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Yes, You Can Score Travel Upgrades During The Holiday Season

U.S. News Travel | Posted 11.22.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Mighty Travels/ Flickr Landing a premium-cabin seat at any time of the year - let alone the holidays - without cashing in all your loyalty points...

40 Airport Secrets Only Insiders Know

GOBankingRates | Posted 11.12.2015 | Travel

By Melanie Lockert, Contributor Airports often mean long lines, big crowds and a looming headache for travelers. While traveling might be a hassle ...

Rewards Credit Cards Can Be Costly, Report Finds

Courtney Miller | Posted 09.03.2015 | 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...

How To Pick the Right Travel Rewards Program For You

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.05.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Factor in the burden of sifting through constantly changing program structures and it's easy to see how choosing the right loyalty program can be a challenge.

Why Seniors Should Love Travel Rewards Credit Cards

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.27.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

The fact that seniors are participating in rewards programs at a higher rate than any other demographic is something to celebrate. With a lifetime of work behind them, they're due their share of the spoils.

Earn Rewards For Your Daily Commute

CompareCards | Posted 07.27.2015 | Money

While people are usually well aware of the massive amount of time they spend at work, we rarely pay attention to the amount of time and resources it takes to get to and from work. When you think about it, our daily commute is a huge part of our lives that rarely receives any consideration.

How Do You Pay for Your Purchases? | Posted 07.07.2015 | Business

When it comes to making purchases, we all have that go-to payment option. Whether it's a debit card, credit card, cash or check, it's the way we prefer to pay for in-person or online purchases.

2015 Travel Rewards Credit Card Analysis Results | Posted 06.03.2015 | Travel

Earning points and miles with a travel rewards credit card can be confusing. How can you know how much these rewards are actually worth? We've decided to take the guessing out of travel rewards by investigating the value of major travel rewards cards.

5 Best EMV Chip Cards For Your Summer Travel Plans | Posted 06.29.2015 | Money

Whether you're planning a European vacation this summer or just looking for a great travel card that also has the EMV technology, we've detailed five of the best travel rewards credit cards.

How to Get a First-Class Seat On One of the Most Coveted Flights

U.S. News Travel | Posted 05.27.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Singapore Airlines' Suites Class product, available on the Airbus A380, made headlines in 2014 after a blogger published his review of the lavish, first-class experience.

Top 10 Ways to Make Travel Rewards Programs Go the Distance

Cheapflights | Posted 05.24.2015 | Travel

As points become harder to acquire and quick to expire, the price in points for a ticket continues to rise, blackout dates block key travel windows and fees and tax charges for "free" tickets become more common. You have to work harder and be smarter to cash in on past travel for future adventures.

Miles, Points And Cash: How To Make The Most Of Your Travel Rewards

U.S. News Travel | Posted 04.29.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

There are a number of ways to determine if mixing cash and points is a good value. One method is to think of the cash portion of the redemption as "buying back" your points or miles.

5 Ways to Make Reward Travel Cheaper for Families

U.S. News Travel | Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Fortunately, there are ways to save points and miles by as much as 50 percent -- a welcome reprieve for families on a budget. Here are five tricks for making reward travel more attainable for you and your clan.

5 Credit Cards With Big Summer Travel Rewards

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.11.2015 | Travel

What better way to deal with winter than to start planning a summer vacation? To that end, HuffPost Live got the scoop on the best credit cards to...

6 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Earning And Redeeming Miles

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.21.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

In my early days of collecting points and miles, there were many things I was clueless about. Since wising up, I've talked to countless travelers who made some of the same mistakes.

5 Gotchas of the Fine Print in Hotel Rewards Programs

GOBankingRates | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel

By Andy Shuman for GOBankingRates sister site, Using hotel loyalty points for free stays is a great way to save money on tr...

Before Joining A Loyalty Program, Pick Your Destinations First

U.S. News Travel | Posted 01.05.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

What's the "right" program? The answer to that question is another question -- where do you want to go?

How to Get Upgraded on Your Next Flight

U.S. News Travel | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

As you enter the plane and prepare yourself for the next four hours of misery, you'll probably pass some happier passengers sipping on pre-departure beverages and sprawling across their roomy first-class seats.

Turn Yourself Into A Master Traveler By Following These Steps

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel

We all know our basic travel rules (Book in advance! Don't overpack!), but after years of the work-travel-work-travel grind, they can become nothing b...

Milk Your Credit Card Rewards Without Spending a Dime

MyBankTracker | Posted 06.01.2014 | Money

Collecting points, bonuses, and other rewards by using a rewards credit card can be exciting, fun, and addicting. However, there are many ways to rack...

Travel Rewards: Go Big Or Go Home

Reuters | Posted 10.22.2012 | Money

By Linda Stern WASHINGTON, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Meet George Papadopoulos. By day he's a certified public accountant and financial planne...

Best Credit Cards for Airport Lounge Access

Curtis Arnold | Posted 10.16.2012 | Money
Curtis Arnold

We found four credit cards that offer airport club access, all for less money than the cost of joining a single club on your own.

Best Credit Cards for Spring Break Road Trips

Curtis Arnold | Posted 05.02.2012 | Money
Curtis Arnold

Whether you're celebrating spring break as an actual student, or you're young in spirit, we can suggest six of the best credit cards to help keep you from losing your shirt.