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Let’s Review

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

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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

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Which Chase Sapphire Card is Right for Me?

In yesterday's post, I outlined why your first decision in your award travel journey is the choice between the Chase Sapphire Preferred (CSP) or the Chase Sapphire Reserve (CSR) over all other cards. To summarize, either of these cards are much more

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Your Next Travel Awards Card: CSP v. CSR

In an earlier blog post, I explained the “5/24 rule” and why you should start with Chase cards. Once you confirm that you are below 5/24, the Chase Ultimate Rewards (UR) journey begins. Why, you may ask? Why should my next card be a Sapph

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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

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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

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What is “5/24” and why do you always talk about Chase?

Some of the first questions new points & miles enthusiasts often have is “why is everyone talking about Chase?” and “are Chase points (Ultimate Rewards or “URs”) that much more valuable than all other points & miles?R

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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

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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

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We’re (finally) Live!

After a few weeks of delays, Travel on Point(s) is finally live! Please subscribe to our blog at www.travel-on-points.com, join our Facebook community, www.facebook.com/groups/travelonpoints for lively discussions on how to begin and/or advance your

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