First Ever Ultimate Rewards Transfer Bonus on Cusp of Avios Devaluation

Written by Sarah Page Maxwell @ MileValue

For the first time ever, Ultimate Rewards is offering a transfer bonus to one of their loyalty program partners: British Airways Avios. Through June 16, 2019 at 11:59 pm ET, you will earn 30% more points for Ultimate Rewards to British Airways transfers. That means 10,000 Ultimate Rewards translates to 13,000 Avios, and 20,000 Ultimate […]

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Redeem AA Miles by Tomorrow for 10% Rebate

Written by Sarah Page Maxwell @ MileValue

Attention AAdvantage cardholders! Wednesday, May 1 the 10% rebate on mile redemptions benefit will be dropped from the following cards: Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard  Barclays AAdvantage Aviator Red World Elite Mastercard Barclays AAdvantage Aviator Silver Mastercard The rebate is capped at 10,000 miles per calendar year, which would be the rebate […]

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Singapore Star Alliance Award Devaluation

Written by Sarah Page Maxwell @ MileValue

Singapore Krisflyer, loyalty program of Singapore Airlines, increased the price of various partner award prices on April 16, 2019. These changes weren’t without notice, as they announced in March the impending devaluation. Devaluations always suck but are inevitable. Singapore devaluations sting in a special way as they are by far the easiest mile to earn. […]

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How to Check Your Chase 5/24 Count

Written by Sarah Page Maxwell @ MileValue

A couple days ago I wrote a post clarifying the Chase 5/24 rule and it’s relationship to small business credit cards. A reader asked the following question in the comments: “How do I figure out if I can apply for the United Explore Card under the 5/24 rule. I didn’t keep track of when I […]

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United Drops Award Chart November 15

Written by Sarah Page Maxwell @ MileValue

United published some heavy-hitting changes to their loyalty program over the weekend. In a nutshell, United is following Delta down the path towards a totally revenue-based loyalty program. United has announced dynamic award pricing effective immediately for flights with travel dates of November 15 and on. This means that instead of having set, published prices […]

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Tuscany Trip Report: Part III

Written by Sarah Page Maxwell @ MileValue

Today I’m going to wrap up a trip report I started with you guys back in January, on a three week adventure through Tuscany with my boyfriend and parents. If you haven’t read Parts I and II, I recommend doing so before reading today’s post. Tuscany Trip Report: Part I  Tuscany Trip Report: Part II […]

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Free Giveaway: $200 Southwest Gift Card

Written by Sarah Page Maxwell @ MileValue

The ever generous CaveDweller has not forgotten about you, MileValue readers! This time he’s offering one lucky reader a $200 Southwest gift card. Southwest gift cards are fully transferable and don’t expire. There are three ways to enter: Comment on this post. Follow us on Facebook. Follow us and retweet this tweet: GIVING AWAY A […]

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Sapphire Preferred Improves Offer to 60k

Written by Sarah Page Maxwell @ MileValue

Chase has increased the bonus on the Sapphire Preferred Card from 50,000 Ultimate Rewards to 60,000 Ultimate Rewards without increasing the minimum spending requirement which is still $4,000 within three months of account opening. The 50k bonus was worth at least $625*, more like $1,000* if you utilize valuable airline loyalty program transfer partners. Now […]

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Don’t Transfer Marriott Points to Etihad Guest

Written by Sarah Page Maxwell @ MileValue

Warning: If you’re considering a points transfer to utilize one of the various mileage sweetspots of the Etihad Guest loyalty program, don’t pick Marriott Rewards for the job. I transferred 27,000 points from my Marriott account to my Etihad account on January 24, and then another chunk of 27,000 points on January 29. That should […]

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I’m Still Here!

Written by Sarah Page Maxwell @ MileValue

Hey MileValue readers! I’ve been experiencing a rough patch over the last month with my health that I would like to dive into with you guys when I’m ready. That moment isn’t now, but it will come. And as I’m sure many of you can relate to, I’ve been sick while traveling. While I’ve had […]

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