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Luxurious ways to fly to the Maldives using miles

Having just spent three nights in the Maldives, I can't help but think about...

Hilton Extending Status, Rolling Over Elite Nights, Maintaining Reduced Status Requirements & More

Hilton has come out with a very welcome announcement today advising that they'll be...

The GUC stops here: Our incredible adventure

While I'm writing this post, Nick and I are on the final leg of...

Latest News from Passing the GUC: From the dog house to the delft house...

Nothing says "welcome home" like the tiny dutch houses they give out on KLM...

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Having just spent three nights in the Maldives, I can't help but think about returning to the Maldives using miles to get there in...
Hilton has come out with a very welcome announcement today advising that they'll be once again extending elite status for all of next year....

Luxurious ways to fly to the Maldives using miles

Having just spent three nights in the Maldives, I can't help but think about returning to the Maldives using miles to get there in...

50% off fees (incl. shipping) on Simon Visa Gift Cards online w/ promo code SEP21GO50

Update 9/15/21: Order by 11:59pm ET on 9/18 and save 50% off all fees when ordering Visa and Mastercard Simon Giftcards online. Use promo...

(Deal Dead) 15% transfer bonus Amex Membership Rewards to Avianca LifeMiles (stack with separate transfer bonus)

Update 9/15/21: One Mile At A Time reports that LifeMiles is advising that there isn't a separate 15% bonus after all - the bonus...

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Luxurious ways to fly to the Maldives using miles

Having just spent three nights in the Maldives, I can't help but think about returning to the Maldives using miles to get there in...

50% off fees (incl. shipping) on Simon Visa Gift Cards online w/ promo code SEP21GO50

Update 9/15/21: Order by 11:59pm ET on 9/18 and save 50% off all fees when ordering Visa and Mastercard Simon Giftcards online. Use promo...

(Deal Dead) 15% transfer bonus Amex Membership Rewards to Avianca LifeMiles (stack with separate transfer bonus)

Update 9/15/21: One Mile At A Time reports that LifeMiles is advising that there isn't a separate 15% bonus after all - the bonus...

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Q4 2021: Quarterly Bonus Categories For 5% Cards

All of the credit cards with rotating quarterly categories have now opened registration for Q4 2021. We've therefore provided details below of each card's categories...

Hilton Extending Status, Rolling Over Elite Nights, Maintaining Reduced Status Requirements & More

Hilton has come out with a very welcome announcement today advising that they'll be once again extending elite status for all of next year....

IHG Rewards Promo: Earn No Bonus On 1st Stay, 2x On 2nd, 3x On 3+ Stays

IHG Rewards has opened registration for its next promotion which starts on October 1 and runs through the end of the year. It's sadly...

Best Western Promo: Get $20 Bonus Card Per Night (Limit 5 Nights)

After running some somewhat decent promotions recently, Best Western has returned to form and is running a new promotion that's only useful if you'll...

The GUC stops here: Our incredible adventure

While I'm writing this post, Nick and I are on the final leg of our whirlwind GUC adventure.  As a reminder, "GUC" rhymes with...

Latest News from Passing the GUC: From the dog house to the delft house – Nick WINS Passing the GUC!

Nothing says "welcome home" like the tiny dutch houses they give out on KLM business class flights. With these houses earning Nick 15K points...

How Nick booked activities – and why he’d hesitate to use Viator again

Over the past week, Greg and I have had a blast on our Passing the GUC trip and done some awesome activities. I stacked...

Another Radisson Promo: Earn 15,000 Bonus Points When Staying Twice (Stack With Other Promos)

Radisson Rewards Americas has launched a new promotion offering 3,000 or 15,000 bonus points when staying once or twice. While that's a fairly good...

Overwater villas in the Maldives, bookable with Marriott points

I'm currently updating this post from my awesome overwater villa at Le Méridien Maldives!  This Marriott resort currently (and incredibly) costs only 35K points...

Earn $250+ After Delivering First Uber Eats Order

MyPoints is currently offering 40,000 points when becoming an Uber Eats delivery person and delivering your first order. Those points can be cashed out...

Meijer: Earn $5 Reward When Buying $50 Gift Cards For Most Brands (Limit 10, Ends 10/2/21)

Meijer is back with its semi-frequent mPerks offer which gives a $5 reward for every $50 you spend on most third party gift cards. The...

Le Meridien Maldives first impressions: Wow!

I plan to write a more comprehensive review soon, but first there's this: In my opinion (based on about 24 hours of experience), Le...

Buy $50 Hotels.com Gift Card & Get $10 Back With Amex Offer

There's a new (and possibly targeted) Amex Offer out giving $10 back when buying a $50 Hotels.com gift card. The Deal Buy $50+ Hotels.com gift...

Last Chance Deals: Point Spending Offers, Best Buy Amex Offer, Hyatt Promos & More

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some other deals that are due to end soon. There...

Navigating international travel during COVID and maximizing points along the way

This week has been a wild one for Greg and I with nonstop travel and activities for the past week as we spend time...

Formula 1 racing experience in Abu Dhabi

As part of our whirlwind trip to the UAE and beyond, Nick booked us into the Formula YAS 3000 driving experience in Abu Dhabi. ...

Tips for booking “just in case” flights

When booking travel, there are times when it makes sense to have backup plans.  Maybe, for example, you absolutely have to make it to...

Prince Suite at the Grand Hyatt Dubai: amazing use of Hyatt points

Greg and I spent the past two nights at the Grand Hyatt Dubai. I booked the Prince Suite, a suite that was available at...

Choice Hotels Promo: Stay 2 Nights & Earn 2k Points, Stay 3+ Nights & Earn 5k Points

Choice Privileges has launched a fairly good new promotion which, in some scenarios, will be better than their standard type of promo. The Deal Earn...

Potentially Great Radisson Promo: Book 2 Night Award Stay & Get Free Night Cert (Limit 5 Certs)

Radisson Rewards Americas has launched a new promotion which is particularly notable as it's a promotion based on making award stays. They've designed it...

30% transfer bonus Hotel Programs to United

September seems to be transfer bonus month this year. Amex is offering a dozen transfer bonuses, LifeMiles is offering bonuses when transferring Membership Rewards...

Point Debit Card: Earn 15x On DoorDash Purchases (Ends 9/12/21)

The Point debit card has come out with another great spending offer as they're offering 15x at DoorDash until Sunday. The Deal Earn 15x on...

25% transfer bonus Marriott & IHG to Avianca LifeMiles

Avianca LifeMiles is currently offering a 25% bonus when transferring Marriott Bonvoy and IHG Rewards points to them. The Deal Get a 25% bonus when...

My experience applying a Ritz Club Upgrade Certificate

Chase's Ritz-Carlton credit card is one of my favorite ultra-premium cards.  For $450 per year, the card offers an annual free night certificate good...

Q4 2021: Quarterly Bonus Categories For 5% Cards

All of the credit cards with rotating quarterly categories have now opened registration for Q4 2021. We've therefore provided details below of each card's categories...

Hilton Extending Status, Rolling Over Elite Nights, Maintaining Reduced Status Requirements & More

Hilton has come out with a very welcome announcement today advising that they'll be once again extending elite status for all of next year....

IHG Rewards Promo: Earn No Bonus On 1st Stay, 2x On 2nd, 3x On 3+ Stays

IHG Rewards has opened registration for its next promotion which starts on October 1 and runs through the end of the year. It's sadly...

Best Western Promo: Get $20 Bonus Card Per Night (Limit 5 Nights)

After running some somewhat decent promotions recently, Best Western has returned to form and is running a new promotion that's only useful if you'll...

The GUC stops here: Our incredible adventure

While I'm writing this post, Nick and I are on the final leg of our whirlwind GUC adventure.  As a reminder, "GUC" rhymes with...

Latest News from Passing the GUC: From the dog house to the delft house – Nick WINS Passing the GUC!

Nothing says "welcome home" like the tiny dutch houses they give out on KLM business class flights. With these houses earning Nick 15K points...

How Nick booked activities – and why he’d hesitate to use Viator again

Over the past week, Greg and I have had a blast on our Passing the GUC trip and done some awesome activities. I stacked...

Another Radisson Promo: Earn 15,000 Bonus Points When Staying Twice (Stack With Other Promos)

Radisson Rewards Americas has launched a new promotion offering 3,000 or 15,000 bonus points when staying once or twice. While that's a fairly good...

Overwater villas in the Maldives, bookable with Marriott points

I'm currently updating this post from my awesome overwater villa at Le Méridien Maldives!  This Marriott resort currently (and incredibly) costs only 35K points...

Earn $250+ After Delivering First Uber Eats Order

MyPoints is currently offering 40,000 points when becoming an Uber Eats delivery person and delivering your first order. Those points can be cashed out...

Meijer: Earn $5 Reward When Buying $50 Gift Cards For Most Brands (Limit 10, Ends 10/2/21)

Meijer is back with its semi-frequent mPerks offer which gives a $5 reward for every $50 you spend on most third party gift cards. The...

Le Meridien Maldives first impressions: Wow!

I plan to write a more comprehensive review soon, but first there's this: In my opinion (based on about 24 hours of experience), Le...

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