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Transferable Points Programs: Amex vs Chase vs Citi vs Capital One

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In my opinion, transferable points programs are the most valuable points to accumulate.  These points can often be used at better than 1 cent per point value to book travel.  Even better, points can be strategically transferred to airline and hotel programs when valuable awards are available.  If you’re at all interested in free travel or luxury travel with points & miles, then you need to understand the basics of each of these programs. In this post,…

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Weird transfer bonus: Don’t click it unless you’re ready to use it…

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Update: At least one member of our Frequent Miler Insiders Facebook group reports taking advantage of the transfer bonus and still seeing it present later, so it’s possible that it is only disappearing for some folks after clicking on it? Tough to say for sure… Lucky at One Mile at a Time reports a weird transfer bonus from American Express Membership Rewards to Aeroplan that might explain a similarly-weird transfer bonus we saw to Cathay Pacific a while…

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(EXPIRED) Redeem Membership Rewards For Delta Gift Cards For 1cpp (Targeted)

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American Express has reduced the redemption cost of Delta gift cards for some cardholders so that they now only cost 1 cent per point. The Deal Redeem Membership Rewards for Delta gift cards on a 1 cent per point basis. Key Terms Expiry date unknown Quick Thoughts This appears to be a targeted promotion as neither my wife nor I have this offer available on our Membership Rewards-earning cards, but Greg has access to this…

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(EXPIRED) Transfer bonus: Membership Rewards to JetBlue (Now 1:1)

American Express Membership Rewards is offering a 25% bonus when you transfer points to JetBlue TrueBlue through 10/1/18. That makes the transfer ratio an effective 1:1 (though you must transfer in 250 point increments). That could be a good deal depending on how you value TrueBlue points. The Deal 25% transfer bonus when moving points from American Express Membership Rewards to JetBlue TrueBlue (with the bonus, transfer 250 Membership Rewards to 250 TrueBlue points) Key Terms Expires 10/1/18 For each conversion…

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Fly business class to Africa for 50,000 miles round-trip (DC to Senegal)

UPDATE: Virgin Atlantic’s system is now able to see DSS airport and the award is bookable once again! Fly South African Airways Business Class to Africa for 50,000 miles: I can get you from the US to Africa in business class for 50,000 miles round-trip. Yep, it’s true. I don’t blame you for not believing me, as Africa is typically one of the most expensive continents to visit with miles. But today, I’m going to…

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Rebuilding my Membership Rewards fortune

I went big with the latest (now expired) 30% transfer bonus from Amex Membership Rewards to Virgin Atlantic.  Virgin Atlantic miles are extremely useful for direct Delta flight awards (and since I live near a Delta hub, that’s applicable to me), and they have a few specific partner awards that are really sweet (such as ANA first class US to Tokyo for only 120K miles round-trip).  You can even use points to book Vigin Limited…

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[Expired] 25% Transfer bonus to JetBlue from Membership Rewards

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Yesterday, Membership Rewards began offering a 25% transfer bonus to JetBlue’s TrueBlue program. With this bonus, the transfer ration becomes 1:1. That’s still not a terrific deal, but could be worthwhile if you are just a bit short in a strategic redemption. The Deal 25% more TrueBlue points when you transfer Membership Rewards (250:250) Key Terms Valid through 11/30/17 Must transfer in increments of 250 For each conversion of points into the Frequent Flyer program of a U.S. airline,…

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New Flying Blue Promo Awards for fall travel

Air France / KLM Flying Blue has recently released their new “promo awards” for the month of July. To take advantage of the special pricing on these awards, you would need to book by July 31st for travel in September and October. As a reminder, Flying Blue is a transfer partner of Amex Membership Rewards, Chase Ultimate Rewards, and Citi Thank you points, making it very easy to put together the points for one of these awards.…

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Singapore KrisFlyer: 6 things I love and 3 things I don’t

Many, if not most, US-based flyers are focused on the airline loyalty programs of major North American carriers. There are plenty of sweet spots to be had when using American, Delta, or United miles, and I love programs like Southwest Rapid Rewards / Alaska Mileage Plan / JetBlue TruBlue as well. But getting to know some of the foreign frequent flyer programs can really help you extract max value from your points. There are many sweet…

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