Miles And Points

Today Only: 5 Miles Per Dollar On Apple Purchases

If you’ve been thinking about an Apple purchase, today is the day to pull the trigger.  It’s also a great reminder of the value of airline shopping portals, like we discussed recently on my podcast Miles To Go.  Multiple airline shopping portals are offering bonus miles today for purchases from Apple. United Airlines is offering 5 miles per dollar for Apple purchases today. If you haven’t shopped through the United Airlines shopping portal, you can also probably double dip with this new member offer.  Or, if a member of your […]

American Airlines Appears To Be Removing $75 Fee For Last-Minute Award Tickets

We have another sign that variable award tickets are coming soon to American Airlines. They’re moving to eliminate close-in booking fees for award tickets that regular members of the AAdvantage program pays. In this case, the elimination of the fee may fall into the category of “be careful what you wish for”.

The Disaster That Was My Recent United Airlines Award Redemption Experience

What should you do when 150,000 miles disappear from your United Airlines account? How about when an agent promises to return 65,000, only to have another 20,000 disappear? My solution was to spend 9 hours on the phone. None of it worked. Find out what did. Buckle in, this is a long one.

Hyatt Brings Back One Of My Favorite Promotions, 10% Back On All Point Redemptions!

Hyatt is running one of my favorite promos again this summer. They’ve been pretty consistent with this one.  It’s easy, and rewarding.  All you need is to hold either of the two Hyatt credit cards and  register as well.  Do that now.  It’s that simple to earn 10% back on all Point redemptions. Hyatt will give all co-branded credit cardholders a 10% rebate on pretty much all points you redeem between July 1st and September 2nd, 2019.  That’s: Award rooms Points & cash reservations Room upgrades Dining and spa reservations Exhale classes […]