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!
Rob is our newest reader success story to show folks it’s possible to travel without spending a lot of money.
Pure Bliss at the Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands
A big thank you to Rob for sharing his story!
Please introduce yourself to everyone and tell us how long you’ve been involved in the miles & points hobby.
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Million Mile Secrets reader, Toshio, commented:
I am interested in applying for the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express. But I’m not sure of the difference in perks between the personal and small business versions. Can you compare both cards?
Both versions of the AMEX Starwood Preferred Guest card come with a 35,000 Starwood point sign-up bonus through April 5, 2017.
But the AMEX Starwood small business card has a larger tiered minimum spending requirement.
That’s because it comes with a few added perks and benefits that are NOT available on the personal version.
Only 1 Version of the AMEX Starwood Card Gets You Access to Sheraton Club Lounges!
I’ll explain the differences between both. And help you decide which card is right for you!
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Thank you to our readers for all your support over the years! This week, Emily and I are giving away 20,000 Hilton points!
Hilton Has Made Some Changes to Its Award Program!
I’ll show you how to enter!
Don’t forget to follow me on Facebook or Twitter!
Thanks to everyone who participated in our 15,000 IHG points giveaway!
Did You Win 15,000 IHG Points?
Find out if you won!
Through April 5, 2017, you can earn up to 35,000 Starwood points on both the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express personal and small business cards after meeting tiered minimum spending requirements.
I’ve written why this is a great offer. But did you know that applying for the small business version of the AMEX Starwood card will NOT hurt you chances of being approved for Chase cards in the future?
That’s important, because Chase has some of the best travel rewards cards. And the easiest and fastest way to get Big Travel with Small Money is to sign-up for credit cards with big bonuses.
The Sign-Up Bonus From the AMEX Starwood Small Business Card Is Enough for a Free Night at the Stunning St. Regis Princeville Resort. And It Will NOT Count Against Chase’s 5/24 Rule
I’ll share the details of the AMEX Starwood small business card offer. And help you decide whether it might make sense for you!
Posted in American Express, AMEX Starwood (SPG), Beginner Tips, Business Credit Cards, Chase, Chase Sapphire Preferred, Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Earn Miles, Save Money, Travel Tips
Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!
Miles & Points Interview: Points, Miles & Life
Ian writes Points, Miles & Life to share his travel experiences and give tips and tricks to friends and family. He’s also a contributor for Points With a Crew. You can follow him on Facebook and Twitter.
My Wife and I on the Ferry Between Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, Canada
How and when did you start collecting miles and points?
Posted in Airlines, Bank Of America, Beginner Tips, BOA Amtrak MasterCard, Chase, Chase Sapphire Preferred, Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Earn Miles, Interviews, Save Money, Southwest, Travel Tips, Ultimate Rewards, United Airlines
Have an upcoming Hilton stay? Via Deals We Like, check to see if you’re targeted for Hilton’s “Win Back” promotion. Where you can earn up to 50,000 bonus points for certain stays.
There are 4 different targeted offers. I’ll show you how to check to see if you’re eligible.
Signing-up is worth it if you have a particular stay in mind!
Check to See If You Were Targeted for Any of Hilton’s 4 Latest Win Back Promotions
Let’s take a look at the details of this promotion.
Posted in American Express, AMEX Hilton, AMEX Hilton Surpass, Citi Hilton, Citi Hilton Reserve, Citibank, Credit Cards, Hilton HHonors, Hotels, Save Money, Travel Tips
Via Mommy Points, you can save 5,000 United Airlines miles on round-trip coach tickets to Mexico from the US (excluding Hawaii) and Canada on United Airlines.
The deal is good or travel between April 29, 2017, and May 26, 2017. But you must book by February 24, 2017.
Book Soon and Save on United Airlines Award Flights to Mexico!
Let’s take a look at the details of this offer!
Via One Mile at a Time, you can get up to a 125% bonus (or more if you’re targeted!) on purchased Avianca miles through February 28, 2017.
Avianca is a member of the Star Alliance, so you can use their miles to book flights on airlines like United Airlines, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, and Air Canada. And pay fewer miles on certain routes!
Get Up to a 125 % (or 135% if You’re Targeted!) Bonus When You Buy Avianca Miles Through February 28, 2017
I’ll explain the details of this offer. And help you decide whether it makes sense for you!
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The highest-ever 35,000 Starwood point sign-up bonus on the AMEX Starwood cards is back!
Through April 5, 2017, you can earn up to 35,000 Starwood points on the personal and small business versions of the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express cards after meeting tiered minimum spending requirements.
That’s an excellent deal! Because 35,000 Starwood points is enough for an award night at the most luxurious Category 7 Starwood hotels, like The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort in Mexico. Rooms there can easily cost $800+ per night!
Million Mile Secrets Team Member Keith Used Starwood Points to Stay at The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort Using Starwood Points and Had an Unforgettable Experience!
I’ll explain the details of this offer. And help you decide if you should consider applying!
Posted in Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, American Express, AMEX Starwood (SPG), Beginner Tips, British Airways, Business Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Delta Skymiles, Earn Miles, Emirates, Hotels, Marriott, Save Money, Starwood (SPG), Travel Tips