How to Use Credit Card Points to Get a Better Deal Than Using Miles

Tweet If you’re willing to fly in economy class, it is possible to get better fares using points to book travel than it is to use your points to transfer to a mileage program. In this post, I’ll highlight the strategy I use for finding the lowest possible fare when redeeming points. How to Find […]

US Airways Premier World MasterCard Up to 40,000 Dividend Mile Sign Up Bonus

Tweet Updated May 1st, 2014 with latest offer. US Airways Premier World MasterCard Details 40,000 bonus miles after first purchase. Earn one mile per dollar on every day spending and two miles per dollar spent on US Airways. The card comes with a $89 annual fee that is not waived. To get the card now, click […]

The Travel Credit Card that Yields the Most Satisfaction Feedback (and the Card with the Most Horror Stories)

Tweet I get emails. In some of the emails I receive, people lavish me with thanks because they’re so glad they’ve been able to start to travel for less than they ever imagined. The card I’m thanked most often for suggesting is the Chase Sapphire Preferred. While I hate to say there is a ‘best credit […]

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 […]