Everything You Need To Know About the United Excursionist Perk

It isn’t uncommon to book a trip with more than one destination. This is especially popular for travel to Europe. Who doesn’t want to visit Rome and Paris on the same trip? How about Madrid and Santorini? 

In order to do this, your travel plans will be multidimensional and not just round-trip so you’ll need to plan accordingly.

Earn Points For Paying Your Rent: Introducing The New Bilt Rewards & Bilt Credit Card

The new Bilt Rewards and Bilt Credit Card program will help you get more from paying your rent.

When it comes to earning points and miles, there’s one category of spend that can really help boost your points balance: your home. Many people strive to pay their rent with a credit card, but are often discouraged due to high fees. It isn’t worth it to pay a 3% fee if you’re only getting 1.5% back in rewards.

Best Ways To Use United Miles

When it comes to domestic airline frequent flyer programs, it’s hard to argue with the value presented by United’s MileagePlus program.

Elevate your Top-Tier Elite Status with Marriott and United’s Preferred Partnership

Many people, myself included, are finding themselves with a number of top-tier status with different hotel loyalty programs. Given the pandemic, most major hotels groups reduced the requirements for earning status.

Marriott’s Maldives Madness: The Le Meridien Maldives

In case you didn’t know, I’m a big fan of the Maldives. To me, there’s no better holiday than being on a secluded island in the middle of the ocean with plenty of great diving and privacy.

I know for some of you that may sounds like a nightmare, but if you’re feeling the beckoning of the Maldives then I’ve got some exciting news for you.

Marriott is opening a new property in the Maldives later this year.

Best Ways to Earn United Miles

Most people gravitate towards domestic airline loyalty programs. After all, it is easier to stick with programs that you’re familiar with rather than learn the ins and outs of another program. That’s why it is so important to know the best ways to earn United Miles.

Although United doesn’t have the most competitive award rates, one big benefit of booking with United is that it doesn’t pass on fuel surcharges on award tickets.

Introducing the New Chase United Quest Card

The new Chase United Quest℠ Card is a new mid-tier card offering some unique new perks that you haven't seen before on other cards.

Most of the times when we’re updating you on the latest credit card developments, it is about refreshes to current cards.

How to Appropriately Assign Value to Points and Miles

One of the biggest challenges in effectively communicating the value of points and miles is quantifying the value you get from points. I’ve done it. Matt’s done it. We’ve all done it. 

How we explain the value of points matters. It has an impact on how people decide to redeem points and miles. Unfortunately, this can sometimes be more harmful than helpful. 

The number of times I’ve seen someone exclaim that they aren’t sure about redeeming their points for a trip because they’re not getting more than a certain financial value per point is high.

What’s in my Wallet: Travis Cormier

When Matt suggested I share what cards I have right now for the What’s in My Wallet article series, I laughed. If he could see my Ziploc bag full of cards, he would know how long this article would need to be! Instead, he suggested we just go over what’s in my wallet.

Lucky for you, I just finished cleaning out my wallet in January. Last year was a bit of a wash for me in points and miles.

How to Earn Points and Miles on Home Improvement

As a millennial homeowner I’ve learned one truth. Home ownership isn’t a trap, but home improvement sure is! Lowe’s and Home Depot have begun calling my name on weekend mornings.

Home improvement projects can range all over the place. From little projects, like changing out your kitchen faucet to a more modern design, to bigger ones like doing a full kitchen renovation. Whatever level of home improvement you’re doing, you should have two goals. First, try and save as much money as possible. Second, after saving that dough, get as many points and miles as possible.