Hey Procrastinators! Final Day to Spend the Platinum’s 2019 Travel Credits

One of the most valuable benefits of the Platinum Card from American Express is its $200 per year--calendar year--of incidental travel fee credits. You get a couple other credits as well this month, at least another $85 worth of Saks Merchandise + Uber credit, that would be a shame to forget about.

Earn 40k Bonus LifeMiles with the Avianca Vuela Visa

Avianca has a co-branded credit card issued by Banco Popular called the Avianca Vuela Visa that comes with 40,000 Avianca LifeMiles after your first purchase on the card and a $149 annual fee.

Meet the New MileValue Award Booking Service Team!

MileValue has been going through many changes, mostly behind the scenes, since I took over from Scott Grimmer at the conclusion of 2017. Starting now and continuing in the new year, you're going to see the fruits of that labor on center stage!

Firstly I would like to introduce the new faces of the MileValue Award Booking Service team: Daniel Gus and Kevin Bathke. I posted a wanted ad in late September, and after speaking with many qualified and eager applicants, I chose Daniel and Kevin. Thanks to all who applied! I was so pleased with the response.

Maximize the Freedom Card’s 5x Category for Q4

December 14, 2019, is the last day to register your Chase Freedom to earn 5x Ultimate Rewards for the past quarter at department stores and via PayPal and Chase Pay.

Top 10 Credit Cards: February 2019

There are a lot of reasons to collect miles and points.

For free First Class flights and luxury hotel stays
To travel to more places than you could otherwise afford (like the arctic circle of Norway, pictured above)
To take your family on vacation
To visit home for the holidays
To earn big rewards for everyday spending

And the amazing thing is you don't need much money to achieve your goal.

Top 10 Business Credit Cards: February 2020

Applying for business credit cards is a great way to earn more miles and points than you already do, but many people don’t apply for

When Was the Last ThankYou Point Transfer Bonus?

Through December 11, 2019, you will earn 25% more Avianca LifeMiles when transferring Citi ThankYou Points.

Three of the four major transferrable point currencies--American Express Membership Rewards, Citi ThankYou Points, and Capital One Miles--periodically run transfer bonuses to airline mileage partners. Chase Ultimate Rewards offered their first transfer bonus in May to British Airways Avios.

Sometimes the transfer bonus is offered by the bank that issues the points, and sometimes the transfer bonus is offered by the mileage program you can transfer said points to.

When Was the Last ThankYou Point Transfer Bonus?

Through December 11, 2019, you will earn 25% more Avianca LifeMiles when transferring Citi ThankYou Points.

Three of the four major transferrable point currencies--American Express Membership Rewards, Citi ThankYou Points, and Capital One Miles--periodically run transfer bonuses to airline mileage partners. Chase Ultimate Rewards offered their first transfer bonus in May to British Airways Avios.

Sometimes the transfer bonus is offered by the bank that issues the points, and sometimes the transfer bonus is offered by the mileage program you can transfer said points to.

When Was the Last Ultimate Rewards Transfer Bonus?

Chase Ultimate Rewards, American Express Membership Rewards, Citi ThankYou Points, and Capital One miles are the four major types of transferrable points. By transferrable point I mean that not only are they redeemed for a fixed value, they can also be moved to airline and hotel loyalty programs for often higher value award redemptions.

Those with Membership Rewards, ThankYou Points, and Capital One miles are presented the opportunity to earn a bonus on transferred points periodically. Chase Ultimate Rewards offered their first transfer bonus ever in May to British Airways Avios.

Free Giveaway: $100 Southwest Gift Card

Thanks to everyone who participated! Mary Graves was randomly selected as our winner this time. Stay tuned as we run these giveaways periodically.

We're giving a $100 gift card away, good towards Southwest passenger travel. I'll pick a winner this Saturday, November 30. The $100 fully transferrable (electronic) gift card doesn’t expire.

Here’s how to enter:

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