Booking One World Award Flights | Tips, Advice, and Strategies for Newbies

Tweet The reason we all collect air miles and points (or so I assume) is so that we can travel.  Thus, having high mileage balances and zero experiences is not the goal here. Today we’ll be starting a series where I’ll help you find the best ways to use your miles when booking flights. General Award […]

Why I, the Credit Card Proponent, Applied for a Mileage Debit Card

Tweet Usually I talk about credit cards on this website.  I think credit card sign up bonuses are the best way to earn miles and points for free travel.  Using credit card sign up bonuses, my wife and I have earned about two million miles and points in the last couple of years. However, as […]

Final Days for American Airlines Verified 50,000 AAdvantage Citi Cards

Tweet Update: Expired.  The current best off 12/13/12 is the final day to apply for the verified 50,000 Citi AAdvantage credit card.  Yesterday I mentioned that you can fly round trip to select cities for 15,750 AAdvantage miles if you were a Citi AAdvantage credit card holder.  As such, I thought it would be appropriate to let […]

Fly Roundtrip US/Canada for 15,750 Miles with AA & Citi AAdvantage Benefits

Tweet By combining two American Airlines Citi AAdvantage credit card benefits, you can turn a 25,000 domestic flight into a 15,750 domestic flight. The requirement? You must be a Citi AAdvantage personal card holder.  This can include any of the following cards: Citi Platinum Select AAdvantage Visa Signature Citi AAdvantage American Express  Citi AAdvantage Business […]

AAdvantage Vs. MileagePlus | Battle for the Best Frequent Flyer Program

Tweet When I started putting together this post, I was going to rate the airlines according to my personal preference and how I value the airlines.  I quickly found that most of my time was spent comparing American Airlines AAdvantage and United MileagePlus, so I just decided to make that the post. Here’s the quick […]

Best Current American Airlines AAdvantage Credit Cards Bonuses

Tweet Thanks to some reader feedback, last week I discovered that my listed links to the 50,000 American Airlines Visa and American Express cards were no longer working.  I’m actually surprised that they’ve hung around for this long. So, the question is now, what’s the best current credit card sign up bonus for American Airlines? […]

My Credit Score History | A Real Life Example of the Credit Score Impact

Tweet Today we open the doors wide on my credit score history so you can see how applying for multiple credit cards impacts your credit score. Because I really want to make it easy for you, I’m going to be transparent and list the cards I applied for between each application.  That way you can […]

New Citi Platinum Select AAdvantage With Improved Card Benefits

Tweet Citi has stepped up its game a little bit with its American Airlines cards.  To be clear, for everyday spending, the Starwood American Express is still a better option (earn up to 1.25 AA points per dollar spent), but with these added features, you might want to make room in your wallet for this […]

50,000 American Airline AAdvantage Miles

Tweet Update: some of the links in this post are no longer active.  Here’s an update on the best American Airlines credit card offers. This American Airlines 50,000 AAdvantage miles bonus is not new by any means, but I do want to be sure that you know about it.  The card has been listed on […]