When I originally made a list of Round The World tickets on miles back in 2014, I mistakenly wrote off all the deals as too expensive. Best I guess I
Alaska gives a stopover on award tickets, allowing you to spend as much time as you want in the connecting city without ever increasing your miles price at all.
Alaska Stopovers ..
Last November, Google ran a crazy promo for their Fi wireless service. If you bought a phone from them and met some other requirements they’d give you travel gift
Last month we learned IHG Rewards will be introducing variable pricing this year. Since then I haven’t heard any new development. However, while looking at some hotels in NYC t..
Welcome to Episode 20 of the No Annual Fee Milenomics² Podcast. On Today’s show we discuss: 0:36 Fee-free Mastercard GCs at Staples (link) 3/24-3/30 2019 2:31 8x Fuel Rewards on
A while ago I wrote How To Easily Know Your Hotwire Hotel and shared how I got a brand new boutique Hyatt hotel in NOLA for $89, that was going for over $200!
Become a Patron!I’ve written many times before about higher education, mainly from the perspective of financing it. Thanks to Aunt Becky, for the last few weeks the national spot..
Last calendar year we managed $296,874.42 in Airbnb + Homeaway revenue (full screenshots below), and during our current 24 day vacation we rented out our personal apartment for a..
Become a Patron!I started this blog because the more I learned about the personal finance industry, the more I saw the same problems that are pervasive in my other line
If you entered the travel hacking game through the big credit card affiliate bloggers, you probably know that folks who rely on credit card signup bonuses to build their points
First, I’ll give my list of hotel deal ideas, and then my thoughts on each one.
List of hotel deal ideas:
Cap1 10x on hotels.com + Hotels.com Rewards 10% back = 20%
0:37 Chase Hyatt Offer: 2 Free Nights + $50 Statement Credit (link) Unclear whether this is limited to Category 1-7 (30,000 category) -or- 1-8 (40,000 category) Alternate offer o..
Since I first made this list of Best Rate Guarantees in Sept 2013 a lot has changed! Orbitz and Expedia dropped their $50 coupons (which many of us probably abused) and IHG
Aparna Mathur is a Resident Scholar, Economic Policy, at the American Enterprise Institute, a libertarian think tank with an excellent kitchen that I periodically visit when I wa..
Hainan is a recent transfer partner of Capital One – which is extra awesome because many people got in on the 200,000 sign up bonus! The Cap1 transfer rate to Hainan is
Earlier this month I’d started to notice that some of the promotions that had popped up fairly regularly in the past hadn’t shown up recently. No sooner did I wonder
We’re back this week with another extended episode where we cover: News: 0:45 Southwest announces flights to Hawaii (link) Flying as soon as March 17th (wow, that’s quick) When I’m
The recent debacle in New York over Amazon’s plan to open an office there under the hilarious marketing slogan of “HQ2” (or maybe HQ1.5, or maybe HQ2.14159?) gave finance journal..
In a previous post, I posted the revelation that the uncapped anniversary free night from the Chase IHG card finds a lot more availability at Intercontinental Bora Bora Thalasso ..
Over at Running with Miles, Charlie Barkowski has been doing yeoman’s work tracking the “Small Luxury Hotels” eligible for Hyatt Category 1-4 free night certificates, meaning pro..
If you know me or read this blog or listen to any of my podcasts regularly, you know that when I get into something I really get into it. While my
There’s no cliche more beloved by the financial press than the “changing American retirement model.”The beauty of the changing American retirement model is that you can use it to..
Update (3/15): We update the story in this podcast about a Chase Shutdown in Episode 19. Including how the listener was able to convince Chase to reopen her personal CC