Points and Miles

Category Archives for Points and Miles.

Airline shopping portal promos for last-minute shopping

Several airline shopping portals are running identical promotions for your last-minute holiday shopping: spend $200+ by 12/16/18, get 500 bonus miles. Click the images below to go to these promotions at Alaska Mileage Plan Shopping, American AAdvantage eShopping, and United Mileage Plus shopping. Keep an eye on other portals as it is common for most of them to run similar promotions as we run down to crunch time over the next week, and remember to…

Continue Reading »

Now share Capital One miles with others

This morning, Capital One added the capability to transfer your Venture Rewards or Spark Miles to airline partners. What I also noticed — and perhaps this existed before and I hadn’t noticed, but it was new to me for sure — is that you can now combine your miles — both between your own cards and combine with other people. I’m told there are no caps and you can transfer between business and personal as long as both are miles-earning…

Continue Reading »

How to transfer Capital One miles to partners

As we reported earlier today, you can now transfer Capital One miles to airline partners. Capital One today launched the ability to transfer Capital One “miles” to airline partner programs. If you have an eligible card (the Capital One Venture Rewards, Capital One Spark Miles Business, Capital One VentureOne, or Capital One Spark Miles Business Select credit card), here’s how you transfer miles. Step 1: Log into your credit card account Log in to your account…

Continue Reading »

Now transfer Capital One miles (and 2 more partners added…at a poor ratio)

Last month, it was widely reported that Capital One would be adding transfer partners to its Capital One Venture  Rewards and Spark Miles cards. That capability has come live today. There are even a couple more transfer partners than we expected — though I’m very disappointed to see that those additions (Singapore Airlines and Emirates) do not transfer at the same ratio as other partners. While Capital One indicates that they intend to add more partners in the…

Continue Reading »

Safeway discounts on groceries with Happy Gift Cards ($7.50 off $50 on most, $15 off $150 on Happy Guy)

]Safeway (and likely its affiliates) are offering a discount on groceries when you purchase select Happy Gift Cards via Just4U coupons through 12/19/18. These coupons are good for either $7.50 off when you buy $50 or more in Happy Gift Cards or $15 off when you buy $150 or more in Happy Guy gift cards. These can be a great way to save while buying a wide variety of brands. The Deal Safeway and affiliates are offering discounts on your groceries when you purchase…

Continue Reading »

Visa Gift card special for BJ’s Wholesale members [YMMV]

Doctor of Credit reported earlier today on a rumor that BJ’s Wholesale members may have the opportunity to purchase certain fee-free gift cards right now. This is the type of deal may be an ongoing unadvertised promotion that is only available at some stores or it may be some type of glitch that might end at any moment, but I can confirm that this is valid for my local store as of about 4:30pm Eastern this afternoon.…

Continue Reading »

The Tools We Use (for playing the game)

The post “The Games We Play,” outlines approaches we use to earn more points & miles, to get more from our points & miles, to save money, and to get elite perks for less.  This post lists the tools we use to help us achieve these goals. Table of Contents General tools Earn more points & miles Award bookings Deal seeking Elite perks What should beginners do? General tools for playing the game Social media:…

Continue Reading »

(EXPIRED) From 30K RT to Asia: Delta flash sale ends tonight

Delta is running a flash sale on awards flights to Asia (Beijing, Shanghai, and Tokyo) that ends tonight (12/6/18) at 11:59pm ET, with prices from 30K round trip and Premium Select from 50K round trip for travel from March 1st – May 31st, 2019. Whenever they run these flash sales, I find deals from cities beyond those advertised, so it’s worth checking flights from your city even if it isn’t in their example list. The Deal Delta flash sale on economy and…

Continue Reading »

Extra 1x on Chase cards via Apple Pay & Google Pay

Chase is offering a promotion to earn an extra 1 point per dollar spent using a Chase card through Apple Pay or Google Pay though December 31, 2018 when you pay via those apps with your Chase Freedom Unlimited, Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Sapphire Reserve, or Amazon Rewards or Amazon Prime cards. That is in addition to any category bonuses normally triggered by your card, meaning that Chase Sapphire Reserve cardholders can earn 4x on travel & dining via Apple Pay…

Continue Reading »