American Express Business Gold | Limited Time 75,000 Sign Up Bonus

Tweet American Express Business Gold Card 75,000 American Express Rewards Bonus Points This is a limited time offer, and you must apply on or before March 14th to get the bonus points. The $175 annual fee is waived for the first year. The minimum spend is a whopping $10,000 in the first four months of […]

Best Current American Airlines AAdvantage Credit Cards Bonuses

Tweet Thanks to some reader feedback, last week I discovered that my listed links to the 50,000 American Airlines Visa and American Express cards were no longer working.  I’m actually surprised that they’ve hung around for this long. So, the question is now, what’s the best current credit card sign up bonus for American Airlines? […]

Airport Lounge Access | Credit Cards that Give You Free or Discounted Access

Tweet Before this year, I’d never stepped inside an airport lounge.  I guess I had a little curiosity about what was behind those translucent doors, but for the most part, I was content to be in the wide open spaces of the airport. This year I stepped into my first airport lounge. At this point, […]

How to Organize, Track, and Manage Points & Miles so it Doesn’t Become a Full-time Job

Tweet When people object to this little game of collecting miles and points, there are two common objections. 1.  I’m afraid it will hurt my credit score.  The truth is that it impacts your credit score, but not by as much as you might think. 2.  It takes too much time and effort. While it […]

Delta to the Rescue (Again)! Time to Stock Pile More Delta SkyMiles

Tweet Last week, I had the honor of attending my grandpa’s funeral. We celebrated his 95 years of life.  He loved and cared for his wife who proceeded him in death.  He provided for and supported his children.  He was a Christian who was an encouragement to so many people he met. When I heard […]

Business Gold Rewards Card® from American Express OPEN

Tweet Update:  The 75,000 Business Gold Business Card® from American Express OPEN card offer has expired.  The current best offer is here. A 75,000 Business Gold Business Card® from American Express OPEN offer was available yesterday and today (August 8th and 9th, 2012).  However, the best current offer is 50,000 Membership Rewards bonus for the The Business […]

Starwood 25,000 Bonus Offer is Back

Tweet Last summer, the Starwood American Express had a limited time sign up bonus where you could get up to 30,000 Starwood miles.  Update September 5th, 2012.  This offer has expired. The offer only comes around once or twice a year, so this is a great time to consider this card. I’m personally really excited […]

Confessions of a Hypocritical Travel Blogger | I Don’t Do App-O-Ramas

Tweet One of the goals of Help Me Travel Cheap is to share my travel knowledge and insight so you can benefit from what I’m learning about nearly free travel. But the other day I realized that there is one piece of advice I’ve shared on this blog that I don’t actually follow. So, you […]

Travel Credit Card Reward Spending Guide By Bonus Categories

Tweet By owning Help Me Travel Cheap, I sometimes get to cheat.  I get to do things that I’d like to do anyways and turn it into a blog post. If you’re going to turn credit card rewards into nearly free travel, you’ll need to know which is the best card to use for different […]