You can use the Bing Rewards program to keep your travel loyalty program current without paying a dime. It takes a bit of time, but it’s free and a good way to keep from losing the miles or points that you’ve accrued. It’s important to note, however, that the bonus miles or points you get from Bing Rewards expire 6 months after receipt, unlike miles accrued from flights, which are usually good for 12-18 months, depending on the airline.
The bonus miles or points you get from Bing Rewards expire 6 months after receipt.
Here’s how it works:
- Earn up to 15 Bing Rewards credits per day on PC searches and 10 credits per day on mobile searches (1 credit=2 searches)*
- Once you have 400 credits, redeem them for a certificate
- Redeem the certificate for 100 miles / points with various airlines and hotel loyalty program
Participating frequent flyer and other travel loyalty programs: American Airlines AAdvantage, Frontier Airlines EarlyReturns, Hawaiian Airlines HawaiianMiles, Icelandair Saga Club, IHG Rewards Club, SVM FuelCircle, United MileagePlus, US Airways Dividend Miles, Virgin America Elevate and Virgin Atlantic Flying Club
*Tip: Doing all these searches on Bing can be a bit tedious – and can yield questionable results, as I think we all know. Search the web for “Bing Rewards bot” to find free programs that will perform the Bing searches automatically. The Flight Expert does not endorse any of these sites or applications, please evaluate them for yourself and use them at your own risk.