How To Maximize Fixed Value Points & Miles [2020]

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.

How To Renew Global Entry

Global Entry is a US customs screening program that allows low-risk, pre-approved, international travelers expedited entry into the United States. Since US Customs and Border Protection runs the program, it also allows members to use TSA Pre✓ lines when traveling domestically. It’s an excellent tool for frequent travelers and easy to obtain for free through various travel rewards credit cards.

How To Book AA Reduced Mileage Awards

Holders of American Airlines co-branded credit cards have long enjoyed a little-known benefit: AA Reduced Mileage Awards. These awards apply to 14 co-branded cards with two levels of discount available based on the particular card you hold.

How to Transfer Avios Between British Airways and Iberia Accounts

The ability to combine points into a single program is one of the most valuable features of collecting Avios, particularly when you factor in Iberia offers some of the best value business-class awards to Europe. You can also transfer Ultimate Rewards, Membership Rewards, and Marriott Bonvoy points to top off your accounts.

How to Combine Chase Ultimate Rewards From Multiple Credit Cards

If you have one or more Chase Ultimate Rewards earning credit cards, you’ll notice that the points earned on each card account are associated with that particular card. If you want to maximize your rewards for redemption, you’ll want to consider combining those points to the card that provides the most value for each point. Combining points is easy, fast and free.

How To Pool Hilton Honors Points

Hilton Honors point pooling allows you to send 500,000 and receive 2,000,000 points per year (across up to 10 people total) at no cost. Points must be transferred in 1,000-point increments but now you have a way to help ensure points don’t go to waste.