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How to Earn Southwest Status and the Companion Pass With Chase Points

I travel several times a month, and I always use my points or miles, never cash. In the past, I’ve resigned myself to traveling without elite status, and even celebrated … Read entire article »

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5 Things To Do When You Get Chase Sapphire Preferred

There’s no question that Chase Sapphire Preferred has historically been one of my all-around favorite credit cards. Before the Chase Sapphire Reserve launched, I used the Chase Sapphire Preferred for most of my purchases, … Read entire article »

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Ranking the Best Online Travel Agency Rewards Programs

For many casual travelers, online travel agencies (or OTAs) are a great way to price-shop when booking flights or hotel stays. Most will be classified as travel purchases on cards … Read entire article »

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Chase Sapphire Preferred vs. Amex EveryDay Preferred – Which Card Wins?

Not all the best travel credit cards come with high annual fees. There are plenty of good options if you’re looking to pay less than $100 a year. One example … Read entire article »

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One Year of Earning and Burning with the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card

For many newbies in the points and miles world, getting a grip on the ins and outs of the hobby can be challenging (to say the least). Your best bet … Read entire article »

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How One Parent Saved $4K on Travel in a Year With Just Five Cards

I have two young kids, so I don’t really want to spend time thinking about which card is best to use where or what stores have the highest bonus rewards … Read entire article »

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Redeeming Chase Ultimate Rewards for Maximum Value

There’s no such thing as having too many Chase Ultimate Rewards points. While airlines and hotels — including Chase transfer partners — continue to make negative changes to their award charts, Ultimate Rewards … Read entire article »

Filed under: British Airways, Chase, Credit Cards, Hyatt, Southwest, The Points Guy, Ultimate Rewards, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic

5 Reasons Chase Sapphire Preferred Should Be Your First Card

Choosing the best travel rewards credit cards is a critical element in maximizing your points and miles, and a select few offer a wide array of perks that appeal to … Read entire article »

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