Super Easy: Save Hundreds Off Flights With Delta Pay With Miles (No Blackout Dates!)

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For some folks, the best travel deals don’t require learning complicated airline award charts or searching for available award seats. That’s why the welcome bonuses on AMEX Delta cards like the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express, Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express, and Delta Reserve® Credit Card are a great deal! …

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How to Find Cheap Flights Using Google Flights

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Nobody likes paying full price for airline tickets, but sometimes you don’t have a choice.  Maybe there are no award seats available, or a trip comes up last minute.  So how do you find the cheapest airfare without searching every airline individually? There are a lot of 3rd-party websites, like Orbitz or Expedia, to choose …

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Reader Success! A Father-Daughter Trip Report of Ecuador, Braving the Amazon Rainforest, Galapagos, and More!

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Welcome to the next installment of our Reader Success Series where Million Mile Secrets Readers share how they booked a trip with miles & points to get Big Travel with Small Money! Satish is our newest reader success story to show folks it’s possible to travel without spending a lot of money.  If you would like to be inspired by more stories like this one, take a …

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Southwest Companion Pass FAQ:  You’ll Find the Answers Here!

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All of us at Million Mile Secrets consider the Southwest Companion Pass to be the best deal in travel.  Why?  Because it lets a friend or family member travel with you for free whenever you travel on Southwest.  It doesn’t matter if your flight is booked with points or paid for with cash – your …

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Reader Success! A Trip for 4 to the Caribbean Thanks to Flexible Chase Ultimate Rewards Points!

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Welcome to the next installment of our Reader Success Series where Million Mile Secrets Readers share how they booked a trip with miles & points to get Big Travel with Small Money! Patty is our newest reader success story to show folks it’s possible to travel without spending a lot of money.  If you would like to be inspired by more stories like this one, take a …

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I Admit – I Peek at What Card Folks in Line Are Using (and Cringe When It’s Not a Travel Credit Card)

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Please, please, please tell me I’m not the only one who does this. When I’m in line at the supermarket, gas station, or fast food joint, I can’t help but sneak a quick curious glance at the card the person ahead of me is using.  Of course, busting out cash is the most cringe-worthy method …

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Saying Buh-Bye to My Travel Anxiety Thanks to the Delta Mobile App

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If you have travel anxiety, Delta is the best airline to reduce your uneasiness. I get anxiety whenever I travel.  My head immediately fills with a ton of what-if questions for horrible scenarios that are unlikely to happen.  What if I don’t qualify for TSA PreCheck?  What if the security lines are long?  What if I …

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Known Traveler Number: Your Key to Speeding Through Security

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If you don’t like waiting in long airport security lines, you’ll definitely want to get your hands on a Known Traveler Number (KTN).  That’s because having a KTN is your key to unlocking the world of expedited screenings! Imagine being able to speed through security in just a matter of minutes, instead of having to …

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Travel Credit Card Success: Business Class Flight to Europe and Chase Sapphire Reserve Baggage Delay Insurance to the Rescue!

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Welcome to the next installment of our Reader Success Series where Million Mile Secrets Readers share how they booked a trip with miles & points to get Big Travel with Small Money! Stuart is our newest reader success story to show folks it’s possible to travel without spending a lot of money.  If you would like to be inspired by more stories like this one, take a …

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Chase Ultimate Rewards Showdown: Ink Business Preferred vs Sapphire Preferred vs Sapphire Reserve

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We always suggest that folks new to miles and points start with Chase Ultimate Rewards cards first before considering other cards, in part due to Chase’s strict application rules.  But it’s also because these cards offer valuable welcome bonuses, strong earnings for your purchases, to terrific travel perks and purchase protection. The most flexible Chase …

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NOT Good!! Delta Introduces Basic Economy to Award Flights

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You’re well aware of Delta Basic Economy.  That conniving fare that’s best known for inconvenience and fees. It’s the cheapest fare available.  But you’ll have to pay for “extras” like choosing your own seat (which is a pain when you’re traveling with friends and family).  And there are no ticket changes or upgrades allowed.  Plus, …

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Reader Success: Birthday Festivities With a Round-Trip Flight to Machu Picchu in Business Class Seats!

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Welcome to the next installment of our Reader Success Series where Million Mile Secrets Readers share how they booked a trip with miles & points to get Big Travel with Small Money! Janeal is our newest reader success story to show folks it’s possible to travel without spending a lot of money.  If you would like to be inspired by more stories like this one, take a …

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Blog Giveaway: 6,000 United Airlines Miles!

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Thanks to all our loyal readers for supporting us over the years.  And to the new readers for giving us a try!  Enter this giveaway for a chance to win 6,000 United Airlines Miles! How to Enter To enter this giveaway, you must do 2 things: 1.   Subscribe to Our Newsletter Link:   Sign-Up for Our Free Newsletter …

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$200 Chase Freedom Unlimited Offer ($50 Higher Than Usual!) – Here’s How to Turn It Into MUCH More (Possibly Targeted?)

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The Chase Freedom Unlimited credit card is one of the absolute most effective tools for earning Chase Ultimate Rewards points.  It’s an essential card for most folks trying to achieve the Chase Trifecta and become a points earning powerhouse.  Particularly when you pair it with cards like the Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card, Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card, or Chase …

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Step-by-Step Guide to Using Chase Offers Inside the Chase Mobile App

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If you’re a Million Mile Secrets regular, you already know about Chase Offers.  They work like AMEX Offers, in that you can get sizable statement credits for spending you’d make anyway. You’re eligible for Chase Offers if you have cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card (our #1 credit card for folks new to using miles & …

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Southwest Flights to Hawaii Are Already Causing Other Airlines to Compete – Here’s One More Way It Will Benefit You

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We’re already seeing positive fruit from the upcoming Southwest service to the Hawaiian Islands. Southwest expects to begin flying to Hawaii in just a few short months.  And you can bet they’ll have competitive prices, along with incredibly customer friendly policies, like 2 free checked bags per passenger and generous change and cancellation policies.  Not to …

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Lend a Helping Hand: Inspire Our Community by Sharing Your Travel Experience!

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The best part about sharing our love of the miles & points hobby is y’all – our readers.  And we want you to share your miles & points travel experiences with each other! We aren’t looking for experts.  We’re looking for real people to share how they use miles & points and the best credit …

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Blog Giveaway: 6,000 Hyatt Points!

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Thanks to all our loyal readers for supporting us over the years.  And to the new readers for giving us a try!  Enter this giveaway for a chance to win 6,000 Hyatt points! How to Enter To enter this giveaway, you must do 2 things: 1.   Subscribe to Our Newsletter Link:   Sign-Up for Our Free Newsletter You’ll …

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Black Friday Sale – Up to 40% Off Airport Lounge Membership

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If you’ve never entered an airport lounge, it’s an aphrodisiacal experience.  In many cases, you receive free hot meals and beverages, showers, comfy chairs, and plenty of outlets.  And the feeling of exclusivity once inside is more intoxicating than the complimentary alcohol. Priority Pass is the most well-known airport lounge membership, with 1,200+ lounges around …

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11 Little-Known, Unusual Ways to Use Your Chase Ultimate Rewards Points: Visit These Amazing Off-the-Beaten Path Spots for Nearly FREE!

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Chase Ultimate Rewards are among the most valuable points in our hobby and is our favorite rewards program.  And while the value of Chase Ultimate Rewards points varies depending on how you redeem them, we’ve always said the best use of miles and points is for travel that’s meaningful to you. But if you’re looking for …

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