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The Cards in My Wallet: ToP Edition
Each member of the ToP team reviewed their individual spending habits and travel goals to determine the credit cards that add maximum value to their situation. There are trends among the cards that we carry but plenty of differences too.
Redeeming Capital One Miles for Food
Earlier in April, Capital One announced that Capital One Venture and Capital One Spark Miles cardholders could redeem their miles for takeout and delivery. In addition to food, the Venture allows redemptions for streaming services and Spark Miles for
Travel Companies’ Benefits for Essential Workers
With much of the U.S. sheltering in place and working from home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, “essential workers” continue going out into society at their own risk to perform their jobs.
This or That: Delta Airlines
As the second largest airline in the world, in terms of fleet size, passengers flown, and air miles flown, Delta Airlines is familiar to us all. Basically anywhere you want to fly, Delta, or one of its SkyTeam partners will take you there.
Southwest’s Latest Promotion: Up to 45% off when buying Miles
Recently, we discussed the best credit cards to use to earn Southwest Rapid Rewards on ongoing spend (hint: it's not a Southwest credit card). The fastest way to earn Rapid Rewards is through credit card sign up bonuses. If you really need Rapid Rewa
Review: World of Hyatt Credit Card
The World of Hyatt program 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 travelers.
This or That: United Airlines
Despite a lot of (well deserved) negative press over the last few years, United Airlines continues to offer tremendous value to award travelers. Today, we discuss the best ways to accrue United Airlines miles. Should you use this card or that card?
Airbnb Coronavirus Policy for Travelers
In response to the World Health Organization declaring the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) a global pandemic, Airbnb adopted an extenuating circumstances policy for travelers. The WHO’s announcement was on March 11, so Airbnb chose March 14 as t
Coronavirus Policies for Major Hotel Chains
Ever since the novel coronavirus began affecting global travel, major hotel companies have been updating their policies relating to existing reservations, future reservations, and loyalty status. In this article, we cover the current state of affairs
Maximizing Credit Card Rewards on Business Spend
First off, let’s discuss what business spend is. Business spend is anything that you need to spend for your business. This can range from food to office supplies to cell phones to toys to travel. For the purposes of this article, we focus on what m