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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Skirting United’s $75 Close-in Booking Fee One Last Time

Spoiler alert: It worked on the first try, calling 1-800-421-4655. Update 11/1/19: Just saved another $75 for a last minute United award I decided to book. I called 1-800-4655 number, and the first…

32k Flying Blue Miles to Europe in Business Class

Update, 11:35 pm ET, 10/15: The Flying Blue Promo Awards Special Edition deals are now live! Flying Blue, the loyalty program of Air France and KLM, looks like they've got some great deals coming…

Timing the Southwest Companion Pass to Last Two Full Years

UPDATE 10/18/19: A few key details about the Companion Pass and the offers for the Southwest co-branded Chase credit cards have changed since this post was originally published. The Chase Southwest…

100k Amex Platinum Targeted Offer is Back!

According to the internet, a new round of people have been targeted for the 100k Amex Platinum offer. Time to check again! I still haven't been targeted for this yet :( but I hear of friends/family…

Citi Double Cash Crowned King of Everyday Spend

Citi has changed the landscape of travel reward cards by giving Double Cash cardholders the ability to transfer their cash rewards to the ThankYou point program, given that they also hold either a…

Wanted: New Award Booker for Award Booking Service

Hey MileValue readers! We're looking to add another award booker to our Award Booking Service team. If you have experience redeeming airline miles and think getting paid to do so sounds fun, then…

When Was the Last Capital One Transfer Bonus?

There are four major transferrable point currencies: American Express Membership Rewards, Citi ThankYou Points, Capital One miles, and Chase Ultimate Rewards. The first three types of points…

Walking Across America with Points: Week 3

It's been a while since we've heard from Mike Hammari, the man who is walking across the United States using travel rewards to minimize accommodation costs and therefore nights slept outdoors. He's…

Citi Prestige Changes Kicking in Sunday

At the beginning of the year Citi announced a change to its benefit package, debuting competitive new category bonuses like 5 Thank You Points per dollar spent at restaurants and on air travel but…

When Was the Last Membership Rewards Transfer Bonus?

American Express Membership Rewards, Citi ThankYou Points, and Capital One Miles, three of the four major transferrable point currencies, periodically run transfer bonuses to airline mileage…

Google Tests New Price Drop Guarantee

Today I'm not talking about miles or points, but instead a new way to find the cheapest flights to book with cash. A savvy miles ninja knows when to use miles versus when to pull out the dollar…

Using Hawaiian Miles for Travel to & Within Hawaii

Update 8/19: This offer is expected to drop on September 4, 2019, according to Doctor of Credit. Barclays issues a Hawaiian Airlines co-branded credit card called the Hawaiian Airlines World Elite…

Last Chance to Opt Out of Chase’s Binding Arbitration

If you have a credit card issued by Chase, in May you should have received an email from Chase with the subject line, "Important information regarding changes to your Chase account". In said email…

GREAT DEAL: 40% Transfer Bonus Membership Rewards to Avios

Through October 1 you’ll earn 40% bonus points when transferring Membership Rewards to either British Airways, Iberia, or Aer Lingus Avios. That means 1,000 Membership Rewards = 1,400 Avios. This…

Trip Report: Delta One, Atlanta to Buenos Aires

Recently I flew between Atlanta, Georgia (ATL) and Buenos Aires, Argentina (EZE) in Delta's Business Class cabin, Delta One, for just 45,000 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles and $5.60. Here’s the…

How to Display AA’s Old Award Search Tool

Ugh. American Airlines' new tool for searching award space is super annoying. The results are in no way displayed in a way that makes it efficient for us to see what's available. It gives you no…

I Wasn’t Expecting That Auto-Approval!

I just applied for the Ink Business Unlimited Credit Card.