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Hilton Status Match Response Still Live

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Earlier today we shared the news about the Hilton Status Match and now we’ve received a Hilton Status Match Response about the promotion. The offer is still live so hurry up and follow the status match directions (here) if you haven’t already done so. Hilton Status Match Response Today I applied for the Hilton Status Match…

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Hyatt Diamond Elite Tier Challenge For 2015

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Hyatt Diamond status is my favorite hotel elite status to earn each year. I find that Hyatt properties are consistent, treat their elite members well and the Hyatt Gold Passport benefits just make sense for my travel options. I’ve qualified for Hyatt Diamond status for over 8 years and have always enjoyed the benefits. So…

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Alaska Airlines MVP Gold 75k Status Match

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In this post we’ll share how you can receive an Alaska Airlines MVP Gold 75k Status Match through email and start enjoying all the benefits the status has to offer. I can speak from experience having just received confirmation of my new MVP Gold 75k status match. I’ve long been interested in Alaska Airlines mileage program. They have…

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Free Hertz President’s Circle With Delta Elite Status

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The Hertz President’s Circle membership is a top tier rental car status with Hertz that offers great benefits including bonus points, confirmed upgrades and even more bonus points. It normally takes 20 more more rentals annually to achieve, but with the steps below, certain Delta members will be able to get the status for free. And…

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How To Transfer Miles Into Marriott Points

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A PMM reader, Mark asked is there any way to transfer miles into Marriott points. There is and in fact, United and Marriott have a unique partnership that allows you to convert miles to points, points to miles and receive complimentary status in Marriott with Gold or higher status on United. How To Transfer Miles…

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Get Free Marriott Elite Qualifying Night With This Simple Trick

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Marriott requires Elite Qualifying nights in order to achieve status each year. To earn Marriott Silver, Gold and Platinum Elite levels they require you to book and stay at Marriott properties for 10, 50 and 75 nights respectively. But with this one simple trick, you can earn your first Marriott night (or anywhere in between) for free.…

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How To Withdraw Funds From RedCard To Bank Account

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A few weeks ago I shared how I will be able to save 5% on all purchases from Target with my new RedCard that arrived in the mail. The RedCard is a product from American Express Serve that is great and is more than just a target card. Some specifics about the RedCard: The REDcard is free You…

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United Global Entry Compensation – How To Get $100 Free

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For those of you interested in Global Entry who are United MileagePlus members, and of course don’t already have it, here’s a great reminder from Rapid Travel Chai on how to get the $100 application fee comped if you are a United Elite member. I was an early adopter of the NEXUS program that allows expedited…

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Delta Secrets – Delta 757 Lie-Flat To Raleigh (RDU)

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The new Delta 757-200’s Transcon Business Elite service is on my bucket list. So the other day I started looking at the routes where the 757-200 Transcon Business Elite equipped Jets are being operated. As a result, I came across some routes with unsuspecting equipment that I’ll share here and in the near future. Delta 757 Lie-Flat…

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Delta Million Miler And Starwood Platinum Status – My Goal This Year EXPIRED

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We all have strategies to get status in order to earn more points and miles. But I’ve changed my strategy this year with two particular goals in mind. Earn Delta Million Miler and Starwood Platinum Status for life. Let me explain. See airline credit card offers page for current offers. EXPIRED Delta Million Miler I’m ever so close…

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Routes With New Delta Transcon 757-200 Flat-Beds

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Last year Delta announced routes where they’ll operate the 757-200 with Business Elite 2×2 flat-bed configuration. The plan is to have all of these routes serviced by the new Delta Transcon 757-200 planes with Business Elite Flat-Beds by this summer. So far I’ve had mixed success finding the 757-200 with flat-beds on certain routes. New Delta…

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Last Day: Up To $500 Airline Fee Credits With Credit Cards

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As a reminder, today is the last day in the year to earn your airline fee credits with credit cards for the year ending 2014. Specific credits I’m referring to are the $200 statement credit with The Platinum Card® from American Express and the $300 airline fee credit with The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® Credit Card. I called both of my cards this morning…

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