Category Archives: Travel Tips

JetBlue Will Match Your Virgin America Points Balance After 1 Round-Trip JetBlue Flight This Summer

Via The Points Guy, through July 4, 2016, JetBlue will match (or more!) the number of Virgin America points you have.

Send JetBlue a screenshot of your Virgin America points balance and fly 1 round-trip JetBlue flight by August 31, 2016.

This could be a great deal for folks who fly JetBlue and already have Virgin America points.   Or have points they can transfer to Virgin America (like Starwood points) and have specific award flights with Virgin America and JetBlue in mind.

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Use Your JetBlue Points to Visit Beautiful Costa Rica!

I’ll show you how to register for this promotion.  And explain why it might be a good deal for you!

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T-Mobile Offering Free High-Speed Data in Europe This Summer, 1 Hour of Free In-Flight Wi-Fi This Weekend for Everyone, and More!

Flying within the US this weekend, traveling to Europe this summer, or headed to Belize?

Great news!  T-Mobile is offering its customers unlimited high-speed data throughout Europe all summer long.  And giving everyone (even Verizon and AT&T customers!) 1 free hour of Gogo in-flight Wi-Fi on domestic flights this weekend.

Customers will also get unlimited data and texting, and low, flat-rate calls from Belize starting July 1, 2016.

T Mobile Offering Free High Speed Data In Europe This Summer 1 Hour Of Free In Flight Wi Fi This Weekend For Everyone And More

T-Mobile Customers Get FREE Unlimited High-Speed Data Throughout Europe This Summer!

I’ll explain what this means for you.  And give you a few tips on getting to Europe with miles & points!

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How to Check If You Can Spend Above Your Credit Limit With Your AMEX Cards

Did you know you may be able to spend above your credit limit on your American Express card?

Click “Check Spending Power” in your AMEX account to see how much you’re allowed!

It’s useful for folks who want to make a large purchase that exceeds their credit limit.

Also, if you’re using a card that earns rewards (like cash back, miles, or points), you’ll earn rewards on the entire purchase amount too.  And you will NOT be charged any fees for exceeding your credit limit.

How To Check If You Can Spend Above Your Credit Limit With Your AMEX Cards

Thinking About Making a Big Purchase? You Can Check Your Spending Power on Your AMEX Card to See If You’re Able to Spend Above Your Credit Limit!

I’ll show you how to use the “Check Spending Power” tool to earn points when a purchase would otherwise be beyond your credit limit.  And I’ll explain who should NOT use this tool!

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Sale Today Only! $599 Round-Trip From New York to Maui!

Book today for cheap tickets to Hawaii!

Via The Flight Deal, there’s a great deal on flights between New York and Maui, on airlines like American Airlines and Alaska Airlines.

The sale is valid for travel from August 2016 through early October 2016.  But you must purchase your tickets today, June 23, 2016!

Sale Today Only 599 Round Trip From New York To Maui

Escape the City and Visit Maui With Sale Fares From Only ~$599!

Here’s how to find and book this sale.

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60,000 Delta Miles Bonus for Easy $600 Flight Versus a ~$6,597 Business Class Flight

When you have an American Express Delta card you can book Delta flights with miles WITHOUT having to search for award tickets by using Pay With Miles.  It’s simple!

You’ll get a rate of 1 cent per mile.  But you can potentially get much more Big Travel by redeeming your miles for award flights, especially in Business and First Class.  It takes more effort but it can be worth it!

I’ll help you decide which method makes more sense for the kind of travel you’d like to do.

Because this is a great time to think about Delta miles seeing as the sign-up bonuses on the American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles personal and small business cards, and American Express Platinum personal and small business cards are increased until July 6, 2016.

60,000 Delta Miles Bonus For Easy 600 Flight Versus A 6,597 Business Class Flight

Pay With Miles Is Easy, but Your Delta Miles Are Often Worth Much More When You Redeem Them for Business or First Class Tickets

Let’s look at a few examples!

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