Targeted: Earn 5,000 to 50,000 Bonus Hilton Points!

Have an upcoming Hilton stay?  Via Deals We Like, check to see if you’re targeted for Hilton’s “Win Back” promotion.  Where you can earn up to 50,000 bonus points for certain stays.

There are 4 different targeted offers.  I’ll show you how to check to see if you’re eligible.

Signing-up is worth it if you have a particular stay in mind!

Hilton Win Back Promotion

Check to See If You Were Targeted for Any of Hilton’s 4 Latest Win Back Promotions

Let’s take a look at the details of this promotion.

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Save 5,000 Miles on Award Tickets to Mexico With United Airlines

Via Mommy Points, you can save 5,000 United Airlines miles on round-trip coach tickets to Mexico from the US (excluding Hawaii) and Canada on United Airlines.

The deal is good or travel between April 29, 2017, and May 26, 2017.  But you must book by February 24, 2017.

United Airlines Mexico Award Sale

Book Soon and Save on United Airlines Award Flights to Mexico!

Let’s take a look at the details of this offer!

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This Month Only: Buy Miles for Discounted Award Tickets to Hawaii & Europe

Via One Mile at a Time, you can get up to a 125% bonus (or more if you’re targeted!) on purchased Avianca miles through February 28, 2017.

Avianca is a member of the Star Alliance, so you can use their miles to book flights on airlines like United Airlines, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, and Air Canada.  And pay fewer miles on certain routes!

Avianca Buy Miles Promotion

Get Up to a 125 % (or 135% if You’re Targeted!) Bonus When You Buy Avianca Miles Through February 28, 2017

I’ll explain the details of this offer.  And help you decide whether it makes sense for you!

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Limited Time: Best-Ever 35,000 Point Sign-Up Bonus With AMEX Starwood Cards Returns!

The highest-ever 35,000 Starwood point sign-up bonus on the AMEX Starwood cards is back!

Through April 5, 2017, you can earn up to 35,000 Starwood points on the personal and small business versions of the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express cards after meeting tiered minimum spending requirements.

That’s an excellent deal!  Because 35,000 Starwood points is enough for an award night at the most luxurious Category 7 Starwood hotels, like The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort in Mexico.  Rooms there can easily cost $800+ per night!

Starwood American Express

Million Mile Secrets Team Member Keith Used Starwood Points to Stay at The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort Using Starwood Points and Had an Unforgettable Experience!

I’ll explain the details of this offer.  And help you decide if you should consider applying!

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5 Tips for How to Tell When a Southwest Sale Is Worthwhile

Lyn blogs about Southwest at GotoTravelGal.com and has a free guide, “The Step-by-Step Guide to Earning the Southwest Companion Pass,” to help folks who want to earn what Emily and I believe is the best deal in travel, the Southwest Companion Pass.  

Because she follows Southwest so closely, I’ve asked her to share her advice on how to know which Southwest sales are good and which aren’t, because Southwest has a lot of them!

Lyn:   It seems Southwest has a sale at least every other week, but is it really a sale and are the fares really a good price?  It can be hard to tell!  

I watch Southwest almost daily, so I’ve developed a keen eye in determining what is and what isn’t good pricing.

5 Tips For How To Tell When A Southwest Sale Is Worthwhile

Is This a Good Sale or a Bad Sale? Read on for Tips to Figure It Out!

I’ll share strategies for picking the best Southwest fare sales!

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Won’t Last: Save $25 Off $100+ at Best Buy!

Planning a purchase at Best Buy?  Good news!

Via Points, Miles & Martinis, you can save $25 off a Best Buy purchase of $100+ with Visa Checkout, through February 22, 2017, or while supplies last!

Deals like this usually sell out fast, so I wouldn’t hesitate if you have a purchase to make!

Best Buy Visa Checkout Promotion

Spend $100+ at Best Buy and Pay With Visa Checkout to Save $25

I’ll give you the details of the offer, so you can take advantage of the savings before it’s gone!

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7 Reasons Why Credit Cards Are Safer Than Debit Cards

Considering diving in to the miles & points hobby, but aren’t sure about the risks of credit cards?

Lots of folks who could qualify for valuable rewards credit cards use debit cards instead.  Because they feel more comfortable with a debit card.

But it’s important to remember that debit cards do NOT offer the same protection as credit cards, like fraud protection or extended warranties & returns.  And they aren’t as safe to use.

Are Credit Cards Safer Than Debit Card

Credit Cards Offer More Protection Than Debit Cards Against Things Like Unauthorized Charges

I’ll explain why!

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I Found My New Best Friend Traveling to London: Part 13 – Blog Giveaway

Emily:   I love to travel, and my mom does, too!

When I was growing up in Ohio, we could only afford road trips to local amusement parks.  But collecting miles and points has opened up a whole new world of travel neither of us thought possible!

She and I decided to go to London and Paris for a mother-daughter getaway.  We flew Business Class and stayed in 5-star hotels.  I paid for this trip for a fraction of the retail cost by using airline miles and hotel points.

I’ve never traveled so long with my mom before, and at the end of the trip, I felt like I had a new best friend!  Without the miles & points hobby, I wouldn’t have had the opportunity to experience the joy of traveling with my mom.

I Found My New Best Friend Traveling To London Part 13 Blog Giveaway

Enter to Win 7 Fun Knick Knacks From the UK!

I’ll show you how to win some very British souvenirs from the trip!

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Targeted: Earn Bonuses (Like Points and Elite Credits!) With Starwood’s Latest Promotion

Via Rapid Travel Chai, you should check here or here to see if you qualify for Starwood’s current “SPG Select Member Exclusive” promotion.  It’s valid for stays between February 15, 2017, and May 15, 2017, when you register by April 15, 2017.

For example, folks have reported being targeted for bonuses like 2,000 Starwood points for 1 stay and 2,500 bonus Starwood points for a 2nd stay.  Or double elite qualifying credits towards elite status for all stays.

Starwood Member Exclusive Promotion

Check to See If You Were Targeted for Starwood’s Latest Promotion

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Limited Time: Buy IHG Points With 100% Bonus

If you’ve been considering buying IHG points for an award stay, here’s a terrific deal!

Via One Mile at a Time, IHG is selling points with a 100% bonus through February 17, 2017.

You can buy up to 60,000 IHG points (the maximum allowed per calendar year) with this offer.  And with the bonus, you’ll save even more than you would using the Points & Cash trick!

If you have a paid IHG stay coming up, and award rooms are available, you might save Big Money with this deal.

IHG Points 100 Bonus

Shh! You Could Pay Less Buying IHG Points for an Award Stay Instead of Paying Cash for the Room

I’ll fill you in on the details!

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