Category Archives: Miles & Points

Earn 10,000 Bonus IHG Points With Kimpton Hotels Stay

Kimpton HotelsIHG added Kimpton Hotels to their stable of hotel brands and now we can book stays with our IHG points. This might be an appealing option in the future but one I haven’t paid much thought to as of yet.

I recently received an e-mail from IHG with an interesting bonus offer where I can earn 10,000 bonus points with my next Kimpton Hotels stay. Continue reading Earn 10,000 Bonus IHG Points With Kimpton Hotels Stay

Earn 500 IHG Points For First Grubhub Order

IHG Rewards Club members can earn 500 bonus points for their first order with Grubhub.

For those of you unfamiliar with Grubhub, here is some info about the site:

Grubhub helps you find and order food from wherever you are. How it works: you type in an address, we tell you the restaurants that deliver to that locale as well as showing you droves of pickup restaurants near you.” Continue reading Earn 500 IHG Points For First Grubhub Order

30,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points For Opening Checking Account

Chase Ultimate RewardsI typically earn the bulk of my miles and points from Credit Card bonus offers each year. The problem is that it’s getting harder and harder to get approved for cards due to a variety of new rules!

Due to this, I didn’t earn as many miles & points in 2017 as I have in previous years. In fact, my totals have been going down each year. Continue reading 30,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points For Opening Checking Account

Miles & Points Earned from Credit Card Bonuses in 2017

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People often wonder how the Michael W Travels family can afford to travel so frequently.

While there are lots of tricks to save on travel, I think we all know that there are still costs involved. Travel might be discounted but it’s never exactly free.

One way we save money during our travels is by staying in cheaper hotels, hostels and Airbnbs. (Sign up for Airbnb using my referral link to earn a $40 credit towards your first stay. I’ll earn a $20 Airbnb credit after you complete your stay.)

Another way we travel is by utilizing the benefits of credit card sign- up bonuses. Continue reading Miles & Points Earned from Credit Card Bonuses in 2017

1,000 United Miles + 2 Month Wall St Journal Subscription For $1!

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Over the years United miles have been some of the most valuable to the Michael W Travels family due to the destinations we’ve been able to get award flights to.

These days, I rarely read a newspaper and I can’t recall reading the Wall Street Journal more than a handful of times.

Some of you might be wondering, what do United miles and the Wall Street Journal have in common? Continue reading 1,000 United Miles + 2 Month Wall St Journal Subscription For $1!