Travel Free Faster! How to Earn Points & Miles Paying Rent or Mortgage

Tweet This week I had a reader ask if and how they could earn miles paying their mortgage. That’s a great question because for most of us that is our highest monthly expenditure. Is it possible? Yes, but probably not with a credit card (at least not at a reasonable rate). How to Earn Miles […]

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 […]

20% United Mileage Discount, BlueBird/Vanilla Reload Update, General Blog Notes

Tweet There are a couple of messages/questions I want to get out, so today we’ll have a varied post that covers several travel topics and topics related only to this blog. 20% United Economy Mileage Discount to Europe Between now and November 15th, you can book economy United award flights to Europe for 20% less. […]

No Excuses! Now You Can Afford Any Minimum Spend

Tweet Update:  There are reports online that effective 11/11/12 Office Depot is no longer carrying the Vanilla Reload cards.  If that is correct the 5x opportunity with Ink Bold + Vanilla Reload + Office Depot may no longer work.  I know that my local Office Depot does still have Vanilla Reload cards.  They also still […]

How to Use Bluebird to Get an Infinity of Miles

Tweet I’ve felt like a little kid waiting for Christmas.  Only I’m a big kid waiting for the arrival of my Bluebird card. Before posting about how Bluebird opens infinite doors, I wanted to have an opportunity to test the card.  Alas, my card still has not come, but I did want to be sure […]