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
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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?
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
Home Credit Cards Review: Chase Sapphire Preferred Credit CardReview: Chase Sapphire Preferred Credit Card November 26, 2018 by Play Your Cards Right Despite the popularity of its bigger sibling (the Sapphire Reserve credit card), the Sapphire Preferred remains a great alternative for all travelers. When I first became interested in points and miles the Chase Sapphire Preferred was the one card that interested me the most. As a recent college grad I wanted to travel for as little as possible—the Sapphire Preferred was the only way to get discounted flights and hotel rooms with travel partners that I was already familiar with. The sleek metal card was also very appealing, and it seemed to be in everyone else’s wallet. This review is intended to be a reminder of one of the cards that is still a great alternative for all travelers. Consider this a reminder, not a sensational endorsement of something bright and shiny … though as i said the metal is … [Read more...] about Review: Chase Sapphire Preferred Credit Card
By Alix Martichoux, SFGATE Updated 4:00 am PDT, Thursday, November 1, 2018 "I still use the loophole of jumping on a shuttle bus out of LAX to a parking garage (or hotel) and then calling an Uber/Lyft from there to avoid the airport prices. Brings the ride home down to $10 from $40." —spacerock_rider less "I still use the loophole of jumping on a shuttle bus out of LAX to a parking garage (or hotel) and then calling an Uber/Lyft from there to avoid the airport prices. Brings the ride home down to $10 from $40." ... more Photo: Erlon Silva - TRI Digital/Getty Images "My dad figured out a good one back in the 80s. Just like they do now, back then cable companies would give you a free weekend trial of a premium channel (HBO, Cinemax, etc.) in an effort to get more people to sign up for those channels and pay more. However, our cable company's method of giving you access to the special channel was to send … [Read more...] about Redditors share the sneakiest loopholes that saved them time and money