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Trip-That-Wasn’t Report – Paris in May – How We Booked It with Points
Trip-That-Wasn’t Report – Paris in May – How We Booked It with Points

Trip-That-Wasn’t Report – Paris in May – How We Booked It with Points

Introduction One of the things we like to do in our Trip Reports is to provide our thought processes and strategies with respect to all of our bookings. In a very limited sense, our readers may be able to replicate…

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Recalibrating Our Baseline Values for Points & Miles
Recalibrating Our Baseline Values for Points & Miles

Recalibrating Our Baseline Values for Points & Miles

Introduction When you are earning points and miles and considering possible redemptions, it is critically important to have a general understanding of the value of those points and miles.  All points and miles are not created equal! Thus, back in September 2018…

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 10/1/19 – Amex-Delta cards; last day for MR-Avios 1.4x transfer bonus; awesome new Amex Offers; Payce reminder
Middle Age Miles News & Notes 10/1/19 – Amex-Delta cards; last day for MR-Avios 1.4x transfer bonus; awesome new Amex Offers; Payce reminder

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 10/1/19 – Amex-Delta cards; last day for MR-Avios 1.4x transfer bonus; awesome new Amex Offers; Payce reminder

Well, it’s the first day of the month and the first day of a new quarter. That means lots of new deals and quarterly promotions become available. We’ve already covered the Chase Freedom 5x bonus categories for 4Q19 – Department…

Starting August 15 – Use Resy to Make Restaurant Reservations and Earn 500 Amex MR Points
Starting August 15 – Use Resy to Make Restaurant Reservations and Earn 500 Amex MR Points

Starting August 15 – Use Resy to Make Restaurant Reservations and Earn 500 Amex MR Points

Amex recently acquired the dining reservations service Resy (a competitor to OpenTable), and it’s trying to get your attention and business by running a nice promotion. Details of the Amex-Resy Promotion Starting on August 15 and running through September 30,…

Additional Data Point – How to Get Your 4x MR Points in Amex Gold Bonus Categories When Amex Only Gave You 1x
Additional Data Point – How to Get Your 4x MR Points in Amex Gold Bonus Categories When Amex Only Gave You 1x

Additional Data Point – How to Get Your 4x MR Points in Amex Gold Bonus Categories When Amex Only Gave You 1x

Introduction A few weeks ago, we published a well-received article, How to Get Your 4x MR Points for US Restaurants on Your Amex Gold Card When Amex Only Gave You 1x. We recently went through the process again of requesting…

Fascinating New Ebates-Amex Program: Earn MR Points Through Ebates + 1,500 MR Sign-Up Bonus
Fascinating New Ebates-Amex Program: Earn MR Points Through Ebates + 1,500 MR Sign-Up Bonus

Fascinating New Ebates-Amex Program: Earn MR Points Through Ebates + 1,500 MR Sign-Up Bonus

Introduction and Basic Information Ebates and Amex have teamed up to allow you to earn Membership Rewards (MR) points when you use the Ebates shopping portal. We’ll see how this works in practice, but it’s potentially a valuable opportunity for…

How to Get Your 4x MR Points for US Restaurants on Your Amex Gold Card When Amex Only Gave You 1x
How to Get Your 4x MR Points for US Restaurants on Your Amex Gold Card When Amex Only Gave You 1x

How to Get Your 4x MR Points for US Restaurants on Your Amex Gold Card When Amex Only Gave You 1x

If you have the new Amex Gold personal card, you’re probably well aware that puchases at US Restaurants earn 4 Membership Rewards (MR) points per dollar. You’re also probably aware that Amex has had issues with correctly identifying US Restaurant…

Adventures with Edventure in Nashville – How We Got Great Value
Adventures with Edventure in Nashville – How We Got Great Value

Adventures with Edventure in Nashville – How We Got Great Value

This article is part of our Trip Report – Adventures with Edventure in Nashville. In all of our Trip & Event Reports on Middle Age Miles, we’ll fill you in on How We Got Great Value – that is, how…