Earn United Miles with Travelex Currency Exchange: Good Deal?

United just revealed a new partnership to earn miles with Travelex currency exchange. Earning miles through partners can be lucrative or can be a deal to NOT take advantage of. So let’s find out if earning United miles with Travelex is a good deal or not. Earn United miles with Travelex currency exchange Travelex is a service where you can order currency online to be delivered to you, or to pick up in a store.... Read more

United Airlines

Travel Roundup: Airbnb host fined for racism, United overbooking efforts, and more!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points Miles and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. You can once again transfer Amex Membership Rewards points to British Airways or Iberia at a 1:1 ratio. An Airbnb host was fined $5,000, and required to take an Asian American studies course, for refusing to rent to an Asian UCLA law student this February. The Airbnb host was... Read more

Omni Royal Crescent

Post-Divorce Travel Catches On

Who says divorce has to be all doom and gloom? A new report from Travel Weekly confirms what I already knew: Post-divorce travel is catching on. It makes perfect sense in many cases. What’s better than travel for suddenly single parents that only have their kids half the time? There’s no reason to mope around the house lamenting what could have been. Why not get on a plane, and create your own new adventure? Post-Divorce... Read more

American Airlines

Travel Roundup: U2 & Hilton, Top Islands, $394 to Barcelona and More!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points, Miles, and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. Are you a big U2 fan? Hilton Honors Auctions has some really cool up close packages available that can be a great value to see the iconic group. An increased sign up bonus for the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard ends tomorrow. Act fast to earn 60,000 AAdvantage miles.... Read more

Hilton Honors Auctions

Hilton Honors Auctions: Great Use of Hilton Points

Hilton Honors Auctions are an excellent option to use spare points if you’re a road warrior looking to avoid more nights in a hotel. Even if you love using your Hilton points for bucket list destinations (or even just to head to Disneyland), you still should be able to find quite a bit of value in Hilton Honors Auctions program. There are tons of similar programs across the points world including SPG Moments, Citi Private... Read more

Travel Roundup: Bankrate Sold, $457 to Europe from many cities, and more!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points, Miles, and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. The new United MileagePlus Go Prepaid Card has debuted. This may be a fit depending on your credit but isn’t a great option for most people. Read the fine print on this one. Alaska and Southwest are out with new flight sales. Take a look and see if it... Read more

Chase Ink Plus

Ink Plus To Preferred: Product Change Success

Last year Chase refreshed their business card lineup with the new Chase Ink Preferred. The new card replaced the Chase Ink Plus which my business partner and I carry. When the Ink Preferred launched, I sent a message to Chase asking if I could change from Ink Plus to Preferred. Unfortunately, my request was denied. Chase explained that I’d have to apply separately for the new Preferred card. Not one to take no for an... Read more

Travel Roundup: Beach Bars, Silvercar, $425 to Oslo, and More!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points, Miles, and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. Luxury car rental app Silvercar announced it’s latest expansion. Soon drivers will be able to rent in Orlando and Seattle. Are you keeping up with Amazon Prime Day? If so, check out SlickDeals is hosting a live view of all deals coming in. This can be a great way... Read more

Serenediva Transit Hotel Colombo

Passing up a Free Hotel Room?

A few days ago I wrote about Sri Lankan’s free hotel option when having an overnight layover of 8+ hours. A free hotel on a paid ticket is obviously an excellent perk. However the reviews of the Ramada Katunayake were underwhelming at best. I started to wonder, at what point does the convenience of Colombo’s Serenediva airside transit hotel make it worth it to pass up the free option? Passing up a free hotel – blasphemy?... Read more

Travel Roundup: 5 million PreCheck members, Avoiding Expedia, $156 EWR-IAH and more!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points, Miles, and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. TSA PreCheck now has over 5 million members. There are more than 10 million members combined across all of the expedited screening programs such as Global Entry and Nexus. This number is probably helped by the number of travel cards that offer a Global Entry or TSA PreCheck credit. Royal... Read more