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Managing Points and Miles

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Best uses for Virgin Points (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...
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(EXPIRED) 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 that will be starting on 2/18/24. This could make some of the best uses of Virgin...
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How do I know which miles I need?

On this week's Frequent Miler on the Air podcast, Greg and Nick addressed a reader question which I think perfectly highlighted one of the common hangups for points and miles beginners. Namely, the misunderstanding...

(EXPIRED) 60% Transfer Bonus from Chase Ultimate Rewards to IHG One Rewards

Chase has launched a new transfer bonus that gives a 60% bonus when transferring Ultimate Rewards to IHG One Rewards. While that might sound good, for the vast majority of folks, this deal isn't...
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(EXPIRED) 75%-150% transfer bonus to Air Canada Aeroplan with Bilt Rent Day Promo

Update 2/1/24: This massive transfer bonus from Bilt to Aeroplan is now live, as are the rest of the Rent Day promos. Bilt continues to surprise and delight with its monthly Rent Day promos. Last...
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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...
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How to apply for a business credit card for a sole proprietorship

Business credit cards often have really great bonuses and it is very common for points and miles collectors to get them. Personally, I never really thought twice about whether or not to apply for business...
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The games we play

What is this points & miles stuff all about? There's no good name for our miles/points/deals hobby. Some call it "the game." Others call it "the hobby." Regardless of what you call it, there...
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(EXPIRED) Cathay Pacific Asia Miles: 10% transfer bonus from credit card partners

Usually, transfer bonuses are offered by credit card programs to a specific travel rewards program (ie, Amex Membership Rewards to Asia Miles), but another promo is being offered by Cathay Pacific Asia Miles for...
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Alaska Air Mileage Plan Complete Guide

Alaska Air Mileage Plan Overview Alaska Mileage Plan is the loyalty program for Alaska Airlines. For quite some time, Mileage Plan was considered to be one of the best loyalty programs around and Alaska miles...
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Now transfer Bilt Rewards to Avianca LifeMiles

Today Bilt rewards announced the addition of another transfer partner: Avianca LifeMiles. I've frequently noted Avianca LifeMiles as being a one of my favorite couple of airline programs thanks to their many sweet spots....
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(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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End of Year Checklist for 2023

Time is winding down to secure your elite status requirements, snag your Companion Pass, and to make the most of your credit card "coupon book" perks.  Here's a checklist of points & miles related things...
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(EXPIRED) 20% transfer bonus from Amex Membership Rewards to Singapore KrisFlyer (targeted)

In addition to the 30% bonus American Express is offering when transferring Membership Rewards points to Virgin Atlantic, they're also offering a 20% transfer bonus to Singapore Airlines. Unlike Virgin Atlantic, this bonus is...

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