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ICYMI: Flights to Tokyo from 30k SkyMiles round-trip, 50% mileage bonuses and more

Nov. 17, 2019
4 min read
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United offering bonus miles on flights with Mile Play

First United Airlines 767-300ER in new livery. (Photo courtesy of United Airlines)
First United Airlines 767-300ER in new livery. (Photo courtesy of United Airlines.)

Get in on the action before Jan. 31, 2020, to see if you can earn bonus miles on upcoming trips.

Hotels offering 50% more points

From Hilton to Hyatt, you could earn up to 50% more points when you buy them now. You could increase those earnings even more if you were targeted for a bonus Amex offer with Hilton.

Flights to Tokyo from 30k SkyMiles round-trip

Mt. Fuji and Tokyo downtown at sunset. Tokyo, Japan (Photo by Matteo Colombo/Getty Images)
Mt. Fuji and Tokyo downtown at sunset. (Photo by Matteo Colombo/Getty Images.)

Now this is a deal we love! Head to Tokyo for just 30k SkyMiles round-trip with Delta's SkyMiles promo.

30% discount plus 10% bonus with JetBlue

You can buy JetBlue TrueBlue points at a discounted rate and get a mileage bonus when you purchase at least 3,000 points by Nov. 27, 2019.

Get 15k points or cash back on cruise bookings

Check your Amex offers to see if you were targeted for this sweet deal.

Via introduces flat rate rides from LaGuardia

Travelers can now save money and time on rides from LaGuardia with Via's new "LGA Connect," which starts at just $15 per ride to Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.

Fly to Europe in biz from 98k SkyMiles round-trip

(Photo by Daniel Ross/The Points Guy)
(Photo by Daniel Ross/The Points Guy.)

What's better than a trip to Europe? Flying in style to Europe. You can do just that for 98k SkyMiles round-trip.

Save 20% points on Radisson bookings

From now until Nov. 20, 2019, you can earn 20% of your miles back on award bookings.

Nonstop biz award flights to Spain

Book these award flights now if you want to say, "¡Hola, España!"

Buy Alaska miles at 50% bonus 

An Alaska Airlines 737-800 at LAX airport in March 2019 with American Airlines and JetBlue airplanes in the background (Photo by Alberto Riva/The Points Guy)
An Alaska Airlines 737-800 at LAX airport in March 2019 with American Airlines and JetBlue airplanes in the background. (Photo by Alberto Riva/The Points Guy.)

From now until Dec. 23, 2019, you can buy Alaska miles at a 50% bonus, which could lead to some pretty awesome award bookings in the future.

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Rewards

1 - 3X points
3XEarn 3 Points per $1 spent at Restaurants and Supermarkets
3XEarn 3 Points per $1 spent at Gas Stations, Air Travel and Hotels
1XEarn 1 Point per $1 spent on all other purchases

Intro offer

Earn 80,000 ThankYou® points60,000 points
For a limited time, earn 80,000 bonus ThankYou® Points after you spend $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening

Annual Fee

$95

Recommended Credit

670-850
Excellent, Good
Credit ranges are a variation of FICO© Score 8, one of many types of credit scores lenders may use when considering your credit card application.

Why We Chose It

The Citi Premier’s 3 points per dollar spent across a wide range of popular categories is one of the more lucrative offerings in the world of points and miles. The Citi Premier comes with a $95 annual fee and is currently offering a solid sign up bonus of 80,000 points after you spend $4,000 on purchases within the first three months. It also has some valuable transfer partners to make the most of your rewards. Add in access to Citi Entertainment plus a $100 hotel credit for any single-stay hotel booking that exceeds $500 or more, excluding taxes and fees, booked through the Citi travel website, there are few reasons why the Citi Premier should not be in every traveler’s wallet.

Pros

  • Earns 3x points on restaurants, supermarkets, gas stations, air travel and hotels.
  • $100 annual hotel savings benefit (on single hotel stay bookings of $500 or more, excluding taxes and fees, booked through thankyou.com)
  • Points transfer to 16 airline programs, from JetBlue to Virgin Atlantic.
  • World Elite Mastercard benefits, extended warranty, damage and theft protection.

Cons

  • $95 annual fee
  • Lacks travel protections that other travel rewards cards come with
  • For a limited time, earn 80,000 bonus ThankYou® Points after you spend $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening
  • Earn 3 Points per $1 spent at Restaurants and Supermarkets
  • Earn 3 Points per $1 spent at Gas Stations, Air Travel and Hotels
  • Earn 1 Point per $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Annual Hotel Savings Benefit
  • 80,000 Points are redeemable for $800 in gift cards when redeemed at thankyou.com
  • No expiration and no limit to the amount of points you can earn with this card
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees on purchases
Best starter travel card
TPG Editor‘s Rating
Card Rating is based on the opinion of TPG‘s editors and is not influenced by the card issuer.
4 / 5
Go to review

Rewards Rate

3XEarn 3 Points per $1 spent at Restaurants and Supermarkets
3XEarn 3 Points per $1 spent at Gas Stations, Air Travel and Hotels
1XEarn 1 Point per $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Intro Offer
    For a limited time, earn 80,000 bonus ThankYou® Points after you spend $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening

    Earn 80,000 ThankYou® points
    60,000 points
  • Annual Fee

    $95
  • Recommended Credit
    Credit ranges are a variation of FICO© Score 8, one of many types of credit scores lenders may use when considering your credit card application.

    670-850
    Excellent, Good

Why We Chose It

The Citi Premier’s 3 points per dollar spent across a wide range of popular categories is one of the more lucrative offerings in the world of points and miles. The Citi Premier comes with a $95 annual fee and is currently offering a solid sign up bonus of 80,000 points after you spend $4,000 on purchases within the first three months. It also has some valuable transfer partners to make the most of your rewards. Add in access to Citi Entertainment plus a $100 hotel credit for any single-stay hotel booking that exceeds $500 or more, excluding taxes and fees, booked through the Citi travel website, there are few reasons why the Citi Premier should not be in every traveler’s wallet.

Pros

  • Earns 3x points on restaurants, supermarkets, gas stations, air travel and hotels.
  • $100 annual hotel savings benefit (on single hotel stay bookings of $500 or more, excluding taxes and fees, booked through thankyou.com)
  • Points transfer to 16 airline programs, from JetBlue to Virgin Atlantic.
  • World Elite Mastercard benefits, extended warranty, damage and theft protection.

Cons

  • $95 annual fee
  • Lacks travel protections that other travel rewards cards come with
  • For a limited time, earn 80,000 bonus ThankYou® Points after you spend $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening
  • Earn 3 Points per $1 spent at Restaurants and Supermarkets
  • Earn 3 Points per $1 spent at Gas Stations, Air Travel and Hotels
  • Earn 1 Point per $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Annual Hotel Savings Benefit
  • 80,000 Points are redeemable for $800 in gift cards when redeemed at thankyou.com
  • No expiration and no limit to the amount of points you can earn with this card
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees on purchases