Spirit Airlines Launched an Elite Status Match Challenge, But Can Anyone Actually Reach It?
Thinking about jumping on Spirit Airlines’ new status match/challenge opportunity? Before you register, check out this post to learn what benefits you would receive. But, you’ll want to consider the total cost first, because maintaining status may be costlier than it first appears.
The Only Airline That’s Still Blocking Middle Seats
Since the start of the pandemic, some airlines adopted policies limiting the number of passengers allowed onboard—including blocking middle seats. Unfortunately, all but one of these airlines have rolled back these policies since the beginning of December. To help you keep track, we’ve compiled all of the airlines that ever blocked middle seats and the current timelines for when this flyer-friendly policy will end.
5 Ways You Know You’re Winning in Travel and Loyalty Programs
Are you worried that you aren’t doing the miles and points game right? Let’s flip the script and look at five of the ways to know when you’re actually coming out ahead in travel and loyalty programs.
How to Get Hotel Elite Status for Free (or Almost Free)
The traditional route to elite status, earning the base number of points or night credits needed for each elite tier within a hotel chain, requires a substantial investment of time and money. Thankfully, we have a number of options that will allow us to get hotel elite status for free.
How I’m Stacking Marriott Promotions To Elevate My Bonvoy Elite Status, Earn Additional Points
Stacking Marriott Bonvoy’s latest promotions and Amex Offers can help you earn more points and save on upcoming stays. Here’s how I’m stacking a few of these offers to get elite status quicker and cheaper than before. What do you stand to gain from stacking these offers? More value awaits including free breakfasts, upgrades, checkouts as late as 4 p.m., milestone benefits, and even more bonus points.
9 Ways That I Saved Money on My Road Trip, and You Can Too
When we think of maximizing points and miles, we generally imagine luxurious vacations in exotic locations around the world. With international travel on hold, using points and miles for these traditional redemptions isn’t an option. So, I took my family of 6 on a road trip around Utah to visit national and state parks. Here’s how we did it for minimal out-of-pocket costs, and you can too.
How to Track Your Progress Toward a Chase Sign-Up Bonus
There’s enough worry about these days without worrying about missing out on a sign-up bonus from a new credit card account. Thanks to Chase’s “New Account Bonus Tracker”, it is easier than ever to track your progress. And that’s as important as ever with bonuses of up to 100,000 Ultimate Rewards points.
The New Workaround to Use the Old American Airlines AAdvantage Award Search
Slowly but surely, American Airlines continues its transition toward its refreshed award search tool. However, many travelers prefer the legacy search tool for the options it offers those looking for saver award availability. While it may now require more steps, a workaround remains available for those who prefer the old award search tool.
Back to Basics: An Introduction to the Types of Reward Points
Points and miles can help you travel for a fraction of what you’d normally pay. But there are several different types of points and miles categories, and these can be hard to understand if you’re just getting started. Here’s an introduction to the different types of reward points and how they can each can play a role in your award wallet.