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5 Reasons You Should Walk Away From That Cheap Airfare Deal

Posted By nila on In the News - Occasionally airlines or booking agents make an internal error and an airfare surfaces for far less than it should normally sell for. There are also promotions for cheap fares from airlines seeking to expand their presence such as Norwegian Airlines and WOW. These mistake fares and super cheap fares may be communicated in daily emails […]

HOT FARE: Fancy a Trip to Ireland? Fly Delta For Less Than $350 Roundtrip

Posted By ViewFromTheWing on Credit Cards - Delta flights between Philadelphia, Chicago, and Boston and Ireland are available for less than $350 roundtrip. Fares are available from September through May excluding peak holiday dates. From Philadelphia you can fly into Dublin or Shannon, from Chicago and Boston the fares work to Dublin.

The Frugal Traveler’s Guide to Drinking and Flying

Posted By nila on In the News - Nobody is born a frugal traveler. Instead, every facet of this hobby – from learning about how to maximize points and miles to managing the credit aspect of this game – is learned. Thus, everything in our particular fascination is a skill, meaning it is open to anyone who wants to understand how to travel […]

Chase Out of Sapphire Reserve Cards

Posted By PointStrategist on Credit Cards - The Chase Sapphire Reserve has been so popular that Chase ran out of the metal versions of the card within the first week. As reported by Bloomberg, in just two days there were tens of thousands of applications for Sapphire Reseve card, surpassing the Chase teams expectations.  It is not at all surprising given the hundreds of blog articles and thousands of forum and Reddit posts. Bloomberg Article: What is the hype about? First and foremost is the 100,000 point sig

GIVEAWAY: Would You Like a Free Stay in the Maldives?

Posted By ViewFromTheWing on Credit Cards - Regular readers know that I love the Maldives. I've been 5 years in a row. It's the only place I've found where I can really unplug. The distance is a feature not a bug, by the time I get there I'm really ready to relax and the time difference helps me to do it -- I can answer work emails in the morning, and everyone is gone from the office the rest of the day so I can just enjoy myself.I've gone to the same place each time, because I could use points, but there are some fantastic properties that I'd love to try some day. One that's really worth checking out is Loama Resort.You're going to

Chase Sapphire Reserve is Now Available

Posted By PointStrategist on Credit Cards - After many weeks of hype, the Chase Sapphire Reserve is finally here. Benefits 100,000 point sign up bonus after spending $4,000 in three months 3x points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide 1x point on all other spending $300 travel annual credit/reimbursement $100 credit for Global Entry or TSA PreCheck 1.5x redemption rate on travel purchases within the UltimateRewards Portal (usually 1.25x) Priority Pass Select lounge access Visa Infinite branded National Car Rental Executive status Full benefit details: Chase Sapphire Reserve Benefits Cost $450 a year annually You can apply for

These Are the Best Credit Cards for People Who Hate Airline Fees

Posted By nila on In the News - Over the past few years, airlines have increased or tacked on fees on everything from checked bags to award booking fees. Thankfully, credit card companies are swooping in to help travelers eliminate these fees with a statement credits that can be applied to baggage fees, award taxes, Wi-Fi, club lounge access, and even travel bookings […]

Delta Goes After Alaska With 5000 Bonus Miles, Double Miles, and Gold Elite Status Offer

Posted By ViewFromTheWing on Credit Cards - Delta and Alaska were once close partners. In fact, at one point it was expected that their partnership could grow to exclude American (which also partners with Alaska).Instead Delta has built up a hub operation in Seattle — first for transpacific flights, and then feeding those flights with its own domestic route network rather than transferring passengers on its partner Alaska.And there have been fantastic offers ever since...Continue reading Delta Goes After Alaska With 5000 Bonus Miles, Double Miles, and Gold Elite Status Offer...