Category Archives: Marriott

5,003 Reasons to Add an Authorized User to Chase Sapphire Preferred

The Chase Sapphire Preferred is now offering 50,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points when you complete the minimum spending.  This is the largest publicly available sign-up bonus I’ve ever seen for this card!

And you can easily turn this into 55,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points!

5,003 Reasons To Add An Authorized User To Chase Sapphire Preferred

Adding a Friend or Family Member to Your Chase Sapphire Preferred Could Be Worth an Extra 5,000 Points Towards Your Dream Vacation

I’ll explain how to earn this bonus and tell you about 3 other benefits to adding an authorized user to your account.

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New: 15,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points ($150) With Chase Freedom

I love my Chase Freedom card because it has rotating 5X points categories.  For instance, right now (through December 31, 2015) you earn 5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points at

I’ve kept this card a long time because of these ongoing bonuses and because there’s no annual fee!

So I’m excited that Chase has bumped up their welcome offer for new Freedom cardholders to 15,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points (worth $150 in cash back.)  It was previously 10,000 points.

New 15,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points 150 With Chase Freedom

$150 in Cash Back Is Great, but You Could Get Much More From the 15,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points You’ll Earn!

But I don’t use my Chase Ultimate Rewards points for cash back, I use them for Big Travel with Small Money!  I’ll show you how you can too.

I’ll explain why I love this card and how you can get the most out of the points you’ll earn for signing-up!

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Marriott Buying Starwood Hotels! What Does It Mean for You?

Marriott announced today they’re buying Starwood hotels!  This will create the world’s largest hotel chain with over 5,500 hotels in 100+ countries.

We knew Starwood was close to being sold, but most folks thought Hyatt was the buyer.  So this is a bit of a surprise!

The details of the deal are not yet clear.  But we know it should be complete by mid-2016.

Thanks to Million Mile Secrets reader Tony for giving us the heads-up early this morning!

Marriott Buying Starwood Hotels What Does It Mean For You

Marriott and Starwood Are Joining Forces to Create the World’s Largest Hotel Chain

I’ll share what I know and what this deal might mean for you!

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Nearly Free Round-Trip Alaska Airlines Ticket to Ski Destinations When You Fly Twice This Winter

Thinking about a winter getaway?  If you have plans to fly Alaska Airlines to ski destinations at least twice this season, you could earn a 3rd flight for almost free!

With Alaska Airlines’ “Fly 2 Get 1 for the Tax” promotion, you’ll get a discount code valid for a 3rd round-trip ticket (you’ll only pay the tax) after you complete 2 round-trip flights to certain destinations by February 23, 2016.

Registration is required.  If you’re not an Alaska Airlines frequent flyer program member, it’s free to join!

Nearly Free Round Trip Alaska Airlines Ticket To Ski Destinations When You Fly Twice This Winter

If You’re Planning Winter Travel With Alaska Airlines, You Could Get a Bonus Trip for Almost Free

I’ll explain the terms & conditions.  Let’s see where you can go!

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Better Offer! Earn 80,000 Points With the Chase Marriott Card

Marriott recently made several positive changes to their loyalty program.  And now Chase has increased the sign-up bonus on the Chase Marriott Rewards Premier card to 80,000 Marriott points after completing minimum spending requirements.

That can get you Big Travel at Marriott hotels, like 2 award nights at the fancy JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, a Category 8 hotel.

The regular offer is for 50,000 Marriott points.  But there are a couple of differences you should be aware of with this new offer.  The annual fee is NOT waived the 1st year, and the minimum spending requirement is $1,000 more than the normal offer.

Better Offer Earn 80,000 Points With The Chase Marriott Card

You Could Use 80,000 Marriott Points for 2 Nights at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

I’ll help you decide which 1 you should apply for!

Emily and I don’t receive a commission for the 80,000 points offer.  But no matter what, we’ll always tell you about the best deals!

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