Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Travel | Are Budget Airlines Really Worth It? Advertisement Supported by update With low-cost carriers collapsing on a seemingly regular basis, here’s what you should keep in mind when booking a flight. ByTariro Mzezewa May 2, 2019 When the budget airline Wow Air abruptly ceased operations earlier this year, thousands of travelers were left stranded and scrambling, on both sides of the Atlantic, to make alternate travel plans. The news, after months of speculation that the Icelandic airline was struggling financially, came at a period that has already been particularly difficult for low-cost carriers. Cyprus’s Cobalt Air, Pakistan’s Shaheen Air, and Primera, based in Denmark and Latvia, collapsed in October. In February, Flybmi and Germania filed for Budget airlines are appealing to travelers … [Read more...] about Are Budget Airlines Really Worth It?
By Linda Zavoral | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: March 7, 2019 at 8:00 am | UPDATED: March 7, 2019 at 8:07 am Johnny Jet, aka John DiScala, was an unlikely candidate for the job of global travel expert. At 17, he had a panic attack before a long, expensive trip from New York to Australia and never got on the plane. That anxiety persisted for a few years until he managed to overcome his fear of flying (you can learn how on his website, JohnnyJet.com) — and then, well, you couldn’t keep him on the ground. Since 1995, he’s logged more than 3 million miles, all while offering advice on everything from maximizing your credit card rewards to finding Instagram-worthy destinations. He sends his followers a daily travel tip and a weekly e-newsletter full of travel deals, news, tips and stories. On March 23-24, he’ll share that advice at the Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show at the Santa Clara Convention Center, with talks … [Read more...] about Q&A: Johnny Jet shares his mile-tested travel advice
News Related: Southwest Airlines There have been major discussions, even arguments, across the frequent flyer community about the Southwest Airlines Companion Pass. Our Travel Auctions Sort Bypopularlatestending New customers who apply for the Southwest credit card in the next 24 hours (the latest date for applications is Monday, February 11), and meet minimum spending requirements will earn one of the airline’s companion passes for the rest of the year. The companion pass works on every fare with no blackout dates, so whether you redeem a flight or pay for your flight, your partner can travel with you for free just paying taxes and fees (usually around $11). Southwest Airlines will be the cheapest way to fly to Hawaii when they finally launch this route. Find out the best Southwest card for your needs here and have a read of our ultimate guide to the Southwest Companion pass to work out how to make this pass best work for you.Chase Sapphire Preferred Card or Ink Business … [Read more...] about Last Day To Get The Best Airline Deal In America
30 Jan The Best Credit Cards With Travel Benefits Posted at 19:26h in Blog by Victoria Traveling can be a leading pathway to a fun and successful life. If you have the right credit card, then you will be able to get rewarded for traveling. There are a number of credit cards that have great travel benefits.Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Cardexcellent credit in order to apply for this card. Your credit score should be at least 670. The annual fee is $95, but it will waived during the first year. The interest rate can range from 15.24 to 25.24 percent.Chase Sapphire Preferred Credit Cardcredit score should be at least 690. The annual fee, which is $95, will be waived during the first year.Barclay Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCardWells Fargo Propel American Express CardBank of America Cash Rewards Credit Card Like this post? Share It! … [Read more...] about The Best Credit Cards With Travel Benefits
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