Credit Karma: Best Credit Monitoring Service and Site

Intrinsically linked with the ability to use points and miles to travel the world is keeping your personal finances in order. The main priority when finding the best credit monitoring service is to make sure your credit score is high and there are no unauthorized items on your credit report. For the advanced points and miles hobbyists there is so much more to track on your credit report however. Many credit monitoring services and sites... Read more

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Travel Roundup: Qatar Flight Issues, Wyndham/Caesar’s, and more!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points, Miles, and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. 1. Four major Middle Eastern countries have cut diplomatic ties with the country of Qatar. Beyond the diplomatic issues this also will present a huge issue if you happen to be flying Qatar Airways. All of these countries are not allowing any Qatar Airways flights to their home airport... Read more

Everyday Preferred vs Blue Business Plus: American Express Showdown

If you haven’t already heard, the new biggest thing in the credit card world is the American Express Blue Business Plus. The Blue Business Plus offers 2X Membership Rewards points on all purchases up to $50,000/year. Additionally, the card doesn’t have an annual fee. It just so happens that I’m in the market for a new everyday spend credit card. I’m torn between taking out the Everyday Preferred vs Blue Business Plus. Let’s analyze both... Read more

Travel Roundup: Private Jets, TSA Dogs, $661 to Johannesburg, and More!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points, Miles, and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. 1. Have you always wanted to fly private? Jetsmarter is offering a three month membership to frequent flyers with 1,000,000+ miles and/or top tier elite status. This seems like a very broad offer, which in my opinion might be shut down shortly. 2. After a days long, massive IT... Read more

Raymour & Flanigan Amex Offer

Raymour & Flanigan: 11,500 Membership Rewards Points Amex Offer!!

Right now you may be able to get 11,500 Membership Rewards points for spending $750+ with a Raymour & Flanigan Amex Offer! If you’re not familiar with Amex Offers these are very lucrative offers that come with the majority of American Express cards for either money savings or bonus American Express points. I routinely like to highlight the best offers such as here and here and getting 11,500 MR points is definitely a good offer! For a complete guide to... Read more

Become A Travel Agent Today: TRVL Review

We all spend way too much time researching travel, right? Well, in our latest travel startup spotlight, TRVL hopes to monetize your travel obsession. TRVL empowers you as a travel agent and pays a commission when you arrange travel for you and your friends. Our TRVL review will give a brief overview of the program and whether we think it’s useful for travel nerds like ourselves. TRVL: The Basics First and foremost, the TRVL is platform is limited... Read more

Chase Sapphire Reserve

How to and How Fast to Remove Authorized User Accounts off Credit Report?

You may recall how my silly mistake cost my husband a Chase Sapphire Reserve card. Also could be titled “how 5/24 can cause marriage problems” by adding him as an authorized user to new cards I opened.  After making that mistake I started tracking when he would drop off 5/24. Plus needed to remove his authorized user accounts from his credit report to drop off 5/24 sooner. I wanted to recount the process of how to remove... Read more

Travel Roundup: Free doughnuts, Southwest and American CC Bonuses, Hilton’s exclusivity with AmEx, and more!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points, Miles, and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. Many travel cards are featuring higher than normal credit card sign-up bonuses right now. Sign-up bonuses are the best way to accrue miles so take a look at Southwest’s 60k mile sign-up bonus and American Airlines 50k mile sign-up bonus (with almost no required spending!). If you use a... Read more

Hilton's in-room gym

Hilton’s In-Room Gym

Hilton has begun testing an in-room gym concept in certain Double Tree, Curio, and Hilton brand hotels. For an extra $45 per night, guests receive a space designed with a stationary bike, weight balls, yoga mats, and more. Each specialized room is still standard size, however a portion is remodeled with sound-proof wood laminate floor where the carpet ends. Will Hilton’s in-room gym be a success? Hilton’s In-Room Gym: My Thoughts My first reaction to seeing this... Read more

JetBlue

Travel Roundup: Top US Beaches, $397 to Barcelona, JetBlue Sale and More!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points, Miles, and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. We’ve discussed how actually flying has turned into one of the worst ways to earn miles. Right now United is offering a 67% bonus on purchased miles. Honestly, this isn’t a great deal either. We’d only recommend buying United miles at this rate if you need to top off an account.... Read more