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Last Call for 5X on Groceries with the Freedom Flex and Freedom Unlimited

Are you thinking of signing up for the Chase Freedom Flex℠ or Chase Freedom Unlimited® card? If so, you'll want to do it today – because the current offers will be gone. You'll have to…

Make Business Travel More Rewarding with Southwest Rapid Rewards Business

Southwest, long the stalwart of leisure travel, is entering the realm of business travel with the launch of the new Rapid Rewards Business program. The program is designed to reward businesses by…

American Airlines Revamps Its Loyalty Program

The latest program to announce a complete revamp is American Airlines’ AAdvantage program. We were expecting a devaluation, because when an airline announces “enhancements” they usually aren’t in our…

Best Ways to Earn and Redeem LifeMiles

LifeMiles is a frequent flyer program of Avianca, Colombia’s biggest and oldest airline. Avianca is one of the Star Alliance member airlines so when you earn or redeem LifeMiles, you have access to…

Citi ThankYou Premier vs. Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card: Which Is A Better Card?

Adventurers who dabble in travel rewards face quite a selection of mid-range credit cards, and the process of choosing one can be overwhelming.

Your Guide to The Platinum Card from American Express

If you’re looking for a solid, do it all travel card, then The Platinum Card® from American Express should be on your radar. This one card brings you great airport lounge access, hotel status, and…

The Capital One Combo: One Of The Best Tools For Earning Miles

I’ve been a huge fan of card combinations that can really sweep you off your feet at the ability to rapidly earn tons of points without chasing a bonus. Combos like the Citi Premier Card and the Citi…

U.S. Bank Triple Cash Rewards Card

A new card for small business owners just recently hit the market and it’s a card you may want to consider if you’re interested in earning cash back. U.S. Bank’s new business card, the Triple Cash…

New Capital One Venture X Rewards Card

We’re excited to announce the new Capital One Venture X Rewards Card. We’ll keep this intro brief as we dive into the details and our take on this new travel rewards card. Capital One Venture X…

Marriott Eliminating Award Charts; Extending Status & Certificates

Marriott has announced major changes to its Bonvoy program. There were a couple of good things in today’s announcement, but overall, the changes aren’t positive ones with the announcement that they…

Why Now Is The Best Time To Open A Marriott Card

When it comes to choosing what card to open next, there’s a lot of factors to consider. You’ll start by evaluating your 5/24 status, what points you currently have and what points you need. More…

Southwest Companion Pass®: What You Need To Know For 2022

This time of year you’d normally be smelling pumpkin spice wafting through the air, but that may be a bit difficult to smell through your mask. Although you may not be smelling pumpkin spice as well…

Updates To The Business Platinum Card® by American Express

American Express announced some changes to The Business Platinum Card® from American Express that are favorable to most everyone, but businesses that can fully utilize the benefits will get the…

Best Credit Cards to Buy Flights

As awesome as using points and miles are to book flights, sometimes you have to pay cash for your flights. Whether you found a great deal on airfare, or there just isn’t award availability and you’re…

New Card Alert: The World of Hyatt Business Credit Card

We always love when a new card comes to the market.

Wow: Best-Ever 100,000 Point Offer for the Sapphire Preferred!

Update - 10/05/2021 There have been rumors flying on the internet the last few days, and Chase has just made it official as first reported by Dan's Deals, and later confirmed to TPG that the 100,000…

This or That: Updated Marriott Credit Card Offers

What rules do you need to know? What are the offers? And which cards should you choose? Let’s take a look at this or that: which updated Marriott card offer should you choose. Amex and Chase updated…

Anatomy of an Award: Exploring New England

When Europe began opening up to U.S. travelers earlier this spring and summer, I started thinking about a trip for my birthday in August.

Team Article: 3 Credit Cards We’ll Never Close

With a wallet full of credit cards, it's best practice to commonly assess your credit card portfolio to ensure that the benefits you receive from the cards outweigh the annual fees that you pay. If…

An Overview of American Express’ Fine Hotels and Resorts (FHR)

If you have The Platinum Card® from American Express (Rates & Fees) or The Business Platinum Card® from American Express (Rates & Fees), you’ve probably poked around the benefits page and…

How the MileValue Team Is Using Our Annual Free Night Certificates

One of the often overlooked benefits of hotels’ co-branded credit cards are the free night certificates that many come with. In exchange for an often nominal annual fee, you're able to redeem these…

6 Best Ways to Use Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles

Similar to Disney’s “Big Hero 6” film, Turkish Miles&Smiles is easily one of the most underrated loyalty programs out there.

Best Ways to Book United Flights with Citi ThankYou Points

Citi ThankYou Points are almost an afterthought for many points and miles collectors. However, if you are ignoring ThankYou Points, you are doing yourself a disservice.

Big Changes to the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card and Chase Sapphire Reserve®

As of Aug. 16, 2021, you’re going to see some new benefits added to both the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card and Chase Sapphire Reserve® credit cards. These benefits include increases in earning…

How I Earned Marriott Titanium in 2021

In years past, hotel or airline elite status was something unattainable for me. It was also something I didn’t particularly desire. For someone who prefers to stay at a cheap hostel rather than a…