Marriott Acquired Starwood – How to Transfer Points, Status Match and More

As of September 24, 2016, the much anticipated Marriott-Starwood acquisition was officially closed! And with that transaction comes the tall task of integrating the various rewards programs of the Starwood, Ritz-Carlton and Marriott hotel groups. Well, at least I thought it would be a tall task. But much to my surprise, Marriott and Starwood (on … More Marriott Acquired Starwood – How to Transfer Points, Status Match and More

Is the Amex Platinum Card worth the $450 Annual Fee? – Answering Your Question!

Great question! While I am open to paying annual fees on credit cards, the points and benefits earned MUST outweigh that fee, otherwise the card goes against everything that this site stands for – enhancing your travel experience while saving you money in the process! The American Express Platinum Charge Card comes with a nice … More Is the Amex Platinum Card worth the $450 Annual Fee? – Answering Your Question!

How You Can Earn BOGO Southwest Flights… for OVER A YEAR!?

By now my LUV for Southwest Airlines is evident. And while no change/cancellation fees and free checked bags are a couple of great perks, Southwest happens to hold another gem of a travel perk that keeps me (and my wife) on-board those beautiful red, blue and yellow flying machines, time and time again. What is … More How You Can Earn BOGO Southwest Flights… for OVER A YEAR!?