US Bank SKYPASS Visa Signature Credit Card Review

US Bank’s SKYPASS Visa Signature isn’t too impressive as far as airline cards go, but it’s well worth it if you happen to travel with Korean Air often, since the miles earned are good for reward travel and upgrades on that airline, as well as the other SkyTeam partners. You get the standard earnings rate[…]

American Express JetBlue Travel Rewards Credit Card

The American Express JetBlue travel rewards credit card is a no-brainer for anyone who already travels on JetBlue Airlines often. But the free agents out there might want to pass it up, since there are definitely better deals as far as airline cards go. Still, if you are a JetBlue fan, we don’t blame you:[…]

Barclay’s Lufthansa Premier Miles & More World MasterCard

Apply Now: Miles & More® Premier World MasterCard®   Now, Miles & More covers a good number of European airlines, including SWISS and LOT Polish as well as Lufthansa, but we recommend going with one of the Star Alliance partners in order to avoid high fees. Award ticket surcharges can easily reach $500 for flights from[…]

US Bank LifeMiles Visa Signature Travel Rewards Credit Card Review

The US Bank LifeMiles Visa Signature card is fairly standard as far as airline cards go. It lets you accumulate miles for the Avianca and TACA airlines, which primarily serve South America. Thus, this travel rewards card would be good to pair with the LANPASS card if you are looking to travel to South America[…]

US Bank LANPASS Visa Signature Credit Card Review

South America is notable to the travel rewards junkie because flights there cost relatively few miles, yet the destination is unmistakably exotic. The US Bank LANPASS Visa Signature card is a great way to facilitate your trip to this fascinating continent. And now might just be the best time to get that ball rolling, what[…]

US Bank AeroMexico Visa Signature Credit Card Review

If you travel to Mexico often, or would like to, you would have to be “loco” to pass up the US Bank AeroMexico Visa Signature credit card. Just for using the card, either paying the annual fee or making just one purchase, you get 20,000 bonus miles. That’s enough for a one way ticket from[…]

Chase British Airways Visa Signature Credit Card Review

Looking at the numbers, the Chase British Airways Visa Signature card is one of the best travel rewards cards on the market today. First thing that might jump out at you is the rate at which spending earns rewards: you get 2.5 miles per $1 spent on British Airways and 1.25 miles per $1 spent[…]

Barclay’s US Airways Dividend Miles Premier World Credit Card Review

  Edit: The US Airways rewards credit now has a sign-up bonus of 40,000 miles after your FIRST purchase!  Edit: American Airlines and US Airways are merging, and the US Airways card will be disappearing in 2015. You may want to get it while you can!    Link: The US Airways Premier World MasterCard®   The[…]

How Much Is A Frequent Flyer Mile Worth?

So you understand the difference between frequent flyer miles and fixed-value miles. Now you might be wondering how to calculate what a frequent flyer mile is worth. It ultimately depends on how you travel, especially whether you are able to travel at inconvenient times and whether you desire business or first class. Let’s look into[…]

Chase Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card Review

The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is a much better card for Southwest Rapid Rewards points since you can transfer Ultimate Rewards points to Southwest at a 1:1 ratio. The Sapphire Preferred has a higher sign-up bonus of 40,000 after spending $3k in 3 months. Plus, you get 2x points per $1 on dining and travel. You can see[…]