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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7 Essential Tips for Buying Diamond Jewelry

7 Essential Tips for Buying Diamond Jewelry

Buying diamond jewelry – especially a diamond engagement ring – is often second to a house or a car as the biggest purchase a person makes in their lifetime. Because of this, it can be a really daunting process. After all, what kind of diamond should you be buying? What's the difference between something like a flawless solitaire and a slightly included princess cut? 

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Redeem Your Starwood Preferred Starpoints Like an Expert: A Comprehensive Guide

Redeem Your Starwood Preferred Starpoints Like an Expert: A Comprehensive Guide

It's no secret that Starwood Preferred Guest is one of the best hotel loyalty programs out there. With excellent hotel properties, powerful elite benefits and a versatile points currency, it's definitely one of my favorites. Now that Starwood is owned by Marriott, many of our readers might get the chance to stay at a Starwood property for the first time, because points and elite statuses now transfer between the two programs. So, let's dig into the Starwood (SPG) program's finer points, shall we?

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Buying Retro Game Systems is a Waste of Money. Here's How to Play the Classics for Free.

Buying Retro Game Systems is a Waste of Money. Here's How to Play the Classics for Free.

Did you get excited when Nintendo released the NES Classic Mini Console? A lot of people did. It sold out immediately, and it was nearly impossible to procure anywhere due to demand. People love nostalgia, but there are two very important reasons why you shouldn't buy this, or any other retro console. 

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How Much Does Whole30 Cost? Breaking Down the Price of Healthy Eating

How Much Does Whole30 Cost? Breaking Down the Price of Healthy Eating

When I began my Whole30 challenge, I knew I was going from a diet heavy on fast food and soda to one that was ultra-healthy but super restrictive. I had some bad habits to break. But I also understood that it was going to change my budget just as much as it would change my body. So I decided to track my food expenses and see if it was true that eating healthy was really more expensive.

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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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Ham it Up! The Ultimate Guide to Easter Eating

Ham it Up! The Ultimate Guide to Easter Eating

It's common knowledge that no Easter celebration is complete without a juicy slice of ham. But this Easter marks the first time I'll have to cook my own, and if I want to get it right, I have a lot to learn.

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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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Best Credit Cards for Domestic Travel 2017

Best Credit Cards for Domestic Travel 2017

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.

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Coming Soon to Walmart: Score Extra Discounts on Online Exclusives with In-Store Pickup

Coming Soon to Walmart: Score Extra Discounts on Online Exclusives with In-Store Pickup

Walmart just announced yet another unique money saving offer aimed squarely at competing with its rival Amazon, and it's pretty fantastic – especially if you already rely on Walmart for day-to-day shopping.

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