Chase Announces January-March 2016 Freedom Bonus Categories

Update: View the current Chase Freedom bonus categories here. Each quarter, Chase Freedom cardholders have the chance to earn 5% cash back on purchases made in certain bonus categories. The current offer, which expires at the end of the year, is 5% cash back on purchases made through Amazon, Zappos and other online retailers —…

Transferring Ultimate Rewards Points to Korean Air

All award travelers should earn transferable points, as they give you great flexibility in your redemptions. They also shield you from any potential devaluations, since the ability to transfer to other programs means you’re not locked into one currency. Chase Ultimate Rewards are some of the best transferable points out there, and TPG Senior Points…

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

I often discuss how helpful credit card sign-up bonuses and spending can be for earning award travel, but some readers are intimidated by the idea of opening too many new accounts. So today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen demonstrates how even a single card can give you access to free flights, hotel nights and more….

Best Credit Cards To Use for Black Friday and Cyber Monday Purchases

As we move headlong into the holiday season, I’m sure that many of you are thinking about the array of gifts you need to purchase for friends, family members, bosses and others in your lives. Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen shares some of the best cards to use for all that…

How Can I Use Transferable Points for Flights to Hawaii?

TPG reader Sharon sent me a message on Facebook to ask about booking award flights: “Newbie here … I have 19,000 Amex points, 28,000 SPG points, 20,000 Ultimate Rewards points and no airline miles. What’s the best way to redeem for a flight from Portland to Kona, Hawaii?” Hawaii is a popular destination for award travelers, and while…

Transferring Ultimate Rewards Points to Singapore Airlines

All award travelers should earn transferable points, as they give you great flexibility in your redemptions. They also shield you from any potential devaluations, since the ability to transfer to other programs means you’re not locked into one currency. Chase Ultimate Rewards are some of the best transferable points out there, and TPG Senior Points…

Earn 10x Points on Amazon Purchases With Chase Freedom

Update: The 10x bonus offer on Amazon purchases with the Chase Freedom card is no longer available.  The Chase Freedom card is the gift that keeps on giving this fall. Earlier this year, Chase announced that it would be offering its usual Q4 discount with Amazon (as well as several other online retailers), giving cardholders 5% cash back (or…

New 50,000-Point Sign-Up Bonus on the Chase Sapphire Preferred!

Taking advantage of limited-time offers on top travel rewards credit cards is a great way to boost your account balances and unlock valuable redemptions. However, it’s even better when a card permanently increases its standard offer, and today, we’re excited to announce that one popular credit card has done just that. You can now earn…

New $150 Sign-Up Bonus on the Chase Freedom Card

Taking advantage of limited-time offers on top travel rewards credit cards is a great way to boost your account balances and unlock valuable redemptions, and today a popular card has launched an increased sign-up bonus. You can now earn a bonus of $150 cash back after you spend $500 on purchases in your first three…

Chase Introduces Minor Changes to Ultimate Rewards Point Transfers

Update: This new policy only affects external transfers to frequent traveler programs. The process for transferring points from one Ultimate Rewards account to another remains unchanged. Chase announced a minor change to its Ultimate Rewards program today. The update involves the eligibility of Ultimate Rewards transfers to frequent traveler accounts belonging to someone else; previously cardholders could…