The big buzz at the moment is the Chase Sapphire Reserve Visa credit card. The draw of this credit card is that you earn 100,000 Ultimate Reward (UR) points as a sign-on bonus after spending $4,000 within the first three months. That’s huge! Those 100,000 points translate into a very nice trip! Although the … Read More
Yes, I’m crazy, but not as crazy as others. I did an out-and-back trip to Hong Kong from New York on American Airlines over Labor Day Weekend. How much did it cost? In total, including airfare, the weekend cost $302 plus 38,922 Citibank Thank You points plus 15,000 Hyatt Gold Passport points. It all began with … Read More
Jet Blue is running a two-day sale for travel between July 13th and October 26th 2016
If you follow frequent flyer deals and news, you already know about this amazing promotion. But for everyone else, this is a great deal and you must act quickly. So, take a few minutes to research this promotion and see if it is something for you. Specifically JetBlue is currently offering to match (or more … Read More
AirBerlin is running a great promotion – earn up to 9,500 award miles for referring friends to sign up for the frequent flyer program Topbonus!
For many years I had Delta Gold status, then Delta Platinum. One year, I was matched to United Platinum (oh, that was a fiasco!). The next year, I was matched to Alaska MVP Gold 75. Finally, last year, I was Delta Silver, gifted to me by a friend. (Surprisingly, I was actually upgraded a few … Read More
There is a new Hyatt House Hotel opening in New York City in January 2017. I did not know about it until I was looking for stays in NYC and it popped up on the screen – The Hyatt House New York/Chelsea. It looks like a really nice hotel, and I love staycations so I started … Read More
I must preface this post with a bit of background. A long, long time ago, I applied for and received an American Express Prepaid Card. This was back around 2012 or so, I’m not positive. I think that Serve or Bluebird became the more popular card for my needs, and the Prepaid card just gathered … Read More
I love booking Hyatt hotels using the points and cash rate – particularly for category 1- 4 hotels! Points and cash stays are dynamite . . . when I can find availability. As a Hyatt Diamond Gold Passport, I am always working on trying to re-qualify for the next year – points and cash stays … Read More
Aegean Airlines’ gives its frequent flyers 40% Entry Discount at the Limissol Marathon, and “pays” them 100 miles for each kilometer they run!