The College Points

The College Points is a travel blog with resources tailored to the next generation of travelers. With content focused on content related to loyalty programs, points, and miles, we aim to educate and inform college students, recent grads, and young professionals on the ins-and-outs of frequent flyer programs. You’ll also find a variety of content covering general travel-related topics, the latest deals, and student credit cards.

Travel News & Guides

Catch-up on the latest travel news here on The College Points. Visit the blog to find the latest news, guides, college travel tips, and advice. Learn the ins and outs of frequent flyer and loyalty programs on Points 101.

Points & Miles

Learn the ins and outs of frequent flyer and loyalty programs. Find out how college students, recent graduates, and young professionals can earn points and miles without breaking the bank.

Travel Deals

We've searched the web for the best travel deals. Head to the deals section for the best deals on airfare, hotel rooms, hostels, travel apparel and tech.

Points and Miles For The Next Generation of Travelers

Featured Offers

Discover It Student Credit Card

The College Points’ #1 Overall Student Credit Card

Current Offer – Cashback Match

Discover will match all cashback earned during the first year you have the Discover It® Student Card.

Cit Rewards Plus Student Credit Card

The College Points’ #1 Travel Rewards Credit Card for Students

Current Offer – 2,500 Bonus Points

Earn 2,500 bonus ThankYou® points after spending $500 in the first 90 days of opening an account.

American Airlines-MileUp-Credit-Card

The College Points’ #1 Airline Rewards Credit Card for Students

Current Offer – 10,000 Bonus Miles

Earn 10,000 bonus AAdvantage Miles and a $50 statement credit after spending $500 in the first 90 days of opening an account.

Latest Deals

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points and miles for beginners

What Are Points & Miles?

Think of this as a survey course. A sort of Intro to Points & Miles.

Earning Points & Miles

Ready to rack up some miles? Here are the basics.

Redeeming Points & Miles

Now’s the fun part. Learn how to redeem points and miles.

The College Points

About Us.

Welcome to The College Points. Our team aims to provide college students, recent graduates, and young professionals with the resources they need to navigate the world of points and miles. That being said, The College Points is not just another points and miles blog.

Our goal is not to flaunt unattainable luxury trips or push expensive premium credit cards. With many of those involved in the development of The College Points being themselves students, we understand the lives of today’s students. The College Points aims to provide readers with straight-forward content for younger travelers who are new to loyalty programs, points, miles, and travel. Welcome aboard!