Step 1: Loyalty Programs

Below are a list of the major airline, hotel, and shopping loyalty programs that you should sign up for. When you fly, stay in hotels, or shop online, you can earn miles, points, or cash back in these programs with no extra effort.

As you sign up for these programs, write down your membership numbers and/or usernames and passwords; we’ll use them again in step 2.

Sign up for frequent flyer programs

Sign up for hotel loyalty programs

Sign up for online shopping websites (affiliate links)

At the end of this step:

  • You’ll have signed up for the major domestic loyalty and shopping programs. This is the first step towards earning miles, points, and saving money when shopping online.
  • You’ll have a list of your login information from each site above.