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Best of Million Mile Secrets – February 2017

Best of Million Mile Secrets – February 2017

Million Mile SecretsBest of Million Mile Secrets – February 2017Million Mile Secrets Team

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1.   The sign-up bonuses of the AMEX Starwood personal and small business cards have never been higher!  You’ll earn a total of 35,000 Starwood points after meeting tiered minimum spending requirements.

Best Of Million Mile Secrets February 2017
You Have Until April 5, 2017, to Apply for the Highest-Ever AMEX Starwood Bonuses

2.   Did you know you can try 7 of the top “premium” credit cards for FREE?

Best Of Million Mile Secrets February 2017
The Top Card Earns Valuable Chase Ultimate Rewards Points That You Can Transfer to Travel Partners for Big Travel!

3.   I gave you my review of Character Locator, a website that helps you plan your Disney vacation.  And lots of you have very strong opinions about which Disney planning site to use!

Best Of Million Mile Secrets February 2017
Plan Your Trip to See the Magic Kingdom With the Disney Character Locator Website

4.   I explained 8 reasons why you should choose the AMEX Starwood card over the Chase Marriott card.

Best Of Million Mile Secrets February 2017
You’ll Earn the BIGGEST Travel at Marriott, Starwood, and Ritz-Carlton Hotels With the Limited Time AMEX Starwood Sign-Up Bonus

5.   Million Mile Secrets contributor Jake explained 5 crazy ways to use the United Airlines “excursionist perk” for Big Travel.

Best Of Million Mile Secrets February 2017
Use These 5 Strategies to Get Incredible Deals From the United Airlines Excursionist Perk

6.   I warned you about the new (and extremely restrictive!) American Airlines “Basic Economy” tickets!

Best Of Million Mile Secrets February 2017
There Is Now an American Airlines Fare WORSE Than Coach

7.  Million Mile Secrets team member Harlan explained how $6 dropped his credit score 100 points.  And he told you how to avoid the same situation!

Best Of Million Mile Secrets February 2017
One Small Recurring Payment Ruined His 800+ Credit Score

8.   Emily finished her fun trip report to London with her mom!  She suggested hotels to book with points, delicious restaurants, and fun things to do around London!

Best Of Million Mile Secrets February 2017
Emily Booked Her Mom at a 5-Star Intercontinental Hotel in London for Her Birthday!

9.  Lyn, Million Mile Secrets contributor and author of Go To Travel Gal, showed you 7 creative ways to use a Southwest Companion Pass for folks who do NOT have a companion.  And gave you 5 tips for how to tell when a Southwest sale is worthwhile!

Best Of Million Mile Secrets February 2017
Use Your Southwest Companion Pass for Good, Like on a Volunteer Trip!

10.  I showed you how to add your Known Traveler Number to get through security faster!

Best Of Million Mile Secrets February 2017
Add Your Known Traveler Number to Your Airline Accounts, and Move Through Airport Security Quickly With TSA Precheck!

Bonus:   There have been lots of airfare sales lately!  I told you about cheap flights to Beijing, Ireland and Scotland, France and Italy, and London and Germany

Best Of Million Mile Secrets February 2017
There Was a Sale to Scotland for Just $65 One-Way, and ~$160 Round Trip!

These deals are now expired.  But if you follow me on Twitter and Facebook, you’ll never miss another sale!

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