Score United Miles During Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day starts tonight (or last night, depending on when you read this). For 30 hours beginning at 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, July 10th, Amazon will be offering deep discounts across all of its product categories. There will be deals on computers, luggage, video games, outdoor gear, and more. In addition to huge savings, its possible to earn United MileagePlus miles through your Amazon purchases.

How to Earn Bonus Points and Miles (Besides Credit Card Signups)

The fastest way to earn points and miles (unless you fly international first class twice a week) is to collect credit card signup bonuses. But there are plenty of other ways to get extra points, besides your normal everyday spending. In my latest article for Business Insider, I laid out a few of the best ways to rack up the miles. From dining rewards programs to simple online shopping portals, there are some great, rewarding programs to help you on your way to your next travel goal.

Flying Trans-Atlantic for Cheap on Norwegian's 787

When I went to London this winter, I chose to fly the first leg in business class (booked with miles) and jumped on a super-cheap economy flight back with Norwegian Air Shuttle (you can read about how I booked the flights here). I’ve flown on RyanAir, EasyJet, WizzAir, etc. before, but this was my first time on one of the trans-Atlantic low-cost carriers (LCCs) and I was interested in seeing how it compared to a mainstream airline.

Earn an Extra 1K Delta Miles Through New Delta-Lyft Partnership

Delta recently announced a new partnership with Lyft, letting you earn Delta SkyMiles for every ride you take with Lyft. You can get 1 SkyMile for every $1 spent with Lyft on all rides, and 3 SkyMiles per $1 on rides to or from an airport, even if you're not flying Delta. It gets better, though: there's a way to get 1,000 extra Delta SkyMiles through this new partnership by taking just a single ride. . .