One of the most common offers travelers face when they take to the skies is the option to upgrade their travel to premium economy. Some airlines even prefer travelers use their frequent flyer miles on upgrades instead of free tickets. Earlier this Read full post »
Going to college marks a large step towards adulthood. Learning to manage finances when a student is no longer living at home can be an important part of their independence. If handled properly, credit cards can be an asset that help a Read full post »
Managing credit card rewards can be tough, and the more different rewards programs you start getting into the tougher it gets. There are services that are designed to help people manage these rewards like Birch and AwardWallet, there’s also a new service Read full post »
Perhaps the greatest measure of the points and miles we collect is not in the frequency of which we used them, but in how we use them. While some people choose to measure points through their literal value, I choose to measure Read full post »
For decades, frugal travelers have enjoyed the benefits their points and miles earning opportunities have provided them. Through calculated spending and careful monitoring of their credit and personal finances, points and miles currencies have unlocked the doors to an unlimited number of Read full post »
Rare is the globetrotter for whom Paris does not top the list of must-see destinations. Unfortunately, while it may be one of the world’s most magical cities, it’s also one of the most expensive. A free stay in one of the city’s Read full post »
With the recent introduction of Chase’s new Chase Sapphire Reserve, there are a lot of people who are wanting the credit card. A big part of that is attributed to the 100,000 Ultimate Rewards point signup bonus that is currently offered with Read full post »
A few weeks ago, I wrote about Hotels That Go the Extra Mile With Points + Cash Rewards and a reader left a comment about the ease of earning free nights with the Choice Privileges Program that made me realize it might Read full post »
For many frugal travelers, the process of opening and closing credit cards is nothing new. Rather, it is one of our most regular habits and a time-tested way to earn points and miles towards our next destinations. However, this process can only Read full post »
Getting into points and miles is really tough. There are so many different award programs — both airline and hotel, as well as transferable points currencies. Each has a different award chart and different partners that you can redeem your miles for Read full post »
Need your passport renewed or a visa for international travel? Save $5 on all services through our partner Allied Passport & Visa.
“Credit Card Travel” for Free Airline Miles and Hotel Points
Maximize Your Credit Card Sign Up Bonuses with a Free Credit Card Review.
The founder of Frugal Travel Guy spent 16 years in mortgage banking and credit counseling, and has had years of personal experience with credit cards. We can help you achieve your travel goals, while you still protect your credit.
∗ Advertiser Disclosure: Many of the credit card offers that appear on this site are from credit card companies from which FrugalTravelGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include all credit card offers available in the marketplace. Please view our advertising policy page for more information.
Editorial Disclaimer: The editorial content on this page is not provided by any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities. Opinions expressed here are author's alone, not those of the bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.