Managing Points and Miles

[Update: Uh-oh] Transfers from Amex to Aeroplan not going through quickly

Update 9/21/23: Many readers have reported in the comments that they transferred to Aeroplan and transfers are not going through in a timely fashion. I had transferred to my own account on Monday and my...

30% transfer bonus from Citi to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club

There is a new 30% transfer bonus for transfers from Citi ThankYou points to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club. This could make some of the best uses of Virgin Atlantic points significantly better if you...

(EXPIRED) Capital One: 15% Transfer Bonus to Avianca LifeMiles

Avianca is offering a 15% transfer bonus when you transfer Capital One miles to Avianca LifeMiles. This can make some of Avianca's already sweet spots a little more indulgent. Complete Guide to Capital One Miles The...

Choice Hotels: Stay Twice and Earn at least 8,000 Points

Choice Hotels is returning with its oft-run promotion awarding a minimum of 8,000 total points when staying twice by November 6, 2023. The Deal Stay twice at Choice Hotels & earn at least 8,000 bonus...

Bilt outsmarts Curve’s “Everyday is Rent Day” trick

The last time I made significant updates to my Curve Card review, an amazing trick dawned on me.  The Curve Card, which passes along charges to any number of other credit cards you have,...

Amex Platinum Cardholders: Disney Bundle increases to $24.99/mo in October

The American Express Platinum card comes with a $20/month "digital entertainment" credit that can be used for Disney+, ESPN+, Hulu, the Disney Bundle, The New York Times, Peacock, SiriusXM, and The Wall Street Journal....

(EXPIRED) Flying Blue Promo Rewards: From 11,250 miles to Europe, stack with Amex transfer...

It's the start of the month, which means that a fresh batch of Flying Blue Promo Rewards are available. Through the end of September, you can book flights to Europe from several North American...

100% transfer bonus from Choice Privileges to United Airlines (still a bad deal)

United Airlines is offering "double the miles" when you convert Choice Privileges points to United Mileage Plus by October 15th, 2023. The conversion is normally absolutely terrible and with this bonus it improves to...

(EXPIRED) 25% Transfer Bonus from AMEX Membership Rewards to Air France/KLM Flying Blue

American Express Membership Rewards has added a 25% transfer bonus for Air France/KLM Flying Blue for transfers through 9/22/23. The Deal Get a 25% bonus when transferring American Express Membership Rewards to Air France/KLM Flying...

No, Southwest Airlines is not a valuable transfer partner

In the comments on a post last week, a reader named Andrew mentioned the fact that they found Southwest Rapid Rewards to be a "valuable and unique" transfer partner. The justification for that rationale...

(EXPIRED) Avianca LifeMiles: 115% bonus miles when you transfer miles (stack with Amex bonus)

Avianca LifeMiles is offering a new transfer bonus when you transfer your LifeMiles to another member. You'll get a 115% bonus when transferring to friends or family, which means that when you transfer 1,000 LifeMiles to someone else,...
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(EXPIRED) Citi ThankYou Points: 20% Transfer Bonus to Wyndham Rewards

Citi is offering a 20% bonus when you transfer ThankYou points to Wyndham Rewards. We've written extensively over the last couple years about how much we love Wyndham Rewards points, primarily because of their...

How to prevent Wyndham points from expiring

The Frequent Miler team has been loving our Wyndham points lately, mostly thanks to the ability to use points to book Vacasa Vacation Rentals.  While Nick has booked these often, I first took advantage...

First steps towards rebuilding my point fortune: Bilt and AA

In the post "Plans for rebuilding my point fortune," I wrote about my 5/24 status and my desire to build up points in the following programs: Bilt Rewards, AA, Alaska, and Marriott.  In that...

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