Best of Million Mile Secrets – July 2017

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1.   We’ve got a brand new look!  Let us know what you like.  Or what you’d like us to change!

Best Of Million Mile Secrets July 2017
Hooray! We Remodeled Our Website

2.   I wrote a quick guide to the application rules with each of the major banks.

Best Of Million Mile Secrets July 2017
Reviewing the Credit Card Application Rules at Major Banks Can Help With Your Strategy to Earn the Most Miles & Points

3.   I gave you 6 reasons why Hyatt is my favorite Chase hotel transfer partner.

Best Of Million Mile Secrets July 2017
Hyatt Points Helped Me Stay at Incredible Hotels I’d Never Pay Cash for, Like the Park Hyatt New York

4.   Not a big spender?  Here’s how you can still earn miles & points to achieve your travel goals!

Best Of Million Mile Secrets July 2017
Making Everyday Purchases With a Credit Card Can Get You a Boatload of Miles & Points

5.   I warned you about the negative changes coming to the Hilton’s cancellation policy.

Best Of Million Mile Secrets July 2017
If You Think Your Travel Plans Could Change at the Last Minute, You May Rethink Booking With Hilton

6.   Team Members Joseph and Keith told you about the cards they plan to keep, cancel, and downgrade.

Best Of Million Mile Secrets July 2017
Maintaining Your Miles & Points Arsenal Is Key to Getting Big Travel With Small Money

7.   I gave you some tips for how to fly to Europe on Star Alliance airline partners with Chase Ultimate Rewards points.

Best Of Million Mile Secrets July 2017
You Can Use United Airlines Miles to Book Award Flights on Star Alliance Partners Like SWISS!

8.   I shared my idea of the Chase Trifecta – 5 Chase Ultimate Rewards points earning credit cards!

Best Of Million Mile Secrets July 2017
Use Chase Ultimate Rewards Points for Free Nights at 5-Star Hotels, Like the Park Hyatt Milan

9.   I told you what happens to your credit history when you downgrade a credit card.

Best Of Million Mile Secrets July 2017
Downgrading an Existing Card to One With No Annual Fee Can Help Folks With Lots of Cards Keep an Excellent Credit Score

10.   I suggested 7 great hotel credit cards for folks who have applied for 5+ credit cards in the past 24 months.

Best Of Million Mile Secrets July 2017
It’s Still Possible to Earn Free Stays at Amazing Hotels, Even If You’re Affected by the Chase “5/24 Rule”
Bonus:   There were several limited-time deals this month, like flash sales on hotels from Orbitz and Expedia, discounted Delta award flights, and disappearing increased credit card sign-up bonuses.

These deals are now expired.  But it’s easy to stay up-to-date when you follow me on Twitter and Facebook.  So you won’t miss the next one!

Editorial Note: We're the Million Mile Secrets team. And we're proud of our content, opinions and analysis, and of our reader's comments. These haven’t been reviewed, approved or endorsed by any of the airlines, hotels, or credit card issuers which we often write about. And that’s just how we like it! :)

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