Miles and Points, Playground

1. This isn’t a huge deal, but you can now link your AAdvantage and US Airways Dividend accounts. You can’t yet combine miles, but in theory, it should make the transition less troublesome later on. Sign in to your AAdvantage account and a pop-up should appear asking for your US Airways account number. 2. William…

Miles and Points Update

1. Hyatt has a promotion Stay More Play More for stays from January 15th-April 30th. See your personalized promo  here  Most report an offer of 20,000 Gold Passport points after 10 paid nights (weak sauce). 2. If you happen to have any elite status with Marriott chain, you may be able to access an offer of…

Capital One, Why Can’t I Have You in My Wallet?

As I’ve mentioned last week, my minimum spending on Citi Thank You Preferred card was done due to Etihad mistake fare.  So, it was time to pick my new victim. Last year my application for Capital One Venture Rewards card (pays me commission) was rejected. And like most bloggers, I’m very needy and  hate rejection.…

Miles and Points, Guitar

1. If you live near Rite Aid, you may want to read this post on The Deal Mommy. There is a potential to get a free 1-week vacation rental (flexibility on dates required) after you buy $250 worth of certain products. There are hoops to jump through, and I don’t know how all of this…

Our 2015 “Miles and Points” Vacation Plans

Actually, all of our 2015 travel plans involve miles and points. My goal is to conserve my limited savings and  utilize this hobby as much as possible. Without further ado: 1. Trip to Jamaica in March. We are staying in Holiday Inn Montego Bay and flying on Southwest. I’ve written about it in detail, so  won’t…