Friends, every time I go to Europe, I learn something new about saving money while traveling smarter. This time abroad, the lesson that really stuck with me was how much better travel is with certain services, items, and apps. Nothing on my list is exorbitant or fancy, and some of it isn't even travel gear, strictly speaking. But, will I ever travel without it again? Nope. Not a chance.
Ultimate Rewards points are some of the most useful tools that I use to travel around the world for less. With 10 amazing transfer partners, as well as many easy ways to earn points, Chase's Ultimate Rewards program is one of the strongest in the industry. But what are the best ways to use your points once you have them?
Are you inching toward retirement years with lofty plans for adventure abroad? Do you simply love traveling? There are numerous special discounts reserved for seniors all across the spectrum of travel—from booking flights to booking hotels and rental cars. We’ve compiled a list of our favorites. So if you’ve got margarita dreams on the beaches of Cancun or finally have an opportunity to see that country you’ve always wanted to see, consult this handy roundup to get the best deal possible.
Whether or not you've ever flown British Airways, it pays to understand how to earn British Airways Avios. These valuable points are some of the most lucrative milage currencies on the planet, and there are many ways you can earn them without ever stepping foot on a British Airways plane.
This week, we saw the unveiling of Chase's new version of the IHG credit card. Let's see how it stacks up to the old version of the card, which earned a spot in my wallet because of the yearly free night at any IHG worldwide.
While I write a lot about my international travels on points and miles, I do my fair share of domestic travel as well. While some cards (which often carry higher annual fees) are incredible tools for the international traveler, there are other credit cards on the market that are more useful and impactful for anyone who travels frequently throughout the United States. These are our favorites.
Southwest Airlines was once known as a low-cost carrier, a way to fly the skies for less than what all the other airlines were charging. That was true for years, but the expansion of ultra-low cost carriers like Spirit and Allegiant airlines have recently made Southwest's prices seem nothing if not ordinary. While they might not be the cheapest ticket in the biz anymore, there are still some major benefits to flying Southwest.
Here is a current list of our top five favorite credit card signup bonus offers. Consider all of of these to be highly recommended. If you’re new, I realize that it can be scary to apply for any credit card, but if you are diligent about paying your bills on time and in full, the rewards are endless.
Airline fees are no fun, and they're not going away. With all the legacy carriers (United, American, and Delta) offering "Basic Economy" fares at the present, and domestic competitors like Spirit and Allegiant making it a part of their core business plans. While some fees are unavoidable, having the right credit card can save you money when you travel, even if you do so infrequently. Here are our picks for the Best Credit Cards for Avoiding Airline Fees.
An offer previously only available in-branch is now available to all applicants. The Chase Ink Cash Business Card is now offering $500 cash back after $3,000 in spend in three months. Read on to see why this offer is a compelling one, and how you can make it even more valuable!