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How Many Rapid Rewards Points Can You Earn? Southwest Tool Shows Your Potential

When asked in my feature on miles and points blog Million Miles Secrets the one single way people can continue to earn miles, my answer was through continued everyday spending on travel rewards credit cards like the Chase Rapid Rewards cards. By continuing to put your everyday spending on the cards (purchases you would be making anyway… Continue reading

Use Hotel Loyalty Points to Help Earn Southwest Companion Pass

Looking for a way to earn more Rapid Rewards points to get you to the 110,000-point threshold needed to secure the Southwest Companion Pass? I’ve got another option for you that I’ve recently been able to confirm through Southwest: transfer points from a variety of hotel loyalty programs. As you have learned in my free ebook… Continue reading

How to Hail a Taxi in New York City

Does the thought of hailing a taxi in New York City scare you? I have to admit that I was fairly intimated by the prospect. I am no New Yorker and was afraid I would look like a real tourist with no idea how to catch a New York City cab. But, after spending a… Continue reading

Have You Earned 700 Rapid Rewards Points for a $12 Wall Street Journal Subscription?

This deal from Southwest Rapid Rewards is still valid and makes a quick and easy way to get 700 points toward your Southwest Companion Pass. Simply subscribe to the Wall Street Journal through the Rapid Rewards Shopping Portal, paying just $12 for 12 weeks (set a calendar reminder to cancel after that point if you don’t want… Continue reading

Free This Fall? Fly to Europe – Lots of Hot Deals!

I am continually seeing amazing deals for flying to Europe this fall. Unfortunately, we are limited by school schedules so we can’t take advantage of these awesome deals to fly overseas. But if you can, I highly recommend it! Here are some great deals I’ve seen: Paris or Frankfurt via Iceland on WOW Air from… Continue reading

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