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?
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.
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 four 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.
If you're one of the hundreds stranded at the airport today due to WOWair shutting down, or were planning to fly them in the future, we hope this post can help alleviate some of your travel woes. And, we'll let you know about some tips you can use for future trips to protect yourself for unforeseen airline shutdowns.
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.
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.
Cruises can be a great way to save money on a vacation- they're (mostly) all-inclusive, have tons of activities on board, and you only have to unpack once! Personally, I'm a big fan of the value of a cruise vacation. Here are some tips I use to save money when I'm at sea.
We publish a lot of stories about how to leverage certain credit cards to amass travel points and cash back to use towards cheap (or sometimes free!) airfare. If you've taken our advice and started playing the points game, great, but article isn't for you. This article is for anyone who wants to save on travel costs without having to sign up for a credit card.