One of the best tricks miles and points enthusiasts use is concentrating their efforts on collecting transferable points to use on award tickets, hotel stays, and more!
Instead of focusing on earning points in a specific frequent flyer or hotel guest program, folks who collect transferable points have many more options for how they use them!
That’s because you can choose to transfer your points to dozens of different programs.
The World Awaits: Transferable Points Give You Many More Options for Big Travel With Small Money
Let’s look at why transferable points are a great deal along with some of the best ways to use them!
You can earn 25,000 Starwood points with the American Express Starwood Preferred Guest (personal) card, but the minimum spending requirement has been reduced!
However, the minimum spending for the American Express Starwood Preferred Guest Business Card is NOT changing.
Stay at the Regal St. Regis Florence With Your Starwood Points!
Find out more about the AMEX Starwood Preferred Guest card and the new way to earn the sign-up bonus.
Million Mile Secrets reader Brian commented:
I’m totally new to miles. My wife and I would like to go to Hawaii. I have enough American Airlines miles to get us there, but need help with hotels.
Where should I start? What’s a good chain or card to collect miles on for Hawaii?
Planning a trip to Hawaii is very exciting, Brian! Congratulations on earning the American Airlines miles to get there!
Brian and His Wife Have Enough Airline Miles to Fly to Hawaii – but Where Should They Stay?
Let’s see what strategies Brian can use to get Big Hotels with Small Money in Hawaii!
There are lots of cards with great sign-up bonuses. But once you earn the bonus, some cards don’t offer great incentives. So they go in your sock drawer or somewhere else where you rarely see them.
Citi Prestige is NOT such a card.
The Citi Prestige Is 1 Card That Should Stay in Your Wallet Even After You Meet the Minimum Spending Requirements
You’ll come out ahead from the sign-up bonus alone, which is worth $800 in airfare on American Airlines (50,000 Citi ThankYou points x 1.6 cents per point). But you’ll do even better by continuing to use the card.
1. 1,000 Free American Airlines Miles
Doctor of Credit writes, you can earn a quick 1,000 American Airlines miles.
To earn the miles, watch 6 videos (you can skip to the end) and answer 6 questions (you don’t have to answer correctly).
This deal is good until June 12, 2015, at 12:00 pm Central Time.
Watch Videos and Answer Questions to Earn 1,000 American Airlines Miles