In the world of manufactured spending, there are avenues that I explore that are really grey. Some people find it uncomfortable, others would find it totally within their realm. I
Just got a head-turning offer from Rocketmiles: Earn 5,000 Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards bonus points with your first booking by 2/22. I don’t see a “stay by” date so it
In the last few weeks, I’ve received a handful of questions that I hadn’t previously covered in any of the posts and with the Merits of Gift Card Churning I tried
Wherein we discuss feet and feet of snow, the United Mistake fare, flying Southwest, and…Atlanta? Fung Wah 4life.
In this episode we discuss th..
Today I’ll go over a way to supercharge your Chase Sapphire Preferred, earning 7,500 or more UR along the way. I’ll go over why this is the ideal time of
Obviously I love to travel. My main focus involves family travel, but there are times when I like to get away with just my husband or as couples or with
Hyatt Regency Da Nang Resort, Vietnam, where we’ve cashed in our Rite Aid Rewards.
After a deal is done, I find it helpful to look over the results and take away
I often highlight a concept I like to call “imputed redemption values:” the dollar cost of a hotel night (after taxes and fees) that makes it worth redeeming that hotel’s
Recently, there was a very good deal for a gift card churn, but the deal is now over. Points were for free. My last two transactions have not posted yet,
At some point, you just look outside at feet and feet of snow and you just can’t take it anymore. I reached that breaking point last week. I mean, this
This trip was 50% vacation and 50% mileage run. My wife and I had wanted to make it to Egypt, in fact, we had wanted to visit Egypt on our
Barclaycard is the undisputed master in my mind of the marketing technique of “underpromise and overdeliver.” It seems like every month they’re making small, positive changes and..
I am a US Bank Flexperks cardholder for a little over 2 years, I like the additional benefits the card offers and the bonus categories. It’s interesting to see that
Historically, Southwest has had more simple frequent flyer programs. Back under Rapid Rewards 1.0 they kept it so simple you only needed credits, which had no linkage to fare p..
Details from my amazing room at Palazzo Gattini, Matera, Italy, August 2014
Shout out to Luxury Link for my amazing hotel in Matera: Palazzo Gattini. I had a wonderful 3 night stay
We are lucky to live close enough to New York City to visit often. Over the years, we have done many of the classic NYC “things to do” several times
Megabus just opened up their schedule all Spring and true to form, every single bus has $1 seats. They go QUICK, so don’t ask, just book. They do allow
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Finally, a bone. And a decent one at that. Southwest Rapid Rewards Shopping has Groupon with a juicy 9x bonus. And of course these points do count towards that all
There have been a couple developments around gift cards percolating around the travel hacking community for the last week or so. Here’s a quick roundup, so readers can use this p..
Having written this blog for a little over 2 years, I forget to go to the basics. Doctor Of Credit does a great job on his blog and reminding me
Just a quick note today as I’m setting the agenda for Family Travel for Real Life March 7th in Charlotte, NC. Still a few tickets left if you’d like to
If you were looking forward to sitting in one of these…
So there was a big mistake fare yesterday – United premium cabin awards were pricing out at like $150 or