Miles and Points, Hercules Among Men

1. Last call for Amex Hilton HHonors Surpass 80K points offer Pays no referral. Ends tomorrow. 2. Last reminder on 60K points offer on Chase Ink Plus which is set to end on March 1st. It pays me commission. As I’ve mentioned before, some report getting their $95 annual fee waived inside Chase branch. If you don’t…

On How I Sold United Miles for Less than 1 Cent Each

Well, technically, they were Continental miles at the time. But since the merger of the airlines was approved, they were supposed to become United miles at some point. And I didn’t really sell them, since it’s against the rules. Let me explain. Five years ago, I applied for Chase OnePass (Continental Airlines) Visa. I knew…

You Know You Are a Cheapskate When…

…You spend your wedding anniversary at a Holiday Inn Express that’s on IHG PointBreaks list. Yes, I really did do that. Originally, we had  a reservation at Hotel Indigo at St. Petersburg (Fl). It looks like  a nice hotel  and has a unique flair to it. Did I mention that we have a lot of…

Miles and Points Update

1. I’ve added this news item last Friday, but in case you’ve missed it: Discover has introduced a new card Discover It Miles. It gives 1.5 miles per dollar, but as a new applicant, you get double that amount, though only for the first year. Here is the link, pays no commission. My reader Cheapblackdad…

Miles and Points, Niihau

1. February 24th is the last day to apply for an increased sign-up bonus of $250 on Amex Simply Cash card. It pays me commission. You can read about all business card bonuses including this one in my post here 2. I’ve mentioned this before, but in case some readers have missed it: Few have…

Book Flights or Wait for Hotel Bonus to Post?

I got  a question from my cousin-in-law a while back and decided to feature my response in a separate post. I feel this could be applicable to what some of my readers are debating on. Here is  the email: “Leana, I got my Chase Hyatt card and already have my bonus two  nights after meeting…