The world of points and miles can be endlessly rewarding, with options such as free flights, upgrades to premium cabins, complimentary hotel rooms and discounts on gift cards and merchandise. It can also seem bewildering, if you’re a neophyte looking in from Read full post »
Once upon a time, all airline seats were identical. Prior to the 1950s, carriers offered the same cabin experience to all passengers, but with a twist: if you wanted better treatment you took a non-stop flight and paid more, while connecting flights Read full post »
A visit to an airport lounge can be a magical interlude during a day of stressful traveling. Getting into the lounge, however, can be a complicated affair. For many travelers, Priority Pass has been the solution. Founded in 1992, the company is Read full post »
The easiest way to quickly accumulate a stash of points or miles is through a credit card signup bonus. Meeting the minimum spending, though, can sometimes seem daunting. In most cases you have three months to do it, and spending requirements tend Read full post »
Is going to a honeymoon destination on your mind? You may be thinking of enjoying a romantic getaway if you’ve just set a date for your wedding. After all, love birds do need to fly! That doesn’t erase the fact that the Read full post »
In the world of points and miles, hobbyists gradually become aware of the possibilities for award travel. When you’re getting started accumulating miles, you tend to look for award flights on your designated airline only. At some point, you realize that your Read full post »
As 2020 unfolds, this is the perfect time to take stock of travel goals and develop a strategy for the coming year. Your personal plan will depend on what’s important to you: is it airline miles, hotel points, ease and comfort while Read full post »
The inside of an airplane cabin can be a scary environment during flu season. You need to know that you’re not being paranoid if you’re afraid of becoming ill after taking a flight. Unfortunately, it can be very easy to spread sickness Read full post »
Until recently, there were limited options for earning credit card rewards while dining out. In the past few years, however, many premium rewards cards have made restaurant spending just as rewarding as travel—a recognition of the fact that the two categories frequently Read full post »
Is a cruise just what you need to get through the doldrums of winter? You may be too afraid to even dream about taking a cruise because you assume that cruising is synonymous with spending. The truth is that cruise fares can Read full post »
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