Or, consider other cards for 50,000 or more miles or points that transfer into United miles with additional flexibility for your everyday spending.
$750 for air / hotel / car bookings. Or transfer points to United, Southwest, Hyatt, and more.
No annual fee.
The last year has been marked by a drumbeat of news about devaluations of your miles and how much harder it can be to use your miles for flights.
But one great mileage value that’s been spared is subscribing for newspapers and magazines.
There are a bunch available at MagsforMiles.com and you’ll probably not care much for most of them.
But subscriptions to the Wall Street Journal are incredibly valuable.
You can get a year’s worth of the Wall Street Journal in print for as few as 3,200 miles.
Without miles a cash discounted Wall Street Journal subscription costs $12 for 3 months…then $28.99 / month after that.
So it would cost you $273 in your first year.
Using miles the savings give you an incredible 8.5 cents per mile in value. And that’s comparing to a discounted introductory rate, even though existing subscribers are also eligible to subscribe with miles.
Here are the prices by airline program:
And here’s another tip.
You can order up to 3 years at a time. Just place 3 orders and Mags for Miles will simply extend your subscription. Or simply renew whenever you’d like. Your subscription starts about 4 – 6 weeks after buying them with your miles.
With miles so easy to earn, there’s no reason anyone should be paying cash for either of these publications.
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