How to Add a Free Trip to Hawaii Next Time You Book International Award Travel

Tweet A free trip is the best way to travel to Hawaii. It’s been a long time since I’ve been to Hawaii.  In fact, I think the last time I was there was in 1996 when I spent several hours in the airport.  It had probably been 7 or 8 years before that when I […]

How To Use Miles and Points to Bless Others

Tweet My wife brought up an interesting issue the other day.  She wanted be sure that we were giving a part of our blessings from the frequent flyer miles we’ve earned.  We started to ask how we should give air miles or give a part of what we receive. As Christians, we believe in the […]

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, […]

4 Strong Reasons Why Mileage Diversification is Important

Tweet When you invest, you expect to be told to diversify. You intentionally hedge your investments in such a way that you’ll get some value from a down market and some value from an strong market.  We do this in investing by buying different types of stocks and investing over a period of time (dollar […]

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 […]

What Can I Do With 100,000 British Airways Miles?

Tweet .Last week I mentioned that Chase is having a limited time sign up bonus (till May 6th – unless they pull it sooner) with the 100,000 bonus miles British Airways Visa. The bonus? After meeting the required minimum spend ($2,500 in 90 days), you’ll get 100,000 miles. Here’s the deal.  There are a lot […]

Airline Flyer Miles | The Value of Jumping Back On the Bandwagon

Tweet I’ve been sort of a snotty pants when it’s come to airline miles.  I even wrote a post questioning the value of airline points.  Lately, I’ve found more bang for my buck with hotel points. However, I’ve noticed a trend lately that seems to once again favor collecting air miles (not over and above […]