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 […]

The Ultimate Newbie Guide to Redeeming Ultimate Rewards for Travel

Tweet In the world of free travel hacking, there are two elements each of us must learn to improve – earning and redeeming.  Most of the material on this blog is about earning, but today I want to help you easily and effectively learn how to redeem your Ultimate Rewards (UR) points for travel. To […]

Chase Freedom 2012 Bonus Categories | My Growing Attraction to the Chase Freedom Card

Tweet This week I learned two bits of information that have me excited about the Chase Freedom card.  I haven’t got a card because Chase has some valuable sign up bonuses.  I don’t want to burn a big sign up earning opportunity with a Chase card application for this card. How valuable are Chase sign […]

Why the Southwest Credit Card is Nearly Perfect for Domestic US Travelers

Tweet This week I was having an email conversation with someone. We were discussing the Southwest credit card. Almost mid-sentence, I started feeling like a sleazy salesman. I was really pushing hard for her to consider this card because I felt like it would suit her travel needs well and was a great value. I […]

My Chase Appeasement Strategies (Untested)

Tweet In case you haven’t realized it yet, in the world of credit card sign up bonuses there’s a friend we want to be sure we’re always appeasing. That friend is Chase. Why is it important to buddy up with Chase? Well, because Chase is the credit card issuer who is and recently has offered […]

How to Get Up To Five Free SWA Round-trips with 50,000 Southwest Points

Tweet With the current Southwest credit card promotion you can earn 50,000 points.  The beauty of the Southwest program is that if you can find dirt cheap fares, your miles can keep on giving you more and more free travel. Of course, it is always good to have a stock pile of miles with different […]