News You Can Use – 4 Airlines Added to TSA Pre-Check, 1,000 United Airlines Miles and Southwest Points, and AccorHotels Bonus Points

News You Can Use – 4 Airlines Added to TSA Pre-Check, 1,000 United Airlines Miles and Southwest Points, and AccorHotels Bonus Points

Million Mile SecretsNews You Can Use – 4 Airlines Added to TSA Pre-Check, 1,000 United Airlines Miles and Southwest Points, and AccorHotels Bonus PointsMillion Mile Secrets Team

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1.   4 Airlines Added to TSA Pre-Check

TSA Pre-Check is a great way to save time at the airport.  Via One Mile at a Time, there are 4 new airlines participating in TSA Pre-Check.

The new additions are Aeromexico, Cape Air, Etihad, and Seaborne Airlines.

News You Can Use 4 Airlines Added To TSA Pre Check 1,000 United Airlines Miles And Southwest Points And AccorHotels Bonus Points
Fly Through the Airport Security Line! TSA Pre-Check Is Expanding to Include 4 Additional International Airlines

This means when you fly these airlines at eligible US airports, you’ll have expedited security screening and won’t have to take off your shoes or remove a laptop from your bag.

You can apply for TSA Pre-Check, but it’s a better deal to sign-up for Global Entry (which comes with TSA Pre-Check).  Plus, with Global Entry you’ll get through US Customs faster when you travel back to the US.

Global Entry costs $100 and is valid for 5 years.  But the fee is refunded if you pay with one of these cards:

Remember these tips for getting a quicker Global Entry appointment.

2.   Free 1,000 United Airlines Miles

Via Reddit, you can get 1,000 United Airlines miles when you download the free Prosper Daily app and register.

The Prosper app allows you to track your spending by linking your credit cards and bank accounts.  There’s also a feature to get your credit score.  It’s similar to Mint.

And for ~$10 a month, Prosper will provide identify theft protection.

United Airlines miles expire after 18 months of no activity in your account.  So this could be an easy way to earn a few miles and keep your miles from expiring.

3.   Earn 1,000 Southwest Points

New Southwest Rapid Rewards Dining members can earn 1,000 bonus Southwest points after spending $25 in one visit in the first 30 days of enrolling.  And you’ll need to complete a short restaurant review within 30 days of your dine.  Enroll by June 12, 2016 to be eligible for the bonus.

1,000 Southwest points is worth ~$14 based on the new Southwest award pricing.

Rapids Rewards Dining members also get the following at participating restaurants:

The bonus points do NOT count toward the 110,000 Southwest points needed to earn the Companion Pass.  But here are 10 ways to earn extra points for the Companion Pass.

4.   Earn Up to 6,000 AccorHotels Points

Via The Gate, you can earn bonus points with AccorHotels with their current The More You Stay, The More You Earn promotion.

You’ll earn:

  • 500 points for 1 stay of 2 nights or more
  • 3,000 points for 2 stays of 2 nights or more
  • 6,000 points for 3 stays of 2 nights or more

You must book by May 31, 2016 and stay by August 31, 2016.

AccorHotels brands include AdagioGrand MercurehotelF1ibisMama ShelterMercureMGalleryNovotelPullmanSofitelSuite Novotel, and Thalassa Sea & Spa.

And this year AccorHotels will take over the Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissotel brands.

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