How You Can Get Up To 166K Starpoints With The 35K Amex SPG Offers

American Express recently raised the signup bonus on the Starwood Preferred Guest cards to 35K Starpoints, and in this post I’m going to show you how you can get up to 166K Starpoints with the offers on these cards!  These offers are set to expire on March 30, 2016, so NOW is the time to do this.  Since you can only receive the signup bonus on all American Express cards once per lifetime, you should take advantage of these offers.  For this to work, you will need to work with your spouse or significant other AND it also requires that neither of you have ever had one of the Starwood Preferred Guest cards.

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Korean Air SKYPASS 30K Bonus

The 30K signup bonus on both the personal and business US Bank Korean Air SKYPASS credit cards has returned!  The regular bonus on these cards is only 15K miles after the first purchase, so this is DOUBLE the standard bonus!  This offer is good through April 30, 2016.

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Amex Starwood Preferred Guest 35K Signup Bonus!

For a limited time, through March 30, 2016, the Amex Starwood Preferred Guest is available with a 35K signup bonus!  This is available on both the personal and business cards, and only to applicants who have never had the card previously.  Per the new Amex rules, you can only receive the signup bonus once per lifetime on any given card.

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Book Design Hotels With Starpoints!

You can now book Design Hotels with Starpoints!  Last November, Starwood announced that they were adding Design Hotels to the Starwood Preferred Guest program and until recently, you could only earn Starpoints at select hotels.  Now, you can redeem Starpoints at the 32 Design Hotels that have been integrated into the Starwood Preferred Guest program so far!

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Miles and More MasterCard 50K Offer!

The Barclaycard Miles and More MasterCard currently has an offer for 50,000 miles!  The regular signup bonus on this card is only 35,000 miles, so this is higher than usual.  The Miles and More program is really overlooked and underrated, and this is a good opportunity for you to see for yourself why!

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Top Credit Card Offers For March 2016

These are the top credit card offers for March 2016.  Although some of them are not the best offers available historically on these cards, they are better than the normal offers.  The only offers included in this list are offers higher than the normal signup bonus.

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March Flying Blue Promo Awards and Miles and More Mileage Bargains

The Flying Blue Promo Awards and Miles and More Mileage Bargains are posted for March, 2016!  Both of these programs offer discounts on Economy and Business Class fares of up to 50% the miles.  Although the fees and surcharges tend to be a little bit higher than many airlines, at the discounted mileage, they can be bargains.

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New Chase Freedom In The Works?

Update:  Million Mile Secrets confirms that this change is coming and that the old Freedom with 5x categories will no longer be available to new applicants.  Since they have a business relationship with Chase, this information should be reliable.

Is there a new Chase Freedom in the works?  Credit Boards user C316 reported yesterday that Chase is planning to offer a new card called the Freedom Unlimited that offers 1.5% cash back on all transactions.  The new card would have no rotating 5% categories.

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Earn And Burn Is An Outdated Idea

Surely if you have been around the points and miles hobby for any time you have heard the phrase “earn and burn,” but I believe that earn and burn is an outdated idea.  Some people probably just fell out of their seats laughing at me, but let me go one step further.  Earn and burn was never as easy as it sounded for families, and was always impractical.  In this post, I’m going to explain why I think that earn and burn is an outdated idea, especially for family travel.

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