Weekly Summary

80K IHG Point Offers In E-Mail, Should You Use Chase Or Amex For Overseas Bonus Categories, Getting A Simple, Free 5,000 Aegean Miles As An Elite, 10% Off Best Buy Items With Wedding Registry, And More!

Written by Charlie

Read about the variety of posts this week – all about miles, points, travel, and more!

Welcome to this Weekly Summary. Take this chance to look over the posts from the week to see what you may have missed. Thanks for reading!

These Hotels Are Bookable For 5,000 Points Starting Today

The next list of IHG Pointbreak nights is out and bookable! While the list is packed with lower tiered hotels, there are still some great values to be had here.

Get 10% Off At Best Buy – With Best Buy’s New Wedding Registry

Best Buy has a launched a new wedding registry option. The best part about this registry is that you can get 10% off whatever is on your list that is not purchased. Want to throw that big TV on your registry or maybe the high-end camera? 🙂

The Dilemma Of Free Annual Hotel Nights

Free nights are great but they are not that great if you cannot use them. Find out some of the things you can look for to prevent this dilemma of free annual hotel nights.

Pick Up At Least 5,000 Free Miles Before Your Aegean Elite Status Expires!

Free, easy miles are good! If you are an Aegean elite (of which there are many still in North America), you have time to use this little feature to pick up at least 5,000 miles.

Great Fares On AA Across The US, Possibility To Restore Your United Elite Status, Suspension Of Hyatt Diamond Challenge, and More

Having been away from the internet for a bit, I put some of the best posts that I had seen in this little roundup. Check out these other posts by blogs around the points and miles world.

Chase 80K Point IHG Offers Being Delivered By E-Mail – Check Yours

One of the best hotel credit cards to hold on to is the IHG credit card. The big bonus of 80,000 points on the public offer has been absent for a while. However, they may be sending it to you!

5 Things That Mid-Range Hotels Have That Many High-End Hotels Do Not

High-end hotels are great for vacations but sometimes they are not always available or they require more points than you may have. Here are 5 things that you can get at mid-range hotels that high-end hotels often do not have.

Southwest Labor Day Sale Live

Southwest has a nice sale for one of the biggest travel weekends of the year. It ends tonight so hurry up and check it out!

Use Chase Or Amex Cards For Category Bonuses Overseas?

One of the best ways to generate miles and points is through category bonuses. American Express and Chase are two of the great issuers to give you those points. But, which should you use when you are shopping at categories overseas?

Calling All Travelers To Or Residents Of Santiago, Chile!

My big event of running 6 solo marathons on 6 continents in under 4.5 days is approaching quickly! One of my handpicked cities is Santiago, Chile. If you have visited there or live there, I would love your input!

Buy $100 eBay Gift Card For $95

This is a great way to get $5 off any of your future purchases on eBay – while also earning 5X Ultimate Reward points!

What Could Possibly Go Wrong On This Trip?

One of my largest trips ever is coming up. Help troubleshoot this big trip and see what could possibly go wrong here!

A Promo That Will Downgrade Your Hilton Diamond Status

Promotions normally give us something extra, but if you do not read the fine print, you may find your Hilton Diamond status has been downgraded by this promotion!

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About the author


Charlie has been an avid traveler and runner for many years. He has run in marathons around the world for less than it would cost to travel to the next town - all as a result of collecting and using miles and points. Over the years, he has flown hundreds of thousands of miles and collected millions of miles and points.
Now he uses this experience and knowledge to help others through Running with Miles.