Travel Credit Card Reward Spending Guide By Bonus Categories

Tweet By owning Help Me Travel Cheap, I sometimes get to cheat.  I get to do things that I’d like to do anyways and turn it into a blog post. If you’re going to turn credit card rewards into nearly free travel, you’ll need to know which is the best card to use for different […]

The Best Hilton Credit Card? Welcoming the Hilton HHonors Reserve Card

Tweet This week Citi announced a new Hilton credit card – the Hilton HHonors Reserve card. To be absolutely honest, I would have yawned my way past this card about three months ago.  However, this card is going to be added to my best hotel credit cards page. Why? Because I didn’t realize how valuable […]

Amazing Southwest Companion Pass Opportunity Open Again | 50,000 Southwest Bonus

Tweet One of the best domestic airlines for the frugal traveler is Southwest. They save us nearly a hundred dollars in baggage every time we fly. One of the best credit card reward benefits is the Southwest Companion Pass.  However, you can only pull off the companion pass maneuver when Souhwest is offering a 50,000 […]

Hours Left on the British Airways 100,000 Bonus

Tweet Update: Offer expired.  Instead, you should check out the Chase Sapphire Preferred. I received an email today indicating that the Chase British Airways credit card promotion will be taken offline tomorrow (Tuesday, July 17th, at 5 p.m.). As a reminder, here’s an overview of the offer: Sign up for and get approved for the card […]

Best Travel Credit Card Without an Ongoing Annual Fee

Tweet Look, I don’t like paying for an annual fee if I don’t have to.  But I’ll be upfront regarding our discussion for the best travel credit cards without an annual fee. Sometimes paying an annual fee is the wisest choice.  Don’t automatically rule out cards with an annual fee, or it might be to […]

How to Get Approved for Two Citi Card Applications on the Same Day

Tweet Update: It appears as if getting approved for two personal Citi cards at the same time is, at best, highly unlikely.  Proceed with caution. While responding to a reader’s email, I started to point them to my post that explains the hows and whys of a using the two browser trick to get approved […]

The Anatomy of a Mini-App-O-Ramma: Re-Evaluating the Best Current Credit Card Offerings

Tweet In the next week or so, my wife and I will be applying for a few new credit cards.  In this post I will walk you through the thought process I go through when deciding which cards to apply for and which cards to pass over. App-O-Ramma I honestly don’t know where this term […]