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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Million Mile Secrets readers love Disney. So we decided to offer a Disney gift card in our most recent giveaway!
We asked you to share a tip for planning a great Disney vacation. And we received lots of fantastic responses.
We Love It When Readers Share Their Ideas. Especially When They Can Help Other Folks Save on Amazing Experiences Like a Disney Vacation!
The giveaway is closed now. Bit if you’re looking for tips on saving money at Disney, here are ideas from Million Mile Secrets readers!
If you’re planning a road trip, family reunion, or prefer budget-friendly hotels, there’s a great new promotion for summer travel from Best Western!
Via Frequent Flyer Bonuses, you’ll earn a $10 Best Western travel card for each eligible night you stay at Best Western hotels from May 22, 2017, to September 4, 2017.
And the deal is even sweeter for folks with a AAA or CAA membership. They’ll earn a $20 Best Western travel card for each eligible night they stay in the same timeframe.
This is an excellent deal, because previous promotions would award a bonus based on stays, not nights. But you must register before you stay to earn a travel card.
Best Western Hotels Are Ideal for Families, Road-Trippers, and Folks on a Budget, Because Everyone Gets Free Breakfast!
I’ll explain the details and help you decide if it’s worth switching paid stays to Best Western!
Posted in Airlines, American Airlines, Best Western, Choice Privileges, Family Travel, Hotel Promotions, Hotels, Hyatt, IHG, Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, Save Money, Starwood (SPG), Travel Tips
Via One Mile at a Time, Starwood, Marriott, and Ritz-Carlton have released their latest promotions. And they’re all different!
Depending on which chain you stay at, you can earn double points, triple points, or even up to 4,000 bonus points per stay!
Register for These Promotions and Earn Extra Points at Starwood, Marriott, and Ritz-Carlton Hotels
I’ll tell you what you need to know about these promotions.
Posted in American Express, AMEX Starwood (SPG), Beginner Tips, Chase, Chase Marriott, Chase Marriott Business, Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Earn Miles, Hotel Promotions, Hotels, Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, Starwood (SPG), Travel Tips
Million Mile Secrets reader, Julie, commented:
Do you think the AMEX Starwood sign-up bonus will increase again to 35,000 points before they discontinue the card?
Following the recent limited-time 35,000 point offer for the AMEX Starwood card, the sign-up bonus went back to 25,000 Starwood points.
For the last several summers, AMEX has increased the sign-up bonus on the AMEX Starwood personal and small business cards for ~1 month.
I don’t have any inside information, but I have a feeling this year might be different. Because of the Starwood – Marriott merger, there’s a good chance the AMEX Starwood sign-up bonus stays at 25,000 Starwood points.
Starwood Points Are Extremely Valuable! So I Understand Why Folks Are Looking to Earn the Highest Sign-Up Bonus Possible
I’ll explain why it’s unlikely you’ll see an increased sign-up bonus for the AMEX Starwood cards.
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Do you own a small business and work in the field of digital media? If so, you can qualify for a small business credit card that earns miles, points, and cash back for business purchases!
If You’re a Digital Freelancer, You Have Lots of Options When It Comes to Small Business Credit Cards
Let’s take a look at great small business credit cards for freelancers like writers, web and graphic designers, coders, and more!
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I enjoy hearing from y’all about how you like to use miles & points. So I loved reading your comments from a recent Starwood giveaway!
We asked how you use Starwood points to get Big Travel. And we received a lot of enthusiastic responses!
Planes, Trains, Hotels, and More! No Matter Your Travel Goals, Starwood Points Can Help You Achieve Them
The giveaway is now closed. But if you’re looking for ideas for how to use your Starwood points, here are some suggestions from Million Mile Secrets readers!
Posted in Airlines, Airlines, American Express, AMEX Starwood (SPG), Beginner Tips, Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Delta Skymiles, Earn Miles, Family Travel, Hotel Award Booking, Hotels, Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, Save Money, Starwood (SPG), Sweet Spots, Travel Tips, United Airlines, United Award Booking
Ken and his wife Emily write about using points and miles (and saving money) on Disney trips at Mousehacking.com. So I’ve asked them to share their tips on booking stays at Walt Disney World and Disneyland using free nights from hotel credit cards.
Ken and Emily: There are a few ways to save on hotels at Disneyland and Walt Disney World, like booking with points or using Citi’s 4th night free. But what about getting a truly free night?
There are hotel credit cards that offer a free hotel night each year, and some of them can be used for free nights near Disney parks!
Free Nights Are a Great Way to Get More Time at Your Favorite Disney Parks
We’ll show you cards that earn annual free nights you can use at Disney destinations!
Posted in American Express, AMEX Hilton Surpass, Chase, Chase Hyatt, Chase IHG Rewards, Chase Marriott, Chase Marriott Business, Citi Hilton Reserve, Citibank, Credit Cards, Family Travel, Hilton Honors, Hotel Award Booking, Hotels, Hyatt, IHG, Marriott, Mile and Point Resources, Save Money, Travel Tips
Lyn writes about flying nearly free on Southwest Airlines on her GotoTravelGal.com blog and has written a free guide called, “The Step-by-Step Guide to Earning the Southwest Companion Pass and Flying Free Around the U.S.”
Her family flies almost free on Southwest all over the country, so I’ve asked her to share tips on how to enjoy Big Travel with Small Money on a family trip to Las Vegas.
Lyn: We recently spent time in Las Vegas on our way to and from Utah, where we hiked Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks. Plus Grand Staircase National Monument, and 2 amazing state parks, Kodachrome Basin, and Coral Pink Sand Dunes.
We flew Southwest to Las Vegas entirely on points. And saved money by taking advantage of free or discounted activities.
My Family Enjoyed Hiking in Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park by Way of Las Vegas Over Spring Break
I’ll share the family side of Vegas and show you how to save when traveling to Sin City.
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