Category Archives: Airlines

Success! London, Paris, & Italy for a Family of 5 With Miles & Points!

Welcome to the next installment of our Reader Success Series where Million Mile Secrets Readers share how they booked a trip with miles & points to get Big Travel with Small Money!

Sarah and her family are our newest reader success story to show folks it’s possible to travel without spending a lot of money.

Success A Trip To London Paris Italy For A Family Of 5 With Miles Points

Sarah and Her Family at The Coliseum in Rome!

A big thank you to Sarah for sharing their story!

Please introduce yourself to everyone and tell us how long you’ve been involved in the miles & points hobby.

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“There’s No ‘Right’ Way to Travel…It Should Be About Doing What Makes You Happy”

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

Miles & Points Interview:  Road More Traveled

Sriram blogs Road More Traveled at to share travel experiences, general industry trends, and opinions.  You can also find him on Twitter and Instagram!

Road More Traveled

Me With Ed Colodny, US Airways Final Flight

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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How to Fill Out the Global Entry Application

Signing-up for Global Entry can save you a LOT of time in airports if you travel frequently.  That’s because it’s designed to help you speed through international customs when you return home.  And it often helps domestically by clearing you to use the PreCheck lane.

But first things first, you must apply for Global Entry!

Global Entry Application

Global Entry Often Gets You TSA PreCheck, Too. And Both Can Help You Save You Lots of Time If You Travel Often!

I’ll show you how.  And remind you which cards come with a credit for free Global Entry!

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Get 20% More Miles When You Transfer Marriott Points to American Airlines!

Via One Mile at a Time, Marriott is offering a 20% bonus when you transfer your Marriott points to American Airlines through November 14, 2016.  The bonus is valid on regular airline transfers and Marriott’s Hotel + Air packages, which can be a fantastic deal.

And, you can even come out ahead by transferring your Starwood points to Marriott!

Get 20 More Miles When You Transfer Marriott Points To American Airlines

Get 20% More American Airlines Miles AND 7 Nights at a Category 1 to 5 Marriott Hotel, Like the Renaissance Wien Hotel in Vienna, With Hotel + Air Packages

I’ll share the details.  And help you decide if it’s worth it for you!

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My Review of LoungeBuddy: The TripAdvisor for Airport Lounges!

Airport lounges are a great way to make your travel experience more enjoyable.  Lounges can vary by airport, but they usually offer perks like free Wi-Fi, drinks and snacks (or even full meals!), and comfortable chairs.

Often times, there are several airport lounges in the same terminal.  So how do you decide which lounge to visit?

There’s a terrific website and app called LoungeBuddy, which provides details like specific airport lounge locations, cost, and featured amenities.  And folks can even share personal reviews of their experience at the lounge.


LoungeBuddy Is a Great Tool for Folks Looking to Find the Best Airport Lounges, Like the Virgin America Loft Lounge in Los Angeles

A few years ago, I interviewed Tyler, the founder of LoungeBuddy.  Since then, there have been many enhancements to the app!

I’ll explain how you can use LoungeBuddy to improve your travel experience!

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