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Top things to do for MORE miles

There's no doubt in my mind that credit card signup bonuses are the single best way to earn points and miles quickly.  But, what can you do when you've used up most signup bonuses...

Credit card changing fortunes (COVID-19 Edition)

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, travel related perks have lost value while the advantages of stay-at-home perks have grown.  I've long been interested in how external influences can change our perceived value of credit card...

7 ways to increase credit card spend from home

Earning miles, points, and cash back from home is an attractive option whether you're avoiding contracting and spreading a virus or you simply prefer to avoid malls and Walmart stores.  Regular readers of this...

How to book United flights with Turkish Miles & Smiles

Update 5/19/20: This morning, we published a guide to the best ways to get to cities in the US and Canada using miles. The sweetest sweet spot in that post is undoubtedly using Turkish...

Best ways to get to cities in the US and Canada using miles

Over the past couple of months, we've covered the best ways to get to around the world in premium cabins using miles from transferable currencies, but apart from a post on the Caribbean /...
Amex Transfer Partners

Transferable Points Report Card: Amex vs Chase vs Citi vs Capital One [2020 Edition]

This is an update to a post previously published in January 2019.  It was time to refresh this post anyway, but in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, I realized the need to make the...

Which Premium Cards are Keepers? Version 3.4

Premium and ultra-premium cards typically offer terrific benefits in exchange for high fees ($95 to $595 per year). Sometimes the value of the benefits far outweigh those fees, but not always. Most premium cards are...

Marriott Bonvoy Complete Guide

Marriott Bonvoy is the all-in-one rewards program which replaced Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest, and Ritz-Carlton Rewards.  Compared to other programs, in my opinion, Marriott Bonvoy offers better than average rewards for paid stays,...
Best Everywhere Else Credit Cards

Best cards for everyday spend

Many credit cards are great for spend within certain categories, but not great for spend everywhere else.  For example, the Citi Prestige card offers 5X ThankYou Rewards for airfare, dining, and most travel agencies,...

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