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I’ll get to the free United Club Pass in a minute, but first, to the readers of Million Mile Secrets, welcome to This blog is a must read for anyone interested in frequent flier miles and travel:

1) Beginners– Welcome to the miles game. You may never have to pay for a flight again. And if you want to fly for free in seven-foot beds at the front of the plane to exotic destinations, you can do that too! You’ll want to start with my Free First Class Next Month series that started today just below this post. Each post in the series will be a two minute read that prompts you to do something that will take you two more minutes. By the end of the month, you’ll go from knowing nothing about frequent flier miles to being a nascent expert, someone who can fly wherever he wants for free!

2) Experts– In daily posts, I do the math and give you the math-free analysis behind making sure you’re squeezing every bit of value out of the programs you already understand well. I focus on quantifying good redemptions and good deals and posting valuable resources that you won’t find anywhere else. Check these posts out to see what I mean:

Mile Value Calculator

A List of All Possible International Gateway Cities When Using AAddvantage Miles

How Much Are Rapid Rewards Points and Avios Worth?

Complete Lists of All Possible Avios Redemptions from New York and Los Angeles

Free Giveaway

I have one one-time United Club pass that expires October 31, 2012. I will be giving it away through a random drawing. There are two ways to enter, and you can enter both ways to double your chances. First, comment on this post with a question or a suggestion for something you’d like to see covered here. Second, follow me on twitter: @milevalue. Tomorrow at midnight, I’ll use a random number generator to determine a winner, and I’ll mail you the pass.

Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.

Just getting started in the world of points and miles? The Chase Sapphire Preferred is the best card for you to start with.

With a bonus of 60,000 points after $4,000 spend in the first 3 months, 5x points on travel booked through the Chase Travel Portal and 3x points on restaurants, streaming services, and online groceries (excluding Target, Walmart, and wholesale clubs), this card truly cannot be beat for getting started!

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