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Another Trip-That-Wasn’t Report – Summertime in Spain (Catalonia) & Andorra – Our Itinerary & How We Booked
Another Trip-That-Wasn’t Report – Summertime in Spain (Catalonia) & Andorra – Our Itinerary & How We Booked

Another Trip-That-Wasn’t Report – Summertime in Spain (Catalonia) & Andorra – Our Itinerary & How We Booked

Introduction & Background This week, Philly and I were supposed to be in Barcelona, in the midst of a week-and-a-half trip to western Spain (Catalonia region) and Andorra. Accompanying us would have been Middle Age Miles daughter Maria and her…

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[Updated 5/14/20] Summary of Consumer-Friendly Changes to Card Benefits and Loyalty Programs
[Updated 5/14/20] Summary of Consumer-Friendly Changes to Card Benefits and Loyalty Programs

[Updated 5/14/20] Summary of Consumer-Friendly Changes to Card Benefits and Loyalty Programs

Introduction Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen credit card companies and loyalty programs introduce many consumer-friendly changes. There have been so many that it’s hard to keep up with everything! Last week, we published a summary of the consumer-friendly…

Summary of Consumer-Friendly Changes to Card Benefits and Loyalty Programs
Summary of Consumer-Friendly Changes to Card Benefits and Loyalty Programs

Summary of Consumer-Friendly Changes to Card Benefits and Loyalty Programs

Introduction While we’ve been on our housemoving-induced hiatus for the past few weeks and continuing even through today, we’ve seen credit card companies and loyalty programs introduce many consumer-friendly changes. There have been so many that it’s hard to keep…

IHG Chainwide “4X 2020” Bonus Points Promotion Is Underway
IHG Chainwide “4X 2020” Bonus Points Promotion Is Underway

IHG Chainwide “4X 2020” Bonus Points Promotion Is Underway

With apologies for being a little behind reporting on this recently-underway promotion, we wanted to cover IHG’s new “4X 2020” bonus points deal, which runs from now through May 15, 2020. The name is a bit misleading, because you won’t…

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 1/20/20 – RC Visa; Hyatt-SLH promo; Chase Offer Hyatt House; Radisson Rewards; AA awards; Southwest; Marriott cards; Kimpton; new DFW & PHX lounges
Middle Age Miles News & Notes 1/20/20 – RC Visa; Hyatt-SLH promo; Chase Offer Hyatt House; Radisson Rewards; AA awards; Southwest; Marriott cards; Kimpton; new DFW & PHX lounges

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 1/20/20 – RC Visa; Hyatt-SLH promo; Chase Offer Hyatt House; Radisson Rewards; AA awards; Southwest; Marriott cards; Kimpton; new DFW & PHX lounges

We’re chock-full of Middle Age Miles News & Notes on MLK Day after a long flight from DFW to Seattle. But first, a quick moment in honor of Dr. King and his contributions to America and our civil rights movement.…

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…

Points.com Has Returned to Top Cashback – Stack with Current Hotel Points Purchase Promotions!
Points.com Has Returned to Top Cashback – Stack with Current Hotel Points Purchase Promotions!

Points.com Has Returned to Top Cashback – Stack with Current Hotel Points Purchase Promotions!

Introduction and Background A few weeks ago in one of our News & Notes articles, we noted that Points.com was no longer available through the Top Cashback (TCB) shopping portal. This eliminated what we thought was the best portal option…

IHG Chainwide Bonus Points Promotion Is Underway
IHG Chainwide Bonus Points Promotion Is Underway

IHG Chainwide Bonus Points Promotion Is Underway

With apologies for being a little behind reporting on this already-underway promotion, we wanted to cover IHG’s interesting new bonus points deal where you can earn up to quadruple points on your IHG stays from now through January 31, 2020.…

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 10/28/19 – Safeway VGC deal; IHG PointBreaks; Apple shopping portal offers; Silvercar Amex Offer; AA new routes to NZ; Southwest schedule extension on Wed 10/30

Here are some Middle Age Miles News & Notes for this fine Monday, while we continue to work through what our strategy might be for the newly-revamped Amex Green personal card: 1. Safeway/Just 4 U – $10 off when you…

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 10/7/19 – IHG points sale; Points.com news; UA shopping portal bonus; AA Vacations discount code for Europe
Middle Age Miles News & Notes 10/7/19 – IHG points sale; Points.com news; UA shopping portal bonus; AA Vacations discount code for Europe

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 10/7/19 – IHG points sale; Points.com news; UA shopping portal bonus; AA Vacations discount code for Europe

Happy Monday everyone! Let’s get you caught up on 4 News & Notes items from over the weekend and this morning: 1. IHG Points Sale [Targeted]: 80% bonus + 10% off = points for 0.5 cpp IHG runs regular points-sale…