Category: Points/Miles

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Don’t use your Marriott Credit Card…EVER!

Don’t use your Marriott Credit Card…EVER!

Before we really get into it, I do think you should get the Marriott Credit Card. If not now, at some point, because … Read More!

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Want Admirals Club Bag Tags? Cancel your Citi Executive card!

Want Admirals Club Bag Tags? Cancel your Citi Executive Card!

I applied for the Citi Executive card at the end of June, 2014. The only reason I applied, like most … Read More!

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Wait, what do you mean the card doesn’t exist?!

Wait, what do you mean the card doesn’t exist?!

Approximately 1 year ago, as I was planning for our trip to Thailand and Cambodia I decided that we should stay … Read More!

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Chasing Status? Mid-year review and way forward for EQMs and RDMs.

Do you chase airline status?

I don’t chase airline status. When I travel for leisure, I pick the cheapest flights I can find that fit my schedule. With most programs … Read More!

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Get American Airlines Elite Status with ONLY credit card spend!!

Get American Airlines Elite Status with ONLY credit card spend!!

I am not huge on airline status as I don’t fly nearly enough to make it worthwhile, but I will … Read More!

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Starbucks Rewards Perpetual Free Star Machine is only MOSTLY Dead…

FREE Stars at Starbucks isn’t dead yet!

As many of you know, Starbucks changed their loyalty program a couple weeks ago to go from a system where you got a … Read More!

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Is there a silver lining to the HUGE Alaska Airlines Devaluation??

Any value left in Alaska Miles?

In case you have missed the big news today, Alaska Airlines massively devalued their award chart for Emirates flights! Some of these devaluations are … Read More!

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Get a category bonus for paying Rent with your credit card!

Credit Card bonus for paying your rent!

When using credit cards you always wants to maximize your value.  A lot of times that will means using different cards for purchases … Read More!

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What is a year as a Hyatt Diamond Elite worth?

What is a year of Hyatt Diamond really worth?

Starting this month I am back to being a lowly Hyatt Platinum member, which can be pretty easily obtained via 5 … Read More!

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Forget Starbucks! FREE COFFEE at Dunkin Donuts with DD Perks!!

FREE COFFEE at Dunkin Donuts with DD Perks!!

Over this last week there has been a lot of talk about Starbucks changing there loyalty program this April from one that … Read More!

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Year #1 is in the books! Here is what we saw and did!

Points,MD officially turned 1 year old this week, so I thought it might be fun to look back at our first year!

This site was simply born out of Joe … Read More!

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ACT FAST: Fantastic Emirates First Class Award Availability from IAD and LAX!

Similar to last month when I wrote about tons of Emirates First Class availability out of Dallas and New York, there is again WIDE OPEN availability – this time … Read More!

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Bodacious Trip Alert: Thai food and Temples!!

Bodacious Trip Alert: Thai food and Temples!!

Joe had all the fun in the Fall going on his AWESOME flights to the Maldives and then heading down to South Africa … Read More!

TONS of Emirates First Class award availability open for the whole family!!

Emirates First Class Availability

Now I have never flown Emirates First Class before, but I sure as heck want to!  As most people know, it is one of the most … Read More!