Miles and Points, Travel Bug

Don’t forget to clear your schedule for tomorrow, so you can take advantage of Small Business Saturday promotion. In case you’ve missed it, here is my guest post on how this deal turned into fiasco last year. Don’t be like me! 2.Via Million Miles Secrets blog, get $100 off hotel booking of $100 on Cyber…

Are Frequent Flyer Miles a Scam?

milesforfamily @milesforfamily · Nov 16 Rant: Offered to redeem miles to Europe for a needy friend. Told her to be flexible. She comes back with dates Dec 24-January 1st. What?   If you are one of my 186 loyal followers, you’ve  probably already seen the above rant. Normally, I don’t like to abuse Twitter in such  manner. I mean,…

Miles and Points Update

New IHG PointBreaks list is now bookable. Don’t delay reserving your desired hotel. Remember, you can always cancel it without penalty if your plans change. There is a new offer on Citi Thank You Preferred card that gives 30,000 points after spending $2,000 in 4 months. It pays me commission and you can see more…

Miles and Points Update

1. The minimum spending to get Chase Sapphire Preferred sign-up bonus was increased to $4,000. The bonus is still worth it, even with this higher “barrier to entry.” The card pays me commission. 2. You can now register for Small Business Saturday. Don’t delay because once the quota is filled, the door will  close, figuratively speaking. You…

The “Devil” Cards’ Advocate

An update: UR points no longer transfer to Amtrak and Avios 4,500-mile domestic redemptions are no longer available as of February 2nd, 2016. Inspired by Devil’s Advocate posts on Travel Codex blog, I will introduce my own “whenever I feel like writing it” series. Created by my alter ego (we shall call her Julia), the…