Earn Up to 5,000 Bonus AMEX Membership Rewards Points, No More International United Airlines First Class, and More!
Signing up for credit cards through partner links earns us a commission. Terms apply to the offers listed on this page. Here’s our full advertising policy: How we make money.
Update: One or more card offers in this post are no longer available. Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers.
Here’s a quick roundup of miles & points news you should know about!
1. Earn 2X American Express Membership Rewards Points
Through May 17, 2018, you can earn 2X AMEX Membership Rewards points per $1 spent when you use an eligible AMEX card and AMEX Express Checkout at the following merchants:
- The 1-800-Flowers family of brands
- Boxed (excluding alcohol)
- Cole Haan
- Crate & Barrel
- Neiman Marcus
Eligible cards include those that earn AMEX Membership Rewards points, like the The Business Platinum® Card from American Express, American Express® Gold Card, and Amex EveryDay® Preferred Credit Card.
2. The End of American Express’ Plenti Program
If you have a stash of Plenti points, you should use them sooner rather than later!
3. No More International First Class on United Airlines
Via One Mile At a Time, United Airlines will stop selling First Class seats on all international flights as of June 20, 2018.
Instead, they plan to offer their new(ish) Polaris service. That includes better seats, food, bedding, and amenities. You can read a review of United Airlines Polaris Business Class here.
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! :)