Here’s a sweet deal if you’ll be visiting New York City airports in the next ~2 months!
Via The Gate, you can earn up to 6,000 bonus JetBlue points for flying JetBlue to and from 4 different New York airports. The more flights you take, the more bonus points you’ll earn.
6,000 JetBlue Points Is Worth ~$84 in JetBlue Flights to Awesome Destinations Like San Juan, Puerto Rico
I’ll share the details of this promotion. And help you decide whether it makes sense for you!
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TSA PreCheck is a great way to save time at the airport. And via Running with Miles, there are 7 new airlines participating in TSA PreCheck. Including popular airlines like Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, COPA Airlines, and more!
At many US airports, folks eligible for TSA PreCheck get expedited security screening and don’t have to take off their shoes or remove laptops from their bag. It’s much less hassle!
TSA PreCheck Will Help You Get Through Security Faster!
Let’s take a look at the perks of having TSA PreCheck, and how to enroll in the program.
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American Express has added another card to the AMEX Membership Rewards points earning family!
The Blue Business℠ Plus Credit Card from American Express is a small business card with NO annual fee! You’ll earn 20,000 AMEX Membership Rewards points after spending $3,000 on purchases within the first 3 months of opening your account.
Plus, you’ll get 2X AMEX Membership Rewards points on your first $50,000 in purchases each year!
20,000 AMEX Membership Rewards Points Is a Great Sign-Up Bonus for a Card With No Annual Fee. And You Can Use AMEX Membership Rewards Points to Take You All Over the World!
I’ll share my American Express Blue Business Plus card review!
Posted in Air Canada, Air France, Airline Award Booking, Airlines, Airlines, American Express, AMEX Blue Business Plus, AMEX Blue for Business, AMEX Premier Rewards Gold, AMEX SimplyCash Plus, Beginner Tips, Business Platinum, Chase, Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Delta Skymiles, KLM, Membership Rewards, Save Money, Singapore Airlines, Travel Tips
Lyn writes about flying on Southwest on her GotoTravelGal.com blog and offers a free step-by-step guide to show you how to earn the Southwest Companion Pass, which Emily and I believe is the BEST deal in travel and lets one person fly nearly free with you for up to 2 years.
I’ve asked her to give our readers a basic review of how Southwest points work and how to use them for free travel.
Lyn: Southwest is my favorite frequent flyer program for many reasons. Not the least of which is the fact that using their program, my family has flown nearly free for the past year and a half, visiting destinations like New York City; Las Vegas; Marco Island, Florida; San Diego; Orlando; and more!
My Family Has Visited Amazing Destinations in the US Like San Diego. All Flying Almost Free on Southwest!
I’ll get into the nitty-gritty on how to use Southwest points, including their value, reserving flights with points, and adding your Companion.
Posted in Airline Award Booking, Airlines, Airlines, Chase, Chase Ink Bold, Chase Ink Plus, Chase Ink Preferred, Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Sapphire Reserve, Chase Southwest, Credit Cards, Family Travel, Save Money, Southwest, Travel Tips
Folks traveling on a budget can do well in Europe by redeeming Hilton points for stays at Hampton by Hilton brand hotels.
Besides excellent locations in destinations like Amsterdam, London, and Frankfurt, you’ll also enjoy perks like free hot breakfast & Wi-Fi!
And with the limited-time sign-up bonuses on the AMEX Hilton Honors and the AMEX Hilton Honors Surpass cards, you can earn lots of points to use toward free stays!
Use Hilton Points for an Award Stay at the Hampton Liverpool, Which Is a ~10 Minute Walk From The Beatles Story Exhibition. And You’ll Get Free Hot Breakfast at the Hotel!
I’ll share 5 excellent Hampton by Hilton hotels in Europe you can stay for free with points and that have free breakfast!
Posted in Airline Award Booking, Airlines, American Express, AMEX Hilton, AMEX Hilton Surpass, Beginner Tips, Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Hilton Honors, Hotel Award Booking, Hotels, Save Money, Singapore Airlines, Travel Tips
Enjoy staying at Choice hotels? If you’ve got elite status, you’ll have another benefit to look forward to.
Choice Hotels let us know that starting June 1, 2017, they’re adding another perk for Gold, Platinum, and Diamond elite members. They’ll get a welcome gift or bonus points when they check-in at any Choice hotel brand.
Previously, only US Comfort Suites hotels provided a similar amenity to elite guests.
Soon, Folks With Choice Hotels Elite Status Will Get a Welcome Gift at Check-In. Free Drink Anyone?
Here’s what we know about these changes so far!
Here’s an easy new promotion from Hilton for folks who collect British Airways Avios points.
Via Miles from Blighty, you can earn up to 10,000 bonus British Airways Avios points for Hilton stays through August 31, 2017.
This could make sense for folks looking for ways to earn more British Airways Avios points. Especially if you already have a particular trip in mind!
Folks on the West Coast Can Use British Airways Avios Points for Cheap Flights to Hawaii!
I’ll show you how to take advantage of this offer. And help you decide whether it makes sense for you.
Posted in Airlines, British Airways, Chase, Chase British Airways, Credit Cards, Hilton Honors, Hotels, Membership Rewards, Save Money, Starwood (SPG), Travel Tips, Ultimate Rewards
I enjoy hearing from y’all about how you like to use miles & points. So I loved reading your comments from a recent Southwest giveaway!
We asked how you use Southwest points to get Big Travel. And we received a lot of enthusiastic responses!
Readers Love Using Points to Visit Warm Destinations, Like Los Cabos
The giveaway is now closed. But if you’re looking for ideas for how to use your Southwest points, here are some suggestions from Million Mile Secrets readers!
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Looking to save money on your next vacation?
With the best-ever sign-up bonuses on the AMEX Hilton Honors and the AMEX Hilton Honors Surpass cards, you can earn points to use toward free stays! But you must apply before May 31, 2017.
And when you redeem points for stays at Hampton by Hilton brand hotels, you’ll enjoy free hot breakfast and Wi-Fi! Elite status is NOT required for these perks!
Stay 5 Blocks From the Beach at the Brand New Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica in California Where You’ll Enjoy a Free Hot Breakfast!
I’ll share 7 excellent Hampton by Hilton hotels in the US where you can enjoy free breakfast!
Posted in Airlines, American Express, AMEX Hilton, AMEX Hilton Surpass, Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Family Travel, Hilton Honors, Hotel Award Booking, Hotels, Save Money, Southwest, Travel Tips
Considering the new Chase Ink Business Preferred card?
Along with the 80,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards point sign-up bonus (the highest public bonus I’ve seen for a Chase small business card!), the Chase Ink Business Preferred card offers great perks like primary car rental insurance.
And that can save you money!
Another Great Perk of the New Chase Ink Business Preferred Card – Primary Rental Car Insurance!
I’ll explain how it works.
Posted in American Express, AMEX Premier Rewards Gold, Chase, Chase Ink Preferred, Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Sapphire Reserve, Chase Southwest, Citi American Airlines, Citi Prestige, Citibank, Credit Cards, Save Money, Travel Tips