Quickly Get 1,500 Free Spirit Airlines Miles

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Oh Spirit Airlines, you are never boring.  They are currently giving away 1,500 free miles if you take three quizzes and get all the answers correct.  The whole process should take you less than 10 minutes and 1,500 miles isn’t bad – especially if you can add it to the 8,000 “Hate Miles” that are still available.  Spirit Airlines award flights start at 2,500 miles each way for their cardholders and 10,000 miles each way for non-Spirit Airlines card holders.…

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Enjoying Wonders in Your Own Backyard

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To start this long Memorial Day Weekend off I’m going to not share a travel deal (just yet), but instead share some images that symbolize the transition from spring to summer, at least around here.  My dad, Grandpa Points, is a photographer by trade, and a nature lover by blood, so he and my mom spent some time a few weeks ago driving around Texas enjoying some of the natural beauty that flocked the fields.  I love traveling to experience…

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Good Deal to Stay at One of My Favorite SPG Resorts!

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As I’ve mentioned a couple of times already, we just got back from a quick family getaway at The Phoenician, an SPG Luxury Hotel Collection Hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona.  This resort was exactly what we were looking for since it had fun things for kids and adults that made just enjoying our time together pretty easy, so when I saw it available via a special SPG “Desert Summer Sale” I had to share. When we booked The Phoenician it was…

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Bonus Cash Back from Ebates and BOGO Movie Tickets!

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Memorial Day is obviously most importantly supposed to be a chance to take time to remember those died while serving in the military, but it has taken on additional meanings in this country over the years.  It now also signifies the beginning of summer, time to jump in the pool, fire up the grill, etc.  In addition, many, many retailers also use it as an opportunity to bring out some pretty decent sales and discounts.  I’m not saying Memorial Day…

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New PointBreaks List of Hotels for 5,000 Points Per Night!

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Happy Friday – the new IHG Rewards PointBreaks preview list is out and I actually think this list has real potential for some summer family trips even if it is light on “high end” properties.  As you may already know, IHG PointsBreaks are hotels that are available for just 5,000 IHG points per night instead of the regular points prices that can go as high as 50,000 points per night. The next round of PointBreaks will actually go live on…

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When a Schedule Change Happens to Your Award Flights

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Even though my own travel is winding down for a bit, many of my family members are just starting some pretty big summer trips that are funded largely by miles and points.  I try to help them to maximize their trips for savings and comfort as much as possible, so when my mom told me the other day that she had received an email that their flights to Alaska has been changed a week before departure I was happy to…

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New IHG PointBreaks List Coming Tomorrow!

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It’s almost time for a brand new IHG Rewards Club PointBreaks list!  That is exciting (at least to me) because it means new opportunities to stay at hotels around the world for just 5,000 IHG points per night instead of the regular points prices that can go as high as 50,000 points per night. The next round of PointBreaks will be posted on Tuesday May 26th for bookings and stays from May 26 – July 31, 2015.  A preview list…

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Six Club Carlson Properties in the United States to Book in the Next 10 Days

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As you (hopefully) know, Club Carlson is handing out a double whammy effective June 1st.  They are not only taking away the “Last Award Night Free” benefit that has come with the co-branded Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa Signature, but they are also “blowing up their award chart” beginning on June 1st by increasing the number of points required for many properties.  A two-night stay that might cost you 50,000 points if you book before June 1st can easily potentially…

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Fly Singapore Airlines for 50% Fewer Miles on Some Routes!

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Via a traditional airline saver award you can often fly in economy within the United States on exciting routes like Houston to Kansas City for 12,500 miles each way.  Logic then would dictate that if you wanted to fly from say Houston to Singapore it would cost many times that amount, and often your logic would be correct. However, right now you can fly from Houston to Singapore on Singapore Airlines for just 6,250 miles more than you can fly…

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Free $15 Amazon Gift Card With Eligible Diaper Purchase

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So this deal is much more “Mommy” than “Points”, so skip it if you are passed the diaper phase, but since we are about to be squarely back in it I had to share.  Through tonight (5/20/15) Amazon is offering a $15 Amazon Gift Card with Pampers Purchase to Amazon Mom members who purchase eligible Pampers diapers using code PAMPERS15.  I didn’t even know I had an Amazon Mom membership, so maybe this works for you even if you don’t…

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