Category Archives: Save Money

A Family Trip to Maui and Kauai, Paid 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!

Mona is our newest reader success story to show folks it’s possible to travel without spending a lot of money.

A Family Trip To Maui And Kauai Paid With Miles Points

Here’s Mona and Her Kids About to Have Breakfast at the Andaz Maui

A big thank you to Mona for sharing her story!

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

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Tips & Tricks to Get the Southwest Companion Pass With Marriott Flight Packages

The new year is quickly approaching!

So many folks are planning the best strategy to earn the Southwest Companion Pass early in 2017.  This way you’ll get the most savings with nearly 2 full years of (almost) free flying for a companion!

I recommended a way for couples to earn the Companion Pass and get a 7-night hotel stay with 2 card sign-up bonuses each.

And many readers commented with fantastic questions on this strategy!

Southwest Companion Pass Marriott Flight Packages

I’m Happy to Answer Questions to Help Folks Earn the Companion Pass, Which Emily and I Think Is the Best Deal in Travel!

I’ll answer a few of the most common questions that can help you and your partner get the best deal in travel!

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New AMEX Offers! Save at Office Depot/Office Max, Gilt, Omaha Steaks, and!

These new AMEX Offers will help you get discounts on purchases you might make anyway!  Just in time for the busy holiday shopping season. 😉

Via Deals We Like, you can save on purchases with Office Depot/Office Max, Gilt, Omaha Steaks, and more.

To take advantage of these deals, just add the offers to your card.  Then you’ll earn a statement credit when you make a qualifying purchase.

Targeted Earn 1,000 United Airlines Miles Using The United Airlines Shopping Portal

You Save Money When You Register Your Card for the Offer and Pay With Your AMEX Card

Sign-in to your American Express online account to see if you qualify, because sometimes these deals are targeted.

Let’s take a look at the latest offers!

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Up to 30% Off Select Last-Minute Air + Hotel Packages With JetBlue

Through December 16, 2016, JetBlue is offering 12 days of deals with their “A December to Adventure” promotion.

And today, December 9, 2016, they’re selling 12 different air + hotel packages for up to 30% off.  Including deals like 2 nights + air from New York (JFK) at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, from $309 per person.

But the deals are ONLY good for a (very!) last-minute getaway, this weekend, between December 10, 2016, and December 14, 2016. 


Take a Look at Today’s Deal From JetBlue to See If You Can Find a Package That Fits Your Travel Plans

Here’s a look at the details of today’s offer!

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Earn Bonus Points With IHG’s New 2017 Accelerate Promotion

Looking for ways to earn more IHG points?  Via One Mile at a Time, you can now register for IHG’s Winter 2017 Accelerate promotion, and earn bonus IHG points for completing certain tasks and stays between January 1, 2017, and April 15, 2017.

Some folks have been targeted to earn 60,000+ IHG points with this deal!  That’s more enough points for a night at a luxury IHG hotel, like the InterContinental San Juan, which costs 50,000 IHG points per night.

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With IHG’s New Accelerate Promotion, Some Folks Could Earn Enough Bonus IHG Points for a Free Night at the Beautiful InterContinental San Juan

Here’s how to register for this deal.

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$54 One-Way Flights to Cuba, $20 Flights Between Select US Cities on JetBlue!

Through December 16, 2016, JetBlue is offering 12 days of deals with their “A December to Adventure” promotion.

And because their website wasn’t working yesterday, you can book both Day 3 and Day 4’s deals today, December 8, 2016.

The deals include great prices on flights between select cities in the US, including coast to coast flights from ~$65 one-way.  And flights from cities like New York (JFK) and Orlando, to Cuba, from ~$54 one-way.

JetBlue December To Adventure Deal

You Can Book Day 3 and Day 4 of JetBlue’s 12 Days of Deals TODAY, December 8, 2016

Let’s take a look at today’s offers!

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Stay for Free at Hyatt’s Top 5 Most Expensive Hotels!

Don’t a few nights on a private island in the Maldives sound enticing?  Or how about staying across from the Sydney Opera House in Australia?

Lots of folks get into the miles & points hobby in order to take a dream vacation.  So I’ve put together a list of the top 5 most expensive Hyatt hotels around the world!

Hyatt Points Value

Relax on the Stunning Beach Surrounding the Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa

Hopefully it will spark your imagination and maybe even help you plan your next trip!

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250 Free Avios Points When You Sign-Up for Aer Lingus’ New Frequent Flyer Program

You can now sign-up for Aer Lingus’ frequent flyer program, AerClub.  And earn Aer Lingus Avios points when you fly Aer Lingus and their partner airlines, like British Airways, Cathay Pacific, and United Airlines.  To use for award flights on Aer Lingus, British Airways, and Iberia.

And if you register by January 7, 2017, you’ll get 250 free Aer Lingus Avios points!

Aer Lingus Avios

Sign-Up for Aer Lingus’ New AerClub Frequent Flyer Program by January 7, 2017, and Get 250 Free Aer Lingus Avios Points

Here are the details of this new program.

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New Choice Hotels Promotion: Double Points for Paid Stays

Have an upcoming stay at a Choice Hotel?  You can earn double points for qualifying stays between December 15, 2016, and February 9, 2017, with Choice Hotels Winter Promotion.

Even if you don’t have a trip planned, it could be worth registering anyway.  Because it only takes a few minutes, and you never know when a travel opportunity might pop up! 🙂

Choice Hotels Winter Promotion

Earn Double Choice Points for Qualifying Stays With the Choice Hotels Winter Promotion

Let’s take a look at the offer.

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Use Boingo Wi-Finder to Find & Connect to Over a Million Wi-Fi Hotspots

I’ve written how folks with certain AMEX credit cards can save money with a free Boingo Wi-Fi membership!

Having access to high-speed internet at airports and hotels can make your travel experience more enjoyable.

That’s why using Boingo Wi-Finder with your laptop or mobile device can come in handy!  Because you can quickly find one of the million Boingo Wi-Fi hotspots.

BOINGO Airport Wi Fi

With Boingo Wi-Finder, You’ll Be Able to Quickly Find and Connect to Over a Million Wi-Fi Hotspots Throughout the World!

I’ll show you how to use Boingo Wi-Finder to connect to airport Wi-Fi!

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