Best of Million Mile Secrets – January 2017
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2. Did you know you can now use fewer miles for short flights with Alaska Airlines’ new award chart?
5. I let you know that hotel point transfers will no longer qualify for the Southwest Companion Pass after March 31, 2017. And Million Mile Secrets team member Harlan shared his personal experience getting the Southwest Companion Pass with hotel points.
6. Do you know the secret way for free Uber rides with Arrival Plus miles?
7. Folks who spend a lot at Amazon might want to consider the new no-annual-fee Amazon Prime Rewards Visa card that earns 5% back at Amazon!
8. If you took advantage of the great AMEX Business Platinum offer, don’t forget to read about the perks of having the Southwest Companion Pass & the AMEX Business Platinum card!
10. Check out my ultimate guide to Big Travel with AMEX Membership Rewards points. Including transfer partners, how to transfer points, how to fly within the Continental US, to the Caribbean & Mexico, Hawaii, Europe, and more!Bonus: Don’t forget, if you’re planning a trip to Canada, you can visit Canadian National Parks for free in 2017!
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16.24% – 23.24% Variable
Either $5 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
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