The Sunday Weekly Wrap-up

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Some of  the biggest miles & points news this week included reciprocal earning and redeeming on American and US Airways, Club Carlson’s great (and simple) promotion to earn 38,000 Club Carl­son points after staying 3 nights and Hyatt’s “End­less Pos­si­bil­i­ties” promotion.

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Now Earn and Redeem US Airways and AA Miles on Either Carrier

US Airways and American Airlines have moved forward with integrating their airlines and now offer reciprocal elite benefits as well as the opportunity to earn and redeem miles on either carrier.

Why we dig it?

It’s big news that you can now use AA  miles to book US Airways awards, and vice versa. This potentially opens up more flexibility and award space for redeeming either of the airline’s miles.

Earn 38,000 Club Carlson Points After Staying 3 Nights

Club Carlson’s winter promotion is both simple and generous. You can earn 38,000 Club Carlson points after spending three nights at any of their properties.

Why we dig it?

There is something to be said about a straightforward and generous promotion. 38,000 Club Carlson points is enough for a free stay at a category 4 property. For Club Carlson Visa cardholders this could be worth 2 free nights with the card’s exclusive 2-for-1 Bonus Award Nights.

Don’t Forget to Enroll in Discover It Cash Back and Chase Freedom 5% Cash Back Categories

It’s the first quarter, which means that you can now activate and earn 5% cash back categories on the Chase Freedom and Discover It Cash Back cards. You can activate both here: Chase Freedom or Discover It Cash Back.

Why we dig it?

Maximizing the Discover It Cash Back and Chase Freedom 5% cash back categories is one of the best ways to earn more earn the top return on spending. If you have the Chase Freedom card you can transfer the points to Ultimate Rewards valuable transfer partners if you also have a premium UR card like the Sapphire Preferred, Ink Plus, or Ink Bold.

Other news:

Register for Hyatt’s End­less Pos­si­bil­i­ties first quar­ter pro­mo­tion and earn a free night at any Cat­e­gory 1–4 Hyatt hotel world­wide after every fifth stay.

Get 10% off Virgin America flights when you book today or tomorrow. All travel must be completed by February 13.

Get 9,000 Club Carlson points for Avis 3+ day rentals now through June 30, 2014. Use promo code MUHA021 and enter your Club Carlson number when making the reservation. On top of that Club Carlson members can also use Avis’s everyday savings offer for up to 25% off with the promo code AWD # G639300. 

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