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Our 200th post!

This is our 200th post! I was hoping to make this some sensational story that will rock the Airline Miles world, but no such luck… I want to thank all our readers and supporters for being with us on this journey. Thank you for all the feedback and support. Do keep coming back, reading and…

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The pain of tracking Airline Miles and Hotel Points

Yeah, I know there are websites that will track it for me all in one place – I have accounts with points.com and gomilies.com , but they just don’t seem to be right or enough. … Staying at a hotel (duh, again, but this can become complex if one earns hotel points, airline miles or hotel points AND airline miles) Credit cards eMiles.com eRewards.com MyPoints.com TopGuest Car rentals (for rental rewards or airline miles) Other sundry events, like filling out a survey, earning miles as compensation for a customer service event, etc.

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CapitalOne Venture Card vs. Airline Cards

A reader of our blog, Andy, asked me what I thought about the CapitalOne Venture Card. It is well advertised on TV that it earn two points per dollar charged. My co-blogger, the Nomad rated it as one of the Best ‘other’ rewards Card. Good deal or not? As I started typing my response to…

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Bump the Bonus with Chase Freedom card

Chase Freedom is one of my favorite cards especially in 3rdquarter when they have 5% cashback on travel related purchases up to $1500. I had written earlier about a 20K signup bonus Ultimate Rewards (UR) points for the Chase Freedom card. Recently they have been sending out a targeted offer for 30K UR points. If…

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Amazing Deal: 100K Bonus for Chase Sapphire Card!

Most of you must have heard about the 50K sign up bonus Ultimate Rewards points offer for the Chase Sapphire Card. Now it gets even better: buddychan (on FatWallet) has reported of an offer for 100K bonus sign up bonus Ultimate Rewards points! However, it appears to be targeted.   If you have already applied…

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(Almost) Instant Gold Status with Hilton

Hilton is offering Visa Signature Card holders instant Gold status until Aug 31. However if you stay thrice within that period, and pay for it with your Visa Signature, you get Gold Status until March 2013. This is seriously good deal, though it’s not a once in a life time offer. Nevertheless, Hilton Gold is…

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Credit Card Mega Bonuses – Case Studies:

In my earlier post on this topic, I discussed the Mega Bonuses Credit Cards are doling out and their impact on us the consumers. In this article, I continue with a detailed analysis on how some of these specific very large bonuses impact the Mileage marketplace for us, the frequent travelers, who earn their loyalty…

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Credit Cards gone wild!

What’s with all the mega bonuses that Credit Cards doling out? They seem to be handing out tens of thousands of miles to new customers like drunken sailors on shore leave in Jamaica or a Fed Chairman trying to revive a country’s economy. Here are some examples of recent offers: British Airways – 100,000 miles…

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Time to go on a mini App-O-Rama?

Time to go on a mini App-O-Rama? The credit card offer that started the recent trend of big signup miles/points bonus is back. Garyand others have blogged about it. Yes, I am talking about the 100K British Airways miles bonus Chase Visa card. If you did not grab this card when it was offered in…

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