Card Comparison: AAdvantage Platinum Select vs. United MileagePlus Explorer

There are many choices in airline available to the domestic American traveler these days.  You have new upstart budget airlines like JetBlue and Virgin America, which compete on cabin quality and price, Southwest which competes on convenience and price, and the “old dogs” like United, American, and Delta, who compete on benefits to travelers and[…]

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:[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Citi Platinum Select AAdvantage Credit Card Review

This one comes in two flavors: the Citi Platinum Select AAdvantage World MasterCard, and Citi Platinum Select AAdvantage Visa Signature Card. As our readers know, both Visa Signature and World MasterCards come with a nice collection of benefits, such as travel and rental car insurance, fraud protection, purchase protections, exclusive offers, and more. So that’s[…]