American Express® Business Gold Card Reviewby Jess Farley
With the dust still settling following the release of the refreshed American Express® Gold Card, Amex has lifted the lid on its revised business counterpart, the American Express® Business Gold Card. The new card replaces a long-time favorite of the points and miles community, the Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express, and features a revised earning structure, bonus categories, lightly revamped perks, and an increased annual fee.
American Express® Business Gold Cardby Jess Farley
The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express offers a fantastic return on business spend and a high-value welcome bonus. The card has relatively few application restrictions, making it an excellent option for folks that don’t qualify for the Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card due to 5/24.
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!
Maximize ANA Mileage Club Award Sweet Spotsby Jess Farley
We’ve written an in-depth post to help members understand ANA’s complex award charts, routing, and stopover policy which is a great place to start if you’re new to Mileage Club, and also a guide on how to book ANA awards which will help with the practical side of booking awards. Here we’ll cover sweet spots to maximize your rewards.
How to Book ANA Mileage Club Award Flightsby Jess Farley
All Nippon Airlines (ANA), Japan’s second-biggest carrier, is a member of the world’s largest airline alliance, Star Alliance, and also has partnerships with several non-alliance airlines including Etihad, Hawaiian, and Virgin Atlantic.
The Secret Sweet Spots of Aeroplan Stopovers and Open Jawsby Jess Farley
Aeroplan once held some of the best value redemptions available to flyers in North America. However, 2011 and consecutive years saw the powers that be take the scalpel to a number of our favorite awards, and a lot of the value in the program was stripped. A casual glance at Aeroplan’s award chart does nothing to ease that assumption. Awards are competitive, but not overly attractive. Particularly when factoring in the high fuel surcharges on Air Canada and several partners.
What Are the Best Flexible Rewards Points for Travel?by Jess Farley
The key to successful rewards travel is flexibility.
Flexible rewards currencies enable you to transfer points to a variety of travel partners and provide access to dozens of different rewards programs.
Transferring to partners allows you to book award travel to your chosen destination across a huge array of airlines and hotel brands, while extracting maximum value from rewards points.