The Marriott Bonvoy Business Card Annual Fee Has Increased
The annual fee on the Marriott Bonvoy Business™ American Express® Card is set to rise from $95, waived for the first year, to $125 per year on March 28, 2019.
Don’t Get this 75K Offer Ending Monday
Monday March 18, 2019 marks the final day of Chase’s limited-time 75,000 mile offer on the United℠ Explorer Business Card, but we think most business owners will get far more long-term value with the Ink family of business cards. In today’s post, we break down how the rewards stack up.
Increased Limited-Time Offers on Delta SkyMiles Cards
American Express has launched a new limited-time offer on its lineup of Delta Skymiles personal credit cards. The higher-than-normal welcome bonuses are available through April 3, 2019.
New 100K+ Offers Launched on Marriott and IHG Cards
Chase has delivered a hotel-points bonanza with huge new welcome bonuses on it’s co-branded Marriott and IHG cards. Both of these cards are “long-term keepers” with benefits that far outweigh their modest annual fees.
Leveraging Hotels.com Rewards Instead of Hotel Loyalty Programs 
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.
How to Consolidate Transferable Points for an Award Ticket 
Holding points across a range of rewards programs allows you take advantage of award availability as it appears, no matter which program it’s in. It also means you’re not locked into one program that may not have award availability to your destination, or coverage in that location in the case of hotels.
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.