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Be Smart on Valentine’s Day: Earn a Side of Miles With Your Dine

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Chances are many of you will be dining out this Valentine’s Day, so I wanted to remind everyone to sign-up for a dining program. These are free, easy ways to earn miles and you get them in addition to the points/miles you get from your credit card. Here are the main programs and their current bonuses:

American Airlines AAdvantage Dining Program:
New member bonus – join and complete $30 on a single dine within 30 days and get 1,000 extra miles.
Go Ahead Bonus: Extra 2 miles per dollar spent. Requires $75 in spend and completed reviews.
Earn double miles at rotating list of restaurants, bars, and clubs.

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Dining:
New Member Bonus: 1,000 miles when you spend $30 on a single dine within 30 days.
Go Ahead Bonus: Extra 2 miles per dollar spent. Requires $75 in spend and completed reviews.
Earn double miles at a rotating list restaurants, bars, and clubs.

Delta Skymiles Dining:
Welcome Bonus: 1,200 miles after $25 spent within the first 30 days.
Go Ahead Bonus: Extra 2 miles per dollar spent. Requires $75 in spend and completed reviews.
Earn double miles at a rotating list of restaurants, bars, and clubs.

Southwest Rapid Rewards Dining:
New member bonus: 300 points when you spend $25 on a single dine within 60 days and complete a review within 30 days of meal
First step bonus – earn a 500 mile bonus when your dining point balance reaches 1,500 miles after qualifying dining activities (first step bonus can only be earned once).
Thank you bonus
An additional 300 points every time a member’s dining points balance reaches 1,000 (not including bonus points). Thank you bonus can be earned repeatedly.
Review Bonus: 10 points per bonus completed after a review is completed within 30 days.

United MileagePlus:
Welcome bonus 1,000 miles after a single $50 or more dine within the first 30 days.
Get Ahead Bonus: Extra 2 miles per dollar spent. Requires $75 in spend and completed reviews.
Double miles at a rotating list of restaurants, bars, and clubs.

US Airways Dividend Miles Dining:
New member bonus  1,000 miles after a single $50 or more dine within the first 30 days.
Get Ahead Bonus: Extra 2 miles per dollar spent. Requires $75 in spend and completed reviews.
Double miles at participating restaurants

Hilton HHonors Dining:
New member bonus
: 1,000 points after spending $25 on a single dine within the first 30 days.
Get Ahead Bonus: Extra 2 miles per dollar spent. Requires $75 in spend and completed reviews.
Double points at a rotating list of restaurants, bars, and clubs.

Priority Club Rewards Dining:
New member bonus – 1,000 points after spending $30 on a single dine within the first 30 days.
Get Ahead Bonus: Extra 3 miles per dollar spent. Requires $75 in spend and completed reviews.
Double points at a rotating list of restaurants, bars, and clubs.

Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express

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  • Earn 30,000 bonus miles after you make $1,000 in purchases on your new Card within your first 3 months and a $50 statement credit after you make a Delta purchase with your new Card within your first 3 months.
  • Earn 2 Miles per dollar spent on purchases made directly with Delta. Earn 1 mile for every dollar spent on all other eligible purchases.
  • Check your first bag free on every Delta flight - that's a savings of up to $200 per round trip for a family of four.
  • Settle in sooner with Priority Boarding.
  • Enjoy a $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $95.
  • Terms and Conditions apply.
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Intro APR Regular APR Annual Fee Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Rating
None 15.49%-19.49% Variable $0 intro annual fee for the first year, then $95 2.70% Excellent Credit