American Airlines Drops Close-In Booking Fees!
Last month, American Airlines dropped its $75 close-in booking fee for awards ticketed less than 21 days from the date of travel. At this point, this seems to be a genuinely positive change, without any obvious downside. Still, the lack of fanfare from American’s PR team leaves us wondering if the other shoe is still waiting to drop.
Why the Chase Sapphire Preferred is the Best Beginner’s Travel Rewards Card
If you’re new to points and miles, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by all the advice and information. Today, we’re getting back to basics with a look at the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card from the beginner’s perspective. Here are the seven key factors you should consider before choosing a rewards card.
Hyatt vs. Marriott: A House Divided
Our family has long been loyal to Marriott, too long as far as I’m concerned. I’ve decided that it is time for us to move our loyalty over to Hyatt – but this requires my reluctant husband to switch over his business travel. I’m outlining my case for making the move here, are you convinced?
Alaska & American Buy Miles Bonuses for February 2020
Alaska Mileage Plan and American AAdvantage are both offering a limited-time bonus when you buy miles. Both deals are a significant improvement over the normal prices, but should you buy? The answer (and which deal is better) depends on your travel plans. Here’s our breakdown of the two offers.
Chase Offers: A Beginner’s Guide to Saving Money
Do you enjoy saving money? If you have any kind of banking relationship with Chase, then Chase Offers may be able to help you save on the purchases you make the most. Today we’re going to go through the basics of using Chase Offers to see if they might be worth your time.
American Airlines Award Map Tool Is Back!
The American Airlines award map tool is a powerful way to search for award inventory on American Airlines and participating partner airlines. In December 2019, American disabled a similar tool, but now the feature is back and ready for use. Read on to learn how to use this new resource to find and book high-value awards with your AAdvantage miles.
Increased Welcome Offers + New Benefits for Amex Delta Credit Cards
If you’re looking to bank a serious balance of SkyMiles, American Express has increased the welcome bonus on all seven Delta co-brand credit cards, with four cards dishing up record offers for new cardmembers.
Is the Chase Sapphire Reserve Worth $550 per Year?
Chase recently announced big changes to its Sapphire Reserve credit card. Unfortunately, these changes include raising the annual fee to $550. In this post, we examine all the benefits provided by the Sapphire Reserve, both old and new, to help you decide if it’s still worth holding at this higher price point.