Home Credit Cards Blue Business Plus is an Underrated Points & Miles CardBlue Business Plus is an Underrated Points & Miles Card July 19, 2019 by The Points Pundit Credit Card Strategy Miles and points aficionados love to get the best travel experience for the least amount of money spent. This hobby is all about being frugal and yet enjoying some of the most stunning travel experiences. It’s about getting the correct miles and points credit card to fulfill your wanderlust. Business Credit Cards Discussions centering around business credit cards are often dominated by the Chase Inks and Amex Platinums of the world. While these cards have a great rewards system, they also have annual fees. You can offset a lot of the annual fees if you travel frequently. But what if you travel moderately? You can still get a card that gives you some amazing return on business spend. Unlike the Chase ecosystem, this no annual fee credit card enables you transfer points to … [Read more...] about Blue Business Plus is an Underrated Points & Miles Card
Credit cards that give you miles
Home Advice Credit Cards Earn More Miles than FlyingCredit Cards Earn More Miles than Flying May 22, 2019 by The Points Pundit Up until recently, it was a commonly held belief that best and fastest way to earn miles was traveling. But that’s not the case today! The savvy traveler knows credit cards earn more miles. When you use the credit card method, you have the potential to rack up points faster. You can earns the same if not more miles and points than flying. However, while the answer seems simple, it’s more complicated to implement. Given the plethora of cards available in the market, which card should you apply for? If you look around on the internet, you’ll find umpteen pieces of advice. The Options We know that credit cards earn more miles and points. But which one is the best option? There’s no definitive answer; every traveler is unique and their needs and requirements vary. I’m going to walk through the different steps that you … [Read more...] about Credit Cards Earn More Miles than Flying
Every once in a while I’ll be on a tour or staying at a hotel where I can’t help but hear the conversations around me. Sometimes I hear something that makes me stop what I’m doing and listen. The latest happened on a trip to Peru recently when one traveler asked, in amazement, “Why would you use a debit card to pay for an $8,000 tour? Are you out of your mind?!” The recipient of this question mumbled something about responsible spending and not going into debt, but the others at the table hit him with a barrage of arguments that had him saying, “Okay, OKAY—I get it. So what card should I get?” On the one hand, you’ve got to admire a guy who got to retirement age without putting things on a credit card. That restraint and fiscal responsibility are admirable. On the other hand, half the people at that table I was eavesdropping on had not paid for their flight—they cashed in miles to get to Peru. This guy, on the other hand, had … [Read more...] about Are You Getting All the Credit Card Perks for Travelers?
Erin El Issa, NerdWallet Published 11:00 am CDT, Wednesday, April 10, 2019 This article was first published on NerdWallet.com. More than one-third of Americans (35%) carry a credit card that gives them travel rewards for spending, but almost half (44%) overestimate the value of those rewards, thinking a point or mile is worth 5 cents or more, according to a recent NerdWallet study. Points and miles are actually worth around 1 cent each, on average. But they’re still highly valuable — if you use them effectively. Reward redemption options aren’t created equal A point is a point is a point … or is it? While some travel credit cards have a single redemption option — such as credit against travel purchases — others offer multiple options, but they may not all provide the same value. For example, a travel card might let you redeem rewards for travel at 1 cent per point. That same card may also offer you a gift card redemption option … [Read more...] about Travel Rewards Can Take You Far — but Only If You Pay Attention
Month-long promotion ends April 3 Chris McGinnis Updated 7:19 am PST, Friday, March 1, 2019 Delta's nearly doubled the mileage bonus in it's three SkyMiles credit cards- but only for a limited time Delta's nearly doubled the mileage bonus in it's three SkyMiles credit cards- but only for a limited time Photo: Jim Glab Photo: Jim Glab Image 1 of / 28 Caption Close Image 1 of 28 Delta's nearly doubled the mileage bonus in it's three SkyMiles credit cards- but only for a limited time Delta's nearly doubled the mileage bonus in it's three SkyMiles credit cards- but only for a limited time Photo: Jim Glab Act fast: Delta nearly doubles SkyMiles credit card bonuses 1 / 28 Back to Gallery … [Read more...] about Act fast: Delta nearly doubles SkyMiles credit card bonuses