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Here’s a Card Strategy for Folks Who Like to Stay Off the Beaten Path!

Emily and I love to help folks get Big Travel with Small Money!  So we started a new series to help readers with their credit card strategy, to help them achieve their travel goals! If you’re interested in being featured, send us an email or a … [Read more...]

“Lose the Tendency to Hide Behind the Computer Screen – Personal Interactions Speak Volumes”

Welcome to the next installment of our Small Business Card Reader Success Series, where Million Mile Secrets Readers share how they opened a small business credit card to get Big Travel with Small Money!  Small Business Card Interview:  Travis … [Read more...]

Big Changes May Be Coming to Citi Prestige – For the Better??

Citi must be hearing the murmurs from their Citi Prestige cardholders after making so many changes to the card. Via View From the Wing, Citi has sent a survey to select members asking them their opinion on possible new card features.  And (nearly) … [Read more...]

Does This New IHG Hotel Brand Excite You?

IHG currently has 10 hotel brands.  Which apparently is just not enough! A couple days ago, IHG announced a new hotel brand named Avid, which they plan to open in 2019.  It has loud colors and an unconventional design.  The new brand looks to target … [Read more...]

Timing the Southwest Companion Pass for 2017 or 2018: Everything You Need to Know Now

Lyn writes about how to fly nearly free on Southwest on and has a free guide that shows you how to earn the Southwest Companion Pass. It’s a fantastic Southwest perk that lets a friend or family member fly almost free with you … [Read more...]

Introducing the New Worst Use of Hilton Points!

Via View From the Wing, there’s a new way to use Hilton points!  And it totally stinks. You can now use Hilton points to shop on  And while more options for redeeming points is usually a good thing, I’ll tell you why you … [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...]

Harlan Vs Jasmin: Debating the British Airways 100,000-Point Card Offer

I recently learned team members Harlan and Jasmin had opposing opinions about the current 100,000 British Airways Avios point offer on the British Airways Visa Signature® Card.  So I asked them to share their thoughts to show how different folks … [Read more...]

2 Days Only! Airfare Flash Sale Starting at $39 One-Way

Via Running With Miles, JetBlue is having a flash sale through 11:59 pm Eastern Time tomorrow, September 19, 2017.  Prices are as low as $39 one-way. I found flights from Pittsburgh to Fort Lauderdale for $59 one way on October 30, 2017.  This fare … [Read more...]

Now Available: New “Premium” Bank of America Credit Card (Full Details!)

A couple of months ago, I told you about a rumored premium credit card from Bank of America. Via The Points Guy, the card offer is now live!  And the rumors about the card’s features were true.  So if you were excited to apply for this card, … [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...]

Why You Might Consider Paying Your Credit Card Balances Early

Million Mile Secrets reader, George, commented: Do banks care when you pay off your credit card balance?  Should I wait for the statement to close or pay the outstanding balance every week? Great question! The banks do NOT have a preference for … [Read more...]

Amazing! A Luxury Hawaiian Honeymoon for Nearly NOTHING (Really!)

Welcome to the next installment of our Reader Success Series where Million Mile Secrets Readers share how they booked a trip with miles & points to get Big Travel with Small Money! Steven is our newest reader success story to show folks … [Read more...]

Imagine the Savings You’ll Enjoy by Having the Southwest Companion Pass Year After Year

Emily and I think the Southwest Companion Pass is the best deal in travel.  Because a friend or family member can travel with you for (almost) free on paid and award tickets for up to 2 years.  And you can earn it more than once, so the … [Read more...]