How to Avoid an Airline Award Milage Cancellation Fee

Tweet Last fall I booked tickets to fly from Denver to Tokyo for 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage miles. I knew when I booked that American Airlines charges $150 to cancel a reservation.  Unfortunately, after I was detained in Papua New Guinea for an extra week this February I decided that I didn’t actually want to […]

Consistently Capitalize on Credit Card Cancellation Offers

Tweet When you sign up for a credit card, you should know to expect a bonus to motivate you to get the card.  For the most part, there is no reason to sign up for a card unless it has a really attractive bonus. Still, you always need to be prepared for an offer when […]

Do You Need Travel Insurance

Tweet The following is a guest post from Bailey Harris, who writes about homeowners insurance for www.homeownersinsurance.org. While planning a vacation, it is almost impossible not to come across the term “travel insurance.” But what is travel insurance, and is it really necessary? The answer often depends on the type of trip you are taking […]

Flight Cancellations |How To Negotiate During A Flight Cancellation or Delay

Tweet Unfortunately, I break this rule a lot.  Flying with kids.  Flying for 24 + hours makes me a grumpy camper.  Nevertheless, I have never found that my sour attitude has EVER encouraged someone to help me more.  On other occasions, I have intentionally tried to suppress my inner rage. However, last time I traveled […]

Trip Cancellation Insurance | Is It Worth Buying?

Tweet Unfortunately, life never goes as planned.  Similarly, vacations rarely go as planned. Companies have been built and established to help protect us during these unfortunate events.  The companies are called insurance companies.  Trip cancellation insurance is a type of insurance that will cover the cost of your trip in case you cancel your trip […]