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A Family Guide to Exploring Dublin
Dublin for families

About a six-hour flight from the East Coast, Dublin makes a great family-friendly destination with its friendly people, walkable streets and central location to explore the rest of the country. Families can fly there entirely on miles by booking with Aer Lingus, the national airline of Ireland, which offers flights for 26,000 miles per person during their “off… Continue reading

New American Airlines Hotel Booking Site Lets You Earn up to 10,000 Points
Stretch American AAdvantage Miles

Much like Southwest introduced a hotel booking site earlier this year that allows you to earn Southwest points by booking hotel rooms through the site, American has done the same thing. Both are run by Booking.com. American’s new hotel booking site lets you choose from more than a million properties around the world earning up… Continue reading

Earn 2000 Southwest Points on Back-to-School Shopping
Earn Rapid Rewards on Back to School shopping

If you’re in back-to-school mode, you can now earn up to a bonus of 2000 Southwest points when doing your shopping at the Rapid Rewards Shopping Portal. The portal allows you to earn Southwest points by starting your online shopping there. Start at the Back to School link (marked 2000 Bonus Points on the Portal menu)… Continue reading

Get 2 Months Free When Paying Rent or Mortgage With Plastiq
Pay mortgage with credit card

Paying your rent or mortgage is one of the quickest and easiest ways to a) meet a minimum spend on a travel credit card or b) rack up a bunch of points on a travel credit card. BUT, most landlords and banks won’t accept a credit card as payment? What to do? Enter Plastiq. A… Continue reading

Reader Story: How Tom S. Earned the Southwest Companion Pass

Shout out to Tom S. of Colorado who recently earned his Southwest Companion Pass. Hooray! Tom was super smart and took advantage of the high bonus offers we saw available on the Southwest credit cards this year. Here’s how he did it: Signed up and was approved for the Southwest Chase Rapid Rewards Business Premier… Continue reading

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