British Airways 787 Watermark
8 Reasons To Get The British Airways Visa

The British Airways Visa Signature® Card is one of the better co-branded airline credit cards out there. It's a card that's in my wallet, and that I get substantial value out of. While I've written a detailed review of the BA Visa, in this post I wanted…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: British Airways, Chase
American 777 200
Details: American Airlines’ New York To Tel Aviv Flight

It looks like American Airlines is just a few months away from launching service to Israel, and flights should be going on sale soon. It's being reported that American Airlines will be launching year-round, daily nonstop flights between New York and…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: American
Earn up to 110,000 points!

Exclusive offer promoted by Brex, see our advertising policy for further details

New York Streetlight Watermark
Exclusive: 80K Points With Brex Business Cash Account

The Brex Card for Startups has been around for a while now. Its offer was unique: a corporate credit card, but tailored to newly launched startups and tech companies, without requiring a personal guarantee. Bottom line up front? You can get up to 110,000…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: Banking, Business
Air France Klm Lounge Toronto – 30
US Will Require International Travelers To Quarantine

It looks like the US may be significantly ramping up restrictions surrounding international travel. President Biden today outlined his administration's plans for tackling coronavirus, and this includes an executive order that mandates a quarantine requirement…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: Travel
Hot Deals for January

Note: Please see my Advertiser Disclosure

Earn 60,000 bonus points | 2X points on travel and dining
Earn 100,000 bonus points
Earn 140,000 bonus points
Earn 75,000 bonus Marriott Bonvoy points | Terms Apply.
Earn 85,000 Membership Reward® points | Terms Apply.
Singapore Airlines A350 Ufo
I’m Confused: Did A Plane Nearly Collide With A UFO?

I actually just have no clue what's going on here... A video has been uploaded that allegedly shows a commercial aircraft avoiding a UFO. The claim is that this video was filmed on Singapore Airlines' January 17 flight from Singapore to Zurich (SQ346),…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: Videos
Spirit Airlines
Details: New Spirit Airlines Free Spirit Loyalty Program (It’s Kind Of Awesome)

In October 2020, Spirit Airlines revealed the basic details of its new revenue based loyalty program. Well, the program launches today, and in the process Spirit Airlines has also revealed more information about the program, including details of new…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: Spirit
Hyatt Regency Kiev – 56
Citi Premier Card Bonus Categories: What’s Included?

The $95 annual fee Citi Premier® Card (review) is the mid-range credit card with the best bonus categories, in my opinion. Not only does the Citi Premier offer generous rewards for spending, but it's also offering an incredible welcome bonus of 60,000…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: Citi, Credit Cards
American Airlines Wines
Hah: American Airlines’ New At-Home Wine Experience

With travel having been greatly reduced in the past year, it's obvious what we all miss most -- American Airlines' wine. ;) Well, the Fort Worth-based airline has listened to that feedback with the launch of Flagship Cellars, an at-home wine experience.…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: American
Ritz Carlton Zermatt 1
Ritz-Carlton Coming To Zermatt, Switzerland

A Ritz-Carlton will be opening in Zermatt, Switzerland, and it'll probably be the most luxurious ski resort in Europe that's bookable with points. Marriott has signed an agreement with Mario Julen to open a Ritz-Carlton in Zermatt, Switzerland. This…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: Hotels, Marriott
Uber Watermark
Best Credit Cards For Uber Rides (2021)

Many of us rely on ridesharing services to get around. It's pretty incredible to think how much the "sharing" economy has changed our behavior, both when at home and when traveling. While Uber has had its fair share of issues the past few years, it continues…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: American Express, Chase
British Airways A350 Business Class
How To Earn Amex Points With Rakuten Shopping Portal

In this post I wanted to recap my favorite way of earning Amex Membership Rewards points that doesn't involve credit cards. Rather I'm talking about the ability to earn Amex points through Rakuten, which is also why Rakuten is my favorite online shopping…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: Great Deals
Intercontinental Willard
IHG Rewards Club Selling Points With 75% Bonus

IHG has just rolled out its latest promotion on purchased points, which is the first promotion of 2021 from the program. Through Thursday, February 25, 2021, IHG Rewards Club is offering a sale on purchased points. IHG is offering a tiered bonus of up…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: Great Deals, IHG Rewards
New York Streetlight Watermark
Exclusive: 80K Points With Brex Business Cash Account

The Brex Card for Startups has been around for a while now. Its offer was unique: a corporate credit card, but tailored to newly launched startups and tech companies, without requiring a personal guarantee. Bottom line up front? You can get up to 110,000…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: Banking, Business

Recent Trip Reports

Cathay Pacific 777 First Class – 41
Buy Alaska Mileage Plan Miles With 60% Bonus

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan is one of my favorite programs to buy miles from, both thanks to the frequency with which the program sells miles, and what a good deal redemptions can be. Keep in mind that Alaska Airlines is joining the oneworld alliance…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: Alaska, Alaska Mileage Plan
Thai Airways Watermark
Chase Sapphire Preferred Review With 60K Bonus (2021)

The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card has historically been one of the most well-rounded travel rewards cards. Chase has done a great job adapting this card to the new normal, by introducing perks that reflect the times. If you don't yet have the Chase…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: Chase, Credit Cards
Lufthansa A350 Landing
Lufthansa’s Awesome Falkland Islands Charter Flight

Lufthansa will be operating its longest-ever flight with passengers on February 1, 2021, and it couldn't be a cooler route. In early February, Lufthansa will be operating what's easily one of the most fun charter flights I've ever heard of: On February…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: Lufthansa
Waldorf Astoria Bangkok Watermark
Hilton Honors Amex Business Card Review (2021)

Hotel credit cards are among the most underrated credit cards out there, given the perks that they can offer, including elite status and free nights. While I've historically been primarily loyal to Hyatt and Marriott, Hilton has grown on me a lot in…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: American Express, Hilton
Air Europa Business Class 787 – 5
IAG Slashes Air Europa Purchase Price In Half, Will Pay In Six Years

Several weeks ago it was rumored that IAG had renegotiated its purchase of Air Europa, and that's now official. IAG is getting 50% off plus 0% APR for 72 months, which isn't half bad. ;) In November 2019 it was announced that International Airlines Group…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: Other Airlines
Park Hyatt Shenzhen
World Of Hyatt Selling Points With 30% Bonus

World of Hyatt has just launched its first promotion of 2021 on purchased points. This could potentially be a great deal, especially in conjunction with the current 15-25% rebate on award redemptions, plus the easy ways to earn World of Hyatt Globalist…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: Great Deals, Hyatt
Conrad Bora Bora Watermark Room
Hilton Honors Card From American Express Review (2021)

Hotel credit cards can be incredibly valuable. Typically the cards have reasonable annual fees, and offer outsized value, ranging from annual free nights to elite status. What's rare is to see a hotel credit card that offers perks in spite of not having…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: American Express, Hilton
Singapore Suites Watermark A380
Chase Sapphire Reserve Card Review (2021)

I don't think there's a single card that has changed the premium credit card landscape like the Chase Sapphire Reserve® Card did back when it was introduced in the summer of 2016. Before the Sapphire Reserve was introduced, premium cards were thought…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: Chase, Credit Cards
Emirates New First Class – 6
Chase Sapphire Preferred Vs. Citi Premier: Which Is Better?

Credit card benefits are constantly evolving, and it can be tough to keep track of which cards are best. This is especially true in recent months, where we've seen some card issuers adjust perks and add new temporary bonuses. In light of that, I wanted…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: Chase, Citi
Istanbul New Airport – 12
What Could Biden’s New International Travel Restrictions Be?

Tomorrow is President Trump's last day in office, at which point President-Elect Biden will take his place. Last night we learned that President-Elect Biden plans to introduce new international travel restrictions, and in this post I wanted to discuss…

Continue Reading »

Filed Under: Travel