Free Accor Platinum status, free Hilton Gold status, and free Hyatt Platinum status are all still available.

Tickets for the Randy Petersen Travel Executive Summit in New York on Friday April 27th are available, I’ll be there, an event not to be missed.

Back in December I wrote about funding brokerage accounts for miles, Fidelity has been especially lucrative because you could earn bonuses for more than one offer (United OR American, AND Delta, and sometimes even a third offer when it comes along like a $500 Apple gift card). It’s even better because instead of having to deposit $100,000 to earn the biggest bonuses, you could take the same money, deposit and then withdraw and deposit again, rinse repeat, until the total amount of your deposits hit $100,000. I can confirm this still works, I’ve gotten my 50,000 American miles. Now off to figure out Delta…

Over the weekend I explained how to use SkyGuide Privilege Club to get 12 lounge one-day visits reimbursed for a cost of $20 (plus other benefits, like one-day gym passes). Some commenters reported that the $20 link was ‘expired’ (and thus a pricier link would be necessary). I used the $19.99 link on Saturday, and this morning I got my membership number emailed to me successfully, so it looks like that option is still available.

These two (here and here) discuss using Amazon payments to charge up to $1000 a month towards your minimum spending requirements to earn credit card signup bonuses.

  1. Aaron said,

    Uno mas, por favor.

    Free National Car Rental Executive status.

  2. Free National Car Rental Executive Status - View from the Wing said,

    […] Recent CommentsArizonaGuy on Details on Next Month’s Release of the Fairmont VisaAaron on Updates on Recent Offers Still Delivering the GoodsStan on Details on Next Month’s Release of the Fairmont VisaDetails on Next Month’s […]

  3. Hack My Trip - Please… No More Wine, but I’ll Take the Free Status! - Hack My Trip said,

    […] for free Platinum status at Hyatt, Gold status at Hilton, and Platinum status at Accor hotels are all still alive and kicking. I’ve taken advantage of all of these and even leveraged the Gold Hilton status into a […]

  4. Travel and Credit said,

    You’ve been consistently posting a lot of great content recently, Gary! Not that you werent before but you know what I mean.

    For the Fidelity deal, it seems as though the double dip for airline miles is officially dead. They’ve closed the loophole. Time will tell soon if the cycling loophole is closed too. I got 50k AA, 50k DL, 200 free trades, and submitted for the $500 Apple GC. Great deal!

  5. Add A Comment

home | top

View from the Wing is a project of Miles and Points Consulting, LLC. This site is for entertainment purpose only. The owner of this site is not an investment advisor, financial planner, nor legal or tax professional and articles here are of an opinion and general nature and should not be relied upon for individual circumstances.

Advertiser Disclosure: Many (but not all) of the credit card offers on the site are from banks from which we receive compensation if you are approved. Compensation does not impact the placement of cards other than in banner advertising (we do not currently control the banner advertising on this blog). We don’t include all US credit card offers available on this site. Instead, I write primarily about cards which earn airline miles, hotel points, and some cash back (or have points that can be converted into the same).

Editorial Note: The opinions, analyses, and evaluations here are mine and not provided by any bank including (but not limited to) American Express, Chase, Citibank, US Bank, Barclaycard or any other company. They have not reviewed, approved or endorsed what I have to say.