What Are Your Favorite Ways to Use Miles and Points?

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As travel enthusiasts, we all collect miles and points for different reasons.  Some of us save up for luxury vacations, First Class travel, and 5-star hotels.  Other folks prefer stretching their points, favoring coach flights, budget accommodations, and the best deals.

Others rather travel off the beaten path, staying away from chain hotels and looking for new adventures.  And some people save their points to share their love of travel with family and friends.

There’s no right or wrong way to use your miles or points!  Whether you use them for international or domestic travel, or even redeem them for gift cards if you won’t be traveling, the important thing is to do what you like with them!

What Are Your Favorite Ways To Use Miles And Points

What’s Your Travel Style? Do You Have a Favorite Way to Use Miles and Points?

Whatever your travel style, the 1 thing we all have in common is a passion (or obsession!) for Big Travel with Small Money!  So what’s your favorite way to travel using miles and points?

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New IHG PointBreaks Hotels for Only 5,000 Points ($35) per Night!

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IHG Rewards released their new PointBreaks list.  IHG PointBreaks hotels only cost 5,000 IHG points per night!  You should be able to book these hotels later today.

New IHG PointBreaks Hotels For Only 5000 Points 35 Per Night

You Can Book IHG PointBreaks Hotels Through November 30, 2014. But the Best Hotels on the List Sell Out Quickly!

IHG hotels usually cost 10,000 to 50,000 points per night, so this is a terrific deal if you can find a hotel that meets your travel needs!

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Join Me at the Largest Frequent Traveler University Ever!

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Do you want to be part of the largest Frequent Traveler University?  Then join me at Frequent Traveler University Washington, DC and Frequent Traveler University Advanced, Washington, DC on December 5, 2014, to December 7, 2014.

Join Me At The Largest Frequent Traveler University Ever

Frequent Traveler University Washington, DC – the Largest Frequent Traveler University Ever!

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Can You Get a 10% Bonus When You Transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards Points?

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Million Mile Secrets reader Sergei commented:

I have a lot of Chase Ultimate Rewards points on my Chase Sapphire Preferred card. I am wondering if those points will get a 10% bonus at the end of the year if I transfer them to my Chase Freedom card.

I know they should get a 7% year-end bonus because they were earned on the Chase Sapphire Preferred, but will those Chase Ultimate Rewards points also get 10% year end bonus from the Chase Freedom card as “transfer” points?

Can You Get A 10 Bonus When You Transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards Points

Sergei Won’t Get a 10% Bonus on Transferred Chase Ultimate Rewards Points

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Hilton Select Discount and Rebate Program: Worth It or Not?

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Million Mile Secrets reader Dave G commented:

Hey Daraius,
Have you heard of Hilton Select?  I just saw a link for it on a recent Hilton reservation confirmation.  The link is https://www.hiltonselect.com/.  It seems to be a Hilton travel club.  Just curious if you thought it was a good deal.  Thanks!

Hilton Select is a paid, members-only program that gives you discounts and cash back on hotel stays, travel, dining, entertainment, and more.  And they offer perks like concierge service, roadside assistance, and flight insurance.

But these benefits don’t come cheap!  Their basic membership costs $399 per year, and their “premier” membership costs $549.  That’s a lot of cash!

Hilton Select Discount And Rebate Program Worth It Or Not

Hilton Select Says They’ll Save You Money…but You’ll Have to Pay a LOT to Sign-Up!

Is Hilton Select worth it?  Let’s find out!

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