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Middle Age Miles is Coming Soon – Our Official Launch Date is September 5!
Middle Age Miles is Coming Soon – Our Official Launch Date is September 5!

Middle Age Miles is Coming Soon – Our Official Launch Date is September 5!

Thank you for visiting Middle Age Miles.  We are excited to announce that our official launch date is September 5, 2018! At Middle Age Miles, our mission will be to help you live your dreams through travel and points.  We…

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New Marriott Hotel+Air Packages Announced: Book Now, Huge Devaluation Coming!
New Marriott Hotel+Air Packages Announced: Book Now, Huge Devaluation Coming!

New Marriott Hotel+Air Packages Announced: Book Now, Huge Devaluation Coming!

Executive Summary Marriott just announced its new Hotel + Air Package chart that will go into effect sometime in August.  It is a huge across-the-board devaluation.  Most relevant packages will cost about 30% more in Marriott Rewards points when the…

New American AAdvantage 5k Promo – Earn Up to 5,000 Bonus Miles
New American AAdvantage 5k Promo – Earn Up to 5,000 Bonus Miles

New American AAdvantage 5k Promo – Earn Up to 5,000 Bonus Miles

Executive Summary American has a new promotion where you can earn a tiered bonus of 50 to 5,000 bonus AAdvantage miles by completing from one to five activities from now through September 30.  Registration is required. Details This morning I…

New Hotel Award Night Rates for Marriott & SPG Hotels as of August 18 – Opportunities and Strategies
New Hotel Award Night Rates for Marriott & SPG Hotels as of August 18 – Opportunities and Strategies

New Hotel Award Night Rates for Marriott & SPG Hotels as of August 18 – Opportunities and Strategies

New Marriott Points Redemption Category Change Chart This morning, Marriott Rewards released its complete list of standard hotel award night categories for reservations made August 1 and after.  This new list includes all Marriott portfolio brands (including Ritz-Carlton) and all…

How Fast Does an Amex/Hilton Free Weekend Night Certificate Arrive? (Data Point)
How Fast Does an Amex/Hilton Free Weekend Night Certificate Arrive? (Data Point)

How Fast Does an Amex/Hilton Free Weekend Night Certificate Arrive? (Data Point)

Executive Summary My Hilton Free Weekend Night Certificate arrived 10 days after I completed the $15,000 calendar-year spend requirement on an Amex Hilton Honors Ascend card. Details The Amex Hilton Honors Ascend card comes with a benefit of a Hilton…

Keep or Cancel – Chase British Airways Visa Card
Keep or Cancel – Chase British Airways Visa Card

Keep or Cancel – Chase British Airways Visa Card

Executive Summary After my $95 annual fee posted, I canceled my Chase British Airways Visa card after holding it for one year. Analysis I was approved for the Chase British Airways Visa card a little over a year ago, in…

Keep or Cancel – B of A Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Card
Keep or Cancel – B of A Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Card

Keep or Cancel – B of A Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Card

Executive Summary After my $75 annual fee posted, I canceled my Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa Signature card after holding it for one year.  I was able to keep my second-year Companion Fare without paying the second-year Annual Fee,…

Getting Started with the US Bank Altitude Reserve Visa Card
Getting Started with the US Bank Altitude Reserve Visa Card

Getting Started with the US Bank Altitude Reserve Visa Card

As we’ve previously written, I was recently approved (on my second try!) for a new premium card that I’ve been rather excited to get, the US Bank Altitude Reserve Visa Infinite card.  My enthusiasm for this card stemmed from the…

Great New Amex Offer – $60 off $300+ at SPG Properties in US (Targeted?)
Great New Amex Offer – $60 off $300+ at SPG Properties in US (Targeted?)

Great New Amex Offer – $60 off $300+ at SPG Properties in US (Targeted?)

Executive Summary There is a terrific new Amex offer out today – $60 statement credit when you spend $300 or more at any SPG property in the United States. Details The details of the offer are straightforward – Spend $300…