700 Free American Miles
Take 5 minutes to collect your 700 free & easy American Airlines miles (and enter to win 350,ooo!).
- First, get 350 free miles simply by entering to win one of thirty-five 350,000 AAdvantage mile grand prizes.
- Next, share your own “milestone” on social media to earn 350 miles more miles. You’ll need to “claim” those miles via a link sent to you after this step.
This is a quick way to keep your points from expiring and is worth doing for everyone in your family.
Free Hotel Status
Small Luxury Hotels of the World: Via Extreme Hotel Deals, Small Luxury Hotels of the World is offering free and instant “Loved” status. This is always easy and worth having incase you find yourself steering away from your typical hotel rewards programs for a smaller, boutique, luxury property. “Loved” status gets you upgrades and free breakfasts.
Leading Hotels of the World: Leading Hotels of the World (lhw.com) is a luxury hotel collect with about 400 hotels in 80 countries. Right now you can get free “Leaders Club” membership through The Biltmore. Simply print and return the form and your membership will be processed within 7 days.
Earn a complimentary night at any Leading Hotel for every 5 stays you complete
Free complimentary continental breakfast for two each day
One-category room upgrade: when available and subject to availability at check-in
Free Internet access
Early check-in/out consideration
Free welcome gift
Free sixt platinum
VIP rates, right now additional 5% off many hotels
The Sixt Platinum status, the free breakfasts, and free night benefit is the most attractive perks for me.
JetBlue Mosaic Status Match & Challenge
JetBlue has been pretty spectacular this year and they’re making it easier and ever to try Mosaic if you have status on another airline.
- Virgin America®: Elevate® Silver, Elevate® Gold
- Alaska Airlines®: Mileage Plan™; MVP® Gold or MVP® Gold 75k
- American Airlines®: AAdvantage Platinum® or Executive Platinum®
- Delta®: SkyMiles Medallion® Gold, Platinum or Diamond
- Southwest Airlines®: Rapid Rewards® A-List Preferred or Companion Pass
- United®: MileagePlus® Premier® Gold, Platinum or Premier1K®
- Emirates: Emirates™; Skywards Silver, Gold or Platinum
In conjunction with The JetBlue Plus Card, Mosaic members can earn 15x points per dollar on JetBlue.com purchases.
The card comes with a $99 annual fee, but that is almost instantly offset with the 5,000-point annual bonus (~$70). The sign-up bonus is 30,000 points (~$420) You’ll also get a free checked bag, $100 off a JetBlue getaways package of $100 or more each year, and 10% back on redeemed awards (full post here).
There’s also a lucrative (targeted) spring promo that allows you to earn 5,000 TrueBlue points per flight (!!).
The challenge is 3750 base flight points in the next 90 days ($1250 spend). Complete this and you will get Mosaic status until the end of 2017! Registration is open until May 31st, so time it carefully, depending on what your summer travel plans are.
Virgin America Status Match
Another status match worth mentioning is the on-going Virgin America status match to Elevate Gold. You can stretch your JetBlue Mosaic status a little further by matching with Virgin America as well.