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. ( to earn a $40 credit towards your first stay. I’ll earn a $20 Airbnb credit after you complete your stay.) Sign up for Airbnb using my referral link
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
US Bank sent out an offer yesterday where I can earn an easy 2,500 bonus Club Carlson points.
To earn the bonus, all I need to do is set up an automatic payment with your Club Carlson Visa card by the end of November.
Continue reading Earn An Easy 2,500 Club Carlson Points- Targeted
To celebrate the new
from American Express, Delta Airlines is giving away a trip for 4 to Nashville, Tennessee! Blue Delta SkyMiles credit card
The prize is being advertised as “
The Ultimate Foodie Getaway in Nashville.” It includes airfare, an Airbnb stay, various dining experiences and more. Continue reading Win A Trip For 4 To Nashville For Being Social With Delta Airlines
When people hear how much the Michael W Travels family gets around, one of the first questions tends to be something along the lines of how do you afford to travel so much.
I usually try to keep it simple and explain a little about miles & points and how I primarily earn them through credit card sign up bonuses. While many people might be interested in some travel tips to find out how they too can earn miles & points, the majority do not follow through.
Continue reading Miles & Points Earned from Credit Card Bonuses in 2016
I’ve been working on increasing my JetBlue points balance for some time now.
Due to an amazing offer over the summer, I earned
. I also earned 30,000 bonus points with the the easiest 75,000 JetBlue points ever . JetBlue Plus Card from Barclays
If you’re interested in getting the
for the 30,000 bonus points offer. (The link above is an affiliate link. If you get approved for the card I may earn a commission.) JetBlue Plus card, you can apply here Continue reading Earn Up To 2,500 JetBlue Points- Targeted
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With the first weeks of 2016 coming to an end, it’s time to take a look at how many miles and points I earned from credit card sign up bonuses in 2015.
Last year was a much slower one when it comes to applying for credit cards. New cards offering huge bonuses never seemed to show up until close to the end of the year. However a couple of new banks tempted me to apply for their cards, one of them coming with a really impressive offer.
Continue reading Miles & Points Earned from Credit Card Bonuses in 2015
Over the summer I received a
. With the offer I could earn 10,000 bonus points. very nice bonus offer from my Wyndham credit card
There’s also been other offers to
in eligible categories and another (not credit card related) where you could earn 2 bonus points/ $1 spent . That’s enough points for a free night! earn 15,000 bonus points for a 2 night stay
I recently received another offer which I found to be a bit odd and not so lucrative…
Continue reading Not So Lucrative Bonus Offer from Wyndham Credit Card
image: Alaska Air
I’ve written about many flights being diverted in recent times but a new one that I came across from the AP happened for a pretty crazy reason.
Here are some flight diversions I’ve written about:
So what caused a flight to be diverted today? Credit cards… Kind of.
Continue reading Flight Diverted Due To Credit Cards…
I recently received an offer from my Alaska Airlines credit card about a way to save $50 towards a future flight.
While I can’t say that I’m in the market to purchase a flight with the airline, I still found the offer pretty interesting and a solid deal…
Continue reading Spend $250 on Credit Card, Save $50 on Alaska Airlines Flight
I received an e-mail last week from United’s MileagePlus Dining program with some very important and useful information…
The subject of the message was “
The secret to earning award miles“.
I couldn’t imagine what this little secret could be so I opened up the message to take a look.
Continue reading Reminder: Update Credit Cards On Dining Accounts