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What Are My Points & Miles Worth? (2021)
As soon as folks start the award travel journey they always wonder "What are my points & miles worth?" It's a great question, as it helps you understand whether to pay cash, to use points or miles, or to look at a different program for better value.
REVIEW: Point Debit Card
The Point debit card can earn you free cash in many ways. It's not everyday you will see us praising a debit card, so you know it must be great.
ToP Reasons to Not Get an American Express Delta Card
We explore reasons why beginners should not fall into the trap of a personal Delta American Express card. You might be surprised.
Understanding the Different Types of Award Charts
This article teaches you how to best use your miles and we explain the differences among the main types of award charts: zone-based, distance-based, and dynamic pricing.
REVIEW: Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa
The Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa is a wonderful respite from real life. Hidden away from the main highway and the nearby town, you feel secluded and private. The weather in August was absolutely perfect, although the sun was intense, and the m
End of Month Reminders: August 2021
Here are a few end of the month reminders of expiring credits and/or limited-time offers to consider (and possibly complete) before September 1.
REVIEW: World of Hyatt Credit Card (2021)
The World of Hyatt credit card is incredibly valuable and rewarding. While it is quite easy to accrue Hyatt points via Chase Ultimate Rewards cards, as Chase is a transfer partner, the World of Hyatt credit card also makes sense for most award travel
Review: Chase Sapphire Preferred
We typically recommend most folks to start with Chase cards because of the 5/24 rule. And of all the Chase cards, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is really the best option for most of those starting off in award travel.
Maximizing Points & Miles in One Player Mode
Earning points in one player mode can be different. Explore strategies on how you can still earn significant points and miles to travel on!
Using Fine Hotels & Resorts
Utilizing the Fine Hotel & Resorts program from American express, you can earn valuable benefits and save $200 now. Rick breaks down the program including this US sweet spot.