How to Earn 20x+ United Miles on Sears Purchases


Right now the United MileagePlus shopping portal is offering up to 4,000 bonus miles based on cumulative purchases you make in their portal from July 21, 2015 through August 12, 2015, but that is only half the good news.  As I mentioned here, starting today you can earn 20x+ miles per dollar at Sears for a very limited time.  These miles will be awarded on top of the bonus miles that are awarded as outlined below: 500 bonus miles for…

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Round Trip Flights on United from $75 + $39 Frontier Flights


The last few days we have really seen some tremendous fall airfare deals appearing.  As always, the easiest way to keep an eye on these deals is by following accounts such as @theflightdeal and @airfarewatchdog on Twitter, but I’m happy to share some of the ones that jump out at me here as well. Round Trips from $75 on United: One very awesome deal today are the $75 round trip flights between Chicago or Boston and Los Angeles on United. …

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Get up to 40,000 Bonus Aeroplan Miles via New Transfer Promo!

Aeroplan Bonus Promo

Via a new promotion that will run from July 27 – August 24, 2015 you can earn up to 40,000 bonus Aeroplan (Air Canada) miles via transfers into Aeroplan from other programs.  You can use Aeroplan miles to fly on Star Alliance member airlines such as United, so this is a potentially relevant promo even if you don’t typically fly Air Canada or utilize Aeroplan.  You can view their award chart here, and be aware there are fuel surcharges with…

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Great Deal: Fly Across the Country for $75 on American Airlines!

American Airlines 737-800 Eco Demonstrator In FlightK65743

Right now there are some killer airfares available on American Airlines, including trans-con flights to/from New York’s LaGuradia and Los Angeles from $75 each way!  These are mileage earning fares that can get you across the entire country for just $75, which is pretty incredible.  There are some other participating cities available at similar prices listed at the bottom of the post. According to The Flight Deal, there are valid dates from September – November, and I recommend using a…

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How to Get Hotel Rooms for $28.75 Each

Crowne Plaza Little Rock

A couple of days ago I wrote about the brand new IHG PointBreaks list that offers more than 160 hotels around the US and beyond for just 5,000 IHG points per night from July 27 – October 31, 2015 .  Since then I have had several inquiries on what to do if you are starting from 0 IHG points and want to take advantage of PointBreaks at some of the hotels on the list.  There are several ways to get IHG points,…

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Travel Binge Before Baby Brought Balance


Our newest family member is 9 days old today, and let’s just say that in the last 9 days my heart may have grown many sizes, but my world has shrunk significantly.  In fact, I haven’t even made it the 1/2 mile down the road to the grocery store since she was born, let alone anywhere further than that.  This isn’t a surprise or really even a bad thing.  Since this is our second child, I have been down this…

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Chase Lounge Returning to Disney’s Epcot This Fall!

Travel Kid 3 Disney

Today Chase announced that as part of their multi-year agreement with Disney Parks, Chase debit and credit cardmembers will again have exclusive access to a Chase Lounge at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.  The lounge will be open from 11AM – park closing daily during the festival from September 25 – November 16, 2015.  It is again going to be located on the third floor of the American Adventure Pavilion within the Epcot World Showcase.  The lounge will offer…

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20X+ United Miles at Sears Coming Soon?

4000 bonus United miles

This morning I saw a post from The Points Guy discussing the current United MileagePlus Shoppping promotion that I also outlined here.  The United MileagePlus shopping portal is offering up to 4,000 bonus miles based on cumulative purchases you make in their portal from July 21, 2015 through August 12, 2015 in the following tiers. 500 bonus miles for cumulative qualifying purchases of at least $125 1,750 bonus miles for cumulative qualifying purchases of at least $600 4,000 bonus miles…

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PointBreaks Live: Hotels for 5,000 Points Per Night

Holiday Inn Express Tremblant

Hopefully you had a chance to check out the IHG PointBreaks preview list over the weekend, because the PointBreaks list is now live and available for booking at just 5,000 points per night! This PointBreaks list is valid for bookings and stays from July 27 – October 31, 2015 (subject to availability), which is great for late summer travel with the kids oreven  early fall travel for when the kids are back in school. If you see some hotels you would like…

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Current Limited Time Increased Credit Card Offers

Limited Time Increased Bonuses

I hope that you are surviving this super hot week of summer for much of this part of the world.  I could try and make some super cheesy tie in from the crazy hot weather to hot limited time miles and points credit card offers, but then I’d have to go dunk my own head in cold water.  Instead, I’ll just say that this insanely hot weather may be a good catalyst to earn more  airline miles so you can…

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