Beginners Guide to Dining Programs

Dining programs are a great way to earn extra points and miles every time you eat out. While this strategy isn’t likely to make up a huge percentage of the points you earn, you could easily end up with a free domestic flight each year with minimal ongoing effort. Check out our review of the top programs, and watch the points start rolling in.

Southwest Moves Goalpost for Companion Pass

Southwest has announced that the coveted Companion Pass will require 125,000 points, starting with the 2020 qualification year. Many are justifiably frustrated that the new policy was published immediately after the Chase co-brand credit cards wrapped up a limited-time offer that put the previous target of 110,000 easily within reach. To help you plot your strategy, we’ve summarized the ways you can accelerate your progress towards earning the Companion Pass.