Managing Points and Miles

Canceling Business Platinum cards

My wife and I had three American Express Business Platinum cards in which the $695 renewal fees posted in early July.  That meant that we had until early August to cancel these cards in...
Bilt Rent Day

(Expired) Bilt August Rent Day: Up to 150% Transfer Bonus to Virgin Atlantic

Bilt Rewards has announced its Rent Day promos for August 1, 2023. The headliner of the monthly promotion is that Bilt Rewards Members will be able to utilize a 75%-150% bonus on points transfers...

Best uses for Virgin Points across Virgin Atlantic & Virgin Red (Sweet Spot Spotlight)

Virgin points are super easy to accumulate.  Points transfer 1 to 1 from most major transferable points programs.  Even better, transfer bonuses are common such that transfers to Virgin Atlantic are often better than...

Amex Membership Rewards Transfer Partners: Which are Best?

Amex Membership Rewards points are transferable to many airline and hotel partners. Below you'll find a complete list of Amex transfer partners as well as quick tips for best uses. This post has been updated...

Points alchemy: Convert Bilt to Hilton almost 1 to 4 ratio

Here's a random thought.  You know the latest Bilt Rent Day promo offering up to 150% transfer bonus to Virgin Atlantic?  If you qualify for that 150% bonus, then you could use that promo...
Air Canada Jetz

(EXPIRED) Buy Air Canada Aeroplan points with up to a 75% bonus (1.5c each)

Air Canada's Aeroplan is out with another version of its regular points sale. This time it's up to a 75% bonus on purchased points through July 12th. This makes it possible to buy Air...

Chase “Pay Yourself Back” Complete Guide

Chase has been steadily hacking away at the value of its Pay Yourself Back (PYB) Program over the last year or so, whittling away at both categories and redemption rates on Ultimate Reward(UR)-earning cards....

(EXPIRED) 70% transfer bonus to IHG One Rewards

IHG One Rewards lovers could currently get a 70% transfer bonus when sending points to IHG, but in most cases that's still not a deal I'd recommend doing since you can so frequently buy...

(EXPIRED) 20% transfer bonus to Air France / KLM Flying Blue from Capital One

Capital One is offering a 20% transfer bonus to Air France / KLM Flying Blue through 7/31/23. Flying Blue can be a good program for finding business class awards to and from Europe, and...

American Airlines AAdvantage Complete Guide

American Airlines AAdvantage Overview American Airlines AAdvantage is the loyalty program for American Airlines. Given American's extensive reach within the United Sates and abroad, they are the loyalty program of choice for many folks (including...

United MileagePlus Complete Guide

United MileagePlus Overview The United MileagePlus program has changed pretty significantly in recent years, from the introduction of the valuable excursionist perk to the abolition of award charts (which has led to a series of...

(EXPIRED) 20% bonus when transferring Chase Ultimate Rewards to Aeroplan

Chase Ultimate Rewards is offering a 20% transfer bonus to Air Canada Aeroplan. There's a lot of things that you can do with Aeroplan, so this bonus could create some good value for those...

Citi ThankYou Rewards Complete Guide

Now that Citi ThankYou points can be transferred 1 to 2 to Choice, I've personally doubled down on the program.  I use my Citi Prestige card (no longer available to new applicants) to earn...

When is it time to expand into a second or third transferrable points currency?

Last week, I saw a question in our Frequent Miler Insiders Facebook group that comes up pretty frequently: Does it make sense to get a card in a new ecosystem if you're already heavily...

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