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The Best of Million Mile Secrets – May 2013

The Best of Million Mile Secrets – May 2013

Million Mile SecretsThe Best of Million Mile Secrets – May 2013Million Mile Secrets Team

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Here’s what I consider the most interesting and useful posts in May 2013.

1.   Use your miles the way YOU want to use them.  And don’t let anyone else tell you otherwise.

Vena's Last Lessons
Use Your Miles the Way YOU Want to Use Them

 2.   18 Ways to Use Lufthansa Miles from the 50,000 point Barclays Lufthansa credit card.

3.   Is GoBank better than American Express Bluebird to pay bills?

Go Bank 10
Is GoBank Better Than American Express Bluebird?

4.   How to Earn 5X Points or Cash Back on Amazon.com Purchases

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5X

5.  Why buying Southwest points can be a bad idea!

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Buying Southwest Points Can be a Bad Idea

6.   The best presentation at Frequent Traveler University wasn’t mine!

Rapid Traveling
Stefan Had The Best Presentation at Frequent Traveler University

7.   $50 gift card if you stay at Priority Club hotels before September 1, 2013.

Priority Club MasterCard Statement Credit
$50 Gift Card for Staying at Priority Club Hotels

8.   10,000 Club Carlson points for staying two or more consecutive nights in Club Carlson hotels.

Club Carlson Two Nights 10,000 Points Promotion
10,000 Points for Staying 2 Nights at Club Carlson Hotels

9.   Southwest flights can be booked up to January 5, 2014, so you can get a head start on your Holiday travel.

Christmas in Michigan!
Christmas in Michigan!

 10.   Using our free weekend certificate from the Hilton Reserve card at the Grand Wailea in Maui!

The Grand Wailea
Spring Break at the Grand Wailea

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the pics of hawaii are great but France is bertter ..when r u going to take ur miles there????or even san fran and napa

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@dot cahill – We went to Paris last year and may go to Napa this summer.

Daraius,

After about 5 cumulative hours of running around, I finally found a source of Vanilla Reload cards near me that lets me purchase them with credit.

Today I bought my first VRs and loaded them to my BlueBird. (It’s really scary how little validation there is – check check check for typos!) 🙂

Also, my Southwest-hub-based dad is now getting to tag along with his wife to see their baby granddaughter till the end of 2014, thanks to your 50,000-mile credit card explanation. They love their $2.50 companion fares!

Thank you SO much!! *big hugs*

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Million Mile Secrets

@Katie – Thanks for sharing! Reader successes are my favorite type of comments!