I recently received a question from a reader using the “Contact” page, but the reader seems to have mistyped their e-mail address, which I discovered only after writing my reply.
A lot of ink has been spilled about how Southwest Airlines is the best airline for families. And even though this purportedly is a family blog, I’ve never flown Southwest
Welcome to another edition of This Week in Bank Points where we examine the pros and cons of booking various forms of travel with flexible bank points like Chase Ultimate
Chase has been fiddling with both their personal and business credit card lineup for a few years now, introducing both the personal Freedom Unlimited credit card, which earns 1.5..
A couple of weeks ago a representative from Plastiq reached out to me about the service and see if I would be interested in blogging about it. The timing was
I recently came across a new luxury content site for the ultra rich called Penta, that’s part of Barron’s,. They’ve covered some interesting things in the past like a piece
Spencer Howard (now of One Mile at a Time!) returns to discuss booking round the world itineraries. We talk some logistics and also debate whether it’s realis..
In Part 1, we discussed who flies to Hawaii, how to find out which carriers might work for you, and how using partners can save you miles. In Part 2, we’ll
Welcome to another edition of Shop Talk where we discuss what’s going on in our personal points & miles space and highlight what we think is interesting in the broader
It’s a slow, rainy Sunday around here, which is as good an occasion as any to contemplate the mysteries of life. In that spirit, here are three questions I genuinely
Quick Summary: The Citi AT&T Access More card has some great spending bonuses available at the moment. Like 2 additional ThankYou Points for every $1 spent on all purchase for
Plastiq’s fee-free promotion when paying bills with Masterpass and an associated Mastercard continues, with a slight change. There is now a $250 limit per-payment which is fee-fr..
For some reason, 2018 has been super busy for me. But, even with that, I’m still able to catch up with Joe of As The Joe Flies and chat travel
Aeroplan is notorious for blocking useful partner award space, from Swiss to Avianca to EVA at various times. The latest victim (from our perspective) is LOT Polish Airlines. I..
After visiting Disney World more times than I can count, and despite writing a best selling book on the subject, I always manage to forget some essential item when I
All the way back in September, 2016, I wrote that Marriott Hotel + Air packages offered an outlandishly good opportunity to transfer Starpoints to certain airline (but not train!..
Just my luck. The very weekend after I wrote that I was cancelling my Delta Platinum Business American Express because I’d given up on American Express’s games awarding high spend
Last week I got into a discussion on Twitter with a long-time conservative reader who was upset about something he called “tribalism.” We went back and forth for a while
I wrote back in February that I was concerned the unbonused manufactured spend I put on my Delta Platinum Business credit card wasn’t counting towards my annual Medallion Qualifi..
Attention residents of Charlotte and nearby areas:@bretbourgeois and I are having a points/miles/reselling/whatever meet-up next Saturday, June 2, at 1pm at DeSano Pizzeria. All ..
You guys know I’m a huge fan of vacation rentals. From saving on food to 2 TVs to that all important closing door I recently mentioned it’s hard for me to
I’ve long stated that I find using points to book Disney World vacations can be a good value, since you can’t get huge discounts off of published Disney prices. I
Visiting Hawaii is one of those things that is on almost everyone’s travel list. It’s no surprise that Hawaii can be expensive, but you can save money on flights and