Category Archives: Travel Tips

Can You Use Your Southwest Companion Pass When You Don’t Book Your Own Flight?

Million Mile Secrets Reader, @Luhlnessities, tweeted:

Did Southwest change their Companion Pass rules?  It won’t let me add my companion for flights booked with points from another account.

Great question, @Luhlnessities!

Can You Use Your Southwest Companion Pass When You Don't Book Your Own Flight

With the Southwest Companion Pass Your Partner Flies With You for Nearly Free to Places Like New York City. But on Which Types of Flights Can You Add a Companion?

I did some digging and I’ll share what I found out!

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Success! Family of 6 to Europe, First Class to Maldives, & More!

I love when folks use their miles & points to earn Big Travel with Small Money!  I thought I’d share recent reader success stories!

Success Family Of 6 To Europe First Class To Maldives More

Congrats! It’s Great to Hear About Using Miles & Points for Family Trips!

Amazing!  This family of 6 used miles and points for flights to Europe AND hotel stays!

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“I Think I Got My First Delta Account When I Was Around Age 12”

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

Miles & Points Interview:  GodSaveThePoints.com

Gilbert Ott is the creator and writer of God Save The Points.  He writes about tips and tricks on how to earn miles.  You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

God Save The Points - Interview With Gilbert

Flying British Airways’ “Baby Bus”, Their Direct Flight From New York to London City With Only 32 Seats, All Business Class!

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

I was young!  I think I got my first Delta account when I was around age 12.  I don’t quite remember why I was so hell-bent on it, but I was.

Perhaps I read an in-flight magazine talking about the places it would take me.  I got everyone in my family an account too.  They were NOT miles people…

Why did you start your blog?  What’s special about it?

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Planning a Trip to Asia? The New Cathay Pacific Credit Card Could Be a Good Deal!

Via Reddit, Cathay Pacific will be partnering with Synchrony Bank to offer a US credit card in early 2017.

This is potentially good news for folks who like to use miles & points to fly to Asia (and beyond!).  Especially because Cathay Pacific is one of the world’s best airlines.

Planning A Trip To Asia The New Cathay Pacific Credit Card Could Be A Good Deal

You Can Use Cathay Pacific’s Asia Miles to Take a Luxurious First-Class Flight to the Vibrant City of Hong Kong!

Here’s more about earning and using miles for Cathay Pacific flights.

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How to Earn Free Stays at 2016’s Best Hotel Brands Ranked by J.D. Power

The results are in for the J.D. Power 2016 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study.  Overall, guest satisfaction improved for a 4th consecutive year.  And satisfaction is higher for guests that are part of hotel rewards programs.

Luxury brand hotels, like Ritz-Carlton, had the biggest jump in customer satisfaction.  And Ritz-Carlton also had the highest satisfaction score of any hotel brand in the last 20 years!

How To Earn Free Stays At 2016's Best Hotel Brands Ranked By J.D. Power

Ritz-Carlton Hotels Ranked as the Top Luxury Brand for a 2nd Consecutive Year. I’ll Show You How to Earn Free Stays at Ritz-Carlton and the Rest of the Top-Rated Hotel Brands

I’ll explain how you can get free stays at the top-rated hotel brands! 

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