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Southwest to Hawaii: Get your Companion Passes ready

Southwest announced late last night that they are finally starting service to Hawaii in 2018. Companion Pass holders rejoice — two-for-one tickets to Hawaii will be huge for those with the points, and the extra competition could mean better prices for everyone. We don’t know from which airports they will service Hawaii, but we can surmise from the promotion for an easy Companion Pass for California residents that they intend to fly from California.   Get a Companion…

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A great stack if you can find it w/ Sprint S7 Edge, 25K AA

Reader Clint emailed us about a great promotion running right now between American Airlines and Sprint whereby you can earn 25,000 American Airlines miles for opening a new sprint account (and 417 miles per month that your account is open and in good standing, good for another 5,004 miles per year). That’s a great deal in and of itself as it should stack with other Sprint deals (apart from corporate discounts). If you can furthermore find a unicorn deal…

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30% transfer bonus to Virgin Atlantic

American Express Membership Rewards is offering a 30% transfer bonus to Virgin Atlantic.   The Deal 1,000 Membership Rewards points transfer to 1,300 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles Key Terms Transfer in increments of 1,000 points Offer expires 11/30/17 Quick Thoughts If you’ve been inspired by the The Hunt for Virgin Duckies, this transfer bonus could help you get there a lot quicker. Alternatively, Virgin Atlantic miles are generally known to be the best way to redeem for ANA…

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Avoiding an eBay scammer

Last Monday, I wrote about Six Things I’ve Resold Lately. In that post, I explained my sourcing strategy and shared some recent wins. While reselling has been my main point-accumulation strategy since years ago when I only had a single Capital One Venture card for rewards, it’s not without its pitfalls. This week, we look at someone who tried to scam me over the weekend and how I try to stay ahead. Ebay/Fleabay I’ve been buying…

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Last Chance Deals: Hilton stack, 5K miles per rental, and more

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some of the best ongoing deals around. This week, we have your last chance to double stack a Hilton offer and a couple of days left to earn 5000 American Airlines miles on a car rental. We added a number of new deals to the calendar this week, you can check those out in bold below. Without further ado, here…

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Status for students and a modified approach to Delta Diamond status

Welcome to the Frequent Miler week in review around the web, where we recap some top tips and stories from around the web. This week, we have a cool new Alaska promotion, a different perspective on achieving Delta status through spend, and more. Read on: Alaska Offering Bonus Miles & Elite Status To College Students Based On Their GPA In what is a brilliant bit of marketing, Alaska is offering both enough miles for a…

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Extra points buying, extra money selling

Greg has been on vacation this week, so I’ve had the reigns. While he’s been away, we’ve covered both a big portal promotion that’s good through Sunday and how to take advantage of stacking opportunities (speaking of which, don’t forget that all Sapphire card holders can earn an extra point per dollar with digital wallets, details below). Of course, I don’t just shop for myself, so I shared some of the things I’ve resold lately.…

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Stack offers & Amass Avios this weekend

Last night, the British Airways shopping portal unveiled a Double Avios Shopping Portal Promotion (thanks to Matt from The Points and Miles Game for bringing it to my attention!). Unfortunately, there’s no Match.com 150 Avios/$1 deal this time around. However, there are some great payouts, and many of them stack very nicely with current Amex Offers. Some of them are known to work for double dips. With the Amex Offers available and these payouts scheduled to last for several…

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Double points with Club Carlson Visa

I received an email today from Club Carlson with the subject line “Earn double when you travel with the Club Carlson Visa“. It linked me to a promotion page outlining an offer for double points at Club Calrson hotels, on car rentals, and on gas though December 31st, 2017. The Deal Earn double points when making purchases at Radission Blu, Radisson, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson, and Country Inn & Suites; double points on car rentals with…

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