April 2, 2018

When it comes to miles and points, there is a fine line between diversifying and putting too many eggs in one basket.  One great thing to stock up on is fixed points, which are redeemable for a statement credit at a fixed rate depending on the issuing institution.  Mos...

March 18, 2018

Update: As of March 27th, 2018 Jet Blue will only offer three points per dollar spent on Amazon for in-flight purchases.

If you don't have one already, you should sign up for a Jet Blue frequent flyer account.  Jet Blue gives you 3 points for every $1 spent on Amazon.co...

January 2, 2018

Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) is a fantastic program to accrue points. Besides having over 1,500 hotels in 100 different countries, you can also transfer your points to Marriott at a 1:3 ratio.  Plus, SPG points are transferable to over 30 airlines, and for every 20,0...

December 22, 2017

Up until now, Hilton Hotels had co-branded credit cards with both Citi Bank and American Express.  As of 1/18/18, Hilton cards will be exclusively issued by Amex; all Hilton Citi cards were phased out over the summer of 2017.  

As part of this re-branding...

November 17, 2017

You can now earn points with IHG Rewards by ordering food on GrubHub and making reservations on OpenTable.  According to their press release, you will be able to access GrubHub and OpenTable through their website and mobile app; doing so will earn IHG Rewards Club...

September 6, 2017

Whether you are just starting out earning points or discussing it with friends, you'll notice that most people have similar misconceptions about what it entails. This post aims to address these myths and help encourage people to start earning points....

August 21, 2017

Marriott recently announced that you'll be able to earn up to 45,000 points a year using their #MRPoints Program.  While I'm not the biggest fan of social media, it's hard to turn this down; you can get a free night at Marriott's top tier hotels with 45,000 points, or...

August 20, 2017

If you're not already aware of it, Virgin America is in the process of merging with Alaska Airlines.

You can only transfer points to Alaska from Starwood (SPG), not Chase, Amex or Citi, making it a bit hard to accrue Alaska miles.  Until the end of 2017 you will get 1.3...

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