A short guide to earning miles without leaving leaving your home. Perfect for those under shelter-in-place. With the United States economy coming to a roaring halt and various shelter-in-place orders, here are 3 thoughtful ways to earn or churn to earn miles and points during this time. 1)Buy Essential Supplies using a Shopping Portal and … Continue reading Earning Miles at Home during Covid-19?
While my traveling and food tasting plans have been put on hold, here is a list of several cool things I hope to do during the current Pandemic while also practicing social distancing. 1) Figure Out a New Method for Points Earning Manufactured Spending has been drying up over the last several years, but there … Continue reading What to do During Covid-19?
2019 was a wonderful year for earning points and miles. With the majority of my earnings coming from retail arbitrage and new credit card signups, I ended the year having earning over 500K American Express Platinum points, about 400k United Miles, 200k Hilton points, and about 60k Chase Ultimate reward points. This was a very … Continue reading Earning Points and Miles: My 2020 Goals
Why I'm Shifting from United and airline elite status in 2020. United First Class Cabin SFO-HNL Based out of San Francisco, the majority of my travel over the past 10 plus years have been on United Airlines. With their recent change last year, attaining elite status just got tougher. While I was never crazy about … Continue reading Shifting Airline Loyalty
What is Elite Status? The three major U.S. carriers (United, American, Delta) all have a comprehensive membership program that rewards frequent flyers with elite status. Elite statuses are found in several different tiers and all come with varying benefits. It is more than just a title. Since most leisure travelers only make several trips a … Continue reading The Inside Scoop: Airline Elite Status: Is it Worth it?
For those who are frequent online shoppers, Ebates now known as Rakuten provides users with cashback for qualifying purchases. Recently Rakuten and American Express partnered up to allow users to earn Amex points rather than cashback at the same rates. The even better news, is that Rakuten occasionally rolls out special deals allowing members to … Continue reading EBATES/Rakuten: Great for Amex