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, […]

Justifying a $450 Annual Fee: Why I Signed Up for an The Platinum Card® from American Express

Tweet Three or four years ago I first learned about The Platinum Card ® from American Express. I almost chocked on my sandwich when I noticed that some fools were paying $450 per year for the card. I thought those were the type of people who need to visit Help Me Travel Cheap and learn how to […]

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 […]