Miles and Points, Pretty Card

1. Last call for 40% bonus on transfers from Membership Rewards to BA Avios program. If I had any MR points, I would do it, but it depends on your upcoming plans. 2. Normally, I don’t comment on aviation news, but this is kind of important. It appears that Aer Lingus airline will be bought…

Why I Hesitate to Recommend Chase Fairmont Visa to Families

An update: My reader Nancy mentioned that this bonus comes with complimentary Passion Premier status benefits valid during your first year as a cardholder. See more details here I called and Fairmont employee confirmed that you can get a third night free even when using complimentary certificates. You also get a free upgrade valid for up…

Miles and Points Update

1. The 80,000 points bonus offer on Chase IHG MasterCard is no longer available. However, there is an offer for 70,000 points valid through March 31st. Here is the link with details, does not pay me. Be aware, some have reported receiving  a targeted offer of 80,000 points via email. Ask Chase to match it…

Miles and Points, Smorgarsbord

1. In case you’ve missed it, make sure to check out this fantastic post on Million Miles Secrets focusing on British Airways Avios program and ways to avoid fuel surcharges. 2. Speaking of, don’t forget about 40% bonus on transfers to Avios from Membership Rewards through January 31st. This is a big deal and probably…

Is Citi Prestige Card in My Future?

An update: This card now comes with 50,000 points sign-up bonus. As a result, this offer is superior to Citi Thank You Premier card. I will definitely be applying in August if it’s still around. In my post a few weeks ago, I wrote how I’ve applied for Citi Thank You Preferred card that comes with a…

Miles and Points Update

1. Before February 15th, you can get a 35% bonus on transfers to Virgin America from Membership Rewards. Read this post on instances where it could make sense to go for it. 2. According to Milevalue blog, Chase is considering increasing the annual fee on Chase Ink Plus from $95 to $150. This card currently…