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[…]

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[…]

Travel Rewards: Difference Between Fixed-Value and Transferable Miles

Travel rewards cards can be kind of confusing these days. There are some that give you frequent flyer miles and others that give you “miles” that are actually more like cash back points. So what’s the difference? That’s what we’re about to go over. It doesn’t help that some cards give you “points” that are[…]

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[…]

American Express Premier Rewards Gold Card Review

(Heads up: If you like the Amex Premier Rewards Gold card, we also suggest the Barclaycard Arrival PlusTM World Elite MasterCard®, which currently comes with a 40,000 miles sign-up bonus!) The American Express® Premier Rewards Gold Card  is a very solid travel rewards card, and not just because you get the first year with no annual fee. Not[…]

American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card Review

  Once you get your hands on this Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express, you’re golden. Just meet the amazingly low minimum spend of $500 in the first 3 months and get 30,000 bonus miles right off the bat. Then, enjoy receiving a mile per dollar spent on the card, and earn double[…]

Starwood Preferred Guest: stellar travel rewards

When it comes to rewards credit cards, you often have to pick between value and flexibility. Not so with the Starwood Preferred Guest travel rewards card from American Express. Although the Barclaycard Arrival™ World MasterCard® has a higher sign up bonus, and earns 2x on all purchases – you get flexibility with the Starwood Preferred Guest[…]