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New Peloton Benefits Added to Chase Sapphire

We’ve seen a lot of usable benefits be added to credit cards during 2020. These various added benefits have allowed cardholders to continue to get exceptional value out of premium credit cards and the annual fees we pay for them even though many of us aren’t traveling as much as normal this year. The latest benefit from Chase adds statement credits...

Earn An Additional 3X with the American Express Referral Offer

This has been a very strange year for miles and points. We didn’t get a chance to travel and spend a lot of points but we sure did get quite a few great earning opportunities. We saw high-value increased offers, such as the five free nights up to 50,000 points each with the Chase Marriott Boundless card, 80,000 Ultimate Rewards welcome bonus on the...

How to Book Hyatt Stays With Points

Hyatt Hotels is a favorite hotel chain among many frequent travelers and points aficionados. World of Hyatt points are easy to earn, the redemption rates are very reasonable and Hyatt’s program is fairly straightforward and easy to use. Let’s look at when and how to transfer Hyatt points, when it makes sense and when it doesn’t and how to book...

Southwest Companion Pass: What You Need To Know For 2021

This time of year you’d normally be smelling pumpkin spice wafting through the air, but that may be a bit difficult to smell through your mask. Although you may not be smelling pumpkin spice as well this year, it can only signal one thing: Southwest Companion Pass season. Getting the Southwest Companion Pass is all about the timing....

Everything You Need To Know About Credit

When it comes to earning points and miles, having a foundational understanding of credit is imperative. Unfortunately, many Americans don’t actively keep up with their credit. Most people don’t even understand how credit works. There’s a reason why the number one question I get when explaining points and miles to people is “doesn’t that hurt...

5 Free Nights with the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Card

Well, Chase surprised us again! And it was a good surprise too! First they came out with an overhaul of the Chase Freedom and Chase Freedom Unlimited cards and the addition of a brand new card, Chase Freedom Flex. Then Chase increased the welcome bonus on the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card to 80,000 points. And finally (or maybe not finally, and...

Hilton Cards Comparison: Which Card Is Right for You?

Hilton Honors used to offer a plethora of co-branded credit cards in partnership with both American Express and Citi. Eventually, the options dwindled when American Express became the one and only Hilton card issuer. Still, American Express offers a card for every type of traveler from a casual to a habitual Hilton guest. Let’s take a look at...

Traveling During Covid-19

The purpose of this post is not to tell you whether or not you should be traveling. Rather, I’d like to share my experience and my impressions of what it’s like to travel right now. I’ll share my experience with booking flights, what it’s like to fly and stay at hotels during the pandemic and my overall impressions of the precautions taken by hotels,...

The Chase 5/24 Rule: Everything You Need To Know

There are a few fundamental rules to the success of anyone involved in points and miles. If there’s one that is more important than any other, it is the Chase 5/24 rule. The Chase 5/24 rule is so fundamental that you’ll almost always hear someone mention it when discussing sign up strategies. “What’s your 5/24 status?” is almost always the first...

Comparing Chase’s Ink Business Cards: Which One Is Right for You?

If we were to start handing out awards here at MileValue, we can officially declare Chase the winner of some of the most exciting updates in the credit card marketplace for September 2020. Between updating the welcome bonus on the Chase Sapphire Preferred to 80,000 points, and improving the Chase Freedom Unlimited and the introduction of the Chase Freedom...

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