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Add Your Known Traveler Number to Get Through Security Faster Next Time You Fly

Now that 47 airlines participate in TSA PreCheck, it’s easy to save time at the airport by avoiding long security lines! If you have Global Entry or TSA PreCheck, you can get an expedited security screening.  But to enter the PreCheck line, you … [Read more...]

Add Your Known Traveler Number to Get Through Security Faster Next Time You Fly

Now that 47 airlines participate in TSA PreCheck, it’s easy to save time at the airport by avoiding long security lines! If you have Global Entry or TSA PreCheck, you can get an expedited security screening.  But to enter the PreCheck line, you … [Read more...]

Persistence Pays Off: Business Class Award Flights for a Family of 4 (Worth Over $18,000!) From Asia to the US!

Jasmin:   One of the challenges of traveling as a family is finding and booking award flights for a larger group.  Having 3 kids means I need quadruple the number of miles or points compared to flying solo!  And finding available award seats for 4 … [Read more...]

Pay Taxes by Credit Card and Earn Big Travel Rewards!

Did you know you can earn miles, points, or cash back by paying your income taxes with a rewards credit card? With this year’s IRS filing deadline coming up (April 18, 2018), folks who owe taxes might consider a strategy to earn rewards for a … [Read more...]

Pay Taxes by Credit Card and Earn Big Travel Rewards!

Did you know you can earn miles, points, or cash back by paying your income taxes with a rewards credit card? With this year’s IRS filing deadline coming up (April 18, 2018), folks who owe taxes might consider a strategy to earn rewards for a … [Read more...]

Save Time AND Money: Why NEXUS Is a Better Deal Than Global Entry for Many Families!

Jasmin:   Saving time at the airport is top priority for many folks in the miles and points hobby.  And if you’re traveling with kids, it’s even more important!  Because patiently waiting in long lines is not always their strong suit. … [Read more...]

Reader Question: “How Do I Decide Which Card to Get Next?”

We’ve all been there…trying to figure out a credit card strategy that fits our personal travel goals.  And deciding which card to apply for next! There Are Lots of Factors to Consider When Deciding Between Cards Million Mile Secret … [Read more...]

Don’t Wait Months! Here’s Another Clever Shortcut to Getting a Same-Day Global Entry Interview!

Having a Global Entry membership is a fantastic way to save time and reduce frustration at the airport.  It’s a simple process to apply online.  But you’ll also have to attend an interview at an enrollment center before you’re … [Read more...]

Is It Better to Collect Airline Miles or Hotel Points?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Leslie, commented: I just added Hilton to my miles and points programs because I want hotel points.  I am wondering if putting all my spending on my Hilton card instead of an airline card is a good idea. Will this get me … [Read more...]

Extended! Get a 30% Bonus For Transferring Hotel Points to American Airlines Miles!

Via One Mile at a Time, the promotion where you can earn up to 30% bonus American Airlines miles when you transfer Starwood points to American Airlines has been extended through October 31, 2017. So you have a few more weeks to make the most of the … [Read more...]

This Airline Card’s 75,000 Mile Bonus Is Ending TOMORROW!

Don’t wait!  The increased 75,000 American Airlines mile sign-up bonus on the Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite™ Mastercard® is ending tomorrow, October 19, 2017. If you collect American Airlines miles or frequently use Admirals Club … [Read more...]

How Does a Citi Card Product Change Impact Earning Future Sign-Up Bonuses?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Laura, sent in a question on Facebook: I received the sign-up bonus from the Citi American Airlines Platinum Select World Elite MasterCard.  The Citi rules say you can NOT get the sign-up bonus again on a Citi card if you … [Read more...]

How Does a Citi Card Product Change Impact Earning Future Sign-Up Bonuses?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Laura, sent in a question on Facebook: I received the sign-up bonus from the Citi American Airlines Platinum Select World Elite MasterCard.  The Citi rules say you can NOT get the sign-up bonus again on a Citi card if you … [Read more...]

Bonus Miles AND a Discount?? Buy Airline Miles for as Little as ~2.15 Cents Each

Via Running With Miles, American Airlines is giving bonus miles AND a 10% discount when you buy American Airlines miles through September 30, 2017.  The more miles you buy, the higher the bonus. If you buy the maximum number of miles, you’ll … [Read more...]