Here is a common question I get: “Can I earn Delta miles on flights I purchase for my family?” In other words do you get the airline miles or frequent flyer miles for the flights you purchase for your family… No. I know it sucks since you are the one putting out the cash to purchase the tickets for your ... Read More »
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Do You Earn Airline Miles When You Fly Or When You Purchase?
Question: Do You Only Get Credited With Air Miles When You Fly Or When You Purchase? This question was asked this past weekend and was something I used to wonder myself. The simple answer is yes and no, let me explain. When you purchase a flight you can earn airline miles for the ticket itself. So, for instance you want ... Read More »
Another Chase Sapphire Preferred Credit Card With 40,000 Bonus Points
My wife just got her new Chase Sapphire Preferred credit card today, which we signed up using the link at InACents! We had them rush ship the credit card, took 3 days to get here. My wife and I sign up for credit cards that get us the most rewards points or airline miles. Since we put all of our ... Read More »
How I Saved My Family $200 And Gave Them 4 Free Airline Tickets
Since moving to Alaska in 2011, my family has wanted to come up for a visit. This summer they will have their chance, along with a million other tourist! If you don’t know any thing about Alaska, you should know that Alaska is the biggest US state, yes.. even bigger than Texas. Alaska actually dwarfs Texas in size. If I ... Read More »
How The Chase Sapphire Credit Card Saved Us $600
Over the years I have had almost every kind of credit card you can think of.. except Discover Card. I usually value rewards points or airline miles more than a cash back credit card. The reason is a cash back card will only give you about a 1% return while with a miles or rewards card, you can often get ... Read More »
Get 300 Bonus Miles With Delta SkyMiles Dining, Offer Ends 12/31/12
Get 300 bonus Delta SkyMiles for every $100 you spend at participating restaurants, bars and clubs. You have to pre-register to be qualified for this offer and the offer ends on December 31, 2012. Register Here I would take advantage of this offer but here in Alaska there are only 2 participating restaurants in the SkyMiles Dining program! Its a ... Read More »
Fast Delta Miles With SkyMiles Dining
My wife and I took advantage of the 1,200 bonus Delta SkyMiles by eating out at a participating SkyMiles restaurant this past weekend. All major airlines seem to have their own miles for dining programs and while they all offer bonuses when you first sign up, Delta currently offers the highest bonus of 1,200 SkyMiles. This is an addition to ... Read More »
Should You Get The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card Now?
I’ve been in this game of cat and mouse with credit card companies for many years now. They change their offers, I ran after new ones. They increase their bonuses, I get a new card, they increase their fees, I cancel my cards. And with any business, change is the only constant. Offers come and go and credit card companies ... Read More »
Earn Free Airline Miles From Current Deals
There are multiple ways you can earn free miles from doing what you normally do. Did you know that you can earn free miles on most all airlines without ever flying! Better yet, if you have poor credit and can’t get approved for any of the current credit card bonus offers, there are many other ways of earning free miles. ... Read More »
Are Credit Card Companies Lowering Their Reward Bonuses?
It seems like there has been a lot of speculation on what credit card offers will be available in the coming months. As soon as a credit card company lowers their bonus, red flags instantly go up. Just this week Chase lowered their bonus on their Sapphire card from 50,000 down to 40,000 bonus points, that’s if you apply for ... Read More »