Chase Sapphire Reserve

How to and How Fast to Remove Authorized User Accounts off Credit Report?

You may recall how my silly mistake cost my husband a Chase Sapphire Reserve card. Also could be titled “how 5/24 can cause marriage problems” by adding him as an authorized user to new cards I opened.  After making that mistake I started tracking when he would drop off 5/24. Plus needed to remove his authorized user accounts from his credit report to drop off 5/24 sooner. I wanted to recount the process of how to remove... Read more

Travel Roundup: Free doughnuts, Southwest and American CC Bonuses, Hilton’s exclusivity with AmEx, 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. Many travel cards are featuring higher than normal credit card sign-up bonuses right now. Sign-up bonuses are the best way to accrue miles so take a look at Southwest’s 60k mile sign-up bonus and American Airlines 50k mile sign-up bonus (with almost no required spending!). If you use a... Read more

Hilton's in-room gym

Hilton’s In-Room Gym

Hilton has begun testing an in-room gym concept in certain Double Tree, Curio, and Hilton brand hotels. For an extra $45 per night, guests receive a space designed with a stationary bike, weight balls, yoga mats, and more. Each specialized room is still standard size, however a portion is remodeled with sound-proof wood laminate floor where the carpet ends. Will Hilton’s in-room gym be a success? Hilton’s In-Room Gym: My Thoughts My first reaction to seeing this... Read more

JetBlue

Travel Roundup: Top US Beaches, $397 to Barcelona, JetBlue Sale 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. We’ve discussed how actually flying has turned into one of the worst ways to earn miles. Right now United is offering a 67% bonus on purchased miles. Honestly, this isn’t a great deal either. We’d only recommend buying United miles at this rate if you need to top off an account.... Read more

AAdvantage Dining Offer 100 Bonus Miles

My Targeted AAdvantage Dining Offer: 100 Miles per Dine

I should start by saying that I may get a little too excited when I get emails offering bonus miles or deals. Although it doesn’t happen daily, email inbox deals can be a nice surprise sometimes, like 500 bonus SPG points for 2 minutes of work. I recently received an AAdvantage Dining offer that was a little underwhelming though. It started out so promising in the title! Mediocre AAdvantage Dining Offer So things looked good until I opened the... Read more

Travel Roundup: Cuba travel ban rumors, Possible 435k fine for United, 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. Rumors are swirling that President Trump will be rolling back some of the Cuba travel changes that President Obama put into place during his administration. Little is known at this point but some potential changes include “increased enforcement relating to travel”. The largest bonuses ever for the Hilton American Express... Read more

Splitty: A New Way To Book Hotel Rooms (Review)

I’m always intrigued when a new startups enter the travel sector with an attempt to disrupt the market. In the past we’ve covered new companies like Hopper, Rocketrip, and Recharge. Today we’re covering Splitty: A new way to book hotel rooms. Splitty’s unique proposition is that they’ll split up your stay into multiple reservations to save you money. That sounds interesting, but is it practical? Splitty Background Splitty launched out of Tel Aviv’s red-hot startup community,... Read more

Travel Roundup: Solo in Europe, $208 to Guadalajara, Memorial Day Travel Numbers 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. In a sign of a strong economy, AAA estimated that over 39 million Americans traveled for Memorial Day weekend. That’s the highest number since 2005. Yesterday we noted that Delta began imposing massive fuel surcharges on Virgin Atlantic awards. Apparently Delta is having second thoughts as that change has been... Read more

Miles4Migrants: Donate Miles to Reunite Refugees

The main point of this blog is to teach readers how to earn and use points to travel better. But we also recognize that many of us in this hobby sometimes have miles that we may not use. Ben in the past has covered many of the options for donating miles that will go unused. Today, I want to cover another option of how to help others via Miles4Migrants. Note: I know some people have... Read more

Travel Roundup: Delta surcharges on Virgin Atlantic, Never-ending laptop ban rumors, 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. One of the best ways to earn JetBlue points is by shopping at Amazon. Unfortunately, here at Points, Miles, and More we’ve discovered you don’t get your points quickly, if all the points even post. If you have a stash of Delta miles unfortunately it won’t make sense to... Read more