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After two weeks of blog posts, we thought it might be useful to review where we've been and summarize a few key take-away points from the blog so far. Know what 5/24 is, and where you stand. We really cannot emphasize this enough. Chase's rule that t
The Ins & Outs of Southwest Rapid Rewards
You either Luv or hate Southwest Airlines (IATA: WN). It seems there is no in-between regarding America's favorite low cost carrier. For the luvers (I can do this all day!) of WN, they cite the 2 free checked bags, numerous direct flights, friendly s
Which Chase Sapphire Card is Right for Me?
Now that you know deciding between the Chase Sapphire Preferred and Chase Sapphire Reserve is your first major travel card decision, how do you know which one is right for you?
Your Next Travel Awards Card: CSP v. CSR
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Chase’s Latest Transfer Partner: Emirates Skywards
Within the last week, Chase announced a new transfer partner: Emirates Skywards. While Emirates was already a transfer partner of Amex, Capital One, and Marriott Bonvoy, adding Chase as a partner really shines the light on the program. I feel
What’s a point worth, anyway?
80,000 point bonus when you spend $2,000 in three months! 15,000 points when you refer a friend! 25,000 round-trip economy domestic U.S. airfare! What does any of this mean? In some ways, points seem imaginary. We talk about them in pretty big increm
What is “5/24” and why do you always talk about Chase?
If you've learned about award travel for the first time, only to realize that you are over 5/24 (whomp, whomp, whomp!), do not fret! There are TONS of great options out there, as the only bank that unofficially-officially recognizes the "5/24 rule" i
Credit-Card-Free Ways to Save Money (so you can travel more!)
The points and miles hobby has a big emphasis on credit card sign-ups because of the value that can be found in points and because of the large bonuses cards will give for a (relatively) small amount of spending. But what if credit cards aren't right
How to Travel Around the World For Free
The short answer: You can't! It will cost you the taxes of your award flight, which is typically $5.60 or more. Otherwise, yes, you (yes, even YOU!) can travel around the world for free!!! Before diving in to how to get this done, here are some examp
We’re (finally) Live!
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