How to go to Italy and do all of the things without breaking the bank Update 9/24: Thank you to our friend Stephanie who pointed out that as of this morning, there is no minimum spend for the Barclaycard AAdvantage® Aviator Red World Elite MasterCard discussed below. All you have to do is make one … Continue reading How we flew to Italy for (almost) free… and you can too!
Shopping for the frequent travelers in your life? I've put together a list of some items that should be on every frequent traveler's wish list! If you're just looking for a stocking stuffer, you'll find options on this list. If you're wanting to splurge, I've also got you covered. No matter what your price point … Continue reading 24 gift ideas for the frequent traveler
Positano was one of our favorite places ever. Photos do not do it justice but I'm going to post some anyway! If you haven't read about how we flew to Italy for free, click the links below! Italy trip posts: How we booked our flights to Italy entirely on points and miles How we booked … Continue reading Positano photos and recommendations
How can I keep my miles and points from expiring? You do not want to let your miles and points expire. While some loyalty programs will reinstate them, you will likely have to pay a fee. Worst case scenario, you may not even have the option to pay to have points or miles reinstated. There … Continue reading Keep your miles and points from expiring!
Tuscany is another name for Italy's wine country. It is a large region located in central Italy that is famous for its wine and scenic landscapes. Other than Florence, there aren't many hotel options in Tuscany on points, but I managed to put together a small list. Florence is considered part of the Tuscany region … Continue reading Hotels in Tuscany on points
I wanted to share some photos from Tuscany and Florence. Italy's wine country was beautiful and we highly recommend it! If you're looking for our other Italy posts, here they are: How we booked our flights to Italy entirely on points and miles How we booked our hotels in Italy entirely on points and miles … Continue reading Tuscany photos from our recent trip
Note: Some offers mentioned in this post may no longer be available. Since credit card offers and sign up bonuses are constantly changing (sometimes for the better!), we've made a page on the main menu to keep all of our favorite current deals in one place. This page will be updated on a regular … Continue reading Should I Cancel My Amex Platinum Card This Year?
Will I lose miles/points if I cancel a credit card? I get this question a lot and the answer is that it depends. I'll explain how to determine the answer to this question. But first of all, when any card anniversary is approaching, you need to determine whether or not the annual fee is worth … Continue reading Will I lose my points if I cancel a credit card?
Florence hotels that you can book on points This post will list Florence hotels that you can book with a few different types of award currencies. Keep scrolling for more details on each. For more information about our recent trip to Italy, check out these links! How we booked our flights to Italy entirely on … Continue reading 7 Florence hotels that you can book with points
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In my post about Venice hotels that you can book with points, I mentioned the Marriott and Starwood merger. I wanted to go into a little more detail about that. I am going to be listing other hotel options in all of the places we visited in Italy. So I thought it might be helpful … Continue reading Everything you need to know about the Marriott and Starwood merger