Miles & Points Guides
Everything you need to know about loyalty and rewards programs, compiled by our team of folks who have been in the space for a very long time.
NOT ALL POINTS ARE EQUAL
How Much Are Miles Worth? (The Value of Points)
It's hard to assign absolute values to miles in many cases, but here are our valuations for air miles, and hotel, bank credit card points.See OMAAT's monthly valuations
Recent Miles & Points Guides
Learn about loyalty. Understanding how different airline, hotel, and credit card reward programs intersect and interact is key. This will help you make the most of your everyday purchases.
Choose a travel goal. This can be a weekend getaway, or a dream trip, but it will give you somewhere to focus your efforts (and not get overwhelmed) as you’re learning the ins and outs.
Pick the right credit card. There is no one-size-fits-all card when you’re first getting started, so we’ll help you discover which makes the most sense for your situation.
The best travel credit card offers are constantly changing. Here are a few of the top deals this month.
- 5x total points on travel purchased through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
- 3x points on dining
- 2x points on travel purchases
- Earn 3x points on travel
- Earn 3x points on shipping purchases
- Cell Phone Protection
- Earn 2x Venture miles on every purchase
- No Foreign Transaction Fees
- Global Entry/TSA Pre-Check Credit
- Earn 3x Points on Airfare
- Earn 3x Points on Hotels
- Earn 3x Points at Restaurants
- 3x miles on United
- 2x miles on dining
- Free first and second checked bags
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