“The Biggest Hurdle Between You and Your Dreams Is Yourself”

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

Miles & Points Interview:   Adventures With Sally

Sally writes Adventures With Sally to share her travel adventures and tips with readers.

You can also follow her on Instagram.

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Sally in Vancouver

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How to Check If You Can Spend Above Your Credit Limit With Your AMEX Cards

Did you know you may be able to spend above your credit limit on your American Express card?

Click “Check Spending Power” in your AMEX account to see how much you’re allowed!

It’s useful for folks who want to make a large purchase that exceeds their credit limit.

Also, if you’re using a card that earns rewards (like cash back, miles, or points), you’ll earn rewards on the entire purchase amount too.  And you will NOT be charged any fees for exceeding your credit limit.

How To Check If You Can Spend Above Your Credit Limit With Your AMEX Cards

Thinking About Making a Big Purchase? You Can Check Your Spending Power on Your AMEX Card to See If You’re Able to Spend Above Your Credit Limit!

I’ll show you how to use the “Check Spending Power” tool to earn points when a purchase would otherwise be beyond your credit limit.  And I’ll explain who should NOT use this tool!

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Sale Today Only! $599 Round-Trip From New York to Maui!

Book today for cheap tickets to Hawaii!

Via The Flight Deal, there’s a great deal on flights between New York and Maui, on airlines like American Airlines and Alaska Airlines.

The sale is valid for travel from August 2016 through early October 2016.  But you must purchase your tickets today, June 23, 2016!

Sale Today Only 599 Round Trip From New York To Maui

Escape the City and Visit Maui With Sale Fares From Only ~$599!

Here’s how to find and book this sale.

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60,000 Delta Miles Bonus for Easy $600 Flight Versus a ~$6,597 Business Class Flight

When you have an American Express Delta card you can book Delta flights with miles WITHOUT having to search for award tickets by using Pay With Miles.  It’s simple!

You’ll get a rate of 1 cent per mile.  But you can potentially get much more Big Travel by redeeming your miles for award flights, especially in Business and First Class.  It takes more effort but it can be worth it!

I’ll help you decide which method makes more sense for the kind of travel you’d like to do.

Because this is a great time to think about Delta miles seeing as the sign-up bonuses on the American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles personal and small business cards, and American Express Platinum personal and small business cards are increased until July 6, 2016.

60,000 Delta Miles Bonus For Easy 600 Flight Versus A 6,597 Business Class Flight

Pay With Miles Is Easy, but Your Delta Miles Are Often Worth Much More When You Redeem Them for Business or First Class Tickets

Let’s look at a few examples!

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New US Bank FlexPerks Gold Worth Up to ~$600 for Flights

I recently wrote about rumors US Bank would soon issue 2 new cards.  And via Reddit, you can now apply for both!

With the US Bank FlexPerks Gold AMEX card, you can earn 30,000 FlexPoints (worth up to ~$600 in airline tickets) after meeting minimum spending requirements.

And the no-annual-fee US Bank Cash 365 AMEX cash back card is offering a $100 sign-up bonus after meeting the minimum spending requirements to folks who already have an existing relationship with US Bank.

Emily and I don’t earn a commission for these cards.  But we’ll always tell you about the best deals!

New US Bank FlexPerks Gold Worth Up To 600 For Flights

The 30,000 Point Sign-Up Bonus From the New US Bank FlexPerks Gold AMEX Card Is Worth ~$600 in Flights on Most Major US Airlines!

I’ll help you decide whether these cards are right for you!

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