Visa Signature benefits: Save on rental cars and more with your card

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

When comparing rewards credit cards it makes sense to look at the rewards you’ll earn and the travel perks you’ll get with the card. But depending on the card’s payment network, you might have extra benefits that you weren’t even aware of. For example, your Visa card could come with the additional designation of Visa Signature …

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JetBlue Business Card review: Earn up 60,000 bonus points with excellent ongoing benefits

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

JetBlue is known for the top-notch amenities of its domestic premium and economy cabins, including generous legroom, free Wi-Fi and unlimited snacks. The airline also has its exceptional Mint class (i.e., business class) on many of its longer flights. So there are many reasons to be interested in JetBlue’s TrueBlue loyalty program. JetBlue’s cobranded airline …

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How to change or cancel a Delta flight

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

Under normal circumstances, Delta’s change/cancellation fees are some of the most expensive. But these times are anything but normal and Delta is waiving fees because of the COVID-19 outbreak. You can now make plans without having to worry about extra fees if you need change them. We’ll review Delta’s current coronavirus waivers and the details …

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Citi Premier benefits and perks: New bonus categories coming soon

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

Citi is an MMS advertising partner The Citi Premier℠ Card, you’ll earn a welcome bonus of 60,000 Citi ThankYou points after spending $4,000 on purchases within the first three months of account opening. This is an excellent offer and the points you earn are transferable, which gives you more flexibility by letting you access Citi’s airline partners.  But that’s just …

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Which credit card bonuses can you earn more than once?

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

The easiest way to earn miles, points or cash back is by opening a new rewards credit card and earning its welcome bonus. These offers require you to meet a minimum spending requirement and are generally only available when you open a card. The best travel card bonuses are worth $500 or more, and some …

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Best Mastercard credit cards of 2020

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

Most of the best travel credit cards operate on one of three payment networks: American Express, Visa or Mastercard, and there are advantages to carrying a card from each network. Beyond the various benefits and earnings you receive with different rewards credit cards, some stores may accept one card but not another. No matter what …

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Mastercard World Elite card benefits – Save on delivery, Lyft rides, cell phone coverage and more

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

Many of the top rewards credit cards are part of the Mastercard payment network. I always make sure to carry at least one Mastercard or Visa credit card with me because I’ve found that smaller stores are less likely to accept Discover or Amex cards. And beyond it’s nearly universal acceptance, there are other perks …

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5 tips for making your credit card reconsideration telephone call a success

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

Earning big travel-card bonuses is the best way to get the miles or points you need to book that next dream trip. But, in order to get that travel credit card (or cash-back card) bonus, you’ll need to be approved for the card and then meet the card’s minimum spending requirement. If you need help with …

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New Hyatt card offer – 10 elite night credits and 50,000 points

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

The World of Hyatt loyalty program has long been a favorite of mine. The typical value of a Hyatt point far exceeds what you’d get from other hotel points and the top-tier Hyatt Globalist status is by far the most valuable hotel elite status you can earn. Hyatt brands include many of the best luxury …

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Benefits of the American Express Platinum card

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

The Platinum® Card from American Express is one of our favorite cards for frequent travelers and ranks among our best travel cards and top American Express cards. It has an excellent welcome bonus of 60,000 Amex Membership Rewards points after spending $5,000 on purchases in the first three months of opening your account. And right now Amex …

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Up to 50,000 bonus points: Check your Amex for cardholder perks

Written by Jason Stauffer @ The Points Guy

As the COVID-19 global pandemic has turned the travel world upside down, travel providers and card issuers are much more likely to make policy exceptions during this exceptional time. Airlines and hotels having been waiving fees, updating cancelation policies and extending elite status in respond to the travel shutdown. New to The Points Guy? Sign …

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Guide to Visa Infinite card benefits

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

Many of the best rewards credit cards have benefits that go far beyond the introductory bonus offer or the rewards you earn for purchases. The specific perks will vary by travel credit card, but there are sometimes benefits that are tied to the payment network for the card (Visa, Mastercard, etc.). Mastercard has different designations …

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US Bank Business Leverage Visa Signature Card: 75,000-point bonus worth $750 cash

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

If you’re looking to earn a fat stack of cash for your business, the U.S. Bank Business Leverage® Visa Signature Card could do the trick. It’s got a 75,000-point welcome offer (worth $750) that you’ll earn after spending $7,500 in the first four months after opening the card. That’s an excellent small business credit card deal that …

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When it’s worth it to pay a fee for taxes, mortgages or car payments to earn rewards

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

One of the biggest frustrations when it comes to earning miles and points is that so many of your largest expenses can’t be paid with a rewards credit card without tacking on extra fees. There are services, like Plastiq, that allow you to pay almost any bill with (most) credit cards for a 2.5% fee. …

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US Bank Business Cash Rewards: No annual fee and a $500 bonus

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

No matter how valuable miles and points can be for travel, they’ll never be as useful and versatile as cash money. That’s where the U.S. Bank Business Cash Rewards World Elite™ MasterCard® comes in. The very simple small business cash-back credit card earns up to 3.75% cash back. It’s great for anyone who spends a lot at …

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How to transfer Marriott points to airlines: Your guide to becoming an instant expert

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

Marriott Bonvoy has undergone a bunch of changes since Marriott acquired Starwood, it kept the best part of Starwood’s old program: points transfers to a long list of airline partners and it added more partners to the list. Marriott even retained the 5,000-mile transfer bonus everyone knows and loves. You can earn Marriott points with …

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American Express extends intro bonus deadline on cards opened through May 31st

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

Things are changing fast thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has impacted everyone’s life in a significant way. It’s understandable that travel credit card rewards aren’t at the top of everyone’s mind right now, however we have some good news to share. If you recently opened a rewards credit card and are uncertain if you’ll …

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Streaming services added as Chase Freedom 5% cash back bonus category

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

The Chase Freedom® 5% back bonus categories for the second quarter of 2020 are out. From April 1 through June 30, 2020, you’ll get 5% cash back (5x Chase Ultimate Rewards points) at grocery stores and gym membership and fitness clubs when you activate the bonus. If you spend the $1,500 maximum in this quarter’s bonus categories, you’ll earn $75 …

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Ink Business Preferred approval tips

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

If you like Chase Ultimate Rewards points as much as we do, you’re probably interested in the new Ink Business Preferred Credit Card offer of 100,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after spending $15,000 in the first three months. That bonus is worth at least $1,000 in cash or you can transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points to airline …

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