Travel Rewards Credit Cards

Monthly Archive: April 2014

Apr 30

JetBlue: Earn rewards faster by pooling your family’s miles

JetBlue does a lot of things differently than other airlines.  Free snacks, free first bag, more legroom and friendly employees.  The airline has its faults, but they’re still one of the nicest to fly. Its frequent flyer program has one unique advantage over others, as well: As far as I know, it is the only …

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Apr 30

Hey big spenders…100,000 miles to sign up for a new American Airlines credit card

This credit card is the jackpot for the mileage earner.  It’s been around a while, but it continues to be one of the best offers that I’ve ever seen. The Citi Executive Aadvantage World Elite MasterCard (How’s that for a mouthful?), as seen here, will get you 100,000 American miles which, by the time you’re …

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Apr 30

How to get your frequent flyer tickets for this summer

Haven’t booked your summer travel yet and you’re looking to burn your miles?  I don’t want to say it’s impossible, but I wouldn’t go booking a hotel on the Champs Elysees yet, either.  Having said that, here are a few tips that apply not only to summer travel but really to any time of the …

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Apr 30

Cash back for Car Rentals and Online Travel Agents

Yesterday, I ran through how to earn cash back just for booking hotels and airfare.  Today, let’s finish the vacation and do car rentals and online travel agents. In the comments yesterday, I was asked about the reliability of one of the shopping sites.  While I have no reason to believe that any of the …

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Apr 29

Cash back for booking airlines and hotels

Note: You may want to bookmark this page for easy access. As you know, I am a big proponent of earning miles and/or cash by using shopping rebate sites online. For those new to the game, shopping rebate sites are similar to a shopping mall.  You enter the mall and head to the store you …

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Apr 28

Club Carlson (hotel): 1,000 free points

I don’t normally follow hotel programs, but this one is just too easy.  For those of you with (or without) a Club Carlson account (Radisson hotels are the flagship.), get 1,000 easy points here by signing up as a Twitter follower.  Hate social media?  Read the previous post on why you shouldn’t. Want to subscribe? …

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Apr 28

Free American Airlines miles: American Passport Challenge still going

You may hate Facebook (re-read this post on why you need one and how you won’t compromise your privacy), but American Airlines is offering a real gimme for frequent flyer miles.  You can see the full promo here, but the bottom line is that you only have to engage in a few clicks and/or links …

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Apr 25

Mother’s Day purchases: Get your miles!

No reason not to get some miles while showing your love for Mom.  So far, the big “donor” appears to be FTD, which is offering 35 miles per dollar at Delta and 30 miles per dollar spent at American and United.  Most of the others appear to be sitting this one out, although that doesn’t …

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Apr 24

Orbitz ups the game on rewards with new credit card

Now it gets interesting.  Accoding to the Wall Street Journal, Orbitz is introducing a credit card that will significantly increase the points you get for booking.  As noted in a previous post, Orbitz already ran the best program for online travel agent.  But the credit card make it even better. In short, using the Orbitz Visa …

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