How to Consolidate Transferable Points for an Award Ticket by Jess Farley
Holding points across a range of rewards programs allows you take advantage of award availability as it appears, no matter which program it’s in. It also means you’re not locked into one program that may not have award availability to your destination, or coverage in that location in the case of hotels.
Changes To The Citi Prestige Card [Coming in 2019]by Sam Helmy
Citi has announced a slew of changes to the Citi Prestige® Card. The card is currently closed for new applications, although rumors are that it will open to for new applications in January 2019. The card sees many changes coming…
All the Travel Credit Cards That Earn Hilton Honors Pointsby AwardWallet
Yes there are a handful of co-brand Hilton Honors cards that earn points directly, but there are some other great options as well. Don’t forget, you can always pool your Hilton Honors points with friends and family if you’re short a few points for a travel goal!
Credit Cards that Waive Annual Fees for Active Duty Military Personnel (Updated November 2018)by Jess Farley
Thanks to protections laid out in the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), active-duty military personnel can access credit cards and other financial products with reduced interest rates and fees while serving under orders. We’ll cover the top cards that are worthy of a look if you’re the recipient of such benefits.
Best Credit Cards for Product Return Protection (Updated Decmeber 2018)by Jess Farley
Returning purchased or gifted items back to the retailer can be a pain, often made harder by inflexible store return policies, and there’s a good chance you’ll wind up stranded with unwanted items. The right credit card might come to the rescue.
Which Credit Cards Offer Lost or Damaged Luggage Protection? by Jess Farley
If you’re one of the unlucky millions that find yourself sans-bag when you arrive at your destination, the knowledge you paid with a credit card featuring Lost Luggage Reimbursement can take the sting out of an unfortunate situation. We break down the differences.
How to Avoid Close-in Booking Fees on American & Unitedby Jess Farley
Last minute award booking fees are a penalty assessed by airlines, purely because they can. That said, there are some strategies to avoid these with a little bit of thinking outside the box.
Which Credit Card Offers the Best Baggage Delay Coverage? by Jess Farley
If you’ve ever been the last person standing at an empty luggage carousel waiting for your bags, you’ll understand the frustration of your checked bags getting delayed or disappearing. It can mean hours spent filing reports and on the phone chasing up the location of your bag, not to mention the out of pocket expense of purchasing essentials like phone chargers, a change of clothes, and toiletries. We’ve covered the essential policies to check out.
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%.
Benefits for Authorized Users on Rewards Credit Cards (Updated November 2018)by Jess Farley
The list of carryover benefits differs for each card, as does the cost of adding authorized user accounts. We’re not covering cards in this post that provide bonus points to the primary cardholder for adding an authorized user, as we’ve covered those cards in detail in another post. This post is aimed at the authorized user cards and the perks they receive.