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The Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Premier Card. It’s a Great Card for Flying Free.

By | February 22, 2016| Airline Cards, Loyalty, Travel Credit Cards Article | No Comments

My colleague Christine spent much of last year attending her friends’ weddings – and the locations were scattered across the U.S., with one outside of the country. Adding to her frequent flights, she also had a family reunion in Georgia and many trips to her parents’ home in Providence, RI. She knew that every destination was to a city that Southwest flies so she made the decision to carry the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Premier Card.

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Fare Alert! Flights to Nassau, Bahamas from $251 Round-Trip on American Airlines

By | February 8, 2016| Loyalty, Reward Credit Card, Travel Credit Cards, Travel Credit Cards Article, Travel Loyalty Program | No Comments

Spring break is rapidly approaching and there’s nothing better than planning a late winter beach vacation to Nassau, Bahamas or better yet, Atlantis on Paradise Island. American Airlines is currently offering incredible deals on flights from Baltimore (BWI) to Nassau, Bahamas airport (NAS).

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Finding Value in AARP Membership: Health and Wellness Benefits Tops the List

By | December 6, 2015| Everyday Loyalty Programs Article, Loyalty | No Comments

Over the past few weeks, I received a notice that my AARP membership is up for renewal. I decided to Google their website to try to determine its real value for me. As I scrolled through the introductory headlines, I came across the index that identified an entire section on health issues. It includes articles about brain health, aging conditions and treatments, healthy living, health essentials, and even legal issues pertaining to health.

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Best Credit Card for Reimbursable Employee Business Expenses

By | December 2, 2015| Business Credit Cards Article, Hotel Cards, Loyalty, Reward Credit Card, Travel Credit Cards | No Comments

Last weekend while I was grabbing a quick bite at the airport and waiting for my Southwest flight, I met a gentleman who was traveling for business. As we were standing in line at the food kiosk, we began to chat about where we were both headed and why. It was an enjoyable exchange that led to our sharing a table while eating our meals.

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How Can I Get More in Return From My Credit Card Spending?

By | November 23, 2015| Airline Cards, Cash Back Credit Card, Credit Cards, Hotel Cards, Loyalty, Reward Credit Card, Rewards Credit Cards Article | No Comments

A friend asked if I could help her choose a credit card that rewards her for all the purchases she makes every month. I just had to laugh when she confessed that currently, the only return she gets for her spending is a good argument with her husband every time the credit card statement arrives.

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Thank you, Southwest!

By | November 20, 2015| Airline Cards, Loyalty, Travel Credit Cards, Travel Loyalty Program, Travel Loyalty Programs Article | 4 Comments

Last weekend, I was traveling with my daughter and husband from Providence, RI to Baltimore, MD, returning from a long-overdue weekend getaway. We reached the airport in ample time, so our check-in experience was smooth sailing. My family and I have been frequent flyers on Southwest, so my confidence in this company is very high. However, the weather was tumultuous, with threatening storm conditions in Baltimore, and I wasn’t really looking forward to the trip home.

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