Video of a Credit Card Application Reconsideration Call

A few weeks ago, Rookie Alli applied for her very first cards. Her cards were all instantly approved except the Citi® Hilton HHonors™  Reserve Card.

She really wanted the Citi® Hilton HHonors™  Reserve Card because it comes with two free weekend nights at almost any Hilton worldwide.

Best Practices for Maximizing the PointBreaks List for $35 a Night Hotels

There are several posts on yesterday's new PointBreaks list. Even if you've read those, read this.

7,500 Miles to Europe and Negative 7,500 Miles to South America

Reader question:

I've got to book a one way flight from Los Angeles to Newark with American miles next month. Is there any way to get extra value from the award?


Sure. How about adding a one way flight to anywhere in Europe for 7,500 miles!

It's all about perspective, and this question gave me a new perspective on free oneways. Hopefully everyone reading this has already read about adding Free Oneways to American Airlines awards.

Master Thread: Free Oneways on United Awards

Introduction to Free One Ways (this post)
Master Thread: Free Oneways on American Airlines Awards (dead as of April 2014)
Master Thread: Free One Ways on United Awards
Master Thread: Free One Ways on Delta Awards (dead as on January 2015)
Master Thread: Free One Ways on US Airways Awards (dead as of April 2015)
Master Thread: Free One Ways on Alaska Awards
Three Vacations on Two Awards

Six months ago, I was the first person to write about Free Oneways on United Awards.