United Airlines is celebrating 90 years by giving away 90,000 miles to 90 people. This sweepstakes is happening now so you have to act fast and enter your information by April 25, 2016.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts recently announced it has signed three hotel deals in Cuba, marking the first U.S.-based hospitality company to enter the Cuban market in nearly 60 years. It’s a great reason for participants in the Starwood Preferred Guest loyalty program to start packing their bags!
Spring break traveling with family can be a bit hectic, especially when flying to spring break hotspots like Florida. But a recent flight on Southwest Airlines turned an otherwise average flight into a first-class experience, thanks to one friendly and enthusiastic flight attendant.
I carry several credit cards in my wallet, and like each card for different reasons. But whenever I travel, my go-to card is always my Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard because of how easy it is to rack up miles, how flexible it is to redeem my miles, and how extra value I get from every mile.
Nothing says spring like the blooming of the cherry blossoms in the nation’s capital. Whether you decide to take a midweek getaway, or want to spend a weekend – there is lots to see and do. You can maximize your savings by being a Starwood Preferred Guest and taking advantage of all this robust rewards program and DC have to offer.
Take advantage of these super low fares to San Juan on Southwest Airlines. Fares start as low as $123 one way from Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to San Juan, PR (SJU) and you can leave as early as April 6. For a limited time you can earn 75,000 Hilton HHonors Bonus Points.
I don’t always stay in swanky high-end resorts when I travel, but when I do I am sure to book my stay in a hotel that participates in the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts program. Simply booking through this program guarantees me a much more enjoyable stay with added comforts, conveniences and savings.
If you’re a frequent traveler and have not joined TSA Pre✓®, you’re missing out on a much more pleasant air travel experience. Passengers considered low risk and qualify for the TSA Pre✓ program can receive expedited security screening at the airport.
Starwood has started the month of March with their highest Starpoints bonus offer ever – get 35,000 bonus Starpoints by applying for Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express by the 3/30/2016. In addition, SPG just launched “Refer A Friend” where you can earn 5,000 Starpoints for each referral, up to 11 referrals.
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.
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.
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).
For a limited time, Chase Sapphire Preferred® comes with an impressive sign-up bonus of 50,000 points after spending $4,000 in your first 3 months. This is one of the highest bonus points offers we’ve seen, and the $4,000 required to spend is relatively low considering we’ve seen lower points offers that require you spend far more than $4,000.
Not every venture away from home is a full-scale vacation. Whether you’re taking a last-minute trip to the mountains with the family or driving your kids to another soccer tournament out of town, it helps to have a credit card that rewards those road trips with as many points as possible.
The first major snow storm of the season is about to hit the Northeast so here’s a great last-minute deal to help you escape the cold temperatures by planning a beach vacation to the Caribbean. American Airlines is currently offering incredible deals on flights from New York (LGA) to Philipsburg, Saint Maarten Princess Juliana airport (SXM).
For a limited time you can get even more from your American Airlines AAdvantage® membership with the Citi®/AAdvantage® Platinum Select® Card. Get the card and earn 50,000 bonus miles after you make $3,000 in purchases in your first 3 months. That’s 2 FREE domestic round-trip MileSAAver® awards – enough for $675 in free flights.
Incredible flight deals to Miami are back for travel originating in Baltimore (BWI). Round-trip fares start at just $87. I recently took advantage of a similar deal on a direct flight from Baltimore to Miami, and found it to be a better experience on American Airlines versus Southwest, even though Baltimore is a Southwest hub. If you’re looking to get out of the Baltimore/DC area, and can be a little spontaneous I highly recommend this deal.
One of my favorite loyalty programs is the Starwood Preferred Guest program. Over the years I have made it my mission to reach Platinum level in the SPG program no matter how much I torture my family in the process of getting there. This past December, I was in need of three stays to reach my Platinum status.
Many of us who find winter weather a little depressing escape the cold temps by planning beach vacations in exotic locations. To give us a hand with our winter getaway plans, Norwegian Air is offering incredible deals on flights to the Caribbean.
Traveling to Europe requires advance planning of lodging, transportation, dining, sightseeing, and choosing the best credit card to use on your trip to maximize your points and rewards along the way. The incredible credit card offers available for earning and spending right now are exceptional. But that wasn’t always the case.
We’ve narrowed down a handful of our favorite hotel rewards credit cards that offer some of the best rewards, free lodging and extra perks for loyal cardholders. Hotel-branded cards can offer you great benefits, one being free nights from the start as long as you meet the necessary spend in the first few months. Frequent loyal guests will discover benefits that both lower your rates and add another dimension of luxury to the hotel experience.
In reading feedback from our Point Savvy followers, many travelers have expressed frustration with their rewards card because they’re not allowed to redeem their points toward cruises. So the question was asked, “What’s the best card for those of us who want to earn points toward free cruises?”
Some people just can’t be defined by the norm. They have a great appreciation for distinct and extraordinary products and experiences – you know, those one-of-a-kind things in life. Well, I like to think of those folks as members of the “boutique” culture, and I find them both fascinating and intriguing.
If you are thinking about getting a travel credit card it’s good to know that your everyday purchases are going to get you to free travel faster than if you continue to pay for purchases with cash or a non-rewards credit card. With a travel card, you can enjoy earning miles or points for doing what you do every day, not just when you travel.
When my cousin announced his engagement last Spring, with an October wedding date, my mind immediately began to reel with possible wedding gift ideas that would express to him just how much he meant to me and my family. We were very close, so no ordinary wedding registry gift would do.