Whatever your marital status, it's safe to bet that your relationship status with your points is "complicated". All that red tape and complication creates a real love/hate relationship and in the end, some people just want to break up. If you can't ever figure out how many you need or when you can use them, what's the point? Well, with that in mind there are some really easy "red tape" free ways to earn free hotel nights, without earning points...(Continue Reading).
What do rubber duckies, Porsche rides, fine wines, gigantic beds on airplanes and your own private airport terminal have in common? Who cares, you get them all when you fly Lufthansa First Class! The only thing better than flying up front is doing it for nearly free, in this case, just 40,000 points, instead of about $10,000. That's a trick worth knowing...(Continue Reading).
Just saying the word upgrade sounds nice. Sitting in a better seat, perhaps even a bed, complete with a refined experience feels even better. Thinking about all the questions that go into whether you can or can't upgrade, if there's space or how much it's going to cost, is the only problem with the word upgrade. Fortunately, that will all soon be very clear...(Continue Reading).
What a difference a day makes. I absolutely love that phrase and find it to be so true. What a difference a click makes. From spending a fortune and earning no miles to spending a fortune and earning thousands upon thousands of miles, a single click can make all the difference. If you've been doing your online shopping without first clicking through your favorite airline website, you've been seriously, seriously missing out...(Continue Reading).
Miles are all the rage these days. Why? Because earning miles allows you to fly for free and the only thing better than a vacation, is a free vacation. The problem that most of us encounter is that we don't have the time or the budget to travel, which is the most traditional way to earn miles. Fortunately for all, there are tons of ways to earn miles without setting foot on an airplane, many without leaving your home. Here are ten to get you on point(s)!...(Continue Reading).
No one likes to pick up the phone and hear how important they are while listening to jazz loops! To save you time and uneccessary jazz, here is what has to be the greatest click by click guide ever created for moving your points out of American Express and into an airline partner. As a rule of thumb, if you have successfully transferred points to a partner, you will be booking your flights using points on the airline partners website, and not American Express. Follow the gigantic red arrows. If you can't transfer the points after reading this, you shouldn't have an American Express card....(Continue Reading).
I have quite a few punch cards from my favorite coffee vendors and I eagerly anticipate the day where the essential latte becomes a free latte. Unfortunately I end up washing most of these cards with my jeans or simply forgetting I have them. No free coffee. Disappointment takes on an exponential effect when thousands of dollars worth of points and miles are on the line and in the case that you "wash your miles" away, you'll need a liquid other than coffee to calm you down...(Continue Reading).