest Bonus Points, Free Internet at Starwood Hotels, and More!

1.    2,000 Southwest Bonus Points for Cardholders

Via Miles to Memories, you can earn up to 2,000 Southwest points with the Southwest Dining program.  To get the bonus you must be a Chase Southwest Premier or Plus cardholder.

News You Can Use 2,000 Southwest Bonus Points Free Internet At Starwood Hotels And More

Eat and Earn Southwest Points!

Note:   An email was sent to targeted Southwest cardholders.  That said, you may be able to take advantage of this offer even if you didn’t receive the email.

Here’s how it works:

Earn 1,000 Southwest Points
  • Register your Southwest card with the Southwest dining program by January 15, 2015.
  • Spend $25 at a participating restaurant, night club, or bar within 30 days
  • Write a review within 30 days
Earn Another 1,000 Southwest Points
  • Spend money at participating restaurants or through the Southwest shopping portal and Southwest will double the points you earn up to 500 points.  Your purchases must be made by January 15, 2015.

2.   Free Internet at Starwood Hotels

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Which Credit Cards Let You Get the Sign-Up Bonus Again?

Million Mile Secrets reader Bryce comments:

I’m wondering about eligibility to get sign-up bonuses again.  If I had a credit card, used it, got the bonus, and canceled the card, is there a possibility to apply for the card again and get the sign-up bonus again?

If so is there a time period you have to wait to apply and get the bonus again?

This is 1 of the most common questions asked by Million Mile Secrets readers.  If you’ve had a credit card in the past, can you re-apply and get the sign-up bonus a 2nd (or 3rd, or 4th…) time?

Which Credit Cards Let You Get The Sign Up Bonus Again

Thank You, Come Again! Which Cards Let You Get the Sign-Up Bonus More Than Once?

I wrote several years ago that getting the bonus again depends on the bank that issues the card.  And that’s still true, but the rules have changed!  

The US credit card market is saturated, so banks offer large sign-up bonuses to get you to apply for their cards.  And they hope that you’ll use their cards even after getting the sign-up bonus!

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Is the Stay 3, Pay 2 American Express Promotion at Radisson a Good Deal?

You get 1 night free at participating Radisson hotels (except Radisson Blu hotels) when you pay for 2 consecutive nights with your American Express card by January 15, 2015.

Is The Stay 3 Pay 2 American Express Promotion At Radisson A Good Deal

Is The Stay 3, Pay 2 American Express Promotion at Radisson a Good Deal?

But do you save money?  Or will you pay more for your hotel?  Let’s find out.

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Cyber Monday Deal Round-Up: Free Gift Card, Travel Discounts, and More!

There are lots of good Cyber Monday promotions going on right now.  Many are valid today only.

You could get a free Best Western gift card, or discounts on hotel stays, airline tickets, and rental cars.

Cyber Monday Deal Round Up Free Gift Card Travel Discounts And More

Today’s a Great Day for Big Travel With Small Money!

Here are some of the best deals.

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Introduction to Hotel Best Rate Guarantees

Have you ever booked a hotel room and realized later that you could have gotten a better price elsewhere?

Did you know that most major hotel chains guarantee that you’ll find the lowest price for a room on their website?  And if you find a lower rate somewhere else, they’ll match or beat the price (and sometimes give you other goodies, like a free night!).

Introduction To Hotel Best Rate Guarantees

Most Hotel Chains Guarantee They’ve Got the Best Price

I’ll be writing about each chain in depth individually, but for now, here’s a summary of the major chains’ Best Rate Guarantee policies.

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