Category Archives: Membership Rewards

Air Canada Launching New Frequent Flyer Program – What It Means for You!

Big changes coming at Air Canada!

Via Don’t Call the Airline, Air Canada plans to scrap its current Aeroplan frequent flyer program, and launch a new one June 30, 2020.

Unlike other airlines, the Aeroplan program isn’t actually run by Air Canada, but an outside company. ¬†Now, Air Canada plans to run its own frequent flyer program, which could mean better deals for earning and redeeming miles.

And potentially more opportunities for credit card bonuses. ūüėČ

New Air Canada Frequent Flyer Program

In a Few Years, Air Canada Will Have a New Frequent Flyer Program!

I’ll share what we¬†know so far about this news. ¬†And explain what it means for you.

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Sell on Amazon or eBay? Boost Your Profits and Earn Points With These Cards

Selling products for profit on eBay and Amazon is a quick small business idea that can help you earn lots of miles, points, or cash back.

Besides the rewards, certain cards offer a way to save money on purchases with select merchants.  So you can use these cards to buy items at a discount, like apparel or auto parts.  Then, turn around and sell them for a profit!

Best Credit Cards To Earn Points Selling On eBay 2017

In Addition to Using an eBay or Amazon Business to Earn Miles & Points, Certain Cards Offer a Way to Buy Discounted Merchandise, Which You Can Resell for a Profit!

I’ll share the best credit cards for folks selling on Amazon and eBay.

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Rumor: Electronics Ban to Include Flights From Many Popular Vacation Destinations!

A few months ago, I let you know about the electronics ban on flights to the US from 10 cities.¬† Now, according to One Mile at a Time, it’s rumored the¬†ban will soon include flights from ALL of Europe!

This isn’t good news for folks¬†who like to use their devices to get work done or watch movies in-flight. ¬†Because if it’s an extension of the current electronics ban, only cell phones, smartphones, and necessary medical equipment will be allowed in the cabin.

In Flight Electronics Ban Europe

If the Rumors Are True, You Won’t Be Able to Use Certain Devices on Flights to the US From Europe!

Here’s what we know so far about the rumored expansion of the in-flight electronics ban.

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Flash Sale: Discounted Award Tickets to Tropical Destinations!

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

Hurry!  Via Points, Miles & Martinis, Delta has award seats to the Caribbean and Florida starting at 10,000 Delta miles each way in coach for travel between September 26, 2017, and November 14, 2017.

But you must book before tomorrow, May 10, 2017, at 11:59 pm Eastern Time!

Delta Flash Sale

Need a Vacation? Visit the Caribbean This Fall With Delta’s Discounted Award Seats!

Let’s take a look at the details of this sale.

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Earn Bonus Hilton Points With Your AMEX Platinum Card!

Good news!  Via Points, Miles & Martinis, folks with the personal or business AMEX Platinum card can earn 7,500 bonus Hilton points when they stay 2+ nights at nearly any Hilton hotel.

To earn the bonus, you must register for the promotion and complete your qualifying stay by August 7, 2017.  Plus, you need to pay with your AMEX Platinum card.

Hilton AMEX Platinum Promotion

Pay for Your Next Hilton Stay of 2+ Nights With Your AMEX Platinum and Earn 7,500 Bonus Hilton Points

I’ll share the¬†details of this offer. ¬†And show you how you can take advantage of this great deal.

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What Are the Differences Between Using British Airways or Iberia Avios Points?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Gabriel, commented:

Is there a difference between using British Airways or Iberia Avios points?

And reader Lori asked:

Is there any other way to get activity in your Iberia account other than moving AMEX Membership Rewards points?

British Airways and Iberia are part of the same company.  The points you use for award flights on both airlines are called Avios.  But the airlines have different award charts and redemption rules.

Generally, Iberia Avios points can be more valuable than British Airways Avios points for short-haul partner award flights in the US.

For example, you can book a round-trip award flight less than 600 miles on American Airlines for 11,000 Iberia Avios points. ¬†That’s¬†4,000 points cheaper than if you¬†book with British Airways Avios points!

British Airways And Iberia Frequent Flyer Programs

You Can Save Thousands of Points by Booking an Award Flight Through Iberia Instead of British Airways

I’ll share some differences between the British Airways and Iberia frequent flyer programs. ¬†And how you can earn points in both programs!

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Reader Question: What’s the Best Miles & Points Strategy to Fly to Tahiti?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Ken, commented:

Could you recommend the best strategy for using miles and points to get 3 round-trip coach tickets from Los Angeles to Tahiti?  Currently, I have:

  • 106,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points
  • 70,000 AMEX Membership Rewards points
  • 15,000 American Airlines miles
  • 9,000 JetBlue points
  • 5,000 Starwood points
  • 1,000 Alaska Airlines miles

Great question, Ken!

There are a limited number of flights from Los Angeles to Tahiti, which is a popular route for folks looking to get to Bora Bora.  So this can make it harder to find good deals on award flights.

For example, Million Mile Secrets team member Keith recently spent lots of time researching this itinerary for a potential anniversary trip.  But the cash flight prices and award flights for his desired travel dates were extremely expensive, so he decided to pick a different destination.

That said, having flexibility with your travel dates and planning in advance can open up ways for reader Ken to accomplish his travel goal!

Award Flight To Tahiti

Tahiti Is a Bucket List Travel Destination! And It’s Possible to Get There Using Miles & Points

I’ll share some helpful tools y’all can use to plan award travel. ¬†And a potential way reader Ken can book an award flight to Tahiti¬†with the points he already has.

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This Is the Best Card for an Amazing Honeymoon

Earning credit card sign-up bonuses is the easiest way to get Big Travel with Small Money.

For example, a couple can get a hotel stay worth $4,000+ by earning just 1 card sign-up bonus each.  This is a great way to save money on a honeymoon!

The deal is you can apply for The Hyatt Credit Card and earn 2 free nights at ANY Hyatt hotel in the world.  And your partner can do the same.

Together, you’ll be able to book 4 consecutive nights at amazing hotels around the world,¬†like the luxurious Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome.

Free Honeymoon With Credit Card Points

If You’re Planning a Honeymoon to the City of Love, You and Your Partner Can Each Get the Chase Hyatt Card to Get 4 Free Nights Worth Thousands of Dollars!

I’ll share how the Chase Hyatt card is ideal for folks looking to save lots of money on a luxurious honeymoon!

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Top 7 Credit Cards to Get Big Travel With Small Money ‚Äď May 2017

There have been a lot of new and exciting offers in the miles & points world lately!

When banks compete for business by increasing their credit card perks, we receive the benefits!  Your dream vacation is closer than ever if you know which credit cards to sign-up for.

Best Travel Credit Cards May 2017

You Can Relax Knowing You Got Your Vacation for Nearly Free!

Here are my picks for the best travel credit cards May 2017.

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Top 5 Small Business Credit Cards With No Annual Fee for 2017

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

Having a no annual fee card is a great way to earn rewards for your small business expenses.

For example, certain small business cards come with 5% cash back categories.  So you can earn bonus cash back on purchases you were already planning.

And if you’re new to the hobby, a no annual fee card is a great place to start. ¬†Because you never have to cancel the card. ¬†This can help you build a relationship with the bank and can¬†increase your credit score by creating a longer credit history!

Best No Annual Fee Business Cards 2017

Earning up to 5% Cash Back on Certain Business Expenses Can Really Add Up!

I’ll share the 5 best no annual fee business cards!

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