Best Bets

Best Bets
  1. Stay with Carlson Hotels and earn up to 100,000 goldpoints plus bonus points June 1 through Aug. 31, 2008. The more you stay, the more you earn: earn 2,500 bonus points when staying five nights; 10,000 points when staying 10 nights; 25,000 points when staying 15 nights; 50,000 points when staying 20 nights and 100,000 points when staying 25 nights. For information, visit
  2. IHG Priority Club Rewards members can earn up to 20,000 bonus points or 5,000 bonus miles May 12 through Aug. 31, 2008. Earn 2,000 bonus points or 500 bonus miles for every second qualifying night’s stay at InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites or Candlewood Suites worldwide. For information, visit
  3. The Spirit Airlines FREE SPIRIT Onyx World MasterCard offers up to 50,000 bonus miles. Earn 15,000 bonus miles upon first purchase, up to 10,000 miles for balance transfers and up to 25,000 miles when you register at and fly with Spirit Airlines four times or more. Bonus miles are based on the number of roundtrip flights you take within one calendar year from your registration date, starting at 5,000 bonus miles for four flights. Plus, receive elite status with ongoing member activity and complimentary membership into the $9 Fare Club. For information and to register, visit
  4. Midwest Miles members can earn up to 20,000 miles when booking multiple air+car or air+hotel packages. Book one qualifying trip and receive 500 miles; book two to get 5,000 miles, three for 10,000 miles and four for 20,000 miles. Enter promotion code MILES08 at the time of booking a vacation package at by Nov. 30, 2008 and complete travel by Dec. 21, 2008 to receive your bonus miles.
  5. Earn up to triple miles with Midwest Miles and a free companion ticket between June 1 and Sept. 5, 2008. Fly between Milwaukee and Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York LaGuardia, Orlando, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle/Tacoma or Washington National and earn double miles on your first roundtrip flight, triple miles on a second roundtrip flight and a free companion ticket after completing a third roundtrip flight. Registration required. Reference promo code 12FREE. For information and to register, visit or call (800) 314-7125 (option 3, then option 2).
  6. Earn up to 40,000 Dividend Miles bonus miles with the US Airways Grand Slam promotion. Members earn “hits” for every fourth qualifying transaction with participating partners through Sept. 30, 2008. Members get 4,000 miles for four hits; 8,000 for eight; 12,000 for 12; 16,000 for 16 hits and 20,000 miles for 20 hits. Members who earn 24 hits will get 30,000 bonus miles. Members who earn 28 or more hits will get 40,000 bonus miles. Airline partners not included. Registration required at
  7. Earn quadruple points with Starwood Preferred Guest. Stay at any aloft hotel worldwide through Dec. 31, 2008. Registration required at For reservations, visit or call 1-877-go-aloft.
  8. Earn 120,000 bonus points with Hilton HHonors with a 21-day stay plus receive a complimentary room upgrade at select Hilton hotels in London through Dec. 10, 2008. Quote reference code PR22HM. To book, visit or call 1-800-HHONORS.
  9. Northwest WorldPerks members residing in the U.S. or Canada can earn up to 15,000 bonus miles on a roundtrip nonstop flight from Seattle to London Heathrow on Northwest Airlines. To qualify for the bonus miles, tickets must be purchased by July 21, 2008 for travel through July 31, 2008. Members flying in business class J and C will earn 15,000 bonus miles (7,500 miles one way), flights in class Z, Y, S, B, M will earn 10,000 bonus miles (5,000 miles one way) and coach class H, Q, V, L, T, K will earn 5,000 miles (2,500 miles one way). Registration prior to purchasing tickets is required and members can earn the bonus on up to three qualifying roundtrips.
  10. Free Ticket Credit Card Offers:
    The Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Visa Signature card offers eight Rapid Rewards credits after your first purchase and up to eight more with balance transfers within 90 days — enough credits for a free roundtrip flight; plus enjoy two anniversary credits every year and other benefits. Mention card code 9L88 if applying by phone at (888) 218-7309.US Airways Dividend Miles members who sign up for the Barclays Bank US Airways MasterCard will earn 15,000 bonus miles with first purchase and an additional 10,000 miles can be earned with balance transfers; preferred check-in and boarding; 10,000 miles toward Preferred status; $75 discount toward US Airways Club; 24/7 customer service; no annual mileage cap; two $99 companion tickets and more.

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