Category Archives: Bluebird

“I Once Sold a Pair of Shoes on eBay for Over $3,000!”

Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:   Common Sense Travel Guy

Joshua writes Common Sense Travel Guy to help others travel for less.

You can follow him on Instagram and Twitter.

Common Sense Travel Guy - Interview With Joshua

Joshua and His Wife Enjoying the Views From the Cliffs of Moher on the Southwest Coast of Ireland

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Best of Million Mile Secrets – January 2016

1.   I tried to break it to you gently that AMEX is shutting down Bluebird and Serve accounts.

Best Of Million Mile Secrets - January 2016

AMEX Bluebird & Serve Used to Be a Great Way to Meet Minimum Spending Requirements. But Many Folks Had Their AMEX Bluebird & Serve Accounts Closed Earlier This Month

2.   I showed you a new way to meet minimum spending requirements on Visa & MasterCards!

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AMEX Is Shutting Down Bluebird and Serve Accounts!

Lots of folks are reporting their AMEX Bluebird and Serve accounts are getting shut down today.  Especially if they regularly use gift cards to reload their accounts.

AMEX Is Shutting Down Bluebird And Serve Accounts

AMEX Bluebird and Serve Accounts Are Getting Shut Down, Especially Folks Who Load Gift Cards to Them!

This is terrible news!  I’ll explain what we know so far.

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Cheapest Ways to Send Money Abroad

Update:   You can no longer withdraw funds at overseas ATMs with AMEX Bluebird or Serve.

Finding cheap ways to send money abroad can be a challenge.  But there are a few easy options to send or receive funds while you’re traveling internationally.

Cheapest Ways To Send Money Abroad

Find Out the Best Ways to Send Money Overseas! And Spend Less on Fees!

I’ll show you a few ways to send money internationally.  And how avoid paying fees!

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“The Secret Sauce to Travel Hacking…Learning How to Stretch Every Mile and Get the Most Use Out of Them”

Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:   The Economical Excursionists

LeAnna and Andy write The Economical Excursionists to share their adventures around the world and show readers they can do it too!

The Economical Excursionists - Interview With LeAnna And Andy

LeAnna & Andy Live in Bavaria, Germany, Which Gives Them the Advantage of Living and Seeing Life as It Really Is for the Locals

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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Best of Million Mile Secrets – October 2015

UPDATE: The offer for the British Airways card in this post has expired.  But check Hot Deals for the latest offers!

1.   Did you know you can meet Visa & MasterCard minimum spending requirements for $0?

Best Of Million Mile Secrets - October 2015

You Can Fund a Citigold Checking Account With Your Credit Card!

2.   I let you know how to get to Europe with fewer American Airlines miles into 2016.

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News You Can Use – $50 Off Sheraton, $20 Off Cable TV, $10 Off Olive Garden, New JetBlue Card, & More

1.   Save $50 at Sheraton Hotels (Targeted)

You can get $50 off $250+ on your room rate and room charges at Sheraton hotels (in the US & US territories) with AMEX Offers.

Log into your American Express account to see if you qualify.  This deal is good through December 31, 2015.

If you’re new to AMEX Offers, here are details on how these deals work.

News You Can Use 50 Off Sheraton 20 Off Cable TV 10 Off Olive Garden New JetBlue Card More

Saving $50 Is a Nice Added Bonus to Your Stay at Tranquil Sheraton Hotels Like This 1 in Waikiki

If you add this deal to your AMEX Starwood personal or small business card, you’ll also earn 2X Starwood points on your stay.

And you may be able to get this discount more than once.

Terms & Conditions

  • Credit is good towards room rate and room charges
  • You must make your reservations at, through the Sheraton app, or by calling 800-325-3535
  • Sheraton Store, Sheraton Club, and Vacation Ownership are excluded

2.   $20 Off Your Cable or Satellite Bill (Certain Locations Only)

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