American Express Membership Rewards Review and Value Analysis

Tweet As we analyze and review the American Express Membership Rewards (MR) program, we’ll be continuing our series where we’re on the hunt to find the most valuable travel related credit card rewards program. To date, here are the other credit card rewards programs that I’ve reviewed: Capital One Venture Rewards – 3/4 out of […]

Money Saving Travel Articles Roundup

Tweet Since Help Me Travel Cheap readers like to save money I wanted to let you know that OptionsHouse (an online stock trading brokerage) is offering a 24” Dell monitor if you open an account and fund it with $5,000.  No transactions are required nor is there a posted minimum time to keep you account […]

The Platinum Card ® from American Express Travel Benefits Introduction

Tweet Today I’ll be discussing the The Platinum Card ® from American Express, a prized possession in the wallet of any frequent traveler.  Yet, on the other hand, it is a thorn in the flesh of we budget travelers who love the features, yet wonder if it is worth justifying the $450 annual fee. I […]

Lufthstansa 50,000 Bonus Miles | Miles and More MasterCard [Expired]

Tweet You’ll get the best current Lufthansa offer here. Who’d of thunk it? A few years ago, everyone would be jumping over each other to get a credit card with a 50,000 point sign up bonus. Honestly, I’m forcing myself to write this post just so you won’t say that I missed it, but really, […]

10 Ways to Reach a Credit Card Minimum Spend Requirement

Tweet If you frequently churn credit cards, you might run into an issue because you don’t typically spend enough to reach your minimum balance requirement.  I’ve had a few people this week ask for suggestions on how to reach a minimum spend of $2,500 in 90 days for the British Airways 100,000 bonus miles credit […]

What Can I Do With 100,000 British Airways Miles?

Tweet .Last week I mentioned that Chase is having a limited time sign up bonus (till May 6th – unless they pull it sooner) with the 100,000 bonus miles British Airways Visa. The bonus? After meeting the required minimum spend ($2,500 in 90 days), you’ll get 100,000 miles. Here’s the deal.  There are a lot […]