It may take a leap of faith to visit Greece right now, but trust me, you won’t be disappointed. The waters are still very blue, the food still incredibly delicious, and the people are very eager to make sure you have a good time. Although the island of Crete is distanced from some of the Read full post »
Korean Air gets a bad reputation for their miles being hard to use. I’m sure you’ve heard horror stories about how you need to fax in proof of family members (birth certificate, marriage license, etc.) in order to book a ticket for anyone other than yourself…the horror! I mean, who owns a fax machine anymore? Read full post »
It’s hard to believe that I turned 65 yesterday. Lots of great memories, family, friends and hopefully years more to come. Katy and I are so grateful we got into this hobby in our early fifties when the motivation to get up and go was still strong and we would take off on an adventure at Read full post »
Over the years, we’ve had many readers share their success stories with us. Folks for whom traveling domestically once a year was a luxury are now traveling the world with just a few credit card sign-up bonuses. And the best part? They are sharing their stories with us and others who benefit from knowing that Read full post »
Flexible rewards points are often cited as a great tool in guarding against devaluations. The reason for that is that they allow – you guessed it – flexibility in redeeming points and even saving you from using your coveted airline miles and hotel points for award redemptions. There are four main flexible reward points I’m Read full post »
One of the top benefits of having an American Express business card is that you get access to their OPEN Savings program. Through this program you get two additional Amex Membership Rewards points or a 5% discount on eligible purchases with OPEN Savings partners by simply paying with your Amex business card. The OPEN Savings partners Read full post »
Chase and American Express have both informed me that there is no need to call in for travel notifications, which is letting your credit card company or bank know when you’re traveling outside of your home area, but I still do it. As much as I trust automated computer systems, if there is some place Read full post »
The folks over at Plastiq are out with another interesting promo. We’ve covered previous promos, including a 0% rate on utility bills paid with a MasterCard with Plastiq, the ultimate payment intermediary. Plastiq will charge your credit card and then send a payment on your behalf to your biller in a form they accept. Now they’ve got a Read full post »
With a trip to Italy coming up, I’ve been spending some time figuring out what we should do when we get there. The main cities we plan to visit are Rome, Florence and Venice, which obviously leaves the door open for half-day or full-day trips to popular regions nearby. Out of Rome, we booked an Read full post »
I realize in my last post about Oktoberfest, I may have sounded a little negative about fall traditions. For what it’s worth, I do love pumpkin spice everything and fantasy football is just okay by me. However, with the good comes the bad – and as anyone who has been forced to travel in fall Read full post »
A new month usually means new Amex Offers from American Express, and this month was no exception. Effective today, American Express cards are accepted at Sam’s Club. To celebrate this, I found the following Amex Offer on all my Amex cards this morning: Sam’s Club Membership Spend $45 or more, get $25 back Get a Read full post »
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