Travel

Going Home for the Holidays? Check Out These Travel Tips!

We're in the midst of one of the busiest times of the year to travel (almost 100 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more during this year's holidays), and we're here to give you a few helpful tips and reminders of what to do and not to do... when headed to the airport this winter.

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4 Frugal Tips for Surviving the Holidays at the Airport

Holiday travel is always a headache, and a pricey one at that. Flying is expensive, but it's airport prices that really grind my gears. No matter how many times I experience it, I will never think paying $8.50 for a Big Mac, or $7 for a bottle of water is OK.

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What the Recent Cuba News Means for Travelers

With the recent news that US and Cuban relations will begin to normalize going forward from today with the prisoner swap, my first thought as a travel writer is: when's the first plane to Cuba?

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New for 2015: Free Wifi for Starwood Guests!

On the heels of Marriott's recent announcement that its members who book through Marriott's app or website will receive free wifi during their stay, Starwood has also matched this offer, staring February 2nd, 2015.

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Amex Platinum Business Card Adds Free In-Flight Wifi

The American Express Platinum card is one of the most highly-regarded cards out there for frequent travelers, and those with the business version of the card just got good news this week: 10 free Gogo In-Flight internet passes per year.

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5 Cash Saving Tips for Booking Last Minute Holiday Travel

The holidays are my favorite time of the year.  You get to spend time with family, eat a lot of amazing food and if you're lucky you get a couple days off from work.  The holidays are also a great time to pack up the family and head out of town, but it can be expensive if you don't plan accordingly.

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9 Reasons To Get an American Express Platinum Card and Never Use It!

The American Express Platinum Card is the grand old dame of charge cards, chock full of prestige and benefits but weighed down by the hefty $450 annual fee.

The prestige should be worth nothing!  But for most people, the $450 is a deal breaker- we're asking you to reconsider.

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Are Last Minute Travel Deals Real?

I was killing time over the weekend with my favorite time waster, Reddit, and came across a thread about last minute travel.  I thought I would chip in and give my thoughts on whether or not the last minute travel deal truly exists.

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50,000 Miles with the US Airways Credit Card

Today, Barclaycard updated their sign-up offer for their US Airways MasterCard.  We think this is an excellent opportunity to increase the miles in your US Airways account, and American Airlines miles when the two programs merge together in 2015.  If you are looking to utilize the companion pass benefit of this card, you'll want to apply before 2015: this benefit among others is going away with the merger.

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New Changes for the Alaska Airlines Mileage Program in 2015

With the recent Delta and United program devaluations, it's always scary when a new press release comes out from an airline for us frequent flyers.  Alaska Airlines unveiled new earning rules today- let's see what the changes are!

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