Best Credit Cards for Travel Purchases in 2017

Best Credit Cards for Travel Purchases in 2017

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.

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Best Credit Cards for International Travel 2017

Best Credit Cards for International Travel 2017

As a full-time travel writer here at Brad's Deals, I'm constantly hopping beyond America's borders. Whether it's to fly in a new airline, stay at a new hotel, or experience a new culture, I need a credit card that can handle my international lifestyle without skipping a beat.

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Got a 100k Avios Bonus With Your British Airways Card? Here's How to Spend It

Got a 100k Avios Bonus With Your British Airways Card? Here's How to Spend It

The Chase British Airways Visa Signature Card is currently offering up to 100,000 Avios for new cardholders. Here are the best ways for you to use those Avios around the world.

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What to do if Your Flight is Overbooked

What to do if Your Flight is Overbooked

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. 

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The Ultimate Guide to American AAdvantage Miles

The Ultimate Guide to American AAdvantage Miles

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.

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Best Credit Cards for Rental Cars in 2017

Best Credit Cards for Rental Cars in 2017

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.

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4 Magical Vacations That are Free with Points and Miles

4 Magical Vacations That are Free with Points and Miles

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. 

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3 Cheap Vacations to Take in April

3 Cheap Vacations to Take in April

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. 

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What to do in Pittsburgh: 20 Tips for a Fun, Frugal Vacation

What to do in Pittsburgh: 20 Tips for a Fun, Frugal Vacation

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.

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New Hyatt Promotion Gives You Double Points on Stays

New Hyatt Promotion Gives You Double Points on Stays

World of Hyatt is still barely a month old, but they're already pushing out a great new promotion for members. If you're one of them, you'll want to read on to find out how this can help you maximize your points-earning potential.

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