Airline Programs that Don’t Add Fees and Surcharges to Award Flights
The last thing you want is to pay a ton of cash on top of the miles and points you’re using to book award flights, but some programs add heavy fees and surcharges when trying to book a “free flight”. Here’s a look at the programs that don’t add these fees so you can save money on your upcoming reservations.
How to Book Hyatt Suite Upgrades With Points Online
Hyatt recently added the ability to book Hyatt suite upgrades using points online. This overdue feature reduces the need for phone calls and waiting on hold. Here’s how World of Hyatt members can redeem their points for suite upgrades via the website.
How to Transfer Avios Between Accounts (British Airways, Iberia, Qatar, Aer Lingus)
You can now transfer Avios for free between all four participating airlines: British Airways, Qatar Airways, Iberia, and Aer Lingus. This flexibility adds a significant amount of value to all the programs. Not only can you use it to consolidate small balances into one account, but you can also transfer Avios into the account that will give you the best value for a specific award. Here’s how.
Here’s When You Will and Won’t Pay Resort Fees on Award Stays
Resort fees are never fun to pay, but they are even more frustrating when they are implemented on your free nights and award stays. Here are all of the hotel brands that waive resort fees on award nights—as well as the ones that don’t. This should help you know what to expect during your next hotel stay.
Caesars Halts Unearned Status Matches From Wyndham. Here’s How to Still Get Both Statuses.
Savvy Las Vegas and Atlantic City fans know that there are popular hotel status match opportunities possible at these locations. However, one of our favorite matches is no more. The endless cycle of status matching between Wyndham and Caesars without activity is no longer possible. Here’s how these matches will work going forward.
British Airways Extends AARP Discount Through 2023, Offers 10% Savings for Chase Cardholders
British Airways offers two lesser-known but valuable benefits for saving on booking flights to Europe, and both were just extended for bookings for the next couple of months. Here’s how you can save up to $200 per person per round-trip for just a $16 annual membership fee. Plus, Chase cardholders can save 10% off the remaining cost of the flight by applying a discount code.
How Citi Merchant Offers Works
Citi Merchant Offers gives card members even more options to save money when they load the offer and use their linked card to make purchases from hundreds of merchants. The offers are similar to Amex Offers, but with a few differences. Here’s what you need to know.
Use Your Hilton Honors Points at Warner Brothers Themed Resort, Get Free Theme Park Tickets
A first-of-its-kind Hilton property with a Warner Brothers theme offers free tickets to three nearby theme parks as part of your stay. This includes a water park, Warner Brothers park, and even the world’s fastest roller coaster. Along with character breakfast and pool-side movies, the best part is that you can book this property using your Hilton Honors points. Here’s a look at this unique redemption opportunity.
All the Ways to Save When Doing Your Taxes
It’s tax time! The process of preparing tax returns isn’t fun for anyone, and it can be made even worse if you have a surprise tax payment. Even if you don’t end up owing the IRS, you still may have to pay to get your taxes done. So, finding some savings along the way can ease the burden of filing taxes. In this article, we show you how to save this tax season.
A Guide to Capital One Lounge Details and Locations
Capital One has opened its first lounge at DFW airport and has other locations in the works. But what are these new lounges? And how do you get in? In this guide, we look at the lounges, what they offer, where to find them, and also the access rules for who can enter.