The long-circulating rumors are finally confirmed: The annual fee for the Chase Sapphire Reserve is increasing from $450 to $550, and Chase is adding some new benefits to the card to compensate for the fee hike. The increase was effective for new Read full post »
Co-branded credit cards succeed for consumers if they accomplish their primary objective: the ability to earn points or miles in a specific hotel or airline program. Every so often, though, a card comes along that offers much more. The World of Hyatt Read full post »
It may not be the most annoying thing in the world, but it’s pretty close: after booking an overpriced room at a hotel or resort, you discover that a resort fee is being added to the already exorbitant room rate. Usually, those Read full post »
Do you need a passport photo done in a pinch? There’s one shortcut that can make the process easier, faster and cheaper! You can actually take care of your passport photo from home right now if you’re gearing up for a trip. Read full post »
Anyone who has traveled to Europe in the off-season usually raves about the experience: the museums and other tourist sites have no lines, you can get a table in a restaurant, and you even stand a chance of interacting with a local Read full post »
Travelers from around the world are finding something extraordinary in a place called Medellín, Colombia. There are three really important things to know about Medellín if you’re planning to travel here to fall in love with a Colombian city that is capturing Read full post »
Many newcomers to the points and miles hobby believe that opening new accounts can be damaging to their credit score. That fear can be magnified for FICO scores over 750, leading to a situation where a consumer avoids taking on new credit. Read full post »
Airline elite status comes with a slew of benefits that separate you from the average traveler. You get free checked bags and are among the first to board the plane. Elite flyers sit in better seats, and they receive mileage bonuses according Read full post »
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