A Complete Guide to Southwest Rapid Rewards

Southwest Rapid Rewards is a unique loyalty program among the big four domestic carriers. It doesn’t offer any first-class seats, and it utilizes a boarding process that’s disliked by many. However, it also provides awards on all flights, easy-to-earn points, and a one-of-a-kind “elite status” that’s arguably the best deal in domestic travel. Here’s everything you need to know about this unique program.

Ends Soon: Get 15X Points Through Rakuten, Plus 4,000 Bonus Points for New Members

Rakuten (formerly known as eBates) is offering up to 15% Cash Back (or 15X Membership Rewards points) on purchases this week – including many travel brands, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Dell. Plus, new members can score a top-notch offer of 4,000 bonus Membership Rewards points just by signing up for a new account and linking your account to a Membership Rewards-earning card. We will show you step-by-step how to take advantage of both of these incredible offers.

A Guide to JetBlue’s TrueBlue Loyalty Program

TrueBlue is the frequent-flyer program of JetBlue Airways. While JetBlue points aren’t the most valuable type of airline rewards out there, the TrueBlue rewards program has created a lot of fans by keeping things simple. With points that are easy to earn and hassle-free to redeem, there are plenty of reasons to give this program a closer look. Here’s our guide to JetBlue’s TrueBlue loyalty program.

Your Comprehensive Guide to the Hilton Honors Program

Hilton Honors is an excellent hotel loyalty program thanks to the ability to quickly rack up points from stays and promotions, a suite of excellent co-branded credit cards, and a solid elite program. In this post, you’ll learn how to earn and redeem points for top value, the benefits of getting Hilton’s elite status (and some shortcuts on how to get it), plus all of the temporary improvements that Hilton has put in place due to COVID.

A Brave New Aeroplan

Air Canada will launch a completely revamped Aeroplan frequent flier program on November 8, 2020. In a bold move, the program will replace its existing, traditional region-based award chart for a hybrid zone-and-distance approach. However, the award chart changes are just the tip of the iceberg. Here’s what you need to know about the many changes coming to the program.

The Ultimate Guide to United MileagePlus

United’s MileagePlus program is one of the most accessible and rewarding frequent-flyer programs. Although we’ve seen significant changes in recent years, MileagePlus has retained its core value for members. In this guide, we’ll cover how to earn United miles, the best ways to redeem them, and how to make the most of MileagePlus Premier elite status.

Everything You Need to Know About World of Hyatt

With just 900 properties around the world, Hyatt may not have a huge footprint. But thanks to a great award chart, excellent elite benefits, and a great credit card, World of Hyatt is solidly my favorite hotel loyalty program. In this post, we cover everything you need to know about World of Hyatt—from how to earn and redeem points to program features and elite status.

Everything You Need to Know About IHG Rewards Club

With 5,600 properties in nearly 100 countries around the world, IHG hotels are ubiquitous. Thanks to generous promotions, reasonable award rates, and a great credit card, IHG Rewards Club is a favorite hotel loyalty program for many. In this post, we cover everything you need to know about the program—from how to earn and redeem points to program features and elite status.

22 Airlines You Can Book Using American Airlines AAdvantage Miles

American Airlines has vastly improved the capabilities of its online booking tool over the past few years. In the past, award travelers looking to book flights with partner airlines would have to dance through extra hoops to find award space and call to book awards. Now, American makes it possible to redeem miles for travel on 19 different airlines on its website. Here’s an overview of all 22 AAdvantage airline partners and which you can book online.