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Downgrading Citi AA Cards into Citi Double Cash Cards

If you’re currently a holder of the Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite Mastercard® or the Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard, you might want to reassess whether the…

When Should You Buy Points?

Many airline and hotel loyalty programs allow you to purchase their points or miles currency. As a member of that particular loyalty program, you can go online and buy points or miles with a few…

Southwest Companion Pass®: What You Need To Know For 2023

Spooky season has passed, and Companion Pass season is heating up! Getting the Southwest Companion Pass is all about the timing. You don’t want to be too early or too late in order to get the best…

Where Delta SkyMiles Really Shine

While some have criticized the Delta SkyMiles program for its less-than-great mileage options, they do offer some inexpensive domestic award flights that make using this program worthwhile. On top of…

Can One Person Earn Enough Miles for Two?

Earning free travel through credit card rewards points takes careful planning and record-keeping. It’s enough work on your own, but what if your travel companion is unable or unwilling to earn enough…

Best Ways to Use TAP Air Portugal Miles&Go

TAP Air Portugal is the state-owned flagship airline of Portugal that made its first-ever flight from Lisbon to Madrid in 1946. They’ve been a Star Alliance member since 2005 and now operate flights…

Let’s Chat About Wyndham Rewards Points

Many people overlook Wyndham Rewards in favor of more well-known hotel loyalty programs like Marriott Bonvoy or World of Hyatt. However, considering Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has nearly 9,000…

Overview of Capital One Lounges

Recently, the credit card issuer Capital One opened the first Capital One Lounge in Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. It hasn’t been a year since it opened, but it has already wowed travelers…

A Deepdive Into Citi ThankYou Points

The Citi ThankYou® Rewards program allows eligible bank or credit card customers to earn ThankYou Points, a flexible rewards currency, on purchases made with certain Citi credit cards. And, although…

How to Transfer Capital One Rewards Miles to Airline and Hotel Partners

Capital One’s flexible currency, earned through multiple Capital One credit cards, is similar to other banks’ flexible currencies, such as American Express Membership Rewards and Chase Ultimate…

Capital One Rewards Miles and How to Use Capital One Travel

Capital One—like American Express, Chase and Citi—issues credit cards that offer cash back or flexible currency rewards.  Capital One’s flexible currency, alternately referred to as Venture…

Best Ways to Earn and Redeem Aeroplan Points

Aeroplan is a Star Alliance loyalty program acquired by Air Canada in 2019 for 450 million Canadian dollars (about $350 million).  After enrolling and earning rewards with this program, Air…

Capital One Announces Changes to Its Rewards Program and Venture X

Capital One is spicing it up with some new changes to its rewards program. You’ll see a new transfer partner, elevated transfer bonuses and even new cancellation options to keep you feeling confident…

Best Ways to Use Capital One Miles for Economy Flights

Traveling with a family using points and miles means that each adult has to earn miles for more than one person, which can put a damper on your travel plans. However, while singles and empty nesters…

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 Rewards Credit Card vs Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

The Capital One Venture Rewards 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…