How To Use Miles and Points to Bless Others

Tweet My wife brought up an interesting issue the other day.  She wanted be sure that we were giving a part of our blessings from the frequent flyer miles we’ve earned.  We started to ask how we should give air miles or give a part of what we receive. As Christians, we believe in the […]

Award Travel Booking | Creativity Required

Tweet Last week, I shared that I’ve redeemed over $26,000 worth of travel for 2012. While I usually focus on the earning portion of the frequent flyer mileage game, today I want to share a few tips I’ve learned about booking award travel. Of course, if I’ve learned something, that’s good for you and me […]

The Best Air Miles Credit Cards for Every Day Spending

Tweet I originally wrote this post about the best air miles credit cards in August of 2011.  I never posted it because it’s hard to account for all the variables (as I’m sure you’ll discover as you read through the post). However, I decided it was time to dust off the post and run it […]

7 Situations Where Cash Back Credit Cards Are Better Than Air Miles Credit Cards

Tweet When you start collecting points and miles for free travel, you might find yourself plagued by the question – which card should I use for this purchase?  The biggest decision you’ll need to make is if you’ll use a cash back credit card or an air miles credit card. 7 Situations Where Cash Back […]

Get 20-25% More Value Out of 50,000 Chase Sapphire Preferred Points

Tweet The thing to love about the 40,000 Ultimate Rewards offer is the flexibility of the points.  This is especially true if you already have a stash of air miles.  The Ultimate Rewards program will help you to get closer to the ever illusive free vacation. In this post, you’ll learn how to s-t-r-e-t-c-h your […]

Airline Flyer Miles | The Value of Jumping Back On the Bandwagon

Tweet I’ve been sort of a snotty pants when it’s come to airline miles.  I even wrote a post questioning the value of airline points.  Lately, I’ve found more bang for my buck with hotel points. However, I’ve noticed a trend lately that seems to once again favor collecting air miles (not over and above […]

Airline Frequent Flyer Points: Are They Useless?

Tweet For years and years, I’ve collected airline frequent flyer points.  Like any good traveler, I’ve looked at the award charts and come to the fortunate conclusion that with only 25,000 miles I can get a free roundtrip to anywhere in the United States.  Cool. The Problem with Airline Frequent Flyer Points 1. Flight Availability […]