Travel Rewards Credit Cards

Category: Bonuses

Feb 24

500 Free And Easy United Miles

mypoints

Free miles. No, seriously, free. No purchase necessary. Free United Airlines Miles This one is as good as it gets. Sign up for MyPoints, a free site that offers you points for shopping* or clicking on emails, and get 500 United Airlines miles. That’s it. Give out an email, get miles. I am a MyPoints …

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Feb 15

Hilton And American Airlines Stay Bonus

Hilton Honors

One of the unique features of the Hilton Honors plan is the ability to “double dip.”* You can earn extra points, or points and miles on your favorite airline. Hilton is upping the ante a bit to allow you to earn extra American Airlines miles. Earn Miles In Your Sleep For those who earn Points …

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Feb 08

Credit Card Christmas in February

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It’s credit card Christmas, as a remarkable three airline cards are offering 50,000 mile sign-up bonuses. We’ll occasionally get one or two at the same time, but we rarely have three simultaneously. Credit Card Bonanza You’ve got several choices if you want an enhanced bonus, so I’d take advantage of it now. Among your choices: …

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Jan 27

Southwest Brings Back The 50,000 Point Credit Card

southwest rapid rewards

An eagle-eyed reader beat me to it, but I got an email last night from Southwest that they had brought back their 50,000 point Rapid Rewards credit card. Rapid Rewards And The Companion Pass A companion pass is just what it sounds like: for the duration of your status, which you earn by flying 100 …

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Jan 08

airberlin: Triple Or Quadruple Miles from US to Europe

airberlin

You may never have heard about airberlin, but they’re an airline worth opening an account with, even if you never intend to fly Germany’s second largest airline. They tend to give away a ton of free miles and, as a oneworld alliance member, their miles can be used on airlines around the world. Big Bonus …

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Jan 05

Chase Sapphire Reserve Bonus Being Cut in A Week

Several months ago, Chase launched the Sapphire Reserve card, kind of the “Henry K Duff’s Private Reserve” to the normal Chase Sapphire’s Duff Beer. The card has a sticker price of $450 (which will actually turn out to be $150 for you after a rebate) but comes with a ton of features, including airport lounge …

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Dec 06

Why You Need A Discover Card

discover

In terms of credit cards, Discover is the little card that could. It’s not one that I write a lot about and it doesn’t get a lot of attention, but it is absolutely worth having one of their cards, and the January – March 5% bonus is just one more reason. Read on. Discover Card …

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Dec 03

Get A Bonus for Getting to The Airport More Easily

supershuttle

One thing that I don’t spend a lot of time thinking about with travel is how to get to the airport. There’s enough going on that my first instinct is simply to call a cab. But I’ve found SuperShuttle to be a good way to do so as well, and now you can get a …

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Dec 01

Get A Rebate on Every Hotel Room. And Other Stuff. Seriously.

shop

(Today’s post is a bit longer than usual but could get you some extra miles or cash. I hope you find it useful.) I’m trying to encourage people to shop locally for the holidays, but sometimes, that’s impossible. Online shopping, or shopping at a “big-box” retailer, is frequently more convenient and offers better variety. If …

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Nov 24

Holiday Shopping: Remember, Double Amex Points at Small Businesses

shop small

One of my resolutions this year was to shop at more small and local businesses. American Express is making this a bit easier, with its “Shop Small” offer. Make sure to check that your card is eligible and then enroll here to get your card registered. Once you’ve done so, you’ll earn double Membership Rewards …

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