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Should You Buy Travel Insurance?

From time to time I come across mainstream media travel pieces that leave me scratching my head a bit. This time, an article in Forbes magazine suggests “It’s time to invest in travel insurance.” While that’s sort of a blanket statement, we decided to dig a little deeper. Should you buy travel insurance and what are the costs? Travel Insurance Costs According to the Forbes article linked above, a comprehensive travel plan for a $5,000... Read more

American Airlines

Travel Roundup: $201 LAX-MIA, 500 Free Avios, 180k AA Miles, & 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. Relations between the United States and Turkey just became even more tense as Turkey stopped issuing non-immigrant visas at it’s facilities. While this shouldn’t impact transiting in Istanbul, it’s something to keep an eye on if you plan to visit the country anytime soon. Find out how you can... Read more

SimpliSafe JetBlue and AmexOffer to stack savings!

Both JetBlue and AmericanExpress have offers currently that can making getting a new home alarm with SimpliSafe a great deal if you stack the offers. The SimpliSafe JetBlue offer has recently been upped to 10,000 TrueBlue points. The SimpliSafe AmexOffer is giving $100 back when you spend $400 or more. If you combine these offers the return can be quite lucrative! For those not familiar, SimpliSafe is a somewhat recent startup that aims to take... Read more

Gateway Of India

Metal Detectors At Hotels?

In the wake of this week’s awful attack on a musical festival in Las Vegas, many are wondering what could be done to prevent such an event in the future. It appears as if at least one hotel is testing the idea of placing metal detectors at it’s property as a deterrent to would be terrorists. The Wynn Las Vegas rolled out enhanced security methods after Sunday night’s attack including various forms of metal detection.... Read more

United Cruise Bonus

United Cruise Bonus Promotion: Up to 90,000 Miles

There is a new offer for a United cruise bonus that could be very lucrative if  you are looking to book an upcoming cruise! With this offer you can earn up to 90,000 miles if you are a MileagePlus credit cardmember. Or up to 70,000 United miles if you are not a credit cardholder. United Cruise Bonus Promotion This particular deal applies to bookings made by October 10th. If you’re interested take a look quickly!... Read more

Hyatt Oasis Home Rental Partnership, $493 LAX-MAD, new Global Entry Site, and double Avios!

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. If you have Global Entry, (which I hope you do!), there is a new site. This is important because it requires a new registration and login. Mommy Points covers how to register for the new site here. British Airways Avios miles are very lucrative for short haul flights on partners... Read more

Amex Blue Business Plus: The Card When You Don’t Know The Category

Last night was a great time for baseball fans in Arizona. Our hometown team the Arizona Diamondbacks took down the Colorado Rockies in a win or go home wildcard game. While the game was a back and forth nail biter, points and miles are never far from my mind. While waiting in the concession line with Liz and my brother, we wondered aloud how the purchase would be coded. Would it be dining, or perhaps... Read more

World of Hyatt

Travel Roundup: NYC-Antigua $257, Hotel Fee Increase, $50 Off Hyatt & 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. Chase is offering bonus points for mobile payments tied to it’s popular Sapphire line of credit cards. Sign up now to earn one extra point per dollar spent for the next month! Hyatt Cardholders are eligible for a great new offer. Spend $300 or more at a Hyatt Place... Read more

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5.5x on groceries, 4x on gas, Last chance on Southwest and Hilton, 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. American Express is out with new targeted Amex Offers. If you were targeted for these on your Amex Everyday preferred card you could earn up to 5.5x points at certain grocery stores or 4x points at Exxon. Tomorrow is the last day on popular credit card signup bonuses. The... Read more

Chase Sapphire Reserve

Which Credit Cards You Should Hold Long-term

The other day I wrote about the problems credit card churners are beginning to face as banks tighten up how many credit cards they’ll give to one person. I’m not an avid churner, but I did open 4-5 cards this year. As a result, I’ve got some decisions to make when the annual fees come due. There’s varying opinions on which credit cards you should hold long-term. I’ll give my criteria and I’d like to... Read more