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Hilton is Having a Limited Time Sale on Points — But Is It a Good Deal?

If you've spent much time reading about credit cards, you've probably heard about things such as "travel hacking" and finding "sweet spots" for your points and miles. Whether accrued via credit card rewards or through various loyalty programs, savvy travelers can score some great redemptions using the points they've earned....

Here's What Happens When Allegiant Air Cancels Your Flight

I've written several times about Allegiant Air. Since flying them for the first time in 2018, my wife and I have taken several subsequent trips with them thanks to direct flights to places like Orlando, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas as well as their super low fares. While our experiences...

How I Made My Amex CLEAR Credit Go Twice as Far

I know it's now been more than a week since American Express announced a litany of changes to its Platinum card — but I'm honestly still digesting all of them and taking action in a bid to make the most of them. Since the new credits were announced, I've been...

My Thoughts on the American Express Platinum Card Changes

After months of various rumors, American Express has made it official: the Platinum card membership cost is now $695/year. That's a pretty significant hike from the already substantial $550 annual fee it previously charged. So what do you get for that extra $145 a year? Depending on who you ask,...

Lyft is Killing Off a Reward "Double Dipping" Opportunity

What's better than earning rewards for your various purchases? Earning even more rewards for those purchases! That's why I've loved discovering "double-dip" opportunities, such as redeeming offers from two different apps/platforms at once or combining coupons. However, these lucrative loopholes typically don't last forever  — as evidenced by Lyft's latest...

American Express Just Made an Awesome Update to Its Amex Offers Interface

If you've spent much time on this site at all, you've likely seen me mention Amex Offers. But, just in case, let me refresh you: Amex Offers are special deals that American Express card customers can opt into. While some of these offers are widely circulated, others are more targeted...