Ultimate Rewards Alert: Points Soon to Transfer to Southwest Rapid Rewards

Tweet Ultimate Rewards has been positioning itself as a serious competitor to the American Express Membership Rewards program (or is AMEX now the competitor?). I thought this post would be a good follow up to Monday’s post where I introduced the Rapid Rewards Program. When I wrote about how Ultimate Rewards are gaining on Membership […]

The Almost Irresistable Appeal of Amtrak Redemption Options

Tweet Next year our family is going to be doing a fair amount of traveling. Guess what?  I’m trying to plan ahead so we can do it as cheaply as possible.  Of course, I always give first priority to free travel, and when necessary, I pull out bills from my own pocket. Lately, I’ve been […]