Tag Archives: points
Posted on 25. Jan, 2012 by Points Advisor.
In our loyalty program-saturated world here at Points.com, it’s easy to forget that not everyone is an avid point/mile collector. I recently met someone that told me they couldn’t be bothered with loyalty programs (the horror!), and that they didn’t carry a single loyalty card in their wallet. For anyone who has ever questioned the [...]
Posted on 04. Jan, 2012 by Points Advisor.
We hope that your holidays were filled with cheer, family, friends and points and miles! Happy New Year from the Points.com team. We look forward to another year of bringing you the latest loyalty program news and advice. Image source: http://www.sxc.hu/profile/gabriel77
Posted on 16. Nov, 2011 by Points Advisor.
With the holiday season fast approaching, we wanted to share some of the best things we’ve ever redeemed for as inspiration for readers. We asked some of our colleagues to tell us the best thing they ever redeemed for, and here’s what they said. The Best Thing I Ever Redeemed for Was… Not Your Average [...]
Posted on 19. Aug, 2011 by Points Advisor.
Here’s our super-intern Jessie to talk about the advantages fall brings for points and mile fanatics. Enjoy! Top 5 Reasons to Celebrate the Arrival of Fall (in the Land of Loyalty) Don’t despair as the curtain slowly drops on this summer season! There are lots of lovely things to look forward to this fall (including [...]
Posted on 04. May, 2011 by Points Advisor.
Here’s a list of the latest points and miles earning promotions on our radar. Full disclosure: The promotions listed below are with Points.com partners, or on our site. US Airways Dividend Miles: Get a 75% bonus when you share your Dividend miles with friends or family. Now till May 14th, 2011. Alitalia MilleMiglia: Get a [...]
Posted on 01. Apr, 2011 by Points Advisor.
Expedia Rewards: On Monday, online travel agency Expedia.com® unveiled its new loyalty program, Expedia Rewards™ giving bargain-seeking travelers the opportunity to earn double or even triple their rewards when booking a trip. As you can imagine, this got us more than a little excited! Our takeaway for this new program? It’s a great way to [...]
Posted on 15. Mar, 2011 by Points Advisor.
Frugal John: Around Points.com, one of our colleagues, John, is known as the go-to person for questions about how to get the most out of your loyalty programs. His penchant for savings has even earned him the nickname “Frugal John”. Last year, John wrote a series of guest posts listing his top 5 tips for [...]
Posted on 09. Feb, 2011 by Points Advisor.
Points.com and PayPal team up It’s been a big week here at Points.com. As of this week, Points.com users can now redeem Aeroplan® miles, American Airlines AAdvantage Miles® and US Airways® Dividend Miles® into their PayPal accounts through our new partnership with PayPal. At Points.com we’re always looking for new and innovative ways to help [...]
Posted on 13. Dec, 2010 by Points Advisor.
Without further ado, here is Frugal John’s 5th tip on how to make the most of your loyalty programs: 5. Don’t be afraid to spend “hard” cash to maximize your point/mile balance. Cash is king for the simple reason that it is accepted pretty much anywhere, by anybody, for almost anything. The acceptance rates on [...]
Posted on 22. Nov, 2010 by Points Advisor.
Frugal John is back again with another Monday morning tip about how to make the most of your loyalty program rewards. Today John is sharing his thoughts on inflation and rewards. Here’s John’s second tip: 2. What goes up must come down. In 1958, $2.70 would get you a “Wash & Wear” dress shirt from [...]