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Best of Million Mile Secrets – May 2016

Best of Million Mile Secrets – May 2016

Million Mile SecretsBest of Million Mile Secrets – May 2016Million Mile Secrets Team

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1.   I shared that the better 70,000 point in-branch Chase Ink Plus offer has been extended through August 20, 2016.   But if you can’t get to a branch, our link is for 60,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after meeting minimum spending

Best Of Million Mile Secrets - May 2016
70,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points Can Get You a LOT of Big Travel! But You’ll Have to Apply In-Branch to Get the Higher Offer

2.   I let you know the best-ever Hilton Honors™ Surpass® Card from American Express 100,000 point and Hilton Honors™ Card from American Express 80,000 point offers have returned!

Best Of Million Mile Secrets - May 2016
They’re Back! The Highest-Ever Offers on the AMEX Hilton HHonors and Hilton HHonors Surpass Cards Have Returned

3.   I let you know that Chase has tightened their application rules for certain cards.

Best Of Million Mile Secrets - May 2016
If You’ve Opened ~5+ New Cards in the Past 24 Months, It’s Unlikely You’ll Be Approved for Many Chase Cards Now

4.   Do you know the best ways to withdraw cash while overseas?

Best Of Million Mile Secrets - May 2016
Use the Right Bank Account to Withdraw Cash Overseas Without Paying Extra Fees

5.   You learned about Chase’s newest airline transfer partner, Flying Blue!

Best Of Million Mile Secrets - May 2016
You Now Have More Options for Flights to Europe and Beyond With Chase’s Newest Transfer Partner

6.   I let you know about a 100,000 Marriott point offer for the Chase Marriott Business card.  Even though we don’t earn a commission for this card, we’ll always tell you about the best deals!

Best Of Million Mile Secrets - May 2016
Earn 100,000 Marriott Points When You Meet the Minimum Spending on the Chase Marriott Business Card

7.   Do you know the trick to easily finding available Hyatt Points + Cash award nights?

Best Of Million Mile Secrets - May 2016
Use the Hyatt Website Trick to Quickly Find Available Points + Cash Rooms

8.   Were you targeted for bonus United Airlines miles for spending on airfare?

Best Of Million Mile Secrets - May 2016
Did You Get Targeted for a Sweet United Airlines Deal? Some Folks Got Offers for 40,000 Miles After Spending $2,000!

9.   I showed you how to save money booking multi-city itineraries.

Best Of Million Mile Secrets - May 2016
Booking a Multi-City Trip? There Are Ways to Save Money!

10.   You learned how to use Etihad miles to book cheaper American Airlines award tickets.

Best Of Million Mile Secrets - May 2016
You Can Save by Booking Certain American Airlines Flights With Etihad Miles

And Emily and I would like to thank y’all for your warm words of encouragement when we shared the news that Million Mile Secrets has joined the Bankrate family.

Bonus:   There were amazing deals on flights this month!  I shared cheap flights to incredible destinations like Sydney and Perth, Australia, Dublin, Peru, Puerto Rico, and Europe.  These fares are now expired, because great deals like these don’t last long!

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