Howdy folks! Long time, no see. I’m not planning on getting back into blogging on a regular basis, but this story was interesting, financially speaking, and I thought I’d pass
Elizabeth Warren made a splash this week with her plan to both ensure public higher education is tuition-free and forgive up to $50,000 per student of the existing stock of
Last month I explained the process I followed to dispute a derogatory remark on my Experian credit report. Experian told me it would take a month to resolve, and sure
We just got back from a week in Europe where we did tours and activities in London, Venice, and Rome – all booked through the Chase Ultimate Rewards portal. I
While I just did a piece on hotel loyalty programs that was fairly critical (using data), this post is really meant for those who are looking to compare loyalty programs.
A few months ago I wrote about booking all of the hotels for a week-long trip to London, Venice and Rome through the Chase Ultimate Rewards portal. It’s powered by
This post is important to bookmark (not that I’m biased) because of the award charts that are unique to this site. (Although you can also visit this any time by
Stefan Krasowski from Rapid Travel Chai swings by to talk about his loyalty to Delta, how miles and points have brought him to the precipice of completing his..
If you weren’t excited about the results of the Delta Miles Calculator from your city, I may have a trick for you…
For many cities, there are Delta flights for only
This is the most “opinion piece” like post I’ve done in a very long time…
However, I tried to apply my same data-driven approach to analyzing the cost of loyalty.
There are many ..
DoubleTree Darwin, Australia
Of all the hotel programs, Hilton Honors has the largest spread in points costs. The most expensive points hotel costs 95,000 points and the cheapest..
Become a Patron!I’ve lately been researching some employer-side tax benefits and binge-listening to an organized-crime-themed comedy podcast, which I’m not going to name because ..
For the next two hours, I’ll be on social media and the blog answering questions about United stopovers.
Ask any question (there are no dumb questions here) about Untied stopover..
Become a Patron!While doing some research for another project, I was reminded that in the CPA Full Employment Act of 2017, Republicans included a tax credit for employers offerin..
While I have gone over a lot of my findings on United Stopover and Routing Rules, I have never gone into the nerdy details of what is possibly driving United’s
While we just launched the Delta Miles Award Chart, that’s mostly for international and SkyTeam flights. We found flights to most regions, like China, are consistently the same p..
Have you ever arrived at an event – say a theme park – right when it opened and felt like other people had been there long before you? Disney does
There’s a small list of cities we put on this list. For us, we don’t want to actually expat anywhere permanently, or even a full year. But for a few select locations, we
I was rummaging around on my Hotel Promotions page (check it out if you have any upcoming stays; current promotions are running as late as June 4, 2019) and noticed
Last Thursday I started my weekly “Throw Back Thursday (TBT)” series by sharing about the time a bank wouldn’t take my thousands of dollars of $1 coins.
While I don’t plan
Last month, a funny thing happened: the yield on a 10-year US Treasury obligation dropped below the yield on a 3-month Treasury obligation. This bizarre financial market event at..
Drew from Travel is Free is back to writing full time and the miles and points community is better off for it. He joins the podcast to chat about
While I’m going to publish a “Complete Guide To United Stopovers” soon, I wanted to first give some context about the current state of United stopovers.
United plans to make some..