When you’re trying to save money on flights using Orbitz or the like, you may notice that Southwest never pops up. That’s because Southwest blocks online travel agencies from vie..
Point transferability between accounts varies wildly across banks. Wells Fargo is one of the most favorable banks in this regard, allowing point transfers:
To and from personal..
Beyond the big three banks with the best flexible points programs (Chase, AmEx and Citi) there’s a second group of banks with travel/rewards credit cards worth exploring.
The Wells Fargo Propel World AmEx card is still available for applications over the phone.
40,000 GoFar Rewards after $3,000 in spend over 3 months
$100 air incide..
So I’ve been working on clearing out earned miles and points (my shame list). I’ve got points lying around in all sorts of programs that I’ve decided to prioritize getting
It takes some jockeying to earn the signup bonus if you’ve already got a Sapphire Preferred
This Brandon Asks question comes from Justin who asks:
“My friends were recently shami..
Bank of America is a quirky player in the rewards credit card space.
They’ve got co-branded travel cards with a few airlines (Alaska, Virgin Atlantic, Asiana, Spirit, and Allegi..
Today I’ll outline offers that are trickling in on the Amex Offers section of some accounts for the American Express Premier Rewards Gold (PRG) card. This is noteworthy becasue the
Like I wrote about last week, at one point in my miles and points career I applied for cards I didn’t need. That was all well and good when we
I think the credit card and travel hacking game can be dangerous for a variety of reasons. One of the most dangerous can also be one the most subtle. For
So today IRL I had a friend ask me, “How long should I wait before applying for a new credit card?” This friend, who I’ll call Nicole, had been poking
Magic Kingdom before park opening
We’re just back from a trip to Walt Disney World during the week Massachusetts schools have off for President’s Day each February. The weather w..
If you’re like me, your friends and family think you have a bunch of points & miles from frequent business travel.
But if you’re a Milenomic you realize that points &
“Brandon Asks” is a Reader Q&A series where we take real questions from real people and do our best to provide helpful unbiased information on navigating the points & miles..
So now that the dust has settled and our family zone defense has been set up after the third child, I’ve spent some time the past few weeks taking stock
The most commonly issued co-branded United card is the Chase United MileagePlus Explorer card.
A healthy signup bonus usually in the range of 40,000-70,000 miles
I’m a huge fan of Chase Ultimate Rewards, so it was great to see a note from Chase in my e-mail about adding yet more transfer partners!
Chase Ultimate Rewards adds
The new year brings new loyalty program devaluations, with the latest being IHG, followed by… IHG. I think Hiltonization is an apt description, as it seems the goal is to
“Brandon asks” is a Reader Q&A series where we take real questions from real people and do our best to provide helpful unbiased information on navigating the points & miles..
Whenever a new credit card hits the market, it generates a ton of buzz in the miles and points community, rightfully so. How much value can we get out of
As I was saying one of my hopes (and fears) for 2018 relates to Citi’s ThankYou Point program: I hope they’ll re-invigorate the program but I fear they’ll walk away
If you’ve been playing this game for a while it’s likely to have happened to you.
You log in to your credit card account online and see that some or all
Have you ever been to or heard of an escape room?
There are all kinds of varieties of them I’m sure but in the one I did you enter a room with