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Toronto: Insider Secrets (From a Local!) for Big Travel With Small Money

Million Mile Secrets team member Jasmin grew up in the Toronto area and visits with her kids frequently.  So I’ve asked her to share her favorite activities.  And how to save money on flights, attractions, and more! It’s Not Just About the CN … [Read more...]

Reader Ruben’s Astonishing Solo Trip to 7 Countries in One Month on Miles & Points!

Welcome to the next installment of our Reader Success Series where Million Mile Secret Agents share how they booked a trip with miles & points to get Big Travel with Small Money! Ruben is our newest reader success story to show folks it’s … [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...]

Dinged! $692 for a Tiny Rental Car Dent…How I Escaped This Outrageous Charge

Team member Harlan told me how primary rental car insurance from his Chase Sapphire Reserve card saved him nearly $700 after he noticed a small ding on the door. I haven’t had experience with the claims process.  So I asked him to share what … [Read more...]

“I Can’t Stop Thinking About Earning Miles & Points and About How to Maximize Their Value”

Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money! Miles & Points Interview:  The Miles Genie Laura writes The Miles Genie to share with readers how to maximize the value … [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...]

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...]

“Act On the 80% of Deals That Take the Least Amount of Time and Let Other Opportunities Go”

Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money! Miles & Points Interview:  Travel Addicts Laura and Lance write the blog Travel Addicts, focusing on helping working … [Read more...]

“Act On the 80% of Deals That Take the Least Amount of Time and Let Other Opportunities Go”

Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money! Miles & Points Interview:  Travel Addicts Laura and Lance write the blog Travel Addicts, focusing on helping working … [Read more...]

Better Bonus! Earn 60,000 American Airlines Miles With These Cards!

American Airlines miles lovers rejoice! With both the personal and small business version of the Citi American Airlines Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard, you can now earn 60,000 American Airlines miles after meeting minimum spending … [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...]

Fly Cathay Pacific’s Amazing First Class With These 5 Insider Tips

Cathay Pacific is one of the best airlines in the world, and is well-known for having one of the finest First Class cabins in the sky. Their Boeing 777-300 ER (77H) planes have only 6 First Class seats, which turn into one of the widest lie-flat beds … [Read more...]

Is the American Airlines Companion Certificate Worth Earning?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Randy, commented: I forgot the CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Mastercard® offers a companion certificate after spending $30,000 in a cardmember year.  Is this a good deal? Great question! The … [Read more...]