[Updated 5/14/20] Summary of Consumer-Friendly Changes to Card Benefits and Loyalty Programs

Written by Craig at Middle Age Miles @ Middle Age Miles

Introduction Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen credit card companies and loyalty programs introduce many consumer-friendly changes. There have been so many that it’s hard to keep up with everything! Last week, we published a summary of the consumer-friendly…

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Summary of Consumer-Friendly Changes to Card Benefits and Loyalty Programs

Written by Craig at Middle Age Miles @ Middle Age Miles

Introduction While we’ve been on our housemoving-induced hiatus for the past few weeks and continuing even through today, we’ve seen credit card companies and loyalty programs introduce many consumer-friendly changes. There have been so many that it’s hard to keep…

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Frequent Flyer Program Updates and Extensions

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

Following the news and updates around the COVID-19 pandemic, many airlines were forced to suspend or reduce their daily operations. We have the latest information from airlines and hotels all around the world. Many frequent flyer programs are extending qualification for their elite statuses and more. Frequent Flyer Program Updates and Extensions With many borders […]

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Travel Loyalty Programs Extending Status

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

Weeks into the shutdown of the global travel system, travel loyalty programs are extending status for their members. And, here in the US, three hotels and two airlines have taken action so far. Delta SkyMiles Delta was the first major US airline to make adjustments to its loyalty program for its members. First up, they’re […]

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LAST CALL: United Airlines MileagePlus Buy Miles 75% Bonus Sale Through January 31, 2020

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

United Airlines launched earlier this month its first MileagePlus buy miles sale of 2020 that ends on Friday (January 31, 2020). You can check your bonus or discount offer on United’s website here. United Airlines has promotions every month for buying miles, but they all max out at a 100% bonus or a 50% discount […]

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Chase Releases New United Business Card with a 100,000 Miles Bonus Offer

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

United Airlines and Chase have just launched a new business credit card, which has a quite big sign-up bonus. Approved cardmembers will be eligible to earn a 100,000-mile bonus offer and competitive rewards on common business expenses, such as travel. Chase Releases New United Business Card Chase and United Airlines have just launched a new […]

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The Flights For Our Japan Trip Are Booked And I Couldn’t Be Happier!

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Earning a large number of points and miles is relatively easy. It’s finding available award flights to use those points for that’s usually the hard part. That’s why an entire…
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Recalibrating Our Baseline Values for Points & Miles

Written by Craig at Middle Age Miles @ Middle Age Miles

Introduction When you are earning points and miles and considering possible redemptions, it is critically important to have a general understanding of the value of those points and miles.  All points and miles are not created equal! Thus, back in September 2018…

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United Airlines Announces Big Changes for 2020

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

United Airlines introduced its new system for awarding cabin upgrades, PlusPoints, a few weeks back. Today united came out with the announcement they are completely changing how you earn MileagePlus Premier Status, and the feelings are mixed. United Premier Status Changes Until these changes, United tracked Premier Qualifying Miles and Segments (PQM and PQS) and […]

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New WestJet Status Match Challenge

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

If you have airline status with another carrier, WestJet currently has a three-part status match challenge to Gold or Silver with WestJet Rewards. Benefits include complimentary upgrades, priority services and lounge access. You will also have the option to extend your elite benefits to June 20, 2021. WestJet Status Match Challenge Part 1 From now […]

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New Chase United MileagePlus Explorer Offer

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

Chase if offering an increased bonus of 65,000 miles for the United MileagePlus Explorer credit card. This a good offer from an airline credit card! Chase United MileagePlus Explorer Offer The United Explorer Card is Chase’s most popular co-branded United Airlines credit card. The card comes with awesome perks if you are a United frequent […]

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Mileage Expiration Policies Of US Airlines Have Changed. Here’s The Current List

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

It’s hard enough to earn airline miles so letting those miles expire can be a painful experience, depending on how many miles you have in your account. I was willing to let some of my Frontier Miles expire until someone told me it was possible to…

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Earn Airline Miles When Eating Out: Airline Dining Programs Master List

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

If there’s a single easier way to earn airline miles without flying on an airplane than signing up for a dining program, I’m not aware of it. For those of you who still don’t know about these programs, I’ll provide some informat…

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Hotel points into United Miles – 30% conversion bonus

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

United airlines just came out with a new offer for a limited time only. You can now transfer hotel points to MileagePlus with an extra bonus of up to 25.000 extra miles. You can take advantage of this offer from October 9 to November 30, 2019. For all of you that have some hotel points […]

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