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You Can Still Earn 75,000 Hilton Points With the Citi Hilton Visa!

I wrote that the increased 75,000 Hilton point sign-up bonus on the Citi Hilton Visa expired yesterday.

There’s good news!  You can still get the increased bonus, along with a $25 statement credit for a $200+ car rental!

Citi says this deal will expire October 31, 2015.

Emily and I don’t earn a commission from this offer, but we’ll always share the best deals with our readers!

You Can Still Earn 75,000 Hilton Points With The Citi Hilton Visa

You Could Use 75,000 Hilton Points for a Stay at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort in Arizona

I’ll explain the new offer!

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News You Can Use – $295 to Barbados, Free Night at Club Carlson, Easy Starwood & IHG Points

1.   Fly New York to Barbados for ~$295 Round-Trip

Via The Flight Deal, you can fly Delta round-trip, non-stop in coach from New York to Barbados for only ~$295.  But you must purchase your ticket today, September 29, 2015!

News You Can Use 295 To Barbados Free Night At Club Carlson Easy Starwood And IHG Points

If You Want to Visit Barbados, You’ll Have to Buy Your Ticket Today, September 29, 2015! Travel Through January 2016 for ~$295 Round-Trip

Travel through January 2016, with blackout dates around the holidays.  There’s a 14-day advance booking requirement.

News You Can Use 295 To Barbados Free Night At Club Carlson Easy Starwood And IHG Points

~$295 Is a Great Deal for Non-Stop Flights to Barbados!

I found flights by searching on Google Flights.

You can get to New York by using your points!  British Airways Avios points are great for short-haul flights.  Because it only costs 4,500 British Airways Avios points 1-way in coach for flights less than 650 miles, and 7,500 British Airways Avios points for flights under 1,150 miles.

Or if you have the Southwest Companion Pass, you could fly to New York, and bring a companion with you for almost free on both paid and award tickets.

Be sure to pay with the right card to earn bonus points!  The Chase Sapphire Preferred card earns 2X Chase Ultimate Rewards points per $1 spent on travel.  And the Citi Prestige and the Citi ThankYou Premier cards both earn 3X Citi ThankYou points on travel.

And if you pay with the Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express, you’ll earn 2X Delta miles per $1 spent on Delta flights!

2.   US Bank Offering Free Nights at Club Carlson Hotels to Cardholders

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All the Ways to Earn British Airways Avios Points for Big Travel!

If you’re new to our hobby, British Airways Avios points might not be your 1st pick for airline miles to collect, especially if you’re not planning travel to Europe.

But British Airways Avios points are actually terrific for Big Travel with Small Money within the US and abroad!

That’s because you can use them for award flights on oneworld partner airlines like American Airlines and Air Berlin, or other partners like Aer Lingus or Alaska Airlines!

All The Ways To Earn British Airways Avios Points For Big Travel

Not Just for UK Flights! Collect British Airways Avios Points for Big Travel at Home and Overseas!

Let’s look at all the ways to earn British Airways Avios points!

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Can Folks Who Don’t Do a Lot of Spending Still Earn Big Travel?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Garrick, commented:

Would you be able to provide strategies and insight into collecting miles at different income levels?  Many cards are touted as great, but require spending of $20,000+ a year.

For young people like myself who don’t come anywhere near that, do you have any recommendations for cards or programs to stick with?  Based on my yearly spending I feel like it would be best to stick to 1 program such as AMEX Membership Rewards or Chase Ultimate Rewards.

Garrick, you’ve come to the right place!  Million Mile Secrets is all about how folks like you can get Big Travel with Small Money.

Can Folks Who Don't Do A Lot Of Spending Still Earn Big Travel

You Don’t Need to Be a Big Spender to Make Your Travel Dreams a Reality!

Let’s take a look at how folks who don’t do much spending can still save thousands of dollars on travel!  And I’ll explain how to decide which cards to start with.

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You Can Transfer Citi ThankYou Points to Virgin America, but Should You?

Starting right away, you can transfer your Citi ThankYou points to Virgin America points.  This is good news for folks who like to travel to London, Australia, or Hawaii!  And, you’ll get 25% bonus points when you transfer by October 21, 2015.

You Can Transfer Citi ThankYou Points To Virgin America But Should You

Citi Just Added Virgin America as Their Newest Transfer Partner. Get a 25% Bonus on Transfers Through October 21, 2015

Most of the time, it’s NOT a good deal to redeem Virgin America points for flights.

But there are a few sweet spots.  I’ll show you the best ways to use these points!

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