Bigger & Better Than Ever Before – The Ritz-Carlton Credit Card

While the card typically does not receive as much attention as its Marriott counterpart (the Marriott Rewards credit card), the Ritz-Carlton Rewards card has given the points and miles world something to talk about – to the tune of 3 FREE Ritz-Carlton nights! Did you say Ritz-Carlton? Did you say 3 free nights? Did you … More Bigger & Better Than Ever Before – The Ritz-Carlton Credit Card

Make Your Hotel Award Points Go Their Furthest – Search With This Easy Tool!

Planning a trip can be a full time job, which is probably why travel agents exist (both the human kind and the online kind)… Searching flight after flight and hotel after hotel can be exhausting, and when attempting to use points and miles for your travel, the task becomes even more challenging! Well, you are … More Make Your Hotel Award Points Go Their Furthest – Search With This Easy Tool!

AYP Travel Consulting Services – FREE!

Do you want to travel for free/cheap but don’t want to put the time and effort into developing an earning and redemption strategy? Then you are in luck my friend! In addition to the regular blog posts that appear, I also provide additional personal consulting services to be able to tailor custom “points and miles strategies” in order … More AYP Travel Consulting Services – FREE!

Hotel Review – Four Seasons Singapore

Guest Writer Mallory (my wife & Editor-in-Chief) is in charge of AYP today as she gives her full detailed hotel review of the Four Seasons Singapore! Note – the opinions displayed in this article are our own and we did not receive any compensation related to this writing. Our inaugural trip to Southeast Asia last month commenced in Singapore, … More Hotel Review – Four Seasons Singapore

Hotel Review – The Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam

Guest Writer Mallory (my wife & Editor-in-Chief) is in charge of AYP today as she gives her full detailed hotel review of the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam! The Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam is one of my favorite hotels in the world, and definitely my favorite Hilton-owned property. I will do my best to write this review, but I … More Hotel Review – The Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam

100k Points with the Hilton HHonors Surpass Card from American Express

UPDATE: This offer has expired. As the all-time high offer on the Starwood Preferred Guest credit card came to an end this past week (March 30, 2016), American Express wasted no time in bumping up another one of their co-branded credit cards to an all-time high sign-up bonus offering of 100,000 points! That’s right! The … More 100k Points with the Hilton HHonors Surpass Card from American Express

My Starwood Preferred Guest American Express Application

I applied for the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express in order to earn the all-time high sign-up bonus of 35,000 Starpoints! I filled out the application, pressed send, and held my breath… and as I expected: My application went into a pending status! While I would have much preferred instant approval, I knew that I … More My Starwood Preferred Guest American Express Application