When Should You Cancel Your Credit Card?

Tweet If you sign up for credit cards in order to get the sign up bonus, you’ll likely hold on to a card for about a year and then call to cancel the card.  Ultimately, the question is: when should you pull the trigger on the cancellation? No Annual Fee Credit Card Cancellation If the […]

Chase Sapphire Preferred and Sapphire Preferred Ultimate Rewards Value Analysis

Tweet Today we’ll be looking at the the points system associated with Chase Sapphire and Chase Sapphire Preferred.  Here at Help Me Travel Cheap I’m in the process of comparing the travel value of different credit card rewards programs. **Update: As of May 16th, 2011 Chase is offering a 40,000 sign up bonus for the […]

Starwood Cash and Points Vs. Starwood Points| Discover the Best Value Per Point

Tweet Around our home, we’re always dreaming about (and planning) our next trip. In 2012, we’re planning on doing a lot of traveling, and of course I don’t want to pay a lot for our travels.  We’ve got a decent amount of Starwood points that we’ve earned from the Starwood American Express, but not enough […]

6 Questions to Ask Before Applying for an Airmiles Credit Card

Tweet If you are a points junkie, you’ll notice quickly that there is a plethora of credit card bonus opportunities right now.  This post will help you decide when to get a card and when to pass. 1.  Is this the best offer for this card?  I’ve been noticing something lately that really eats me […]

Thank You Rewards Network Review and Introduction for Travelers

Tweet Since 2006, my wife and I have been part of the Thank You Rewards Network.  We’re now in the process of searching out a more valuable program. How Do You Earn Points? There are four ways to earn points through the Thank You Rewards program. #1. Thank You Rewards Credit Cards by Citi.com Like […]

Best Travel Tips: Best Airline Rewards

Tweet Just to help you keep from getting board this weekend I’ve put together some articles for you to check out: Twenty of My Favorite Airline Awards – A very interesting post on how the itineraries that help you get the most out of your points.  The winner: 100,000 Aeroplan miles for North America to […]

Use Booking Buddy and Get 18 US Airways Points

Tweet This Miles Buzz thread talks about getting an extra 18 US Airways Points when you use their shopping portal to book travel via Booking Buddy. I looked at it and made a dumb math mistake.  For some reason I multiplied the cost of tickets by 1.8. Hmmm.  I thought that if I spent $1000 […]