Posted on 11. Mar, 2014 by Points Advisor.
When it comes to joining a new loyalty program, getting your membership card is just the beginning. Follow these tips on how to best familiarize yourself with a new program, and you’ll be ready to hit the ground running. 1. Learn the expiry rules Read up on your program’s expiry policy now to save a [...]
No matter how vividly you visualize your dream vacation, using only the power of positive thinking to get it is more likely to strand you at home than on a tropical island. Yes, you can just about feel the Tahitian sand between your toes and taste the authentic Italian gelato, but you have to take [...]
Majestic views, a relaxed atmosphere, and unique amenities make train travel a perennial favorite for business and leisure. In this Points partner profile, you’ll get to know Amtrak and its locomotive loyalty program, Amtrak Guest Rewards. All aboard! Who is Amtrak? America’s national rail operator, Amtrak moves passengers along 21,000 miles of track in 46 [...]
Posted on 27. Feb, 2014 by Carrie Mumford.
Savvy shoppers know the thrill of catching a limited-time offer — and now savvy Flying Blue members can, too! If you’re a member of Flying Blue, this surprise flash sale is sure to brighten your day (or week): from February 24 to March 3, 2014, when you buy Award Miles, you will get 30% Bonus [...]
Just about every airline and major hotel chain has elite status memberships, and most now have tiered programs — elite, eliter, elitest! You may be surprised at some of the extras these super-members receive. Are these perks that you could be enjoying? Airlines This list consolidates most of the perks offered by various airline status [...]
Posted on 24. Feb, 2014 by Points Advisor.
We have a nickname for our members who are skilled at earning more points without spending extra income: Everyday Earners. By putting the dollars they’re already spending on day-to-day purchases to work for them, they get double the value. Learn how you, too, can become a better everyday earner. Earn by Eating We can’t all [...]
Posted on 11. Feb, 2014 by Points Advisor.
At Points.com, we’re all about helping consumers make the most of their loyalty programs. And there has never been a better time to be a collector: not only are there more programs than ever before, there is also much more information about being a savvy collector. Sometimes, it may even feel like a little too [...]
Posted on 31. Jan, 2014 by Points Advisor.
We think Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to spread the love — not just to a significant other, but to all the people who play a meaningful role in our lives. Maybe for you that’s your children, your best friend or a beloved grandparent. On February 14, you decide who that is. A thoughtful [...]
Posted on 10. Jan, 2014 by Points Advisor.
In our last post, we talked about our program partner, Virgin America Elevate. This time, we’re taking a close-up look at Canada’s premiere coalition loyalty program – Aeroplan. Who is Aeroplan? Aeroplan started in 1984 as the loyalty incentive program of Air Canada, and later expanded into a stand-alone loyalty program, with financial, retail, travel [...]