When traveling, you want to put the bulk of your expenses on a credit card can will give you the best return for your spending. While there are dozens of cards currently on the market, a few of them can help frequent travelers save on their travel purchases in a big way. Here are our favorites.
Many airlines purposely overbook their flights, which means they sell tickets for more seats than they actually have on the plane, knowing some people probably won't show up for their flights. Maybe it’s to ensure optimum revenue on every trip, or maybe it’s because airlines rarely face repercussions for treating customers poorly. Whatever the case, overbooking is something most air travelers will have to deal with at one point or another.
Over the past few years, there have been many changed to the AAdvantage program, including a merger, devaluation of the awards chart, and a complete change to how flyers earn points and miles. Even if you were once familiar with this program, it's probably time to take another look.
What's one big part of travel many people don't think about while booking a vacation? Getting around at your destination. Sure, Lyft and Uber are now ubiquitous, but depending on the trip, it often makes sense to rent a vehicle. We get questions all the time about which credit card is best for car rentals, so we thought we'd round up our favorite options for anyone looking to save on some wheels for their next trip out of town.
So you listened to our advice, and decided to start playing the points and miles game. Good for you! Maybe you applied for a travel credit card that rewarded you with a hefty signup bonus, or maybe you've just been saving up your cash back rewards to use towards a big travel purchase. However you did it, if you've got points to burn and a few days off, it's time to take a (free!) vacation.
April is a great month for travel. Spring breakers have mostly gone home and hotel prices haven't quite reached their summer highs. Mild weather is also a major draw. Looking to get out of the April showers for a few days? We have three very different vacation options for you to choose from.
I grew up about 45 minutes from Pittsburgh, so heading into the city has always been an adventure for me. But in the past few years, this post-industrial steel town has become an unlikely cultural capital, a Silicon Valley of the East.