Best Current American Airlines AAdvantage Credit Cards Bonuses

Tweet Thanks to some reader feedback, last week I discovered that my listed links to the 50,000 American Airlines Visa and American Express cards were no longer working.  I’m actually surprised that they’ve hung around for this long. So, the question is now, what’s the best current credit card sign up bonus for American Airlines? […]

Travel Credit Card Reward Spending Guide By Bonus Categories

Tweet By owning Help Me Travel Cheap, I sometimes get to cheat.  I get to do things that I’d like to do anyways and turn it into a blog post. If you’re going to turn credit card rewards into nearly free travel, you’ll need to know which is the best card to use for different […]

How to Get Approved for Two Citi Card Applications on the Same Day

Tweet Update: It appears as if getting approved for two personal Citi cards at the same time is, at best, highly unlikely.  Proceed with caution. While responding to a reader’s email, I started to point them to my post that explains the hows and whys of a using the two browser trick to get approved […]

Best Hotel Credit Cards With Valuable Status Benefits

Tweet I don’t live the high life.  I’m a simple guy who enjoys traveling.  For that reason, I’ve never really paid much attention to status and benefits with either airlines or hotels. The point of this blog is to help you travel cheaply, not luxuriously. Until this week, I’ve always assumed that traveling cheaply and luxuriously landed on […]

How to Determine the Best Credit Card | Important Classifications to Consider

Tweet In an effort towards simplicity, I’ve suggested to many of you the best credit cards.  I even just finished up a page on this site where I suggest the best hotel credit cards.  However, be aware that the biggest factor in determining the best credit card depends on which credit card basket you’re trying to […]

British Airways Visa 100,000 Avios Bonus is Back

Tweet Update: Offer expired.  Instead, you should check out the Chase Sapphire Preferred. I’d love to be able to tell you that the British Airways 100,000 point offer is back and better than ever. But I can’t. What I can tell you is that there is an opportunity on the table for you to earn 100,000 Avois […]

50,000 American Airline AAdvantage Miles

Tweet Update: some of the links in this post are no longer active.  Here’s an update on the best American Airlines credit card offers. This American Airlines 50,000 AAdvantage miles bonus is not new by any means, but I do want to be sure that you know about it.  The card has been listed on […]

Best Cash Back Credit Cards with Mileage Transfer Options

Tweet Last week I introduced 7 situations where cash back credit cards beat miles credit cards.  At the end of the article, I alluded to the fact that your best option is to find a card that allows you to do both – earn cash back or earn miles.  A card that allows that will […]

Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Card – Possible 40,000 Bonus Miles

Tweet I’ve wanted to introduce the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature card for some time, and a possible bonus of 40,000 miles provided the necessary incentive. There’s an Alaska Airlines Visa application page that states that you can get 40,000 bonus miles with a credit card sign up.  The typical sign up bonus is 25,000 miles.  […]