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Should You Cancel a Card That’s Being Discontinued?

If your card is discontinued and changes to another card, you will NOT earn a sign-up bonus on the new card.  And there are a few things to consider before … Read entire article »

Filed under: American Express, Chase, Citi, Credit Cards, Hilton, Million Mile Secrets

How Earning AMEX Sign-Up Bonuses on Different Cards Can Get You Big Travel!

A Million Mile Secrets reader emailed: Can you clarify the American Express once per lifetime sign-up bonus rule?  I currently have the Hilton Honors™ Card from American Express and Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card … Read entire article »

Filed under: American Express, Chase, Credit Cards, Million Mile Secrets

Get a Business Class Award Seat and Coach Ticket Refund With This Booking Loophole!

Million Mile Secrets team member Keith recently got a refund for a non-refundable United Airlines ticket.  And instead of flying in coach with a paid ticket, he used miles to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Chase, Credit Cards, Million Mile Secrets, United Airlines

Should You Open a Business Bank Account Before Applying for a Business Credit Card?

I’ve written about how you can qualify for a small business card.  And quick small business ideas that can earn you lots of miles & points. And recently, a Million Mile Secrets reader wrote to me … Read entire article »

Filed under: American Express, Bank of America, Chase, Credit Cards, Million Mile Secrets

These Credit Cards Make Your Phone Bill Less Painful

Earning extra miles or cash back by paying certain bills with the right credit cards is a big part of the miles & points hobby.  Folks who pay attention to … Read entire article »

Filed under: American Express, Chase, Credit Cards, Million Mile Secrets

World’s Most Amazing Airport Lounges — And How to Get In!

Imagine enjoying a complimentary fine dining experience before boarding your flight.  Or being able to relax in a private sleeping room at the airport. These are just some of the perks … Read entire article »

Filed under: American Express, Chase, Credit Cards, Million Mile Secrets, Other Airlines

Collected a Bunch of Miles & Points, Now What?

A Million Mile Secrets reader, J., emailed: I’ve collected 100,000 miles and points with American Airlines, Delta, and Starwood.  Plus, I have the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card, so I earn Chase … Read entire article »

Filed under: American Airlines, American Express, Chase, Credit Cards, Million Mile Secrets, Other Airlines, United Airlines

Planning an Award Trip Is Easier With Flexible Points!

Million Mile Secrets reader, Deanna, emailed: I was thinking of applying for the IHG® Rewards Club Select Credit Card because of the 80,000 point sign-up bonus.  But now I’m not sure … Read entire article »

Filed under: American Express, Chase, Credit Cards, Hyatt, Million Mile Secrets, Other Hotels