10 Hip Hotels That Allow You to Earn and Use Points

New offer: The IHG Rewards Club Select Credit Card is a great way to pad your IHG balance with 70,000 points after $1,000 spent within the first 3 months. Update: The offers mentioned below for the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Cards from American Express has expired. View the current offers here – personal, business. To help you maximize your hotel points…

What Is The Best Credit Card to Maximize Points Earning On A Road Trip?

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here: Platinum Card from American Express, SimplyCash Business Card from American Express TPG Reader Patrick emailed me to ask about which credit card to use during a road trip: “I’m planning a cross-country road trip in May-June of this year, driving from Los Angeles to…

Hotel Credit Cards That Offer Free Nights Every Year

A big trend with hotel credit cards is to offer free nights annual- whether it be after hitting a certain spend threshold or simply for renewing the card. These annual free nights can easily justify holding onto the card, even if you don’t spend on it since most hotel cards don’t offer the best bonus…

Top 25 Travel Credit Cards With The Lowest Bonus Minimum Spending Requirements

Update: The offer mentioned below for the Platinum Card from American Express has expired. View the current offer here. The offer mentioned below for the Capital One Venture Rewards Card has expired. View the current offer here. Update: Some of the offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here:Gold Delta SkyMiles, Platinum Delta SkyMiles, Delta Reserve Credit Card….

Top Current Credit Card Offers With First Year Annual Fee Waived

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – The Enhanced Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN, The Business Platinum Card from American Express, Capital One Venture Card, Starwood Preferred Guest from American Express Personal and Business, United MileagePlus Explorer Card 2013 has been a great year for credit card sign-up bonuses. Not only…

Maximize Monday: Transferring Hotel Points to Airline Miles

Update: The offer mentioned below for the Platinum Card from American Express has expired. View the current offer here. A lot of readers sent in questions regarding Club Carlson’s recent unannounced devaluation of its option to convert Gold Points into airline miles with its various partners, so for today’s Maximize Monday post, I thought I’d…

Update On My Recent Delta Business Platinum and Ink Plus Applications

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – The Enhanced Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN Last Thursday I decided to bite the bullet and apply for two of the most lucrative credit card offers I’ve seen this year: 1) American Express: Delta Business Platinum Card Update:…

United MileagePlus Explorer Card Removes Foreign Transaction Fees

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – United MileagePlus Explorer Card, Platinum Card from American Express, Business Platinum Card from American Express, Capital One Venture Rewards Card Chase just announced that beginning June 1, 2013, the United MileagePlus Explorer Card will no longer charge a 3% foreign transaction fee. This is a nice…