Category Archives: Hotels

Won’t Last! LOTS of US Cities to Europe for ~$538+

Via Frequent Miler, you can fly coach from LOTS of US cities (big and small!) to Europe for ~$530+, with this huge Delta sale.

I found a flight from Atlanta to Amsterdam leaving November 8, 2017, and returning November 15, 2017, for ~$538.  And a flight departing Minneapolis on August 11, 2017, returning from Paris August 18, 2017, for ~$597.

These sale fares are valid for travel from July 2017 through May 2018.  Meaning you can visit Europe for cheap this summer, or plan fly for less this fall and winter!

Delta Fare Sale Europe

You Can Experience Beautiful Amsterdam With Its Great Museums and Delicious Food for Under $600 From LOTS of US Cities!

Here are the details.  And how to search for deals from your city!

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Top 10 Easiest Awards to Book in 2017

To get the Biggest Travel with Smallest Money, it’s worth the time and effort to learn award booking tricks.  But it takes practice!

If you’re looking for an easy way to to earn points and book cheap travel, I’ll give you a few ideas!  So even if you’re new to our hobby, you can begin your miles & points journey right away!

Easy Award Flights And Hotels To Book 2017

Here Are Hassle-Free Deals to Help You Accomplish Your Travel Goals!

I’ll share my favorite no-brainer deals that can give you your dream vacation in no time!

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Negative Changes to the Chase Hyatt Card!

Via One Mile at a Time, the sign-up bonus on the Chase Hyatt card is changing.  And I suspect lots of folks won’t be happy with the change.

On June 29, 2017 (in just a few days!), you’ll NO longer earn 2 free nights at any Hyatt after meeting minimum spending requirements.  Instead, the card will come with a 40,000 Hyatt point sign-up bonus after spending $2,000 on purchases in the first 3 months of opening your account.

Chase Hyatt Card Changes

If You Want 2 Free Nights at the Park Hyatt Sydney, You’ll Have to Apply for the Chase Hyatt Card Sooner Rather Than Later!

Here’s more about this news.  And what it means for you.

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Won’t Last! Fly From Multiple US Cities to Iceland for ~$300+!

Via Miles to Memories, you can fly from a number of US cities like Denver, Boston, New York, Minneapolis, Chicago, Portland, and others, to Reykjavik, Iceland, for ~$300+ round-trip in coach.  

And even better, the price includes a free checked bag!

For example, I found a flight between Boston and Reykjavik leaving August 24, 2017, and returning August 30, 2017, for ~$312.  

These sale fares are good for Icelandair flights from August 2017 through December 2017, including holidays like Thanksgiving!

Iceland Fare Sale

Visit Iceland Like I Did for ~$300 Round-Trip!

Here are the details.  And how to search for deals from your city!

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Act Fast: Tickets Available for Frequent Traveler University in Chicago!

Want to learn the insider secrets of the miles & points hobby?

Registration is now open for Frequent Traveler University in Chicago, November 17 through November 19, 2017.

They’re offering a Travel Expo for all travel enthusiasts, and a Signature event for more advanced points & miles enthusiasts.

Tickets are limited, and usually sell out quickly.  So book soon if you want to attend this exciting weekend!

Frequent Traveler University Chicago

Unlock the Mysteries of Miles & Points and Get Even More Big Travel With Small Money at Frequent Traveler University!

Here are the details.  Let’s see if you should consider going!

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15 Ways Y’all Saved $1000s With Starwood Points!

I love hearing readers talk about how they like to use miles & points.  So I loved reading your comments from a recent Starwood giveaway!

We asked “what’s the best value you’ve received from Starwood points?”  And y’all have done some amazing things!

Save Money On Vacations With Starwood Points

One Reader Used Starwood Points for a Suite at the St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort in Miami Last Winter

The giveaway is now closed.  But if you’d like ideas for how to use your Starwood points to get the Biggest Travel, here are comments from other Million Mile Secrets readers!

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“My Family of 4 Saved ~$2,300 Flying With Delta Miles on WestJet!”

Update:   One or more card offers in this post are no longer available.  Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers. 

Earlier this year, I shared news that you can now use Delta miles to book award tickets on Canadian airline WestJet.

Million Mile Secrets team member Jasmin recently booked WestJet award tickets for her family of 4 using Delta miles.  I’ll let her tell you about it!

Jasmin:   Thanks, Daraius!  My 3 kids and I needed flights to Calgary, Canada, in August 2017 for a family reunion.

WestJet is a fun, customer-friendly airline that flies to cities in Canada, the Caribbean, and beyond.  For example, you can fly WestJet non-stop from airports like New York – LaGuardia and Fort Lauderdale to Toronto.  And then continue on to Vancouver.

I’ll show you the pitfall I avoided by using Delta miles on WestJet.

My Family Of 4 Saved 2300 Flying With Delta Miles On WestJet

Find Out How a Million Mile Secrets Team Member Booked WestJet Flights to Calgary Using Delta Miles

I’ll share how I saved money AND added convenience booking WestJet award flights using Delta miles!

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How to Earn Lucrative Sign-Up Bonuses Without Paying Annual Fees Out-of-Pocket

I’ve written why even thrifty folks like me should consider annual fee cards.  Because these cards often come with big sign-up bonuses and great perks that can help you achieve your travel goals!

That said, I understand folks new to our hobby might not be comfortable paying an annual fee expense.  Team members Keith and Scott remember feeling this way when they first started out.  And now they each have 8+ cards with annual fees.  

But there’s a strategy you can use to earn valuable sign-up bonuses on certain annual fee cards without paying the fee out-of-pocket.

Ways To Offset Credit Card Annual Fee

Get Big Travel With Valuable Sign-Up Bonuses on Certain Chase Ultimate Rewards Cards Without Paying an Annual Fee Out of Your Pocket

I’ll explain how you can offset annual fees with certain credit cards!

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Good Deal! 3rd Night Free at Luxury Hilton Hotels!

Good news for folks who enjoy staying at Hilton’s luxury hotel brands!

Via Live From a Lounge, Hilton is offering Visa Signature cardholders their 3rd night free at certain luxury hotels for stays through October 31, 2017.

Visa Signature Hilton Promotion

Book a Stay of 3+ Nights and Get Your 3rd Night Free at Luxury Hotels Like the Stunning Conrad Bali

I’ll explain the details of this offer.  And help you decide whether it makes sense for you!

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Let IHG PointBreaks Inspire Your Travel

Million Mile Secrets team member Joseph is (likely) heading to Panama for his next trip.  I asked him to tell you how he decided upon his destination!

Joseph:   I always anticipate the new IHG PointBreaks hotel list every few months.  That’s because you can book hotels all over the world for just 5,000 IHG points a night.  And IHG points are easy to earn!

I was especially looking forward to this latest PointBreaks list, because it’s been a while since I’ve traveled.  I decided to let the PointBreaks list decide my next travel destination.

How To Book IHG PointBreaks Hotels

I Booked a One-Bedroom Suite in St. Robert, Missouri, Last Winter for 5,000 IHG Points

Sometimes it can be fun to chase great sales and promotions, and let the deals decide where you travel!

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