Beginners Guide to Award Travel Planning – Award Flights
Following up our post on why travel goals are crucial to award travel success, we’re back this time with an example of the planning process. We’ve selected flying two people round-trip to Hawaii in economy for this demo.
Why Travel Goals Are Essential To Rewards Travel Success
Card providers release increased signup offers and new cards regularly, and it’s tempting to apply for every 100K offer that gets released, work the minimum spend, then refresh your AwardWallet account and bask in all the zeros. But, the reality is, those points and miles may not get you any closer to your destination.
How to Get Fair Compensation from an Airline or Hotel
Exploring the beauty of a foreign country, flying to exotic locales in luxury, sampling outlandish foods and opening yourself up to new experiences. At least, that’s what we all hope rewards travel will be. The reality can sometimes fall spectacularly short of our expectations.
Tips for Managing Your Credit Score
One of the keys to successful rewards travel is achieving and maintaining a healthy credit score. The most significant points and miles earning opportunities are tied closely to rewards earning credit cards, and in addition to the potential rewards, credit…
Introduction to Wyndham Rewards Loyalty Program
Wyndham Rewards is the loyalty program for the Wyndham Hotel Group. Covering 16 brands and encompassing roughly 7,800 hotels across 66 countries, Wyndham Rewards is one of the largest hotel loyalty programs in the world and is growing at more…
Citi ThankYou® Points Basics
Citi ThankYou® Rewards, the loyalty program for CitiBank®, earns Citi ThankYou points, one of the five big transferrable or flexible rewards currencies available to U.S. consumers (the others being Chase Ultimate Rewards, American Express Membership Rewards, Capital One Rewards, and…
What is the Difference Between a Layover and a Stopover
The term layover and stopover are oftentimes used interchangeably, but in fact, they’re quite different. Airlines and their customer service agents are often guilty of this practice as well. When it comes to award bookings, these two words can have a significant…
Intro to the JetBlue TrueBlue Loyalty Program
JetBlue, known for its award winning service, 10″ HDTV screens, high speed in-flight internet, and free snacks, is becoming more popular as they introduce new routes, expand their fantastic Mint Class premium cabin, and more frequent flyers become aware of…
Basics of the British Airways Avios Program
Avios is the rewards currency of British Airways’ frequent flyer program, Executive Club. Although based in the UK, Avios numbers a substantial US membership and offers an Avios earning credit card issued in the US by Chase, the British Airways Visa Signature® Card.