Category Archives: AMEX Blue for Business

Big Travel to Europe With This AMEX 100,000-Point Bonus

If you’re planning a trip to Europe, the fantastic 100,000-point sign-up bonus from The Enhanced Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN offers lots of options for flights.

Depending on your European destination, the points you earn from the card’s sign-up bonus and minimum spending requirement can be more than enough for multiple round-trip award tickets.

You can transfer the American Express Membership Rewards points to terrific airline partners across all 3 major alliances like Air Canada, British Airways, and Delta.  Or for more flexibility, use AMEX Pay With Points, which can make your points effectively worth up to 2 cents each.

Remember, the AMEX Business Platinum 100,000-point sign-up bonus is only available for a limited time until January 25, 2017.

Use AMEX Points Flights To Europe

You Can Earn 100,000 AMEX Membership Rewards Points With the AMEX Business Platinum Sign-Up Bonus, Which Gives You Lots of Options for Flights to Europe

I’ll show you how to use AMEX Membership Rewards points from the Business Platinum for flights to Europe!

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How to Use AMEX Membership Rewards Points for United Airlines Award Tickets

Did you know you can use American Express Membership Rewards points for flights on United Airlines?

That’s because American Express has 3 transfer partners that also partner with United Airlines.  And transferring your American Express Membership Rewards points to these airlines can be a better deal than using United Airlines miles!

AMEX Points For United Airlines Flights

You Don’t Need United Airlines Miles to Get Where You’re Going on United Airlines!

I’ll show you how to use your American Express Membership Rewards points for United Airlines flights!

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10X Points at Restaurants With New AMEX Blue for Business Offer

Starting now, you can earn more points with The Blue for Business® Credit Card from American Express.

In addition to the usual sign-up bonus of 10,000 Membership Rewards points after making your first purchase on the card within the first 3 months of card membership, you’ll earn a lot more bonus points at US restaurants!

And you’ll get 2X points on other purchases for your 1st year.  This qualify, complete the AMEX Blue for Business application by February 1, 2017.

AMEX Blue For Business Application

10X AMEX Membership Rewards Points at US Restaurants Can Be Worth a Lot.  But Some Folks Can Do Better With Other Cards

I’ll help you decide if the new offer is worth it for you!

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An Easy Way to Organize Credit Card Receipts

Looking for an easier way to organize your business receipts?

Folks with American Express small business cards can use an online program to keep track of receipts.

ReceiptMatch is a tool designed by AMEX to help business owners save time organizing expenses.  It’s as simple as taking a photo of a receipt on your phone.  The program does the rest!

How To Organize Credit Card Receipts

With ReceiptMatch by AMEX, You Can Easily Organize Business Receipts and Manage Expenses

I’ll explain how ReceiptMatch works!

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Earn 2X AMEX Rewards on Small Business Purchases Through 2016

Via Deals We Like, you can earn 2X rewards when you register your eligible AMEX personal and small business cards and shop at small businesses through December 31, 2016.

This is part of the AMEX Shop Small promotion.

Depending which AMEX card(s) you have, this could be a very good deal.

And if your card has bonus spending categories, you can earn even more rewards!

AMEX Shop Small

Register Your AMEX Cards to Earn Extra Miles, Points, or Cash Back With the AMEX Shop Small Promotion

I’ll explain more about the AMEX Shop Small promotion!

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Top 5 Small Business Credit Cards With No Annual Fee for 2016

Update:   One or more card offers in this post are no longer available.  Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers. 

Paying a credit card’s annual fee is not something most folks look forward to.  Especially those new to our hobby of miles & points.

So I’ve put together a list of my favorite no-annual fee small business credit cards to help you minimize your out-of-pocket expenses!  Credit cards that don’t have an annual fee are great, because you’ll never have to cancel them.

Top 5 Small Business Credit Cards With No Annual Fee For 2016

Put Your Money Towards an Ocean Breeze Instead of Annual Fees

Here are my top 5 picks of small business credit cards with no annual fee.

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50% Bonus on AMEX Points to British Airways Avios Points Transfers

Via View From the Wing, you’ll get 50% more points when you transfer AMEX Membership Rewards points to British Airways through October 10, 2016.

You’ll get 300 British Airways points per 250 AMEX Membership Rewards points you transfer.  The usual rate is 200 British Airways Avios points per 250 AMEX Membership Rewards points.  So this is a nice bonus!

You can use British Airways Avios points to book flights to Hawaii on American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.  Or redeem points for flights on other partner airlines like Aer Lingus to Ireland.

50 Bonus On AMEX Points To British Airways Avios Points Transfers

You Can Fly to Hawaii by Transferring American Express Membership Rewards Points to British Airways Avios Points. And for a Limited-Time Earn a 50% Bonus When You Transfer Points!

I’ll explain more about this deal and how you can earn more AMEX Membership Rewards points.

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Which Points Transfer to Which Airlines? Handy Chart for Converting!

Million Mile Secrets reader, Lindsay, tweeted:

What credit card can I apply for that will allow me to transfer points to American Airlines?  I already have the Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ MasterCard®.

Thanks for the tweet, Lindsay!

American Airlines has only one transferable points partner – Starwood Preferred Guest!  You can transfer Starwood points at a 1:1 ratio, and get a bonus 5,000 miles for every increment of 20,000 points you transfer.

But there are lots of other airlines with different transfer partners!  And remembering them all is not easy.  If only there were a handy chart you could refer to when you needed this information!

Which Points Transfer To Which Airlines Handy Chart For Converting

You’ll Never Run Out of Places to Travel! Maximize Your Points by Knowing the Transfer Partners of Each Airline

Let’s take a look at the most popular airlines and their transfer partners in a clear and understandable way.  And help you decide which points will be the most valuable to collect!

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Sweet Spot: British Airways Avios Points to Europe Using Chase & Starwood Points!

Here in the 2nd entry of my Sweet Spot series, I’ll show you how to use fewer miles to get to Europe in coach!  

These tips are especially useful for those of y’all near Boston, Chicago, Fort Myers, Hartford, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Newark, Orlando, San Francisco, or Washington, DC.

To make the most of this Sweet Spot, it’s best if you have (or will have!) a collection of any of these points:

  • British Airways Avios
  • Chase Ultimate Rewards
  • Starwood
Sweet Spot British Airways Avios Points To Europe Using Chase Starwood Points

You Can Transfer Certain Points to British Airways. And Then Use Those Points to Fly on Aer Lingus to Dublin for Less Points Than With Other Airline Programs!

I’ll show you how and why to transfer points to the British Airways Avios program to get a great deal on coach award flights to Europe!

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How Do I Keep American Express Membership Rewards Points When I Cancel My Card?

Million Mile Secrets reader Ankur tweeted:

I’m closing The Platinum Card® from American Express.  To keep my points, would it help to be an authorized user on my wife’s AMEX EveryDay® Credit Card from American Express?  Or do I need my own Membership Rewards card to keep the points?

Thanks for the question, Ankur!

You WILL lose your points if you don’t keep at least 1 card that earns American Express Membership Rewards points.  And you can NOT transfer American Express Membership Rewards points from your account to your spouse’s account.  But there’s a way around this rule!

How Do I Keep American Express Membership Rewards Points When I Cancel My Card

Don’t Lose Your AMEX Membership Rewards Points! Take One of the Following Steps to Keep Your Points Safe

I’ll show you how to guarantee you won’t lose your hard-earned points when you cancel an American Express card.

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