Best of Million Mile Secrets – December 2016
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2. Did you know you can now fly from 6 US cities to Ireland for only 26,000 British Airways Avios points round-trip?
And don’t forget, through January 25, 2017, the Business Platinum Card from American Express OPEN is offering a 100,000 AMEX Membership Rewards point sign-up bonus after meeting minimum spending requirements. That’s worth $2,300 in airfare!
5. Just because you apply for lots of credit cards doesn’t mean you can’t keep an excellent credit score.
8. I let you know about better sign-up bonuses on these Citi American Airlines cards.
10. Wondering how to use your Marriott or Starwood points? Check out my posts about great Marriott & Starwood hotels in places like Italy, Tokyo, New York City, Miami Beach, New Orleans, Washington, DC, San Diego, San Francisco, Orlando, Chicago, Australia, and Barcelona.Bonus: I created a step-by-step guide to see which miles to collect based on your home airport.
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Either $5 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
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