Trick to finding the cheapest award redemption to Europe

Don't book your next award ticket until you try this!

Using Plastiq: My first mistake

Make sure you don't make this mistake when trying to use Plastiq.

My experience trying for an upgrade — UNSUCCESSFUL

Last week I wrote about the things I look for when booking a hotel (for personal travel). Out of all the things that hotels offer on the surface, there is so much more if you dig a bit deeper. Being a classic millenial, I think that I deserve the finer things in life — and what that ...

The one site you must visit when booking an award flight

There are many “tricks” to booking award flights — and flights in general. Whether it is transferring to certain partners, or booking over the phone to find “hidden” fares, there are tons of different avenues you can go down to land that perfect deal. Fortunately, as technology increases, and the knowledge around points and miles ...


Should I get the Chase Freedom or Chase Freedom Unlimited?

I was recently approved for the Chase Ink Business Preferred card, which for now is the credit card that I am focused on. The minimum spend to get the 80,000 point sign up bonus is $5,000 in 3 months, so I don’t want to add any more spending on top of that. But as any ...

Connecting SPG and Marriott accounts, and transferring points between them

Quickly transfer Marriott Rewards Points and SPG Starpoints back and forth between both programs.

I’m considering giving some of my business to United

Disclaimer: I began this post the night before my fiasco with United and Marriott started. The issue was never resolved, so I ended up flying without my status, but I will be following up on the issue directly with United. For the purposes of this post, I am removing that hiccup from my memory. I ...

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