Point Transfers

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Manufactured Spend Example: First Class to Asia

Cathay Pacific First Class TV.

Earning the points you need for that dream vacation might not be as hard as you think if you plan ahead. I think it’s useful, especially to beginners, to provide an example of the cost breakdown of manufactured spending to prove it’s worth, so this post should serve as a manufactured spend example of how…

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Updated Credit Card Offers & Other Deals

Amazing Deal!

There’s been a few changes to credit card offers, including a couple of increased bonuses, so I thought I’d post a brief update on cards of note. I also included a section for important news and updates below. Credit Card Offers Update: Since I wrote this post, the Chase Ink Business Cards have increased their bonus…

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Sometimes it’s Better to NOT Transfer Your Ultimate Rewards Points

Booking Through United

Almost everything you’ve read in blogs and on FlyerTalk has probably pointed you in the direction of transferring your points to a loyalty program instead of redeeming using the Pay with Points feature on Ultimate Rewards. And it’s true that in most cases you’ll get better value from transferring your points than taking cash back…

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Points, Miles, and Credit Cards: A Primer for True Beginners


I’ve been talking to a lot more friends and coworkers lately about my whole points/miles/travel obsession, and it’s always a topic that others find fascinating. After all, who doesn’t want to get more bang for their buck with their travel? As many of my regular readers already know, I like to take an analytic approach…

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Some Uncommon Point Transfer Tricks

If you’ve been collecting and using points for a while, you’ve probably run in to a problem of wanting to transfer points to a certain program but didn’t know how or what the best way was. This is a common problem, and there are a couple of tricks that might be able to help you…

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