Category Archives: Travel Tips

10 Cities to Europe for 25% Off – With Points You Might Not Know You Have!

Air France and KLM Have released the latest Flying Blue Promo Awards.  And there are more cities on sale than usual!

If you live near Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Miami, or San Francisco, the new Flying Blue Promo Awards could be a good deal for you.  And there are participating cities in Canada & Mexico too!

Even if you’ve never flown on KLM or Air France, you might have points that transfer to the program.  Because you can transfer Chase Ultimate RewardsAMEX Membership Rewards, Citi ThankYou points, and Starwood points to Flying Blue, at a 1:1 ratio!

Travel to Venice Like Emily, or Visit Other European Cities With 25% Off Flying Blue Award Tickets From 10 North American Cities

The deal is good for flights booked by September 30, 2016, for varying travel dates between November 1, 2016, and December 31, 2016.

I’ll show you how to find these discounted tickets.  And give you ideas of how to earn more Flying Blue miles, save money on intra-European flights, and more!

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Review: Hilton Double Up 2016 Promotion

The new Hilton Double Up promotion is live!  And it looks a little familiar.

Via One Mile at a Time, you can now complete your Hilton Double Up Promotion registration, valid until December 31, 2016.  And it offers the same earning opportunity as the Summer Hilton promotion.  You can earn twice the number of base points you’d normally earn on a hotel stay!

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Every Hotel in the Hilton Portfolio Is Participating in This Promotion!

I’ll give you the details, and tell you if this is a good deal!

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No-Annual-Fee Wyndham Card Bonus Increases by $50

Via Doctor of Credit, you can now earn 15,000 Wyndham points (worth 1 free night at any Wyndham hotel) and a $50 statement credit with the no-annual-fee Wyndham card.

That’s a decent deal, but I’d rather pay for the annual fee version of this same card, because its sign-up bonus is worth 3 free nights at any Wyndham hotel.

We don’t earn a commission for any of the Wyndham cards, but we’ll always tell you about the best offers!

Top 10 Cards With No Commission July 2016

Save ~$275 Per Night When You Use Your Wyndham Points at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa in Puerto Rico

I’ll show you how to get the better offer for the no-annual-fee Barclaycard Wyndham card.  And explain why I prefer the annual fee version.

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Earn a Round-Trip Ticket Within the US With the Asiana Card Sign-Up Bonus

Via Doctor of Credit, the Bank of America Asiana credit card is now offering an increased sign-up bonus of 30,000 Asiana Airlines miles after meeting minimum spending requirements.  So here’s my Asiana credit card review!

The bonus grants you enough miles for a round-trip coach ticket within the US (excluding Hawaii) or Canada on Star Alliance partners like United Airlines!

The Sign-Up Bonus From the Asiana Airlines Credit Card is Enough for a Round-Trip Coach Ticket From Anywhere in the US (Excluding Hawaii) to Our Nation’s Capital!

Emily and I don’t receive a commission for this card but we’ll always tell you about the best deals!

The Asiana card could be a good option if you already have a lot of rewards earning cards.  But I do NOT recommend it if you’re new to miles & points.  I’ll explain.

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No Status Required: How to Book a Studio or Suite Every Award Stay!

I’ve shown you how to earn hotel elite status by having certain credit cards and save money with perks like free breakfast.  And if you’re lucky, get upgraded to a fancier room or suite!

But if you don’t have hotel status, there’s still a way to book suites for free with points!  You just need to know which brands to look for!

How To Book A Hotel Suite With Points Without Having Status

At Certain Brands, a Standard Award Room Is a Suite! It’s Complete With Kitchen, Living Area, and Separate Bedroom

I’ll show you where you’ll get a studio or suite as a standard award room, with no status required!

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