9 Things We Love About Hilton Honors Rewards Programby Jess Farley
Hilton Honors may not have confirmable upgrades like Hyatt or Hotel + Air redemptions like Marriott, but this is no program to turn your nose up at. Check out what we love about Hilton Honors.
How to Avoid Close-in Booking Fees on American & Unitedby Jess Farley
Last minute award booking fees are a penalty assessed by airlines, purely because they can. That said, there are some strategies to avoid these with a little bit of thinking outside the box.
Which Credit Card Offers the Best Baggage Delay Coverage? by Jess Farley
If you’ve ever been the last person standing at an empty luggage carousel waiting for your bags, you’ll understand the frustration of your checked bags getting delayed or disappearing. It can mean hours spent filing reports and on the phone chasing up the location of your bag, not to mention the out of pocket expense of purchasing essentials like phone chargers, a change of clothes, and toiletries. We’ve covered the essential policies to check out.
The Best Rewards Credit Cards for Each Spending Categoryby Jess Farley
One of the easiest ways of increasing your monthly haul of points and miles is picking the right credit card for each purchase. Not only will you earn more points in the short-term, knowing which rewards card nets the best returns in each spending category can direct your long-term card application strategy, allowing you to fill your wallet with top-earning cards and maximize the rewards earned on every purchase.
How to Maximize the Value of Wells Fargo Go Far Rewardsby Jess Farley
When discussing top-value rewards programs, Wells Fargo Go Far Rewards is typically not the first program that comes to mind. However, if you love the convenience of booking airfare without hunting down award space, enjoy paying low or no annual fees, and crave the simplicity of a basic two or three card rewards strategy, Go Far Rewards can offer a ton a value.
Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa® Card Reviewby Jess Farley
The Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa® Card is a highlight of Wells Fargo’s rewards card lineup, and one of the better no annual fee cash back cards on the market. In addition, it earns an introductory 1.8% cash back rate on qualified mobile wallet purchases and an unlimited 1.5% cash back on all other purchases.
Ink Business Unlimited℠ Credit Card Reviewby Jess Farley
The Ink Business Unlimited℠ Credit Card is the latest card to join Chase’s standout line of business credit cards. This card is the business version of the popular Chase Freedom Unlimited and is one of the best companion business cards on the market for everyday spend earning a solid 1.5 Ultimate Rewards per dollar with no cap on earning.
American Express® Business Gold Cardby Jess Farley
The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express offers a fantastic return on business spend and a high-value welcome bonus. The card has relatively few application restrictions, making it an excellent option for folks that don’t qualify for the Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card due to 5/24.
Top Credit Cards for Trip Interruption & Trip Cancellation Insurance by Jess Farley
With roughly 15% of US travelers having to cancel or change their travel plans each year, investing in quality travel insurance is a must. But one of the issues with travel insurance is it can be prohibitively expensive, with 3rd party insurance plans increasing the cost of travel by as much as 10%.
Benefits for Authorized Users on Rewards Credit Cards (Updated November 2018)by Jess Farley
The list of carryover benefits differs for each card, as does the cost of adding authorized user accounts. We’re not covering cards in this post that provide bonus points to the primary cardholder for adding an authorized user, as we’ve covered those cards in detail in another post. This post is aimed at the authorized user cards and the perks they receive.