Flying Blue, Air France and KLM’s joint frequent flyer program, gained a great deal of attention in May, when it was announced as the latest Chase Ultimate Rewards travel partner. Many folks didn’t know much about Flying Blue, but it’s a good Read full post »
In this venue, our writers from multiple walks of life talk about the joys of loyalty programs and how they can unlock the very best of luxury travel. It is very true: with the right combination of loyalty programs and miles, travelers Read full post »
Several years ago, I balked at the idea of airport lounge access having its own, inherent value. I never minded sitting at the gate for hours on end, nor did I want to walk all over the airport to find the lounge Read full post »
Every frugal traveler knows that the quickest way to earn points and miles is through credit card promotional offers. With the right applications at the right times, travelers can earn thousands of points or miles in exchange for a nominal minimum spend. Read full post »
If you’re a Chase Hyatt Visa cardholder, you’re probably very excited about the latest targeted promotion: Through October 31, 2016, registered cardholders will receive 10% of their redeemed points back. This promotion only applies to redemptions made starting July 11, 2016, and Read full post »
If you love flying Delta and you’ve been thinking about switching to a card that rewards you for your loyalty, there’s never been a better time to sign up for the Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express. The card is Read full post »
Many of us take credit cards for granted—they’re accepted pretty much everywhere here in the U.S., but travel to Europe and there are times when you’ll find yourself in need of some cash to cover things that you didn’t think you needed Read full post »
In a recent email I received from the hotel loyalty program, IHG promised a mystery bonus if I bought a large amount of points through them. And when I opened my “mystery bonus,” I found a 100 percent matching offer on up Read full post »
Have you ever noticed how often products labelled as “unlimited” are anything but? Well, the Chase Freedom Unlimited no-fee credit card actually lives up to its name with a surprisingly flexible array of benefits that avid shoppers and travelers will especially find Read full post »
We love using points and miles, but sometimes it doesn’t make sense to use them. Whether it’s because you don’t have enough, don’t have the right kind or flights are just too competitive, you need to know where to look for cash airfare Read full post »
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