Leveraging Hotels.com Rewards Instead of Hotel Loyalty Programs by Jess Farley
Hotel loyalty programs such as Hilton Honors and IHG Rewards Club are a fantastic way of leveraging hotel stays, and everyday spend for free nights, upgrades, free meals, and rockstar treatment. But hotel chains aren’t the only providers to offer bonus nights and elite status. Hotels.com offers a simple, easy reward structure that is especially useful when booking stays with independent and botique properties.
Redeem Arrival Miles for Airfare You’ve Already Purchasedby Jess Farley
Have you ever found a great travel deal but didn’t have the points or miles you needed to book? Today’s post covers a strategy you can use to book a flight now and redeem miles for a big discount up to four months later. Even better, if you play your cards right, you can earn up to $700 worth of miles between the time you book your trip and redeem your rewards.
How To Maximize Fixed Value Points & Miles by Jess Farley
Fixed-value points and miles don’t get nearly as much attention as their transferable counterparts, but they form an essential part of any solid points-and-miles strategy. These points work just like cash, allowing you to redeem for any flight without having to worry about blackout dates or award charts. In this post, we cover our favorite types of fixed-value points and how to decide when to use them.
Arrival Plus Offers Largest Ever 70,000 Miles Sign Up Bonusby Rachel Berkey
The Barclaycard Arrival Plus® World Elite Mastercard® has long provided one of the best avenues for covering travel expenses that aren’t hotels or airline tickets. The card earns Arrival miles which can be utilized to erase any travel purchase greater than $100 charged to your Arrival Plus card. Train tickets, ferries, cruise charges — all can be wiped with your Arrival miles.
All About the Barclaycard Arrival® Plus World Elite Mastercard®by AwardWallet
The Barclaycard Arrival® Plus World Elite Mastercard® offers something very few cards offer: the ability to earn 2X miles per dollar spent on all purchases. Miles that can be redeemed as a statement credit against almost any conceivable travel expense including airfare, hotels, vacation rentals, trains, buses, car rental, campgrounds, ski lodges, and much more.
Barclaycard Arrival Plus Rewards Credit Card Reviewby AwardWallet
The Barclaycard Arrival® Plus World Elite Mastercard® offers unique value. While most travel-rewards cards focus on transfer partners, perks, and bonus earning categories to entice new cardholders, the Arrival Plus provides simplicity and flexibility with almost endless redemption options.
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%.
How To Get Free Rental Car Upgradesby Jess Farley
Numerous credit cards offer complimentary car rental elite status, in addition to formalized status matches from some of the most prominent car rental agencies in the U.S. We’ve included our favorite methods to score free car rental upgrades.
Which Credit Cards Have the Best Flight Delay Insurance? by Jess Farley
Almost every rewards card features ancillary benefits ranging from purchase protection and extended warranty coverage to roadside assistance and a slew of different travel insurance perks. One of the most valuable (and widely used) of these benefits is Trip Delay Reimbursement, which can cover your expenses in the event of a delayed or canceled flight.
Rewards Credit Cards That Offer Primary Rental Car Insurance by Jess Farley
Insurance is the unsung hero of credit card perks, potentially delivering more value than the rewards points cardholders receive over the lifecycle of the card. Many credit cards offer multiple types of insurance, from Purchase Protection and Lost Luggage Insurance to Trip Delay, Interruption, and Cancellation Coverage and even Extended Warranty protection.