How to Get Compensation from an Airline After a Delay or Cancellation

Tweet Before the airline delay, we were already scheduled to have a 4 hour layover in Detroit. It wasn’t too bad because my wife and I were able to get into the Delta lounge (free perk of the American Express Platinum) and enjoyed the Olympics, a shower, a cold Coke, and delicious hummus. After relaxing […]

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 […]

The Mileage Combination Short Cut for Earning Your Free Trip in Record Time

Tweet It doesn’t come as any surprise that the fastest way to build up your frequent flyer mileage accounts is through credit card sign up bonuses. With all the 50,000 point sign up offers, you could either sign up for one credit card or fly to Australia roundtrip three times for the same number of […]

New Limited Time 45,000 Mile Delta Credit Card Offer

Tweet If you’re a fan of Delta (I’m not really), then you’ll be happy to know that, for a limited time, you can get 45,000 miles when you sign up for a Delta American Express. Until December 19th, 2011, you can get 45,000 Delta SkyMiles after spending $3,000 within 3 months. If you don’t have […]

Southwest Rapid Rewards Program Introduction and Overview

Tweet Today, we’re continuing a series where I’ll be featuring some of the basic, introductory material about different award programs.  Today we’re featuring the Southwest Rapid Rewards Program.  That way if you’re new to the ‘game’, you can just read this cheat sheet rather than trying to compile all the information by yourself.  If you’re […]

Best Current American Express Membership Rewards Transfer Bonuses

Tweet Between my wife and I, we have 122,485 Membership Rewards points. Because of the high fees associated with our cards ($175 for Premier Gold and $175 for the Business Gold), we don’t plan to keep those accounts open. That means that by the Spring we’ll need to transfer those points out. Here’s the dilemma. […]

Delta Airlines SkyMiles Program Overview

Tweet Today we’re continuing a series where I’ll be featuring some of the basic, introductory material about different award programs.  That way if you’re new to the ‘game’, you can just read this cheat sheet rather than trying to compile all the information by yourself. Previously reviewed: American Airlines Advantage Program United Airlines MileagePlus Program […]

Suprise! SkyMiles Do Have Value | The Importance of Mileage Diversification

Tweet For a long time I’ve thought Delta miles are pretty much junk. While there are a lot of facts behind my thoughts about the Delta Skymiles program, the basic gist of it is that whenever I’ve been trying to book flights with miles, I’ve always found Delta tickets the hardest to book at the […]