Archive for 'Use Points, Miles and Rewards'
Posted on 06. Mar, 2014 by Points Advisor.
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 [...]
Posted on 27. Feb, 2014 by Points Advisor.
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 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 17. Oct, 2013 by Points Advisor.
One of the great things about amassing a cache of points or miles is … giving them away! That’s because there are many situations when points or miles make a perfect gift. Even if you don’t have a surplus of your own to give to someone else, you can always buy points or miles to [...]
Posted on 06. Jun, 2013 by Points Advisor.
It’s Time to Take Off for Summer If there’s one season that screams out for redemption, it’s summer. Whether you’re taking the kids to a theme park, taking a road trip, or jetting off for some European culture, the cost of holiday travel adds up. So it makes a lot of sense to redeem your [...]
Posted on 23. May, 2013 by Points Advisor.
The Case of the Vanishing Points It happens to the best of us. Our loyalty statement comes in, we open it up, and are greeted by — disappointment in the form of expired points/miles. Where did our hard earned points go? Fortunately, this is one mystery that is easily solved — and prevented from happening [...]
Posted on 03. May, 2013 by Points Advisor.
Mother’s day is fast approaching: only 9 days until May 12th. If you’re still struggling to find the perfect gift to thank Mom this year, check out our promotion below. Redeem on Points.com & Get Free Flowers: Now until May 7th, you can get up to $45 in FTD Flowers gift codes when you redeem [...]
Posted on 07. Nov, 2012 by Points Advisor.
Are you ready for Black Friday? For those of you new to the Black Friday shopping madness, Black Friday is held the Friday after American Thanksgiving (November 23rd this year). Retailers offer massive sales to kick-off the holiday shopping season, which means it’s a great time to stock up or get your holiday shopping started. [...]
Posted on 23. Aug, 2012 by Points Advisor.
Know Your Loyalty Program Lingo! Remember the first time you walked into a Starbucks and didn’t know a vente from a grande or an extra shot versus a shot of vanilla? Yeah, it was intimidating to say the least. Loyalty programs can be a little like that too. They often use jargon and terms that [...]
Posted on 09. Aug, 2012 by Points Advisor.
Getting married? It can be one of the most exciting not to mention busy times of your life. So before you get carried away with five layer cakes and pearl encrusted silk gowns it’s important to take a breath and get organized. A plan to help you save money can go a long way to [...]