Category: e-Miles

Rack Up Big Points With e-Rewards

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Last night, I crossed a milestone with a company that you may never have heard of. In the past three years, I have now earned 30,000 JetBlue points with e-Rewards, worth $450 in spending.* And I haven’t tried very hard. e-Rewards: Surveys for Fun And Profit e-Rewards is a company that rewards you for taking …

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Surveys: A Plus And A Minus

On more than one occasion, I’ve discussed how easy it is to earn points by taking surveys. There are a fair number of companies that offer surveys and just as many travel providers who partner with them. Everyone, of course, is in it to make a buck, so you see the occasional new ones pop …

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eMiles Ups Its Game With New Site

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I’m a big fan of doing surveys to earn extra points. You won’t earn a ton of miles overnight, but the surveys are generally quick, and it never hurts to pick up a few hundred points here and there. They’re gimmes. I do mine while watching TV. eMiles Relaunches Its Site, And It’s Better eMiles …

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Quick Points on Southwest Airlines

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While much of my typing is dedicated to the big network carriers, there’s a strong case to be made for building up points on the discount carriers, such as Southwest and JetBlue. At one time, these programs were considered inferior but, as they get better and the legacy airlines’ programs become more about dollars spent …

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Easy And Less Easy Way To Pick up 50,000 United Miles

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I got a pair of emails from United today with alternatives to pick up 50,000 miles. Lots of Clicking… In the past, I’ve discussed e-Miles, a points for clicks program. The concept is simple: They’ll send you links to click. You click through them. They give you points. Most links are worth five points, some …

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Six Ways to Earn Points without Applying for a Credit Card

Reader Question: How can I earn miles if I don’t want to/can’t get a credit card? While opening a credit card may be the single fastest way to accumulate a lot of points quickly, not everybody is able to do so. Thus, I wanted to provide a list of ways to earn points without having …

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An Easy 500 Points with Hilton and the Last US Airways Flight Ever

500 Hilton Honors from e-Miles I’ve mentioned e-Miles in the past as an easy way to earn a few extra points from programs. Click on a few links, accumulate points and move on. It’s never a lot, but it will eventually add up. Today, I received an offer for 500 Hilton Honors points just for …

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Earning points and miles for taking surveys

The most common question I get is “How can I easily earn XXX,000 miles by next week so that I can book a first class trip to YYY?  Fortunately, that’s also the easiest question to answer: Sadly, you can’t.  While there are numerous alternatives to flying as a way to earn miles, I have yet …

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An easy 1,000 Hilton Honors points for free

Offers vary in both complexity and generosity. The best offers, of course, are the lucrative and easy ones. But “not so lucrative” and easy also have something to be said for them. Namely, that they’re easy. Hilton has been kind enough to partner with e-Miles and offer 1,000 free Hilton Honors points. e-Miles is an …

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American Airlines and US Airways prepare to merge mileage programs

It’s almost that time.  Sometime next calendar quarter, AA and US Airways will be combining their programs as the airlines face the integration, which is largely a 2015 event.  I tend to believe that the integration will go well; unlike with the United-Continental merger, where everything that could go wrong did so, US Airways (who …

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