Category Archives: Rental Cars

Approved! Use Miles to Fly to Cuba, Including Southwest Companion Pass

Great news for folks wanting to visit Cuba like Emily did recently!

Via Lufthansa Flyer, the US has approved flights to Cuba from Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Minneapolis, and Philadelphia.

Flights will start as early as this fall on the following airlines:

  • American Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
  • JetBlue
  • Silver Airways
  • Southwest
  • Sun Country Airlines
Approved Use Miles To Fly To Cuba Including Southwest Companion Pass

Enjoy the Historic Architecture and Plazas With Flights to Cuba Starting This Fall

I’ll explain why this is even better news for folks with miles & points on the approved airlines!

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What’s the Best Way to Redeem Chase Ultimate Rewards Points?

Million Mile Secrets Reader, Ankit, commented:

What is the best way to redeem Chase Ultimate Rewards Points?  Use the Chase portal to book directly using points, or transfer points to travel partners?

Great question, Ankit!

You’ll often get the most value by transferring Chase Ultimate Rewards points to travel partners, like Hyatt, Southwest, and United Airlines.

But there are times when using the Chase portal is a better deal when you want a specific flight or hotel because your travel dates aren’t as flexible.

What's The Best Way To Redeem Chase Ultimate Rewards Points

Knowing How to Use Your Chase Ultimate Rewards Points Can Get You More Big Travel!

The best deal depends on several factors, including your travel goals.  I’ll show you how to decide which option is best for you! Continue reading

Family Travel: Use Miles to Visit Study Abroad Students in Europe

Are you planning a family trip to visit your son or daughter studying abroad in Europe?

There are many ways to use rewards credit cards to save thousands of dollars off regular airfare prices for your trip.

Family Travel Friday Part 1 How To Use Miles To Visit Your Child Studying Abroad In Europe

Use Miles to Visit Your Son or Daughter Abroad in Florence and Take in the Panoramic Views

I’ll give you helpful hints and ideas for making a family trip to Europe possible using miles and points.

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Budget Rent-A-Car Deals: Free Upgrade, $20 Off Weekly, $15 Off Weekend Rental

Save on your next car rental with Budget when you pay with MasterCard.

Budget has several promotions for car rentals through August 31, 2016.  This is great news if you have an upcoming summer road trip.

Budget Rent A Car Deals Free Upgrade 20 Off Weekly 15 Off Weekend Rental

Pay With a MasterCard and Save or Upgrade on Your Next Car Rentals With Budget

I’ll explain how you can save!

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Chase Adds New Transfer Partner, More Options to Europe!

Great news and a pleasant surprise for folks with Chase Ultimate Rewards points!  Via View From the Wing, Chase has added Flying Blue to the list of Chase Ultimate Rewards transfer partners!

Flying Blue is the frequent flyer program for Air France and KLM.

This means you can now transfer points from all 4 flexible points programs to Flying Blue.

Chase Adds New Transfer Partner More Options To Europe

You Can Now Transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards Points to Flying Blue and Book Award Tickets on Air France, KLM or Any SkyTeam Alliance Partner!

I’ll explain why this is excellent news!

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