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 […]

Travelocity American Express Review and Introduction

Tweet Of course, I tend to focus on cards that have big sign up bonuses. Typically, I believe the bigger the bonus, the better! However, there are a few cards that might get lost in the shuffle because they don’t have the most outstanding sign up bonuses, but they offer some pretty decent ongoing returns. […]

Chase Southwest Visa Plus Card Review and Introduction

Tweet Early in 2011 Chase made some dramatic changes to the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card.  This, of course, was in response to some dramatic changes with the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Program. Southwest Airline Rapid Rewards Quick Intro Southwest now uses a points based award system.  The number of points you earn […]

The Platinum Card ® from American Express Travel Benefits Introduction

Tweet Today I’ll be discussing the The Platinum Card ® from American Express, a prized possession in the wallet of any frequent traveler.  Yet, on the other hand, it is a thorn in the flesh of we budget travelers who love the features, yet wonder if it is worth justifying the $450 annual fee. I […]

Thank You Rewards Network Review and Introduction for Travelers

Tweet Since 2006, my wife and I have been part of the Thank You Rewards Network.  We’re now in the process of searching out a more valuable program. How Do You Earn Points? There are four ways to earn points through the Thank You Rewards program. #1. Thank You Rewards Credit Cards by Citi.com Like […]

TripAlertz Review & Introduction

Tweet I know.  I know.  Some (most?) of you already know all about TripAlertz. But I bet that some of you don’t. TripAlertz is a program similar to Groupon, except it focuses on travel bonuses. After signing up for your free membership, you’ll be able to access exclusive travel deals for members only.  The deals […]

Travel Hacking Cartel Review and Introduction

Tweet Updated Feb 9th, 2011.  After trying the Travel Hacking Cartel I’ve decided not to keep my membership.  Instead, I teach you how to make your own Travel Hacking Cartel free. I woke up at 2 a.m. (local time here) just so I could sign up for the Travel Hacking Cartel. Seriously. I’m serious about free […]