Editor-in-Chief Mallory debuts a brand new series of posts – the City Guide Series – providing travel itinerary suggestions and “must see” attractions at some of the most popular travel destinations in the world! Hallo! And welcome to Amsterdam. With its picturesque canals, gabled houses, and charming houseboats in stark contrast to the 17th-Century Golden Age city center … More City Guide Series: Weekend in…. Amsterdam
Are you a Starwood Preferred Guest by American Express cardholder? Good for you – today is your lucky day! American Express is currently offering a 2,500 Starpoints bonus to cardholders that add an authorized user to their account. You may have received an email detailing out this bonus, but no worries if not – just … More 2,500 Starpoints for Adding an Authorized User to Starwood Preferred Guest American Express Card
The wonderful world of air travel! Wake up in New York and eat lunch in Los Angeles – just an airplane flight away! So simple and seamless… right? Ya, right. If you have experienced air travel, then you have most likely experienced airline travel disruption – i.e. delayed or cancelled flights. Southwest Airlines was the … More What Should You Do When Your Flight is Cancelled?
Southwest Airlines has cancelled 200 flights this morning, in addition to the 1,100+ already cancelled earlier this week. The cancellations are a result of a “system glitch” that has grounded flights all over the country, and displaced many crews, flight teams, and aircraft. If your travel plans are affected by this glitch, you may find … More Southwest “System Glitch” Grounds 1,100+ Flights This Week
A friend of mine was looking to book a Delta award flight. He had a nice stash of Delta Skymiles, as well as a load of Chase Ultimate Rewards points from a recent Chase Sapphire Preferred credit card sign-up bonus. He figured that he would just transfer his Chase Ultimate Rewards to Delta and then … More Can you use Chase Ultimate Rewards Points to fly on Delta Airlines?
The Southwest Boarding Process – some LUV it, some hate it, but regardless of these feelings, when you fly Southwest you will have to deal with it! Southwest has “open seating” – meaning that if a seat is open when you walk down the aisle, it is yours to sit in. Southwest is the only … More Understanding and Winning the Southwest Boarding Process!
There is absolutely nothing better than a targeted offer for an increased credit card sign-up bonus on a credit card that I actually want to apply for! Knowing that I have been deemed worthy, that I have been chosen, that I am one of the lucky ones, and most of all knowing that I can … More How Can You Receive “Targeted” Offers? Use CardMatch!
The month of July is in full swing! But before we get started – A fun fact about the month of July… Per Wikipedia, (everyone’s most trusted source on the entire internet 😉 ), July was actually named by the Roman Senate in honor of Julius Caesar (the month of his birth). Prior to that, … More AYP List of Top Credit Cards for July 2016!
Reader Question – What Hotel Chain Should I Transfer my 60k Chase Ultimate Rewards Points to? Chase Ultimate Rewards (CUR) points are one of the most valuable point currencies in the travel rewards game. Earned through the Chase Sapphire Preferred, the Chase Ink Plus,the Chase Freedom, & Chase Freedom Unlimited – the value is driven by their … More Reader Question – What Hotel Chain Should I Transfer 60k Chase Ultimate Rewards Points to?
I have over 20 credit cards. Each one of the cards has provided me with its own value throughout our time together, but most people would find this many credit cards to be extreme and ridiculous! Ok, so maybe I am a bit extreme when it comes to the points and miles game, but … More Looking to Play the Points Travel Game? Consider These Two Credit Cards!