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Stack These Marriott Promotions to Get Easy Status

With a new year comes new opportunities. There will always be the opportunity to earn new points, but today we want to share some new (and some soon to be gone) updates to the Marriott Bonvoy…

Best Ways to Earn AA Miles

I’m not gonna lie, when it comes to airline programs, I think that American Airlines AAdvantage program is one of the best out there. There are a lot of great ways to redeem American Airlines…

How to Use ExpertFlyer to Find Award Space

You signed up for a credit card, met the minimum-spending requirements and earned a welcome bonus. You’ve done everything the credit-card issuer told you to do to take your first free flight on…

When to Use British Airways Avios and When to Use Iberia Avios

Let’s talk about Avios. Three airlines—Aer Lingus, British Airways and Iberia—use this rewards currency, yet they’re separate award programs. Same, same, but different. And, because the programs are…

American Express Credit Cards vs. No Pre-Set Spending Limit Cards: What’s the Difference and Why Does It Matter

Are all American Express cards the same? A card’s a card, right? Why do some cards have a credit limit and some don’t? Most people don’t give too much thought to these questions, but it’s important…

Our Award Booking Service: A Case Study

Hey MileValue Family, Many of you take the time to read each and every article we publish. For that, we are truly grateful. Some have even taken advantage of our free credit card…

Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Transferring American Express Membership Rewards to Hilton Hotels

I bet I know exactly what comes into your mind when I ask the question “which hotel program is best for transferring bank points to.” The majority of people would hedge their bet on transferring…

Meet the MileValue Team

You've seen their great content in your inboxes for the last few months. You may have even had Travis find you some incredible award space with our Award Booking Service. Now, let's get to know a bit…

How to Earn Points and Miles by Paying Taxes

Let’s face it, nobody likes paying taxes. But we can choose to look at the bright side of things - if you use a credit card to pay your taxes, this is a great opportunity to earn some extra points…

Earn World of Hyatt Globalist Status Through February 2023

I’m not going to lie, I love having hotel elite status. Unlike Airline status, hotel elite status comes with some perks that almost always come through. Room upgrades, free breakfast, late checkout…

Now Is A Great Time To Plan Future Travel

Let’s face it, 2020 has been a pretty crappy year for travel. If you’re like me, you likely had to cancel at least one trip. I have more than five trips that were planned for this year, and even some…

How to Use Positioning Flights

Points and miles are a great tool to reduce the cost of a vacation. They cover the cost of your flights and sometimes hotels and offer an opportunity to travel more and pay less.

What’s in My Wallet: Anna Zaks

Welcome to What’s in My Wallet article series! I’ll go first and start by sharing with you which credit cards I use regularly, which cards I keep just for the perks and benefits and which cards are…

Which Southwest Card(s) Are Right For You?

Banks don’t make it easy to select co-branded airline cards for frequent flyers. Not only do you have multiple airlines, but you also have multiple credit cards associated with the same airline, and…

A Deep Dive into Aeroplan Awards

Air Canada’s loyalty program, Aeroplan, has been involved in so much drama in the last few years, any telenovela would be jealous of the twists and the turns. For about 25 years, Aimia Inc. operated…

How to Use the Shopping Portals to Earn Tons of Points and Miles

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? Or are you just gearing up for the busy holiday season? In any case, read this before you buy anything else and you’ll see your points and miles balances…

Citi Double Whammy: Citi Premier and Citi Double Cash Card

There are two major parts of planning your credit card strategy. One part, and the primary focus that many people take, is focusing on sign up bonuses that fit your immediate needs. This is a very…

How to Get Approved for Business Cards

You might be wondering why do you need business credit cards? Or maybe you think you can’t qualify for one because you don’t own what most people would perceive as business? There are a lot of…

How to Earn Bonus Points with Chase Right Now

Note: Some of the offers mentioned below may have changed or are no longer be available. You can view current offers here. 2020 has been quite a year! Most of us haven’t been able to travel…

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

The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card and the Capital One Venture Credit Card both have made a few waves in the ocean of rewards credit cards recently.

A Deep Dive into Avianca LifeMiles

Colombian air carrier Avianca might not be on your radar, but its loyalty program, LifeMiles, should be. It’s got pretty solid award redemption rates (when you can find ’em) and no fuel surcharges on…

Guide to American Airlines AAdvantage Routing Rules

It’s no lie that there’s some great ways to redeem American Airlines AAdvantage miles.

New Peloton Benefits Added to Chase Sapphire

We’ve seen a lot of usable benefits be added to credit cards during 2020.

Earn An Additional 3X with the American Express Referral Offer

This has been a very strange year for miles and points. We didn’t get a chance to travel and spend a lot of points but we sure did get quite a few great earning opportunities. We saw high-value…

How to Book Hyatt Stays With Points

Hyatt Hotels is a favorite hotel chain among many frequent travelers and points aficionados. World of Hyatt points are easy to earn, the redemption rates are very reasonable and Hyatt’s program is…