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%.
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!
Which Credit Cards Have the Best Flight Delay Insurance? by Jess Farley
Almost every rewards card features ancillary benefits ranging from purchase protection and extended warranty coverage to roadside assistance and a slew of different travel insurance perks. One of the most valuable (and widely used) of these benefits is Trip Delay Reimbursement, which can cover your expenses in the event of a delayed or canceled flight.
United and Marriott Chase Cardholders Can Earn Double Points & Milesby Sam Helmy
For the next month, United and Marriott credit card cardholders can earn double points when purchasing United flights and booking Marriott hotels with one another. United cardholders earn double miles on stays with Marriott, and Marriott cardholders earn double points when booking flights with United.
Rewards Credit Cards That Offer Primary Rental Car Insurance by Jess Farley
Insurance is the unsung hero of credit card perks, potentially delivering more value than the rewards points cardholders receive over the lifecycle of the card. Many credit cards offer multiple types of insurance, from Purchase Protection and Lost Luggage Insurance to Trip Delay, Interruption, and Cancellation Coverage and even Extended Warranty protection.
How to Receive Elite Hotel Benefits Without Elite Statusby Jess Farley
If you want the benefits of elite status within a hotel program but don’t happen to have that status, leveraging luxury hotel programs could deliver just what you’re looking for. Upgrades, complimentary breakfast, and late check-out are just a few of the perks you’ll be eligible for with the right program.
Signup Bonus and Benefits of the United MileagePlus® Club Cardby Jess Farley
The United MileagePlus® Club Card is out with an increased signup offer of 50,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months. The card also offers a complimentary United Club membership, worth up to $550 per year, in addition to valuable perks like free checked bags for you and a companion, elite status with hotel and car rental chains, and waiving of close-in booking fees.
How Does the Chase 5/24 Policy Work?by Jess Farley
One rule we’re asked to clarify on a regular basis is the Chase 5/24 policy. Although not an officially published rule, 5/24 is a set of guidelines restricting the approval of new Chase credit card products to applicants with less than 5 new credit card accounts added to a credit report over the past 24 months.
How to Get Rental Car Elite Status for Freeby Jess Farley
One of the feel-good milestones of rewards travel is achieving elite status within a loyalty program. The recognition that we are a valued client and the perks, upgrades, discounts, and extra points elite status affords us can be a huge…