If you are primarily focused on hacking leisure travel, “choosing” between Hilton and Hyatt doesn’t make much sense: earn Hilton Honors points with manufactured spend at grocery ..
After ResellingDO Special Edition last year, many asked for another smaller DO in a cool location. Napa was a logical destination because of a number of factors, and it will be
Life after 5/24 means you can’t get many of Chase’s credit cards, including all Ultimate Reward (UR)-earning cards. I’m well above 5/24, have zero UR, and don’t foresee that cha..
I take almost no interest in bitcoin or any other cryptoasset as a store of value or investment (although there’s no reason the technology couldn’t be useful in other ways),
Thanks to comments in my 10 favorite Hilton low category redemptions, I uncovered (so far) 2 devaluations that took place between the time I initially composed the post (last yea..
My go-to resource for high-interest savings and checking accounts has long been depositaccounts.com, which has a pretty good list of accounts offering unusually high interest rat..
The short version: Twitter.
2A is my favorite seat on Cathay Pacific First Class onboard the 777-300ER (77W). Cathay Pacific is the only airline I know of that put just 3 seats a..
It’s no secret that the core of my travel hacking practice is manufactured spend. I focus on low-risk, high-reward opportunities to earn points and cash with credit card purchase..
The IHG card seems to have adopted a new schedule for posting signup bonus. Normally for Chase cards, upon closing of the statement in which you meet minimum spending requiremen..
The biggest change around here (Next to Robert’s arrival of course) is that my travel needs and wants have changed an awful lot from the last time I checked in
My favorite use of hotel points is for low category, high value redemptions. You tend to get close to 1 cent per point or better value – even for Hilton points. Many are in Asi..
I spend a lot of time listening to podcasts, and when I mention this, people often ask me for recommendations. In general, I don’t think I’m a great source of
Quite a few changes have been reported to hotel loyalty programs in 2018, so here are a few brief thoughts in case you’re wondering what to make of them.70,000-point IHG
US Bank Altitude Reserve card is a “super premium” card released this year. The high-level benefits are known; for example, see this review by Frequent Miler. However, when it ..
Please note the “may” in the title. I don’t know for sure whether it does or not, but I present a case for why it could, which I think is worth considering for yourself.
IHG is having a significant devaluation. The Gate has a color-coded list of the changes. In this post I want to highlight 3 great values that will be lost with the changes. Bo..
Well, we made it. It’s 2018, so here’s a roundup of thoughts, ideas, and observations that I haven’t got around to posting yet.US Bank Flexperks Travel Rewards changes are in
Welcome to the last day of 2017. Picking up where Part 1 left off, here’s part 2 of this year’s travel highlights. What fun to reflect! Enjoy, and I hope you likewise had a fu..
One of the annoying things about Southwest is that if you book with a voucher and supplement it with another form of payment (credit card, another voucher, etc), if you cancel th..
I and another family member each applied for a Barclay card this week, both instantly approved. I thought I’d share our data points because they are at odds with conventional wi..
Merry Christmas and happy holidays. With 2017 almost over, I am reflecting on my year of travel. It was another exciting year, although total distance flown is down (not a bad ..
Today’s post was written by friend and longtime reader of the blog Robert Dwyer, about his experience with the no-annual-fee Merrill Lynch MERRILL+ Visa Signature card, which man..