Second Quarter 2016 – Earning and Burning

In keeping with the (very new) tradition of looking at our point intake and output, let’s examine what Nick and I earned and what we spent in the second quarter (April-June) of 2016. These points were earned from day-to-day spending, sign-up bonuses, and through shopping portals.

American Airlines AAdvantage:

  • Sam:  70 points

American Express Membership Rewards:

  • Sam:  1,904 points

Amtrak Guest Rewards:

  • Sam:  7,116 miles
  • Nick:  436 miles

Chase Ultimate Rewards:

  • Sam:  3,835 points ($38.35 cash back)
  • Nick:  2,602 points ($26.02 cash back)

Delta SkyMiles:

  • Sam:  4,224 miles
  • Nick:  1,040 miles

Hilton HHonors:

  • Sam:  13,178 points
  • Nick:  45,477 points

Starwood Preferred Guest:

  • Sam:  37,878 points

United MileagePlus:

  • Sam:  1,571 miles

Collectively, we earned 118,976 points!


During this quarter, we redeemed the following points:

American Airlines AAdvantage:

  • Sam:  9,000 miles

American Express Membership Rewards:

  • Sam:  6,000 points (3,000 transfer to Delta and 3,000 transfer to Hilton)

Amtrak Guest Rewards:

  • Sam:  15,103 miles
  • Nick:  3,611 miles

Chase Ultimate Rewards:

  • Nick:  36,864 points

Delta SkyMiles:

  • Sam:  65,000 miles

Hilton HHonors:

  • Sam:  80,000 points
  • Nick:  140,000 points

United MileagePlus:

  • Sam:  45,000 miles

Collectively, we spent 400,578 points! Wowza!


We burned a ton of miles this quarter, but our vacation in Hawaii was definitely worth it! Tune in again in September to see how we did in the third quarter!

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