Best Hotel Credit Cards With Valuable Status Benefits

Tweet I don’t live the high life.  I’m a simple guy who enjoys traveling.  For that reason, I’ve never really paid much attention to status and benefits with either airlines or hotels. The point of this blog is to help you travel cheaply, not luxuriously. Until this week, I’ve always assumed that traveling cheaply and luxuriously landed on […]

How to Determine the Best Credit Card | Important Classifications to Consider

Tweet In an effort towards simplicity, I’ve suggested to many of you the best credit cards.  I even just finished up a page on this site where I suggest the best hotel credit cards.  However, be aware that the biggest factor in determining the best credit card depends on which credit card basket you’re trying to […]

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 […]

7 Convincing Reasons Why the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express Should Have a Home in Your Wallet

Tweet The Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card® from American Express hasn’t got a lot of press time on this site. Certainly, it’s had less than it deserves. The reason? I’ve been focusing so much on cards with the best sign up bonuses that I haven’t given enough attention to cards that really shine when it comes to […]

9 Amazing Benefits of Ultimate Rewards (Above American Express Rewards)

Tweet The tides in the ocean of frequent flyer miles is always shifting. One definitive parting is the emergence of two very valuable credit card rewards programs – Ultimate Rewards (Chase) and American Express Rewards (American Express). In my book, How to Earn Frequent Flyer Miles from the Comfort of Your Living Room, I wrote, […]

5 Cool Benefits of British Airways Miles

Tweet Since I continue to get questions regarding British Airways (BA) miles, I decided to put a post together to give people a fair idea about how to use British Airways miles. The reason so many people are currently interested in British Airways miles is because of the 100,000 British Airways miles credit card offer […]

The Platinum Card ® from American Express Travel Benefits Introduction

Tweet Today I’ll be discussing the The Platinum Card ® from American Express, a prized possession in the wallet of any frequent traveler.  Yet, on the other hand, it is a thorn in the flesh of we budget travelers who love the features, yet wonder if it is worth justifying the $450 annual fee. I […]