• Another Club Carlson “Big Night Giveaway” coming May 15?!?

    Posted on May 5, 2012 by in Club Carlson

    According to this thread on Flyertalk there may be another 50,000 point giveaway for a 1 night stay at a Radisson. This time the promotion is world-wide instead of US only like the one last November. More to come… http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/club-carlson/1342973-another-big-night-giveaway.html  

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    1000 British Airways Avios for Safeway purchase

    Posted on February 9, 2012 by in Avios, British Airways

      British Airways Avios miles can be used to book award tickets on American Airlines. These are valuable miles   ~Miles the Monster One thing I love about earning miles is when opportunities come along where I’m able to earn a bonus on top of something I was already going to purchase anyways. Today’s deal […]

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    How I’m staying a week in Paris for $356

    Posted on February 9, 2012 by in Club Carlson

      UPDATE 5/14/12 The current Club Carlson promotion registrations are opening in less than 13 hours. Click here for current promotion details. Welcome to the first installment of Mile Monster Case Study. These posts will help give you an idea of what airline miles, hotel points, and travel “hacking” in general can get you. Our […]

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  • US Airways MileSaver for Valentines

    Posted on February 7, 2012 by in US Airways

      This deal is especially sweeter for US Airways Mastercard holders as they get an extra 5000 miles off. That makes London and Paris only 25k miles round-trip! For Phoenix departures, New York seems to be the best bet for you cardholders as it would only be 10k miles round-trip.   Book by: February 11, […]

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    Using Airbnb.com to pay for vacations

    Posted on January 28, 2012 by in Airbnb

      You wanna know a little secret? You can get PAID to take a vacation. Do I have your attention? Good. Whenever we travel we use a website called Airbnb.com to rent out our house while we are gone. Even if it’s only for two or three nights a month it still covers some expenses […]

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    Using Zipcar.com instead of Hertz

    Posted on January 28, 2012 by in Car Rentals, Zipcar

      I have a trip coming up to San Francisco in early March. It’s not a business trip, just a personal one but I thought it would be great to have a car so I can drive around and see the sights. I found a great deal from Hertz on a rental from Oakland Airport […]

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  • 250 SPG Points for email sign-up

    Posted on January 28, 2012 by in Starwood

    The Westin Charlotte is offering 250 SPG points for signing up for their e-newsletter. Check out their Facebook page for the link to sign-up. Terms state that the points will be awarded to you by March 1st, 2012. This won’t last long and let’s face it…these points may or may not post. The Westin will […]

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    SPG American Express Explained

    Posted on January 27, 2012 by in Starwood, Starwood Amex

      25,000 Starpoints for the Starwood Preferred Guest card. 10,000 Starpoints after your first purchase and an additional 15,000 bonus Starpoints when you spend $5,000 in 6 months, plus the 5,000 Starpoints earned on the $5,000 spend for a total of 30k Starpoints. $65 annual fee waived for the first year. See below the benefits […]

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