Capital One Introduces Exclusive Restaurants with Resy

Capital One has announced a new partnership with the reservation platform Resy to offer cardmembers exclusive restaurant reservations in Washington, D.C., New York, and Austin. Capital One gave new life to a previously unimpressive rewards program by adding airline transfer partners in December, and we’re hoping the investment in creative new benefits continues into 2019 and beyond.

Transfer Citi ThankYou Points to Turkish Airlines with a 25% Bonus

Citi ThankYou Rewards has announced a 25% transfer bonus to Turkish airlines Miles and Smiles. Through February 20, 2019, you will receive 1,250 Turkish miles for every 1,000 Citi ThankYou Points. If you are ready to book a trip soon, there are some excellent sweet spots in the Turkish Miles & Smiles award chart for travel from North America and beyond.

Making Sense of the New Marriott Bonvoy Co-branded Cards

Marriott has taken another big step towards combining its rewards programs by launching a new lineup of Marriott Bonvoy co-branded cards from Chase and American Express. The new cards come with some great benefits as well as attractive, limited-time welcome bonuses. As of yesterday, several existing products were permanently retired to make room for the new cards.

Leveraging Hotels.com Rewards Instead of Hotel Loyalty Programs (Updated February 2019)

Hotel loyalty programs such as Hilton Honors and IHG Rewards Club are a fantastic way of leveraging hotel stays, and everyday spend for free nights, upgrades, free meals, and rockstar treatment. But hotel chains aren’t the only providers to offer bonus nights and elite status. Hotels.com offers a simple, easy reward structure that is especially useful when booking stays with independent and botique properties.

Two Days Left: Southwest Companion Pass Offer Ending Monday

Time is running out to sign up for just one Southwest card and secure a Companion Pass until the end of 2019! Check out this post for a short recap of the Southwest offer ending Monday, February 11th. If you aren’t eligible to get the Companion Pass deal, we’ve also included details on a great alternative offer (no 5/24 rule to worry about) that can save you $700 or more on upcoming travel.

Flash Sale: 50% Off Award Travel with Iberia Plus

IberiaPlus has launched a flash sale offering 50% off award tickets until February 10, 2019. The discount applies to all classes of service on Iberia-operated flights through April 15th. If you’re able to find an itinerary that fits your schedule, a one-way flight from North America to Spain could cost as little as 8,500 Avios in economy or 17,000 Avios in business class.

Gas Buddy Launches Marketplace to Earn Free Gas with Online Shopping

Gas Buddy, the popular website and app known for showing customers the cheapest fuel prices in a given area, has just introduced a marketplace where you can earn gasoline credit when shopping through the Gas Buddy app at participating retailers. This new ‘GasBack’ feature gives you even more savings on top of the rewards of up to 30 cents per gallon you normally earn by paying with Gas Buddy at the pump.

Top Hotel Rewards Cards for Earning Points and Free Nights

Hotel rewards cards are the most cost-effective way of scoring free stays and elite status benefits at major hotel chains. There are plenty of good options, so we’ve picked our favorites based on their welcome bonus, earning potential, and the benefits you get just for holding the card.

Redeem Arrival Miles for Airfare You’ve Already Purchased

Have you ever found a great travel deal but didn’t have the points or miles you needed to book? Today’s post covers a strategy you can use to book a flight now and redeem miles for a big discount up to four months later. Even better, if you play your cards right, you can earn up to $700 worth of miles between the time you book your trip and redeem your rewards.