Increased Citi Premier 60,000 ThankYou Points Bonus

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: When you have the Citi Premier℠ Card, your Citi ThankYou points are worth 25% more (1.25 cents each) toward travel booked through the Citi ThankYou portal, including cruises, airfare, hotels and rental cars. Here’s a great offer on a card that earns valuable flexible rewards points: With the Citi Premier Card, you’ll earn 60,000 Citi ThankYou points when …

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Delta SkyMiles Deals – Domestic Flights From 10,000 Miles, Including Cheap Awards Through the Holidays

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: Always double check the prices of the routes you want to fly because you’ll often find lower prices than what’s listed on the Delta SkyMiles deals page. There are almost always unadvertised routes on sale. Delta once again has lots of flights starting at 10,000 miles round-trip in basic economy, which can be …

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All Sorts of Amex Membership Rewards Transfer Bonuses Up to 50% — Check to See If You’re Targeted

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: Many Amex Membership Rewards transfer partners are also transfer partners with other flexible points programs, like Chase Ultimate Rewards, Citi ThankYou and Capital One. So you can combine points from multiple programs into a single airline loyalty account and easily amass the miles needed for your next award. Right now there are a …

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4 Strategies I Used to Turn a Delta Credit Card Bonus Into 5 Round-Trip Flights and Save $1,100+

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: Delta has weekly SkyMiles deals, which have turned Delta miles from an afterthought into the first place I look for domestic award travel. One thing that makes these sales so useful is that there are always hidden discounts. Check out this guide to learn how to uncover unadvertised Delta sales. This past year …

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Alaska Airlines Credit Card Limiting Companion Pass Payment Options — You Can Apply Before The Changes Take Effect

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: You and your companion will still earn Alaska Airlines miles when you book travel with the Companion Fare. This is a great way to earn Alaska Airlines miles cheaply because Alaska is one of the few remaining airlines that credits miles based on the distance flown not the cost of the ticket. The …

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Hilton Credit Card (Minor) Changes Coming This Summer

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: If you have any level of Hilton status, you’ll get your fifth night free on award stays. You get free Hilton status just by having any Hilton credit card. This summer there will be a couple of minor changes to some of the Amex Hilton credit cards. First, on July 18 the Hilton Honors …

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Cheap Flights to Europe: 25% Bonus for Transfers From Multiple Programs to Avianca LifeMiles

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: Avianca is a member of the Star Alliance, so it’s a useful program for booking awards with United Airlines, Lufthansa, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines and many other carriers. Through July 5, 2019, you can get a 25% bonus on Citi ThankYou points and select hotel points transfers to Avianca. This is a promotion …

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Last Chance! Barclaycard Arrival Card 70,000-Point Offer Going Away

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

Without any advanced warning, the Barclaycard Arrival Plus® World Elite Mastercard® applications are being pulled on June 7, 2019. We have no idea when or if the card will be available for applications again. So if you’re interested in the this card at all, I’d apply now because this isn’t just an offer change. Plus it has …

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Alaska Airlines Credit Card Adds Two New Money Saving Perks

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: Alaska Airlines allows you to add free stopovers on award flights. I’ve taken advantage of this to visit Hong Kong and San Francisco on my way to Japan for no extra miles! There’s good news if you have, or are considering applying for, the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® credit card as the card has two …

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Amex Gold Card Now Earns Bonus Points at Restaurants Worldwide

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INSIDER SECRET: The American Express® Gold Card is a solid choice for your overseas purchases because it has no foreign transaction fees (see rates & fees). The American Express® Gold Card is the best Amex card to use for dining purchases because it earns 4X Amex Membership Rewards points at restaurants. This bonus has been limited to US restaurants, …

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Last Chance to Get the Increased 60,000-Point Southwest Credit Card Offers (Ending June 10th)

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: Southwest doesn’t have blackout dates for award flights, but be aware that the points price is linked to the cash price so more expensive flights will cost more points.  You only have until June 10, 2019, to apply for an increased Southwest credit card welcome offer. You can earn 60,000 Southwest points after meeting minimum spending …

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Flying Blue 20% Transfer Bonus – Stack With Promo Awards for Cheap Flights to Europe for 12,000 Capital One Miles One-Way

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INSIDER SECRET: The taxes and fees on some award flights to Europe can be outrageous, but you can avoid this extra cost by paying for your flight with Capital One miles. This strategy makes the most sense on cheap flights to Europe in economy, check out this article for more details. Through June 30, 2019, …

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Amex Membership Rewards Adds Qantas — Book Short-Haul Flights for 8,000 Miles One-Way

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: Qantas is part of the oneworld alliance, so you can use Qantas miles to book award flights with Cathay Pacific, British Airways, American Airlines and others. Today, Amex Membership Rewards quietly added Qantas as their 22nd transfer partner. It’s never bad news when a program adds a transfer partner and there are a few …

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Southwest Airlines Flight Schedule Extended Through the New Year – Lots of Flights to the Caribbean

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: You can cancel and rebook any Southwest flight for no additional fees, but if you book a nonrefundable fare your refund will be in the form of a travel credit that expires in a year. The Southwest airlines flight schedule has been extended through January 5, 2020. This is good news because there …

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Delta SkyMiles Deals – Round-Trip Transcontinental Flights From 10,000 Miles, Including Disneyland to Disney World

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: Always double check the prices of the routes you want to fly because you’ll often find lower prices than what’s listed on the Delta SkyMiles deals page. There are almost always unadvertised routes on sale. This week’s sale includes a bunch of cheap domestic awards, including tons of transcontinental flights for great prices …

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Limited-Time Increased Delta Credit Card Offers: Earn Up to 80,000 Bonus Miles (Ends July 2, 2019)

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: Delta doesn’t have an award chart, but they do have weekly SkyMiles award sales with deals that can be spectacular, like 30,000 miles to Europe round-trip or 50,000 miles round-trip to Australia. Through July 2, 2019, there are increased Amex Delta credit card bonuses.  Here’s a look at the current deals: Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit …

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Last Chance to Register for the 100,000 Marriott Point Spending Offer

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: Marriott points are useful for more than just hotel stays, they also transfer to 40+ airline partners. Early this year, Marriott overhauled its credit card program. With the changes, came new card names.  Some cards were longer available to new applicants. There was also a promotion for existing Marriott Bonvoy™ American Express® Card cardholders …

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Bummer! Amex Priority Pass Airport Lounge Memberships Losing Restaurant Perk

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: You should still be able to get the restaurant credit if you use a Priority Pass airport lounge membership that you earned with cards issued by other banks, like the Chase Sapphire Reserve®, US Bank Altitude Reserve or Citi Prestige. There’s bad news if you have a Priority Pass membership through an American …

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Cheap Flights to Europe for 39,000 Points in Business Class With Easy-to-Earn Points

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: The fees on most Virgin Atlantic award flights are outrageous, but Virgin Atlantic miles are great to use for booking certain partner flights. Currently, both Amex Membership Rewards and Citi ThankYou have 30% transfer bonuses for Virgin Atlantic. This is an excellent opportunity to book business-class tickets to places like Europe and Japan …

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Worth up to $100: Terrific New Perk Added to Capital One Spark Miles for Business Credit Card

INSIDER SECRET: If you get Global Entry, you’ll get TSA PreCheck benefits as well. This week the Capital One® Spark® Miles for Business card got a new perk. Now, when you use the card to pay for your Global Entry or TSA PreCheck application, you’ll get the fee reimbursed. TSA PreCheck costs $85 and Global …

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