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Yes, Hackers Can Steal Your Airline Miles. Here's How To Stop Them.

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.23.2016 | Travel

It happens to the best of us. Literally, the best of us. Zach Honig is the editor-in-chief of the travel blog The Points Guy. This spring, he was on v...

Crooks Want Your Credit Card Points -- Here's What to Do

NerdWallet | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business

by Claire Tsosie Donna was alarmed when she received an email from Capital One thanking her for redeeming about 171,000 credit card reward miles, wor...

Rewards Credit Cards Can Be Costly, Report Finds

Courtney Miller | Posted 09.03.2016 | Money
Courtney Miller

Each time shoppers swipe a rewards credit card at the register, they're earning points or miles that could be used for flights and hotels. But those r...

A Change of Plans

Stanley Ely | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel
Stanley Ely

I had received luggage tags to wrap on to my suitcases for the river cruise in France. Of an organized nature, I'd worked up a long list of what to p...

Cashback v. Airline Credit Cards: Which Are Best?

Robert Harrow | Posted 06.20.2015 | Money
Robert Harrow

The two most popular choices tend to be cash back and airline credit cards. The type of credit card that will provide you with the highest value will depend on a number of factors, which will differ by behavior and spending habits.

When It Pays to Be Flexible With Your Award Travel

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.20.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

If you're hoping to fly home using miles on the Friday before Christmas, you probably won't have much luck. But there's much less demand for seats on Christmas Day. You might be able to book a 9 a.m. flight using miles and still make it home in time for Christmas dinner.

Please Don't Call Them Airlines -- They're Loyalty Companies

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.21.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

So why aren't any other watchdogs speaking out about this twisted business model, which relies on us paying for an unregulated currency in order to get the benefits all travelers probably deserve?

How to Rack Up Miles to Fly for Free

Off Track Planet | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Racking up miles may feel like clipping coupons, but knocking down the cost of airfare is one less barrier to discovering the world. You'll be glad you held up the check-out line with your thousands of pudding cups like a senior citizen when boarding that flight the fuck out of here.

What Happens To Your Frequent Flier Miles After Divorce

Stann Givens | Posted 06.27.2013 | Divorce
Stann Givens

My divorce clients covet their travel points and are often surprised that they might have to share their points with a divorcing spouse.

Million-Mile Flyer Sues United Airlines

Posted 05.30.2012 | Travel

A man who has flown millions of miles on United Airlines is suing the company for "'immorally' rescinding perks for 'Million Milers,'" reports ABC New...

Expert Tips On A Home Swap Vacation

Shelley Miller | Posted 06.27.2012 | Travel
Shelley Miller

Suppose I told you that you can afford a vacation. You can even travel abroad. Simply swap your home and enjoy free lodging almost anywhere in the world.

What A US Airways & American Airlines Merger Would Mean

Peter Greenberg | Posted 06.24.2012 | Travel
Peter Greenberg

My advice is to start planning ahead as much as you can so you can start to redeem your American and US Airways miles as quickly as you can.

Reassessing Airline Loyalty For International Frequent Flyers

John Nicholson | Posted 05.20.2012 | Travel
John Nicholson

If just one airline alliance program offered the same complimentary space-available upgrade scheme on international flights as they all do on their domestic routes, I guarantee you that every international business traveler with $100,000 or more to spend on travel each year would switch their loyalty to that airline and its alliance partners in a heartbeat.