What Are the Best Flexible Rewards Points for Travel?by Jess Farley
The key to successful rewards travel is flexibility. In today’s post, we break down the benefits of cash back, fixed-value, and transferrable points to help you find the right type of rewards for big travel savings.
The Blue Business℠ Plus Credit Card from American Express by Jess Farley
We’re constantly asked about what we think the best card for everyday spend is — well here it is. The Blue Business℠ Plus Credit Card from American Express is one of the most rewarding business cards available.
Can I Use Airline & Travel Credits to Pay Award Change and Cancellation Fees?by Jess Farley
Most airline loyalty programs now charge award change or cancellation fees, with costs ranging from a reasonable $20/25 for select changes on KrisFlyer, Emirates, or Etihad, to a slap-in-the-face $150 per ticket for close-in changes or redeposits through Delta’s SkyMiles program. That’s cold hard cash you’ve paid to the airline for the privilege of not flying with them. But thanks to travel credits provided on some of our favorite travel rewards cards, that cash doesn’t have to come from your wallet. Instead, you can pay the award change or cancellation fee using your credit card, and have the charge wiped as a statement credit.
Create a First-Rate Membership Rewards Credit Card Comboby Jess Farley
American Express Membership Rewards is one of the premier flexible rewards programs available to points and miles fans. You can earn Membership Rewards (MR) via a slew of different credit cards, and you can collect every point into a single account which then transfers to almost 20 different airline and hotel partners.
Which Credit Cards Provide Free Roadside Assistance?by Jess Farley
No matter which state you’re traveling in, one quick call can put you in touch with a roadside assistance dispatch center which will keep you on the phone while organizing the help you need. And the best part? If you hold one of these credit cards, you can use this service up to four times a year free of charge!
How to use the Amex Gold & Platinum Airline Travel Creditby Jess Farley
Back in 2010, American Express launched an innovative first for premium credit cards, introducing a $200 airline fee credit to to cover the costs of checked bags, in-flight food, airfare change fees, lounge passes, and more. While groundbreaking at the…
Understanding Rewards Credit Card Application Rules and Restrictions by Jess Farley
Along with keeping track of rewards card applications and managing your credit score, it’s essential to understand the credit card application rules for each credit provider. There is a lot of incomplete and misinformation about what you can and cannot do, we wanted to provide a resource that shares information available from both financial institutions and those that share their personal experiences in one place.
Best Rewards Cards for Dining & Restaurants by Jess Farley
We all love eating out. So much so that according to USDA statistics, over 30% of all spending on food in the U.S. is spent dining out, representing a considerable portion of overall credit card spend each year. If you’re not maximizing the points for every dining purchase, you’re leaving thousands of points and miles on the table every year.