By: Spencer Howard
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One of the toughest parts when learning how to travel by using miles and points is knowing where to start. What’s the point in earning a bunch of miles if you have no idea what to do with or even what you want to do with them?!
To help get you thinking about your travel goals, we’re going to discuss some fun redemption options you should consider utilizing to really get some value out of your miles and points.
This will be the first of a three part mini-series on some great ways to redeem your miles and points for some awesome flights. After seeing what your miles can do for you, it will be easier to decide how you want to fly.
Perhaps your goal is a luxury-filled honeymoon like 10xTravel’s own Travis Cormier. Maybe flying business class and having a lie-flat seat so you can get some sleep on long flights is your top priority. Or, maybe you want to take as many flights as possible and are totally happy stretching your miles with economy class bookings.
The first four options we will discuss include airlines that are transfer partners of Chase Ultimate Rewards. Cards that earn Chase Ultimate Rewards points should be a top priority for beginners because of their transfer partners and the Chase 5/24 Rule. The final redemption option is a partner of American Express Membership Rewards.
Now, let’s get into it.