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There’s one silver lining to being grounded in 2020: Your 2021 miles and points balances are flusher than ever. With the new year comes a sliver of light at the end of the stay-at-home tunnel, making this a perfect time to take charge of your travel rewards. Follow our tips and not only will your balances benefit, you’ll more effectively be able to use your rewards when the time is ripe.
Take Stock of Your Annual Reward Nights
Banks and hotel chains deserve credit for extending both status and award nights past any 2020 expiration dates. Some chains just extended the dates while others, notably Hilton, made its certificates more flexible. Chances are if you haven’t paid attention, you might have a night or two