Which Credit Card Should I Use At Hyatt Hotels?

Which Credit Card Should I Use At Hyatt Hotels?

Deciding which credit card to use for your purchases is an important step in maximizing your household savings. Use the wrong card for a purchase, and you may miss out on over 5% in savings. Each purchase is different, so this post will focus on Hyatt hotels. Which credit card should you use? Read on to learn more!

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When Is The Cheapest Day To Buy Airfare?

When Is The Cheapest Day To Buy Airfare?

One question I'm always asked as a full-time travel expert is "When's the Best Time To Buy My Flight?" There are a lot of opinions out there, and this post is meant to clear up some of the rumors and give the best advice possible for your next trip.

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The Savvy Traveler's Guide to Asia Miles

The Savvy Traveler's Guide to Asia Miles

Continuing our series on lesser-known mileage programs, and their utilities, this post is all about Asia Miles. While a rather bland name for a mileage program, Asia Miles is the mileage program of Cathay Pacific, based in Hong Kong. While you may not have plans to fly to Asia any time soon, there are some great uses of this program that don't involve flights over the Pacific.

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The Savvy Traveler's Guide to Club Carlson Points

The Savvy Traveler's Guide to Club Carlson Points

One overlooked program in the points and miles world is Club Carlson. While they may not have as many flashy properties as Hyatt, SPG, or Marriott, Club Carlson offers several enticing reasons why you should pay more attention to the program. Read on to learn how Club Carlson can save you money on your next trip.

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Here's Everything You Need to Know to Watch the Solar Eclipse Safely

Here's Everything You Need to Know to Watch the Solar Eclipse Safely

On August 21, 2017, we'll be treated to the first solar eclipse visible from the contiguous United States since 1979. Today, we're taking you through what you need to know to prepare for this rare astronomical event, from the where and when to what you'll need to watch it safely.

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Amex Membership Rewards Points are Valuable–Here’s How to Use Them

Amex Membership Rewards Points are Valuable–Here’s How to Use Them

American Express was an innovator in the credit card space. They were the first to come out with a premium credit card geared for travelers (Platinum Card), and still is one of the best credit cards on the market. Amex cards earn their own points currency, Membership Rewards, which can be very valuable for booking award travel. Here is how to book the very best awards with the Membership Rewards program.

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The Savvy Traveller’s Guide to Airline Alliance Programs

The Savvy Traveller’s Guide to Airline Alliance Programs

I've talked a lot about individual airlines here on Brad's Deals. I'm a big fan of leveraging little-known airlines to score the most cost-effective trips, both in paid cash and when redeeming miles. While I've mentioned airline alliances multiple times in those posts, there's never been a definitive breakdown of airline alliances on the blog. Here's hoping our guide to airline alliance programs clears up some confusion for your next flight!

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How You Can Make the Most of Your Korean Air SkyPass Miles

How You Can Make the Most of Your Korean Air SkyPass Miles

Continuing our series on using lesser-known mileage programs as your credit card transfer choice, we're here to discuss Korean Air SkyPass Miles. This program is one to pay attention to – even if you have no intention of visiting South Korea!

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Best Credit Cards for Staying at IHG Hotels Around the World

Best Credit Cards for Staying at IHG Hotels Around the World

IHG Hotels features twelve of the most recognizable worldwide brands, including Intercontinental, Holiday Inn, and Crowne Plaza. With over 744,000 guest rooms in the world, chances are you've stayed at one in the past. If you're a frequent guest, you may have considered boosting your points earnings with a credit card-- here are the best cards for IHG Hotels.

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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 harder to save up for. But, did you know there's another option? Singapore Airlines is a partner of United, and you can credit all your United flights to the airline! Here are the best uses for Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles.

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