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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Chase Fraud Protection to the Rescue: I Got a Text Alert That Tipped Me Off to a Naughty Authorized User

Written by Jasmin Baron @ Million Mile Secrets

One of the things I love about Chase credit cards (and other top travel credit cards) is how proactive they are about alerting you when they notice unusual activity on your account.  It’s a great protection from hackers.  Most credit cards nowadays won’t hold you liable for fraudulent activity on your card, so it’s safer …

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An Increased Bonus, Lounge Passes, and Better Access to Award Seats: Here’s Why the United Explorer Credit Card Is Worth It

Written by Meghan Hunter @ Million Mile Secrets

Through May 16, 2019, you can earn up to 60,000 United Airlines miles after meeting tiered minimum spending requirements on the United℠ Explorer Card.  That’s a good offer – enough for at least two round-trip coach flights within the US or a one-way Business Class ticket to Europe! But with the announcement that United Airlines is eliminating their award chart starting …

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Is the IHG Rewards Club Premier Card Worth It? With an Free Night Each Account Anniversary and Generous Perks, YES – Totally

Written by Jasmin Baron @ Million Mile Secrets

Lots of folks are jumping on the limited-time increased welcome bonus on the IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card, which now comes with up to 120,000 IHG points after meeting tiered minimum spending requirements.  The offer expires May 1, 2019. That’s the highest public offer we’ve ever seen on the card, and enough for multiple …

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It’s Easy to Save $600+ With These 18 Chase United Explorer Credit Card Benefits and Perks – We’ll Show You How

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

My wife was just approved for the United℠ Explorer Card and she’ll be earning the card’s limited-time increased sign-up bonus of up to 60,000 United Airlines miles after meeting tiered minimum spending requirements.  This offer ends on May 16, 2019. Once you include the miles you’ll earn from meeting the minimum spending, you’ll only be 2,000 United Airlines …

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Chase Offer: 10% back on Alaska purchase [Targeted, max $30 back]

Written by Nick Reyes @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

There is another new targeted Chase Offer out good for 10% back on Alaska Airlines purchases. That’s a good deal to stack with the current promotions from Alaska for double miles on some transcon routes and/or the fast track to status. If you’ve got this offer on a Chase Ritz-Carlton card, you may even be able to stack it with the Visa Discount Air program on your mileage run segment run (though that would probably be a poor use…

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Consider Booking Through Credit Card Portals

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

I talk about transferring credit card points a lot.  But you should also consider booking through credit card portals too.  Here’s why. Now, I only have Chase Ultimate Rewards and American Express Membership Rewards cards. So, I won’t be covering other portals like Citi ThankYou, etc. Comparison  The best values are often gotten by transferring […]

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When You Should(n’t) Use Airline Co-Brand Credit Cards To Pay For Airfare

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

All of the larger airlines in the U.S. offer co-brand credit cards. These cards, which provide extra benefits to cardholders, range from ones with no annual fee to premium cards costing up to $450 per year. While you’d think that using a co-brand…

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Get $15-25 (1.5K-2.5K Ultimate Rewards points) by trying Google Pay [Targeted?]

Written by Nick Reyes @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

Update: Some readers have reported receiving the same offer but for only $15. See screen shot below (H/T: Reader Christian). Chase is offering $25 cash back or $15 cash back (2,500 / 1,500 Ultimate Rewards points) when you add your Chase Freedom card to Google Pay and use it to make 3 transactions during April 2019. This offer may be targeted (and in fact it likely is targeted at leas tot hose who have not yet used their card with Google…

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3 Reasons the New Chase Sapphire Preferred Offer Is The Best Personal Travel Credit Card Bonus For Flights to Europe

Written by Jason @ Million Mile Secrets

The Chase Sapphire Preferred card has a brand new increased bonus and you can now earn 60,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after spending $4,000 on purchases within the first 3 months of account opening. That’s the biggest public offer this card has ever had and it easily makes it the top personal travel credit card …

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Staples fee-free Mastercards 3/24-3/30/19

Written by Nick Reyes @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

Staples has released its weekly add and this Sunday will be offering $200 Mastercard Gift Cards with no purchase fee. What’s more, the ad does not mention a limit per customer or transaction. The Deal Staples will be offering fee-free Mastercard gift cards from 3/24/19-3/30/19 Direct link to weekly ad (see page 3) Key Details Valid 3/24/19–3/30/19. No stated limit Quick Thoughts Note that Mastercard gift cards have been subject to a higher rate of fraudulent draining than…

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Chase Ultimate Rewards Review: Everything You Need to Know

Written by Jake Pearring @ Million Mile Secrets

Whether you’re brand new to earning miles and points for free travel, or you’re a seasoned veteran who’s always planning their next international adventure, Chase Ultimate Rewards points are the most useful points to have in your arsenal.  That’s because they’re easy to earn and redeem with plenty of options to book flights, hotels, car …

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Chase: $5 statement credit for going paperless [Targeted / YMMV]

Written by Nick Reyes @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

I don’t know how widely available this will be, but my wife received an offer today when logging in to her Chase account to receive a $5 bonus for going paperless on one of her accounts. Truth be told, she hadn’t used that account in a while and we therefore hadn’t realized it wasn’t set up for paperless delivery. This is probably targeted, but the terms indicate that you are limited to one $5 statement credit per year,…

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10 Top Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Card Benefits and Perks

Written by Jasmin @ Million Mile Secrets

For a limited time, the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless™ Credit Card comes with an increased welcome bonus of 100,000 Marriott points after spending $5,000 on purchases in the first 3 months of account opening.  This offer expires May 2, 2019, and lots of folks are excited about the deal! The improved Marriott Bonvoy Boundless offer is worth considering …

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Hawaii Credit Card Award Travel Guide 2019

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

Last year, I did a few Hawaii credit card award travel guides thanks to all the changes in cards.  But a lot has changed since then, so it’s time for another update!  Check out my Hawaii credit cards award travel guide 2019 edition. When the new Amex Gold Card came out last year, I thought […]

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Chase Freedom Unlimited 3X everywhere back in-branch

Update: This deal originally ran a year ago (April 2018). The return of this offer has been rumored for quite a while, and Doctor of Credit reports the deal is back, though it is available in-branch only at the time of writing. On the downside, this time the deal is capped at $20,000 in purchases in the first year. Still, this is a great deal if you’re looking to earn Ultimate Rewards for daily unbonused spend. Read on for Greg’s original…

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