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Upgrading United Airlines Flights with PlusPoints

Have you ever wondered whether you can upgrade your United Airlines flight cabin to premium economy or business class? Perhaps you want to enjoy its premium perks, such as extra legroom and comfort…

Capital One Venture X vs. American Express Gold

The advent of the Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card has people reevaluating their wallet space for premium credit cards. The American Express® Gold Card (see rates & fees) with its…

New Benefits for Capital One Cards

Capital One is introducing some meaningful update to cards across their portfolio. Let’s take a look at the details and how it impacts you. Expanded Lounge Access Capital One is expanding lounge…

Capital One Venture vs Capital One Venture X

Capital One is attacking the travel reward space aggressively.

The Capital One® Venture® Credit Card vs Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

The Capital One® Venture® Credit Card and the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

Capital One Updates: New Bonus on Venture and Other Benefits

Capital One is introducing some meaningful update to cards across their portfolio and updating the bonus on the ever popular Capital One Venture Credit Card. Let’s take a look at the details and how…

Best Ways to Get to Hawaii on Points and Miles

Taking your family to Hawaii is often thought of as a once-in-a-lifetime trip. If you’ve been following MileValue, you know that we strive to make those once-in-a-lifetime trips happen early and…

Best Ways to Book American Airlines Flights with Ultimate Rewards

So what happens when you need to book a flight on American Airlines but you don’t have any AAdvantage miles? Does that mean that you are out of options? Fortunately, this is another example of…

How to Pay Taxes With a Credit Card

Nobody enjoys tax season, but it’s one of those necessary annual pop-ups that we all go through together. While tax season blossoms in tandem with daffodils and tulips, we typically garner far less…

Capital One Venture X Rewards Card

We’re excited to announce the new Capital One Venture X Rewards Card. We’ll keep this intro brief as we dive into the details and our take on this new travel rewards card. Capital One Venture X…

Upcoming Hyatt Category Changes

Hyatt recently announced that more than 100 hotels will be changing categories on March 22, 2022. Unfortunately, it’s generally bad news, but there are a few bright spots, mostly for the…

Anatomy of an Award and Uzbekistan Trip Report

Uzbekistan popped up on my radar as a possible destination a couple of years ago. The country has been at the crossroads of civilizations for millennia and is deeply infused with the most fascinating…

It’s Not Too Late To Earn The Southwest Companion Pass

Now that we’re into 2022, you might be convinced that you’ve missed out on the opportunity to earn one of the most valuable points and miles perks in the hobby—the Southwest Companion Pass. But fear…

Last Call for 5X on Groceries with the Freedom Flex and Freedom Unlimited

Are you thinking of signing up for the Chase Freedom Flex℠ or Chase Freedom Unlimited® card? If so, you'll want to do it today – because the current offers will be gone. You'll have to…

Make Business Travel More Rewarding with Southwest Rapid Rewards Business

Southwest, long the stalwart of leisure travel, is entering the realm of business travel with the launch of the new Rapid Rewards Business program. The program is designed to reward businesses by…

American Airlines Revamps Its Loyalty Program

The latest program to announce a complete revamp is American Airlines’ AAdvantage program. We were expecting a devaluation, because when an airline announces “enhancements” they usually aren’t in our…

Best Ways to Earn and Redeem LifeMiles

LifeMiles is a frequent flyer program of Avianca, Colombia’s biggest and oldest airline. Avianca is one of the Star Alliance member airlines so when you earn or redeem LifeMiles, you have access to…

Citi ThankYou Premier vs. Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card: Which Is A Better Card?

Adventurers who dabble in travel rewards face quite a selection of mid-range credit cards, and the process of choosing one can be overwhelming.

Your Guide to The Platinum Card from American Express

If you’re looking for a solid, do it all travel card, then The Platinum Card® from American Express should be on your radar. This one card brings you great airport lounge access, hotel status, and…

The Capital One Combo: One Of The Best Tools For Earning Miles

I’ve been a huge fan of card combinations that can really sweep you off your feet at the ability to rapidly earn tons of points without chasing a bonus. Combos like the Citi Premier Card and the Citi…

U.S. Bank Triple Cash Rewards Card

A new card for small business owners just recently hit the market and it’s a card you may want to consider if you’re interested in earning cash back. U.S. Bank’s new business card, the Triple Cash…

Marriott Eliminating Award Charts; Extending Status & Certificates

Marriott has announced major changes to its Bonvoy program. There were a couple of good things in today’s announcement, but overall, the changes aren’t positive ones with the announcement that they…

Southwest Companion Pass®: What You Need To Know For 2022

This time of year you’d normally be smelling pumpkin spice wafting through the air, but that may be a bit difficult to smell through your mask. Although you may not be smelling pumpkin spice as well…

Updates To The Business Platinum Card® by American Express

American Express announced some changes to The Business Platinum Card® from American Express that are favorable to most everyone, but businesses that can fully utilize the benefits will get the…

Best Credit Cards to Buy Flights

As awesome as using points and miles are to book flights, sometimes you have to pay cash for your flights. Whether you found a great deal on airfare, or there just isn’t award availability and you’re…