Credit Cards

Reader Question: Which Credit Card Should I Keep?

Credit cards can be an incredible way to earn miles and points for vacations.  In many cases, people earn more miles and points from credit card spending than actual travel.  But, the ability to earn miles and points comes with some caveats.  Those credit cards can carry higher annual fees than a cash back credit card.  That’s why you’ll hear me say frequently that you should be evaluating the credit cards you carry.  Are they paying for themselves?  If not, they need to go.  We talk about this all the […]

Breaking Down The New Wyndham Rewards Earner Credit Cards

There’s a lot of discussion about credit cards in the travel blog space.  Credit cards are how many (if not most) people earn miles and points to be able to take that dream trip.  And, there are plenty of folks who sign-up for lots of credit cards for the welcome bonus without much regard to whether they’re going to keep the credit card long-term.  I get it, but I don’t generally sign-up for a new credit card unless I see some sort of a long-term place in my wallet. That’s […]

Why The American Express Business Platinum Might Need A Spot In Your Wallet

From the outset, let me note that I don’t earn any affiliate income from this or any other credit card.  These are just my thoughts as the travel world changes in the era of COVID-19.  You guys know I don’t talk a ton about the nitty gritty of credit cards here, but work with me for just a few minutes. I’ve had the American Express Business Platinum in my wallet for a bit over a year now.  I made a mistake when I applied for the card.  I mixed up […]

Hyatt Credit Card Members Now Earn Bonus Points At SLH Properties

Hyatt has been on a bit of a growth tear over the past 12 months.  The biggest part of that growth has been the integration of Small Luxury Hotels of the World into World of Hyatt.  They started this in late 2018 and have now expanded the partnership to over 200 hotels.  With that and other additions, such as Thompson, Joie de Vivre and Alila hotels, Hyatt now has over 1,000 hotels where you can earn and redeem points. Hyatt Credit Card Bonus Points At SLH Properties Effective immediately, both […]

CHEAP Premium Economy Fares To Asia From Many US Cities!

These are some really great cheap premium fares to Hong Kong and Beijing from a variety of US cities coast to coast. I would jump on these if you’re thinking about it. Remember you have 24 hours to cancel if you book one to get a full refund.

Hawaiian Airlines Improves Their Co-Branded Credit Card

I’ve never been to Hawaii. Go ahead, ridicule me, tell me I’m nuts. But, a 10-hour flight from the East Coast in coach isn’t my idea of a great time. Lie-flat first class seats to Hawaii are tough to find for a family of 4. If Hawaii is on your list of places to go, the new Hawaiian Airlines Mastercard might be worth considering.

Everything You Want To Know About Citi Thank You Points Transfers!

Everything you want to know about Citi Thank You points transfers. We take a deep dive into every airline transfer partner.