I just returned from 9 days traveling around Romania. Specifically, Transylvania. I didn’t have a good idea of what it’s like before I went. Especially in the miles and points..
Today’s Brandon Asks question comes from Rich, who writes: “I have never dipped my toe into bank bonuses. I’ve seen that Discover Bank will pay $200 to park $25K for
The other day I went down to the mall and happened to arrive during a shift change at the customer service desk. I wandered over to a row of couches
I’m literally in the middle of writing about my Hilton redemptions in Romania. 7 nights this month set me back 60,000 Hilton points (without 5th night free).
I happen to go to Hi..
It seems like a week of time sensitive posts here on the blog. First came news that Plastiq’s summer promo was ending a little later than expected. Next, Robert wrote
Hawaiian Airlines announced direct service to Boston starting in April 2019. With flights 5 days a week on A330s equipped with 18 lie-flat seats, this will be by far the
This should probably be a #veryshortblogpost. Posting here pushes it directly to anyone who subscribes by email but doesn’t check twitter 24/7. The time sensitive nature of this ..
A headline passed across my Twitter feed yesterday that seemed like a good bank account signup bonus: “$500 Bonus for New Money Market Account at Capital One.” $500 is a
We recently decided to meet up with the UK contingent of our family for a short reunion, but needed a location that was mutually acceptable for all parties. Winchester is
Back from a quick trip to Florida with my family, I’m energized over how smooth our travel with a little one has been these past 3 years. Family travel seems
Editor: We’re debuting a new feature here on the blog, “The Great Debate.” This format is a back and forth between anonymous writers who will argue for/against an overall point.
Noah from Money Metagame returns to check in about how his gap year with his wife is going. We chat about how they are paying the bills, whether they
Personally, I love visiting national parks… And I love maps.
The thinking here (and related maps I plan to add), is to help plan out trips. With this map, I can look
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
A few days ago I saw Frequent Miler post some datapoints describing how folks who carry both the personal Barclays JetBlue Plus Mastercard and the JetBlue Business Card were rece..
I wanted to briefly follow-up on my recent posts on St. Kitts and Nevis. We enjoyed the trip very much overall, but invariably I find myself chasing details associated with
I’m headed to my 2nd Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party (MNSSHP) next week. Before my first trip and again before this one I have read a LOT of Mickey’s
I wrote back in April about my misfired attempt to use US Bank Real-Time Rewards to pay for a hotel stay, learning the boring way that they really do enforce
Happy back to school everyone! I’ve been quiet for a bit so just wanted to update you on what’s up in my world. Here’s a quick photo recap of my
A variety of Amex Hilton credit cards offer “free” weekend nights at Hilton properties. Some earned them as a signup bonus on the card anniversary, like the $75 Amex Hilton
I’ve been an enthusiastic fan of high-interest checking and savings accounts ever since you could earn 6% APY on your PayPal account balance back in the early 2000’s (unfortunate..
I got the chance to take my second Disney cruise, a four night Bahamian cruise on the Disney Dream. I spent quite a bit of time debating the best Disney
When I was in college, I had the chance to take a road trip with my buddies across the United States. We made the grave mistake of stopping by Jamba