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How To Maximize Fixed Value Points & Miles [2019]

Fixed-value points and miles don’t get nearly as much attention as their transferable counterparts, but they form an essential part of any solid points-and-miles strategy. These points work just like cash, allowing you to redeem for any flight without having to worry about blackout dates or award charts. In this post, we cover our favorite types of fixed-value points and how to decide when to use them.

Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard

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The Barclaycard Arrival Plus® World Elite Mastercard® has long provided one of the best avenues for covering travel expenses that aren’t hotels or airline tickets. The card earns Arrival miles which can be utilized to erase any travel purchase greater than $100 charged to your Arrival Plus card. Train tickets, ferries, cruise charges — all can be wiped with your Arrival miles.