Winner Announced! Christmas Giveaway – Virgin Atlantic Pajamas + Amenity Kit

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Congratulations Amanda Teixeira!

We had over 90k views of our Tik Tok post and we’re so happy to do a new Tik Tok with Amanda once she receives her prize!

We want you to know how very much we appreciate you reading the content Miles and I produce. We do our best to keep you entertained and we’ve started to post on Tik Tok now. It’s one of my most entertaining and addictive platforms I’ve ever been on, and we’re having a blast rolling out our content. We’d love it if you’d join us, and to say thank you, and start posting – we’re giving away a set of pajamas and Herschel amenity kit from Virgin Atlantic. If you’d like a shot at winning, tag a friend in the comments section on Tik Tok. THANK YOU!!!! MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
We’ll choose a winner on 1/1/2020 – open to anyone in the world. 
@zacharyburrabelGratitude Giveaway! Tag a friend #thanku #fyp #travel #pjs #4 #u #merrychristmas #travelhacks #foru♬ original sound – zacharyburrabel

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The Chase Sapphire Preferred is a great starter card that earns Premium Ultimate Rewards that can be transferred into over a dozen partners many of which are US based. 

Welcome Offer

60k Points after $4k spend in 3 months

80k offer in branch currently – I think this should be online soon

Annual Fee


Points Earned

Transferrable Chase Ultimate Rewards

Super solid welcome offer.

If you carry this card alongside Chase’s cashback cards like the Chase Freedom Flex℠and Chase Freedom Unlimited® or the business versions: Ink Business Cash , Ink Business Unlimited you can combine the points into Preferred account and transfer into hotel and airline partners

Annual fee is quite low at $95 a year + you get a 10% anniversary bonus on points + $50 hotel credit in Chase travel.

  • 3x on dining
    •  including eligible delivery services for takeout
  • 3x on select streaming services
  • 3x on online grocery purchases
    • (excluding Target, Walmart and wholesale clubs)
  • 5x on all travel purchased through Chase Ultimate Rewards – Chase Travel Portal
  • $50 Annual Credit on hotel stays purchased via Ultimate Rewards/Chase Travel
    • The begins immediately for new cardmembers and after your account anniversary for existing cardmembers
  • 10% Anniversary Bonus
    • Every year you keep the card, your total spend will yield a 10% points bonus. If you spend $10k in a year, you’ll get 1k bonus points
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred® continues to redeem at 1.25c in the Chase Travel Portal and the slew of other benefits remain in tact including primary rental car insurance, purchase protections, etc.
  • Points are transferrable to 13 Ultimate Rewards partners
  • Redeem in the Chase Travel center for 1.25 cents per point
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Suite of Travel and Purchase Coverage
    • Primary rental car coverage is my favorite

There is currently an 80k offer after $4k spend in 3 months available in branch, and up to 90k after $6k spend in 6 months. I suspect some version of this will be online soon if you don’t want the hassle of going into a branch.

We keep an up to date spreadsheet that lists the best ever offers: You can find that spreadsheet here.

Historically 60k is a very, very good offer. In 2021, we saw the offer hit an all time high of 100k. Who knows if that will ever come back. .

Main Cast: 

Cards that earn flexible points and should be used on the bulk of your purchases.

Supporting Cast:

Cards that earn fixed points in the currency of the airline/hotel and can not be transferred at attractive rates. These cards yield benefits that make it worth keeping, but not necessarily worth putting a lot of your everyday spend on. 


  • Alyssa T. December 25, 2019

    Merry Christmas Zach (Elizabeth and Miles)!

    I don’t have TikTok but still wanted to comment! Love your channel and all the help you provide! It has and is changing the way I travel! Thanks for all the work you do!


    • Miles December 26, 2019

      Thank you so much! So happy we’ve been able to help 🙂

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