Blog Giveaway: $200 American Airlines Gift Card!

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Emily and I are thankful for the support of our readers!  So this week we’re giving away a $200 American Airlines gift card!

Blog Giveaway 200 American Airlines Gift Card

Jump On the Next Airfare Sale to Europe, and Use a $200 American Airlines Gift Card to Save Even More

I’ll show you how to enter!

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7,000 Southwest Points Winner!

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Thanks to everyone who participated in our 7,000 Southwest points giveaway!

7000 Southwest Points Winner

Are You the Winner of 7,000 Southwest Points?

Find out who won!

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Traveling Through Denver This Holiday Season? Go Ice Skating!

Folks traveling through Denver for the holiday season, be warned!

Via The Points Guy, until January 1, 2017, travelers will experience an influx of ice when traveling through the Denver airport.  Free of charge!

Denver airport has opened an ice skating rink in the airport’s open-air plaza, open between 9:00 am and 9:00 pm daily.  So check it out!

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I Can’t Skate, but You Might Enjoy a Quick Spin on the Ice in Denver Over the Holidays!

I like seeing airports go out of their way to make the holiday travel more enjoyable for travelers!

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Rumor: Chase Freedom Bonus Categories – January to June 2017

We MAY know the upcoming Chase Freedom bonus categories for the first half of 2017!

Via Reddit, you can expect to earn 5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points (5% cash back) with your Chase Freedom when you spend on gas stations and commuter passes from January to March 2017.  And grocery stores and drug stores from April to June 2017.

This is NOT confirmed.  But a Reddit user says that’s what they were told by a Chase representative.

Reminder Last Day To Activate 1st Quarter Chase Freedom 5X Bonus

Your Chase Freedom MAY Earn 5X Points on Commuter Passes, Like Subways and Buses

I’ll tell you what we know!

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Cheap Flights to Iceland From 6 Cities in the US and Canada!

Good news for folks eager to visit Iceland!  WOW Air has added more cheap fares from the US and Canada to Iceland, for travel between December 2016 and May 2017.  One-way fares start at $99!

And for a slightly higher price, you can connect onward to many destinations in Continental Europe, like Amsterdam and Berlin, from $149 one-way.

I flew WOW Air to Iceland, and really liked it!

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I Made Some Unforgettable Memories in Iceland

I’ll give you the details of this deal from WOW Air.

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Earn 3X JetBlue Points When You Shop at Amazon!

Here’s another bonus promotion just in time for the busiest shopping month of the year!

Via Running With Miles, you’ll earn 3 JetBlue points for every $1 you spend at Amazon when you sign-in to your JetBlue account and shop through JetBlue’s link.  This is on top of the rewards you’ll earn from your credit card!

There’s no end date listed for the deal.  I hope it sticks around!

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Shop at Amazon and Earn 3 JetBlue Points per $1, Plus Credit Card Rewards!

I’ll help you make the most of this deal!

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Free Access to US Museums, Zoos, Aquariums, & More This Weekend With Your Bank of America Card!

Interested in visiting a new museum, zoo, or aquarium this weekend?

If you’re a Bank of America (or Merrill Lynch) debit or credit cardholder, you can get into certain museums and other cultural centers for free on the first full weekend of each month.

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There Are Over 150 Participating Locations, Including the Newseum in Washington, DC, Where You Can Get in Free With Your Bank of America Card

I’ll show you how you can get fee admission to places like the Denver Zoo, the Long Island Children’s Museum, and the SCAD Museum of Art in Savannah, Georgia.

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“Nothing Is as Humbling as Seeing Thousands of Graves at the Normandy Invasion Beaches”

Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:  The Traveling Professor

Steve writes The Traveling Professor to give tips and pointers to readers and travelers.  You can also find him on Facebook! And if you have any questions, you can email him here.

The Traveling Professor

The Professor in Florence

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

I became an American Airlines AAdvantage member on August 24, 1984.  I have Platinum elite status.  And I am a “Million Miler” with 1,495,955 miles flown in the air.

However, I estimate I have earned over 10,000,000 miles & points through flying, credit cards, credit card bonuses, and through other miles earning opportunities.  I started collecting miles & points with my American Airlines AAdvantage account. Continue reading

Blog Redesign Update – How Can We Make It Easier to Find Information?

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who filled out our survey and gave feedback on our blog redesign!  Million Mile Secrets readers are the best!

Many of you shared that it could be easier to find information on the blog.  And some hoped the new design would have a better search function.  We’ve tweaked our existing search engine and cleaned up as much of the blog as we could until the redesign, including making it easier to comment and reply to comments.

So I’ve made a quick follow-up survey for folks to fill out.  We’d really like to fine-tune the design to meet your needs!

Blog Redesign Update How Can We Make It Easier To Find Information

We Love to Hear Your Opinions! And Want to Create the Best Blog Design for You

So here’s a quick survey about finding information on the blog.

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Earn a Big Bonus When You Buy or Gift American Airlines Miles

Want more American Airlines miles for a trip you’re planning?

Via Frequent Flyer Bonuses, American Airlines is giving bonus miles to folks who buy at least 10,000 American Airlines miles through January 3, 2017.  Up to 120,000 bonus miles!  The more miles you buy, the higher the bonus.

This deal could be good for y’all who need extra miles for a great redemption.  Or if you want to fly Business Class or First Class at a big discount!  I’ll explain.

Earn A Big Bonus When You Buy Or Gift American Airlines Miles

Buy American Airlines Miles and Visit Athens in Business Class for Cheaper

I’ll give you the details of this deal, so you can decide if this American Airlines promotion is right for you.

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