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5 of the Best Value Destinations for Points and Miles Obsessed Families

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http://www.frugaltravelguy.com - Families traveling on points and miles have several challenges to deal with that solo travelers or couples don’t: There is always the issue of earning and redeeming points for a family when only two people are old enough to get credit cards. As a result, most families travel in economy class and stay at low […]

Is This The Worst Email Ever From a Loyalty Program?

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http://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com - American Express Plenti is a 'coalition rewards program' that lets you earn points for doing business with a variety of merchants. They're the rewards program businesses like ExxonMobil, Macy's and Hulu.Since its launch a little over a year ago, the only big addition to Plenti's stable of partners has been... Chili's. That's not American Express' hoped-for growth.Continue reading Is This The Worst Email Ever From a Loyalty Program?...

Earn 10k Starwood SPG Bonus Points by Referring a Friend – Limited Time Offer

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http://www.pointstrategist.com - For a limited time you can earn 10,000 Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) points by referring friends and family (double the typical offer).  Check your email registered with Amex for details or follow the steps below. Login to your American Express account Click ‘Benefits’ on the top menu Click ‘Offers’ Enter email addresses of individuals you would like to refer Simple as that!  The post Earn 10k Starwood SPG Bonus Points by Referring a Friend – Limited Time Offer appeared first on Point Strategist.

When Frugal Travel Goes Wrong: 3 Cautionary Travel Tales

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http://www.frugaltravelguy.com - While this may come as a surprise to many of you, I must admit that I was not always the suave and confident traveler that I am today. Rather, many of the skills I’ve learned in my life – from how to life-hack a trip, to maximizing points opportunities – were learned in part through […]

Download the IHG App and Earn 1,000 Bonus Points Instantly

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http://www.pointstrategist.com - For all of those with IHG Rewards Club accounts, its time to check your email inbox.  Until June 30 IHG is offering 1,000 instant bonus points for downloading their app. To see a list of all of the current IHG offers follow the steps below: Goto IHG.com Click ‘Offers’ on the top menu bar We highly suggest signing up for email offers if you are a frequent customer of IHG.The post Download the IHG App and Earn 1,000 Bonus Points Instantly appeared first on Point Strategist.

500 Free and Easy Marriott Points

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http://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com - Marriott will give you 500 points for following them on Instagram by June 21.Once you follow Marriott Rewards on Instagram, go to this link and enter the email address associated with your Marriott Rewards account. It took me a few minutes to realize where on the page you do this:Continue reading 500 Free and Easy Marriott Points...

Alaska Partner Awards and How to Find Them

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http://www.frugaltravelguy.com - Alaska Airlines MileagePlan is one of the best frequent flyer programs out there—especially in light of the AAdvantage devaluation and the recently announced changes that will go into effect, starting August 1, 2016. Earning Alaska miles is incredibly easy, thanks to credit cards like the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Credit Card and the Starwood Preferred Guest […]

Amex Delta SkyMiles Limited Time Offer: 50k – 60k Points

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http://www.pointstrategist.com - In the latest round of American Express limited time offers, the Delta Sky Miles Gold and Platinum (personal and  business) cards are now offered with 50,000 and 60,000 bonus points respectively. If you do not have interest in elite status, the Gold card is probably best for you as it is offered with no annual fee, a $50 statement credit, and a similar point offering.  To max out on this promotion, you could apply for both the personal and business to take home 100,000 SkyMiles. For those looking for elite status, the SkyMiles Platinum card is the best choice with an offering 60,000 points, 1