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Targeted: Bonus Starwood Points for Booking a Cash & Points Hotel Stay

Via One Mile at a Time, some Starwood members are being targeted to earn 500 bonus Starwood points for booking and completing a Cash & Points hotel stay by August 14, 2017.  Just sign-in to your Starwood account to see if you’re targeted!

Targeted Bonus Starwood Points For Booking A Cash Points Hotel Stay

Folks Targeted for This Promotion Will Earn Bonus Points Automatically After Completing a Cash & Points Booking – No Registration Required!

Here’s what you need to know about this bonus!

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How to Use the United Airlines Award Chart

For folks looking to get Big Travel with Small Money, using United Airlines miles to book award flights can be incredibly valuable!

United Airlines has a simple award chart with easy-to-understand pricing.  And because United Airlines miles are easy to accrue, many of these award flights are very accessible.

The United Airlines tool is one of my favorites for booking award flights.  Because it is straightforward and easy to maneuver.  And I love using United Airlines miles to book flights on United Airlines’ Star Alliance partners because they have competitive prices and don’t impose fuel surcharges.

How To Use The United Airlines Award Chart

Use Your United Airlines Miles to Fly With United Airlines or One of Their Star Alliance Partner Airlines

In this post, I’ll show you how to understand the United Airlines award chart and how to use your United Airlines miles to get Big Travel with Small Money!

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IHG Cyber Monday Deals Live Until Friday (Buy Points at a Big Discount!)

If you missed the Cyber Monday festivities, there’s still time to get some nice deals!

IHG is running Cyber Monday deals through Friday, December 2, 2016, at 8:00 pm Eastern time.  You can book lots of hotels at discounts of up to 30%.  You can also book discounted Points & Cash rates!

4 Top Hotels In Mexico The Caribbean And South America Where You Can Stay 3 Nights With Ritz Carlton Card Bonus

Stay in San Juan at a Discount With IHG Cyber Monday Week Sales!

I’ll show you some of the deals still available, and how to maximize them!

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We’ll Always Tell You the Best Offers — Top 10 Cards That Earn Us No Commission!

Update:   One or more card offers in this post are no longer available.  Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers. 

Emily and I always tell our readers the best credit card offers – even if it means we don’t earn a commission.

I will always list the best credit card offer I’m aware of, even if it’s not my affiliate link.  And I’m always grateful when readers bring better offers to our attention!

We'll Always Tell You The Best Offers Top 10 Cards That Earn Us No Commission

We Want You to Achieve Your Travel Goals More Than We Want to Earn a Commission

I’ll list the top 10 cards that do NOT currently earn us a commission but DO earn you Big Travel with Small Money!

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Earn 1,750 Free United Airlines Miles for ~10 Minutes of Your Time!

Via Reddit, you can earn 1,750 free United Airlines miles when you sign-up and take a survey with e-Rewards, sign-up for MyPoints, and download the Prosper Daily app!

Completing these tasks takes ~10 minutes (my friend tried them all!).  And it’s an easy way to earn a few extra miles and keep your United Airlines miles from expiring.  Because they’ll expire if you don’t have any account activity after 18 months.

Earn 1,750 Free United Airlines Miles For 10 Minutes Of Your Time

Taking a Survey to Earn a Few Extra Miles Is a Great Way to Keep Your Miles From Expiring. So You Can Save-Up Enough Miles to Fly to Europe!

So here’s more about how to earn these FREE United Airlines miles.

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US Lawmakers Want to Block Norwegian Air Flights!

Folks in the US have been enjoying budget airline Norwegian Air’s cheap tickets to Europe and seasonal flights to the Caribbean.  They fly new planes, have free Wi-Fi, and often have amazing fare sales!

But a group of lawmakers in the US House of Representatives introduced legislation attempting to block Norwegian Air from continuing to operate in the US because of safety and labor concerns.

US Lawmakers Want To Block Norwegian Air Flights

Norwegian Air Operates Modern Boeing 787 Dreamliners on Routes Between the US and Europe & the Caribbean

I’ll explain why lawmakers are concerned and how this could affect Norwegian Air in the US.

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5 Hotels for Friends Traveling Together With the 100,000 AMEX Hilton Surpass Bonus

Update:   One or more card offers in this post are no longer available.  Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers. 

Ask your friends if they want to take a vacation soon!

Because with the limited-time highest ever offers on the Hilton Honors Card from American Express and Hilton Honors™ Surpass® Card from American Express cards, you can get free award stays at Hilton hotels for city fun, beach vacations, and outdoor activities.

Perfect for a friends-only vacation!

5 Hotels For Friends Traveling Together With The 100,000 AMEX Hilton Surpass Bonus

Get Ready to Unwind on the Beach, or Plan a Relaxing Vacation, With Hilton Points! Bring a Friend Along for the Ride!

I’ll give you fun ideas about how to use Hilton points for a getaway!

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Review of the New Charles Schwab AMEX Cards

Update:   One or more card offers in this post are no longer available.  Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers. 

Just when you thought you’d run out of AMEX cards to apply for with their 1-bonus-per-lifetime rule

Two new American Express cards are now available from Charles Schwab, but to apply you need to have an eligible Charles Schwab brokerage account.

The Schwab Investor Credit Card From American Express is a cash-back card which has a sign-up bonus of $100 after completing minimum spending.

And the American Express Platinum Card for Schwab earns AMEX Membership Rewards points, with a sign-up bonus of 40,000 points after meeting minimum spending.

Review Of The New Charles Schwab AMEX Cards

Charles Schwab and AMEX Have Teamed up to Offer 2 New Cards – but You Must Have a Charles Schwab Investment Account to Apply

Emily and I don’t receive a commission for these offer but we’ll always let you know about interesting deals!  I’ll share the details and help you decide if you should consider these cards!

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Why Now Is a Great Time to Get the Southwest Companion Pass (2 for 1 Flights!)

Update:   After March 31, 2017, transferring hotel points to Southwest no longer counts towards the Companion Pass.  But here’s how to earn Companion Pass points when booking paid nights at hotels.

Update:   One or more card offers in this post are no longer available.  Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers. 

The Southwest Companion Pass is my #1 favorite deal in travel!  Because a friend or family member can fly with you for almost free on paid and award tickets for up to 2 years!

Now’s a perfect time to qualify for the Southwest Companion Pass because if you earn the Companion Pass in 2016, it’s valid for the rest of this year and all of 2017. 

And it’s easy to earn the Companion Pass now, because there are increased sign-up bonuses on all 3 Chase Southwest cards!

Why Now Is A Great Time To Get The Southwest Companion Pass 2 For 1 Flights

Share the LUV by Flying 2-for-1 With the Southwest Companion Pass!

I’ll remind you how to earn the Southwest Companion Pass.  And show you how to make the most of it!

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How to Earn and Use Virgin America Points – Part 6: Using Virgin America Points on Partners: Emirates

Virgin America is a West Coast based airline that flies to several cities in the United States and a few cities in Mexico.  Their flights are concentrated along the West Coast, and from their hub cities (San Francisco and Los Angeles) to the East Coast.

A lot of people like flying Virgin America since they’ve marketed themselves as a very “hip” brand!  But most of us care more about Virgin America points and what you can do with them.

How To Earn And Use Virgin America Points Part 6 Using Virgin America Points On Partners Emirates

Virgin America Points Can Be Used on Emirates, Too!

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