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Photo Review: A Junior Suite at the Siam Hotel in Bangkok

When I mentioned to a friend recently that I needed to spend a single night in Thailand’s bustling capital city, he told me I had to check out the super-chic Siam … Read entire article »

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When Does It Make Sense to Use Your Points for Flights?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Bansi, emailed: For 3 round-trip tickets from Philadelphia to Fort Lauderdale, is it better to pay $1,279 or redeem ~85,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points linked to my … Read entire article »

Filed under: American Airlines, British Airways, Chase, Credit Cards, Hyatt, Million Mile Secrets, United Airlines

5 Reasons Macau Should Be on Your Travel Bucket List

Often ignored in favor of Tokyo or Hong Kong, Macau sees many tourists from other parts of Asia but not nearly as many from the US. Many American travelers discount … Read entire article »

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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

Why Airplanes Get Stuck on the Tarmac, And What Happens When They Do

Last month’s unfortunate case of two Air Transat flights stuck for six steaming hours on the tarmac after landing in Ottawa, spurring 911 calls from desperate passengers, may have been … Read entire article »

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Reader Holly’s Incredible Italy Trip for 8 With 7 Free Flights!

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! Holly is our newest reader success story to … Read entire article »

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

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 »

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8 Incredible London Airbnbs for Every Style and Budget

Packed with historical landmarks and tributes to the arts, London ranks among the world’s top destinations. And while there’s no shortage of high-end hotels, sometimes it’s nice to change things … Read entire article »

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