Credit cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Ink Plus, and Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express get their fair share of attention thanks to generous sign-up bonuses and/or their valuable currencies. However, there are plenty of credit cards that don’t get nearly Read full post »
Websites like TheFlightDeal.com, SecretFlying.com, and the FlyerTalk Mileage Run Deals forum find the best low-cost prices on flights and they publish these short-lived deals quickly so you can get the most out of each dollar. The key to these deals is determined by Read full post »
It is no secret that business travelers burn through thousands of miles each year, all in the name of meeting sales goals and hitting the bottom line. In 2014, an American Express study estimated that business travel would account for over 400 Read full post »
Sometimes using frequent flyer miles involves some out-of-the-box thinking. Whether it be in routing, splitting up a group onto multiple flights, or even putting multiple tickets together—where there’s a will, there’s a way. Taking advantage of some award chart sweet spots can Read full post »
The Platinum Card from American Express is a little bit intimidating with its $450 price tag in the form of an annual fee that isn’t even waived the first year [Offer Expired]. But this card has a high annual fee because of Read full post »
I have never considered flying Icelandair and there have been a lot of reasons why. First, the airline doesn’t fly from my home airport so I would have to secure a pricey positioning flight to another city, perhaps New York or Boston. Read full post »
Unless you’ve got a private jet, flying on a plane where you’ve got an opportunity to take a shower at 40,000 feet isn’t something you’d think would be a reality — but it really isn’t that much of a stretch. First off, Read full post »
For you old-timers, here’s a trip down memory lane—do you remember when the Citi Drivers Edge card was in play and offered points for the number of miles you had driven your car? And do you remember redeeming Thank You points for Read full post »
For frugal travelers, collecting points and miles is only the first half of the challenge. The other half involves using them to see the world at a deep discount. Although many travelers have theories and ideas as to how to maximize those Read full post »
Truth be told, there is nothing that I love more than the excitement of getting on an aircraft and seeing the world. No matter the destination, my favorite part is boarding the airplane and watching the world go by from 30,000 feet Read full post »
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