5 Reasons To Use Chase Freedom Unlimited For Everyday Spending

Advertiser disclosure: The Miles Genie has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products.  The Miles Genie and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. Adding a Chase Freedom Unlimited card to your wallet means you can earn 50% more Chase Ultimate Rewards points. In this post, I'll explain how this is … Continue reading 5 Reasons To Use Chase Freedom Unlimited For Everyday Spending

How To Book American Airlines Flights With Amex Membership Rewards Points (Etihad Miles)

Advertiser disclosure: The Miles Genie has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products.  The Miles Genie and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. I have never flown on an Etihad flight, nor do I collect Etihad miles.  But I recently used Etihad miles to book award tickets on flights operated … Continue reading How To Book American Airlines Flights With Amex Membership Rewards Points (Etihad Miles)

25 Reasons To Open A Chase Sapphire Preferred Credit Card

Advertiser disclosure: The Miles Genie has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products.  The Miles Genie and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. Earlier this year, the bonus offer for the Chase Sapphire Preferred card increased from 50,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points to 60,000 Ultimate Rewards points. To show you just … Continue reading 25 Reasons To Open A Chase Sapphire Preferred Credit Card

6 Credit Cards for Award Travel Beginners

Advertiser disclosure: The Miles Genie has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products.  The Miles Genie and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. If you're new to award travel and you're ready to start applying for credit cards, a Chase card that earns transferable Ultimate Rewards should be your first priority. … Continue reading 6 Credit Cards for Award Travel Beginners

How To Pack For Italy With Only A Carry-On Suitcase

Advertiser disclosure: The Miles Genie has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products.  The Miles Genie and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. I'm taking a little break from talking about miles and points so that I can post some information that will make traveling easier for you! Here are … Continue reading How To Pack For Italy With Only A Carry-On Suitcase

Will I lose my points if I cancel a credit card?

Advertiser disclosure: The Miles Genie has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products.  The Miles Genie and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. Will I lose miles/points if I cancel a credit card? The answer to this question depends on the type of credit card in question.  I'll explain how … Continue reading Will I lose my points if I cancel a credit card?

(NEW!) Southwest Rapid Rewards Performance Business Credit Card

Advertiser disclosure: The Miles Genie has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products.  The Miles Genie and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. A new Southwest credit card product is available from Chase.  The new card is a business card called the Southwest Rapid Rewards Performance Business Credit Card credit … Continue reading (NEW!) Southwest Rapid Rewards Performance Business Credit Card

4 Reasons the Chase Sapphire Preferred Credit Card Is Better Than Southwest Credit Cards

Advertiser disclosure: The Miles Genie has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products.  The Miles Genie and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. The best credit cards for you depend on your travel goals and spending habits.  If you want to book Southwest flights for free, a Southwest Rapid Rewards … Continue reading 4 Reasons the Chase Sapphire Preferred Credit Card Is Better Than Southwest Credit Cards

How we booked Japan for $388 [$13,600 Value] and you can, too!

Advertiser disclosure: The Miles Genie has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products.  The Miles Genie and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. Other Japan posts: Our Free Ritz-Carlton Stays In Japan Japan Hotels: How To Book A 9 Night Stay For Less Than $400 Total [$3400 Value] Ryan and … Continue reading How we booked Japan for $388 [$13,600 Value] and you can, too!

11 Ways to Book Flights to Europe with Ultimate Rewards

Best Ways to Book Europe with Ultimate Rewards: Part 1 Want to go to Europe with Ultimate Rewards?  This is the first of 5 posts about booking Europe with Ultimate Rewards.  In this introduction post, I list my 9 overall favorite ways to redeem Ultimate Rewards for flights between North America and Europe.  In parts … Continue reading 11 Ways to Book Flights to Europe with Ultimate Rewards

7 Years

  "Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures"-Lewis Carroll 7 years ago, Ryan and I were married in one of my favorite places on this planet. I'll spare you the sappy paragraph, but he's the best! Ryan and I met through a mutual friend very soon after I … Continue reading 7 Years