Category Archives: Rental Cars

Fly to India With Citi ThankYou’s Newest Airline Transfer Partner

Via Doctor of Credit, there’s a new Citi ThankYou airline partnerYou can now transfer Citi ThankYou points to Jet Airways, India’s second largest airline.

Emily Enjoyed a Jet Airways First Class Suite on Her Way Home From India

I’ll help you decide whether it’s worth transferring your Citi ThankYou points to Jet Airways.

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Save Time & Money With Costco Travel Part 1: Introduction

Did you know Costco members can save money booking car rentals, vacation packages, and cruises?

The Costco Travel program can be a great option for folks who book paid travel instead of redeeming miles & points.  Because you might save lots of money compared to booking through an online travel agency like OrbitzExpedia, or Priceline.

For example, team members Jasmin and Harlan each booked week-long car rentals through Costco Travel and saved $100 off the prices shown on other sites.  And you can potentially save much more or get extra perks with other travel packages!

Is Costco Travel A Good Deal

Planning a Cruise? Costco Members Might Save Money or Get Extra Perks Booking Through Costco Travel

I’ll share details about the Costco Travel program.  And explain why some folks might benefit from booking a trip with the warehouse club!

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Limited Time: More Ways to Earn Bonus SAS Points!

I recently let you know about the very profitable Hertz SAS promotion, as well as some disappointing new restrictions.

Now, via Frequent Miler, there are 2 more ways to earn bonus SAS miles!  Both Avis and Best Western are giving bonus miles away.  And one of these promotions can be even better than the current Hertz SAS promotion!

Limited Time More Ways To Earn Bonus SAS Points

Avis Upgraded Me to This Mustang During My San Francisco Trip!

I’ll tell you about these other deals, and remind you what you can do with SAS miles!

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Does the Chase Freedom Earn Cash Back or Points?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Gina, commented:

Is the Chase Freedom a cash back card or a points card?

With the Chase Freedom and Chase Freedom Unlimited cards, you earn Chase Ultimate Rewards points, which can later be redeemed for cash back, gift cards, or travel.

On their own, the points you earn from the Freedom or Freedom Unlimited can only be redeemed for 1 cent each for cash back or towards travel.

But your points are worth much more and give you flexibility when you also have certain Chase Ultimate Rewards cards, like the Chase Sapphire Preferred or Chase Sapphire Reserve.

Chase Freedom Rewards

Combine Points From the Chase Freedom With Another Eligible Chase Ultimate Rewards Card to Book Free Nights at Fantastic Hotels Like the Andaz Maui

I’ll explain how rewards work with the Freedom and Freedom Unlimited cards.

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Important Changes to the Recent 5,000 Airline Miles per Car Rental Deal

Last week I let you know about how to earn 5,000 SAS (Scandinavian Airlines) points per Hertz car rental.  This was an exiting offer because you can use SAS points to book flights on Star Alliance partners like United Airlines, Air Canada, and more.

But via Frequent Miler, the terms of the promotion have changed!

The offer isn’t dead, but it’s now harder to make the most of the deal.  Because they’ve increased the minimum number of rental days to earn the bonus points.

Hertz SAS Promotion

Considering Taking Advantage of the Recent Hertz – SAS Deal? The Terms Have Changed!

Here are the details of the changes to the promotion.

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Today Only: Save Up to $75 on Alamo Car Rentals

Last week I let you know about the upcoming Daily Getaways promotions.  And today, April 10, 2017, at 1:00 pm Eastern Time, you can buy a $50 gift certificate for Alamo car rental for $25!

This is probably the best deal of the week for most.  Because you can buy up to 3 certificates, and save $75 on your next Alamo rental.

But you have to be quick, because the great deals sell out fast.

Alamo Discount April 2017

Renting a Car? Take Advantage of Today’s Daily Getaways Deal and Save Up to $75 Off Your Next Alamo Rental!

I’ll show you how to take advantage of this excellent offer!

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Limited Time! Earn 5,000 Airline Miles per Car Rental

Here’s an amazing opportunity for folks who don’t mind a little inconvenience!

Via Frequent Flyer Bonuses, you can earn 5,000 SAS (Scandinavian Airlines) points per Hertz car rental And there doesn’t seem to be a cap on the amount of times you can earn this bonus!

And SAS is a member of the Star Alliance, which means you can use their points to book flights on airlines like United Airlines, Air Canada, and more.

You must reserve your car by June 30, 2017, and rent by September 30, 2017.

Limited Time Earn 5000 Airline Miles Per Car Rental

Fly to Europe From the US in Coach for Just 60,000 SAS Miles Round-Trip

I’ll tell you what you need to know about this deal!

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Daily Getaways 2017 Preview! Save on Rental Cars, Hotels, Amusement Parks, & More

A few weeks ago, I told you about the upcoming Daily Getaways promotion.

Via One Mile at a Time, we now have a preview of what to expect from the 2017 Daily Getaways!  You’ll have the chance to save on hotels, car rentals, amusement parks, and more!

Daily Getaways is a 5 week long promotion offered every year by the US Travel Association.  And they’ve released a preview of the first 2 weeks.

Daily Getaways Preview 2017

Daily Getaways Can Sell Out Quickly, So Take a Look to See If Any Interest You Before They Sell Out

I’ll share what we know about the deals, and let you know if they’re worth it.

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Best of Million Mile Secrets – March 2017

1.   The Chase Marriott sign-up bonus has never been higher!  You’ll earn 100,000 Marriott points after spending $5,000 on purchases.  The previous offer was 80,000 Marriott points with a $3,000 minimum spending requirement, so this is a nice improvement!

Best Of Million Mile Secrets March 2017

Emily Spent a Week at the Scrub Island Resort in the British Virgin Islands, Made Possible With Marriott Points

2.   I told you everything you need to know about TSA PreCheck.

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You Actually Can Book Many Disney World Resorts With Points

Ken and his wife Emily write about using points and miles (and saving money) on Disney trips at Mousehacking.com.  So I’ve asked them to share their tips on booking Walt Disney World hotels with Chase Ultimate Rewards points!

Ken and Emily:   If you’re a Disney fan, you know their amazing parks and experiences keep travelers coming back!  Many folks who visit Walt Disney World don’t consider using miles and points to offset the hotel cost of their trip, because most Disney resorts don’t belong to a loyalty program.

More seasoned travelers know they can book the on-site Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin using Starwood points.   But did you know you can book other Disney resorts with flexible points like Chase Ultimate Rewards?

You Actually Can Book Many Disney World Resorts With Points

If You Stay at a Disney Resort, You Can Use Extra Magic Hours to Visit the Parks Before the Crowds!

I’ll show you how to book Walt Disney World resorts with Chase Ultimate Rewards points.

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