After the merger with US Airways they took the Dividend Miles approach of putting miles on sale three fourths of the year. The only purpose that ‘regular price’ serves is to be a reference point that allows them to announce a huge (always on) sale. For Black Friday they're selling miles at 1.77 cents apiece. Show More Summary
Many of the airline shopping portals are offering double points for your online shopping. You just need to go through their portal first to make your purchase and your transaction will be tracked in the background. This can really help...Show More Summary
Cashing in your airline miles for award seats can be an aggravating experience. Common issues include flights with unreasonable point demands, huge fuel surcharges, and limited availability. That last part — limited availability — is often what sends people over the edge. Even if you...
What would you do with 100,000 airline miles? Our advice: anything you want. While most credit cards require $1000’s in spending to earn points, you can go from 0 to 100,000 in a days, using the most amusing purchases to net your points. Show More Summary
Miles to Memories is reporting on another new Amex Offer that I didn’t receive on any accounts this morning: Spend $250+ with Alaska Airlines, get 5,000 Membership Rewards points. #jealous (no, that’s not a Twitter sync). The best play...Show More Summary
Welcome to the weekly “Best of Miles to Memories” recap series. Here you will find links to all of the still relevant posts from the past week: including new Amex offers, 120k Bonus, point rebates and more!
My favorite use of Amex Membership Rewards points is transferring them to one of the excellent airline mileage transfer partners. Occasionally we'll see transfer bonuses, though there are only a couple of programs where we see them with any regularity, like Virgin Atlantic Flying Club. Show More Summary
In my post today on intra-Europe United Awards at 8,000 miles for nonstop flights at 800 or less miles, I asked if anyone knew a source for a list of nonstop flights from airports. A quick answer from the UK pointed to Kayak.com links...Show More Summary
Starwood is offering a 35% discount on buying Starpoints through December 29. They’re actually letting you buy points at a price which those points are worth which is great. Continue reading Enticing Discount Buying Starwood Points (35% Off, Airline Miles for 1.82 Cents)...
As most points and miles collectors know, SPG points are unbeatable in terms of value. There is simply no other currency that is more valuable per point. Starwood points also transfer to more airlines than any other currency (30+ airline partners). Show More Summary
Some of the easiest ways to earn miles and points is from airline (and hotel) shopping portals and dining programs. With shopping portals and dining programs, you’re earning miles and points for things that you probably planned to buy. Show More Summary
For those who are new to miles & points, the best way to quickly increase your balance of miles is to apply for credit cards when they have increased sign-up bonuses. Many of these credit cards are worth holding onto long term for the...Show More Summary
This week Barclaycard shared details of their new Uber Visa credit card. Buried in the Uber coverage is a note about points potentially transferring to airline miles. Barclaycard confirms to me that "we are exploring other travel redemption...Show More Summary
A new Groupon loyalty program gives customers the option to earn miles and points with every purchase from American Airlines AAdvantage, Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan, Choice Privileges, IHG Rewards Club, JetBlue’s TrueBlue Program and La Quinta
Through December 15, 2017, the US American Express Membership Rewards is offering a 34% bonus on points transfers to Hilton Honors. While Amex points convert into most airline miles at a 1:1 ratio, they ordinarily transfer to HiltonShow More Summary
Consider this your hourly, daily, weekly reminder that if you’re doing online shopping and not earning bonus points- you’re doing it wrong. Virtually every airline offers an online shopping portal, where you earn up to 35 bonus miles for every dollar you spend, just for clicking over to your favorite sites from their website. Show More Summary
You can earn a bonus of 30 percent on each conversion of Marriott Rewards points to American Airlines AAdvantage miles through Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 11:59 in the evening Central Daylight Time — and you can convert Marriott Rewards...Show More Summary
Over the past few years we've seen a countless number of airline award chart devaluation across various programs. Those of us who try to maximize our miles & points always try to redeem at the saver award level whenever possible, though...Show More Summary
Pointshogger contributor, Seth Stranton, who is a moderator on Reddit and creator of a charity called Miles4Migrants. He, like many of us, is also obsessed with collecting credit card points and airline miles. Today, Seth will shareShow More Summary
While SPG points are extremely valuable for hotel stays, they also transfer nicely to many partner airline partners. Typically, the points transfer at a 1:1 ratio (for most airlines, but not all), but through END OF DAY TODAY, October 15, 2017, you can transfer your points to American Airlines with a nice bonus. Show More Summary