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.

Anatomy of an Award: A Trip to Egypt

With its Giza pyramids, Sahara Desert and the Nile River, Egypt is known for many things and therefore is a popular travel destination. I must admit that this African country had been on my bucket list for an embarrassingly long amount of time, and I’m happy to share that I finally checked it off the list.

Egypt opened borders in July to travelers who can provide a negative PCR test for COVID-19. A visa is also required for U.S. citizens.

Reader Inquiry: At 4/24, Which Chase Card To Get Next?

I recently received the following email from a reader:
Hi Sarah,
My husband is currently at 4/24 (as long as the Chase Ink Business doesn't count) so I would love for him to get another Chase card. Which Chase card would be best? 

Chase Freedom
Chase Hyatt
Chase IHG
Chase United
Chase ? (Is there a better Chase card to apply for?) 

Thanks for your help!

The reader's husband opened all of the following Chase cards in the last 24 months:

Sapphire Reserve
Sapphire Preferred
Southwest Plus
Southwest Premier 
Ink Plus Business

Yes--that is five cards listed.