How To Use Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Miles To Travel The World

How To Use Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Miles To Travel The World

If you’re a US-based frequent flyer, you’ve likely flown United Airlines. The airline has come into the news, ahem, a lot lately. They’ve “dragged” their mileage program down a lot, too, through devaluations that make award redemptions more expensive or …

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How to Use ANA Miles to Travel the World

How to Use ANA Miles to Travel the World

ANA, or “All Nippon Airways”, is a Star Alliance airline based in Japan. While it’s an airline that some of you may not have flown before, its frequent flyer program is very useful for flying around the world. And, of …

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Why Emirates First & Business Class is Awesome | Brad’s Deals

Why Emirates First & Business Class is Awesome | Brad’s Deals

Last month, I had the chance to fly Emirates Airlines from Cairo to Hong Kong, taking advantage of ultra-low premium cabin fares from Egypt. Emirates is famous for its high-end in-air product, including showers in first class and an on-board …

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The Best Credit Cards for Las Vegas

The Best Credit Cards for Las Vegas

Las Vegas is one of the most popular destinations to visit in America, and not only for rabid gamblers. The city has become an entertainment capital, with world-class nightlife, restaurants, and shows. But, do you have the right credit card for …

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Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Flying Blue Miles

Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Flying Blue Miles

Air France and KLM’s Flying Blue program is often overlooked by frequent flyers for award redemptions. But even if you’ve never flown either of these airlines, you can take advantage of the program, because it is a transfer partner of every …

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How I Turned My Chase Sapphire Reserve 100k Bonus into a Trip Around the World

How I Turned My Chase Sapphire Reserve 100k Bonus into a Trip Around the World

When the Chase Sapphire Reserve card premiered in August 2016, it made quite a splash. It’s not everyday we see cards offering bonuses of 100,000 Ultimate Rewards points just for meeting the minimum spend requirements, so of course I signed up …

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How I Took a $20,000 Luxury Vacation for (Nearly) Free!

How I Took a $20,000 Luxury Vacation for (Nearly) Free!

As the personal finance and travel editor here at Brad’s Deals, I make it a point to maximize my savings when I travel. When my fiancée wanted to visit the Australian Open in Melbourne to celebrate her graduation from her MBA, I set out to find a way to get us halfway around the world for less, without having to sacrifice on comfort. As flights from Los Angeles to Australia run more than 13 hours each way, finding ways to redeem points and miles for premium seating was a must.

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I Used Points to Save $5,000 on a Trip to the Mexican Riviera (and You Can Too!)

I Used Points to Save $5,000 on a Trip to the Mexican Riviera (and You Can Too!)

I spent a magical New Year’s Eve in Mexico, and was able to save thousands on my trip thanks to points, miles, and some savvy traveling. Here’s how I did it.

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6 Ways to Enjoy Hawaii Without Going Broke

6 Ways to Enjoy Hawaii Without Going Broke

Every time winter rolls around, I wrap myself up in a blanket burrito, pour myself a cup of hot tea and wonder aloud why I haven’t yet ditched my snowy Chicago prison for a beachy island paradise. And then I talk to my friends who actually …

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Frugal Cruising: How to Avoid Getting Nickel and Dimed on Your Next Cruise

Frugal Cruising: How to Avoid Getting Nickel and Dimed on Your Next Cruise

I love cruises. In my eyes, there’s no better resort vacation. I love sailing the open seas and stopping on island after island: the mobile nature of cruises is built-in safegard against getting bored while on holiday.

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