Weekly Summary

A 75,000 Point Offer w/ Amex Business Gold, AA Mile Offers, A Possible New Manufactured Spending Method, and More!

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Written by Charlie

Welcome to this week’s Sunday Summary as we look at the posts from the week. I cannot believe we are in the 2nd half of 2015 – unbelievable!

Here in Greece, this week has been full of turmoil and we are now entering a week that is filled with uncertainties, to be sure. If you have upcoming travel to Greece, feel free to contact me to get the American perspective of travel here and maybe some tips how to still enjoy yourself while being safe.

Pick Up Almost 3,000 UR Points And $10 Using This Staples Deal And Ink Card

Deal Expired – This was a nice fast and easy way to grab points at a bit of a profit. Make sure you follow the blog to get deals like this.

Finding Money In Greece – Tips For Travelers

Greece has had a very difficult week. It has even been difficult for Americans as we also searched for ATMs that had cash. It took me 10 ATMs to find cash. It is getting easier now, but the lines are long and the money is still capped for Greek accounts.

United Club Card – Is It Worth It? [Targeted Fee-Free First Year]

The United Club card just saw a fee hike. It is possible to get it fee-free! But, if not, is it worth it? This post gives an in-depth look at the card and the features.

Southwest Extends Their Schedule – Time To Book For The Walt Disney Marathon Weekend!

Southwest has extended their schedule and it now covers the biggest race series in Florida!

An Amazing Finish By A 70 Year Old Woman [Video]

The Western States 100 is the Boston Marathon of ultra marathons. Check out this video of the oldest lady to ever complete this incredible race.

Roundup Of New Amex Offers

Some new Amex Offers came out this week and this post gives a little roundup of some of note. If you have upcoming travel, these are worth looking at.

Flash Sale: Save Up To 40% At Hyatt Hotels In Asia Pacific

Deal Expired – Hopefully, if you wanted a sale like this, you got in on this! There were some pretty good rates available!

Ryanair Letting Greek Customers Buy Tickets With Cash

Ryanair has been trying to make things easier on Greek customers by letting them use cash for their tickets. That is normally not allowed, but Ryanair is enabling people to get out of Greece (or back in, as the case may be).

Transfer 20,000 Starpoints Into 30,000 AA Miles With This Promo

A great promo has popped up that can turn your SPG points into AA miles for a total of a 50% bonus! This is a great way to boost your AA mileage account for some awesome redemption methods.

A New 75K Mile Executive AAdvantage Card Offer, But This Other Offer May Be Better For You

A new 75,000 mile offer on the Executive Advantage card has come up, but is it the best AA card offer? This other card may be even better.

The Game Of Baggage Fees – Alaska Airlines: 1 / JetBlue: 0

Baggage fees are huge for airlines. This week, one airline added a free bag to their credit card while another one dumped free bags for customers and are now hitting customers for that fee.

New Amex Offer: $30 Back On $100 At Backcountry (Great Athletic Gear)

A new Amex Offer has come that is a great deal for those seeking athletic gear at a discount.

The Devaluation of the Barclaycard Arrival Plus

The great travel redemption credit card, the Barclaycard Arrival Plus, has just hit a devaluation. When it comes back, it will offer quite a few features at a cut-rate from what they used to be.

75,000 Point Offer Is Back For Amex Business Gold And Business Platinum [Must Call]

Two great offers on business cards from Amex have come up. You can get 75,000 points EACH, so check them out!

Runs Around The World: First 100 Mile Week

My training has started to ramp up and this was my first 100+ mile training week. Find out what this training is for!

Apple Pay Peer-to-Peer – A New Manufactured Spending Method?

Apple has applied for a new patent for a peer-to-peer payment system. Could this new Apple Pay peer-to-peer system be a new manufacturing spend method? Hopefully!

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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.