The last goodbye is always the hardest to say – but it is a necessary part of life in our points and miles world. Unfortunately, frugal travelers will soon be saying goodbye to a number of benefits on the Citi Prestige card. Read full post »
You’ve read some success stories from FrugalTravelGuy readers using points and miles to travel the world, and now you’re wondering how to get in on the rewards game yourself so you can finally start satisfying your wanderlust. It doesn’t matter if you’re Read full post »
Whether you’re a frequent traveler or you find yourself at an airport once a year, club lounges can make increasingly chaotic airport terminals a more pleasant place to be. Luckily, these days you don’t need to be a frequent flyer to land Read full post »
Make no mistake — the two primary reasons many frugal travelers opt for their favorite credit cards are the points and miles we earn towards our next trips, alongside the consumer protections. However, what many do not realize is that underneath the Read full post »
When you get your first rewards credit card, you don’t have to worry about your credit or how many hard inquiries you have. But once you start digging into this hobby, you need to pay a lot more attention. With the new Read full post »
Prior to the US Airways/American Airlines merger, the American Airlines credit card was issued by Citibank and the US Airways card was issued by Barclaycard. Since the merger, there has been a lot of speculation about what is going to happen regarding Read full post »
There are many places in this world where frugal travelers would not dare tread without their credit cards. After all, our cards offer more value than the points and miles we earn from it — they also help us save money on Read full post »
It is no secret that I am a huge proponent of utilizing travel insurance when traveling abroad. As we have seen in multiple episodes this year alone, life can get incredibly unpredictable in some very bad ways when far from home. By Read full post »
I don’t think I’ve ever quite appreciated Uber as much as I did during my week in Calais, France. The town had nothing in the way of rideshare services and on the few occasions I called a taxi for the 5-mile ride Read full post »
We all love our miles and points credit cards, but the one negative feature almost all of them share are the annual fees. Ranging from $49 – $450, these annual fees mean cardholders really have to think about which recurring benefits make Read full post »
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