Episode 16: “Should I Ever Buy Airline Miles? Ebates Now Partnering with American Express, $750 Wells Fargo Business Credit Card Offer & More”

We’re back with a Jam Packed show this week. New Ebates/MR partnership, Negative changes from AA/Amex, and A new reader question.  0:40 Ebates Membership Rewards partnership (link) Can existing customers convert to MRs? No. Can you spin up a new account? It’s against T&Cs to have 2 accounts, but you can try. Can you refer […]

Unlocking Award Availability with Bank Point Transfers to International Frequent Flyer Programs

Most people realize that you can use US frequent flyer miles (United, American, Delta) for award travel on Star Alliance, OneWorld, and SkyTeam partners. The hard part about this is finding partner award availability. Today, I’d like to talk about transferring bank points to international frequent flyer programs. Many international airlines release award space far […]

Booking Hotel Timeshares with Bank Points

We’re headed out to California for vacation this week, splitting time between our beloved Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara and Disney’s Grand Californian. Here at Milenomics we like to talk about “techniques we use over and over again”. Because the Net Present Value of a deal is higher when it can be repeated thus generating […]

Making EU261 Work for You

This is a guest post from a lifelong friend we visited last summer in Germany. Thanks to him for sharing his thoughts on this. -Robert Our story has two parts, each of which caused us to suffer a 24 hour delay returning home on a British Airways flight from Phoenix to Munich. We are currently […]