Best of Million Mile Secrets – February 2016
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1. I shared the big news that
Chase may soon change their application rules for airline and hotel cards.
Starting April 2016, It May Be Difficult to Get Approved for ALL Chase Cards If You’ve Opened ~5+ Accounts in the Past 24 Months
2. I showed you how to
save points and earn the Southwest Companion Pass with Marriott 5-night Hotel + Air packages.
Get Lots of Southwest Points (Enough to Earn the Companion Pass!) and a 5-Night Marriott Stay With Hotel + Air Packages
3. I let you know that
Starwood and Marriott announced price changes for award nights at many of their hotels.
Many Starwood Hotels Are Increasing in Price, but Some, Like Le Meridien Bali Jimbaran, Will Require Fewer Points for Award Stays
4. Do you know
the smart way to use Citi ThankYou points at Hilton hotels?
Savvy Travelers Know How to Make the Most of Their Citi ThankYou Points for Hilton Hotel Stays
5. I shared
10 things I wish I knew about miles & points when I was starting out.
The Best Use of Miles & Points Is for Travel That Makes You (and Your Loved Ones) Happy!
6. Find out
my current favorite cards for Big Travel with Small Money!
Planning a Dream Trip? My Favorite Big Travel Cards Can Get You There!
Chase Marriott Rewards Premier card increased its bonus to 80,000 Marriott points after meeting minimum spending requirements. And I showed you top Marriott hotels Europe you can book with the bonus!
Visit Paris, London, Venice, and More With the 80,000 Point Sign-Up Bonus From the Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Card
8. It’s that time of year again! Do you know how to
meet minimum spending requirements by paying your taxes?
If You Have to Pay Taxes Anyway, Might as Well Meet Minimum Spending Requirements and Earn Big Travel in the Process!
9. I explained how to
earn $435 in cash back by meeting just ~$1,000 in minimum spending requirements with no annual fees.
Big Bucks for Small Spending! If You Like Cash Back, 3 No-Annual-Fee Cards With Just ~$1,000 in Spending Can Get You $435
10. I let you know
AMEX suddenly changed the rules for getting the bonus their small business cards more than once.
You Can Now Earn the Bonus on AMEX Small Business Cards Just Once per Lifetime
Bonus: There were lots of cheap airfare deals this month! I let you know about hot fares to top destinations like Australia, Hawaii, Iceland, London, Paris, and Stockholm. And many of us earned a ton of IHG points by participating in the Priceless Surprises promotion.
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Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card
Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards® Chase Sapphire Preferred® named a 'Best Travel Credit Card' by MONEY® Magazine, 2016-2017 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases. Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening No foreign transaction fees 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs Get 25% more value when you redeem for travel through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel. No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards
17.24% - 24.24% Variable
Rates & Fees
Annual Fee $0 Intro for the First Year, then $95
Credit Needed Excellent Credit
Card Type Visa
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