Free Flights May Be Moving Further Out of Reach for Stay at Home Parents

Tweet Everyone knows that the best way to collect frequent flyer miles is by taking advantage of the best credit card sign up bonuses.  In the last year, both my wife and I have accumulated thousands of dollars worth of free travel by strategically applying for (and getting accepted for) credit cards. As a working […]

Citi ThankYou Premier

Tweet Update: this offer has expired. Just a reminder that you’ve only got a few days left to apply for the Citi ThankYou Premier card. Correction.  You’ll be able to apply for the card after the 30th, (the link should be active through mid July 2011) but if you do it then, you’ll get 20,000 […]

Lessons to Learn from the Latest Chase Sapphire Preferred Targeted Offer

Tweet Last week I posted an article about some reports that Chase was offering a 100,000 targeted offer for the Chase Sapphire Preferred card.  While you might still get a targeted offer it looks like the possibility to get a bonus K50 if you were not targeted it passed.  Based on some of the feedback […]

How to Redeem Capital One Venture Rewards Points for Travel

Tweet The Capital One Venture Rewards program only has one serious drawback that I’ve discovered so far – their customer service is horrible.  I’ve had to call a couple of times about some issues, and I’ve had a very, very hard time understanding the phone representatives. Otherwise, I’ve actually been quite impressed with the card, […]

Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Card – Possible 40,000 Bonus Miles

Tweet I’ve wanted to introduce the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature card for some time, and a possible bonus of 40,000 miles provided the necessary incentive. There’s an Alaska Airlines Visa application page that states that you can get 40,000 bonus miles with a credit card sign up.  The typical sign up bonus is 25,000 miles.  […]

Chase Sapphire Preferred 100,000 Bonus Point Offer (Targeted)

Tweet Update 6/25/11 – Flyer Talk makes it clear that the ability to bump the bonus is officially dead.  The only way to get the total K100 is to be targeted.  But, don’t cry – 50,000 is still an amazing offer! I was quite happy to see the Chase Sapphire Preferred 50,000 bonus offer.  Unfortunately, […]

Best Credit Cards for Getting Free Hotel Stays

Tweet I’ve spent a lot of time on this blog helping you get in the air for free with the best airline credit cards.  Today I’ll share some tips on getting free hotels with hotel credit cards. For the sake of this post, I’ll focus on hotel earning opportunities in Honolulu.  Why?  Because I’ve been […]

Chase Sapphire Preferred Vs. Citi ThankYou Premier Card

Tweet Not much has changed on the best credit card landscape for June 2011. So instead of writing a new best credit card roundup post for June, I decided to put the two best current (and similar) offers head to head to see which is the better offer if you can only sign up for […]

Citi ThankYou Premier Card

Tweet The credit card deals keep on coming.  Citi is finally joining the mix with 50,000 points for the Citi ThankYou Premier card.  The card bonus is usually 20,000 points, so Citi has upped the ante on the bonus  by 30,000 points or $300 – $399. The bonus offer is only available until June 30th, […]