Ryan and I just returned from an unforgettable week in Japan! We visited temples, spotted a Geisha heading to work, walked through the bamboo forest, ate our weight in sushi, hung out with monkeys, drank some good sake, hung out with some friendly deer, ate Kobe beef, and drove through the streets of Tokyo dressed … Continue reading How we booked Japan for $388 [$13,600 Value] and you can, too!
Earn 40% bonus Avios for Membership Rewards transferred to British Airways, Iberia, or Aer Lingus American Express occasionally offers bonuses when you transfer Membership Rewards points to airlines. The current offer is 40% for transfers to Aer Lingus, British Airways, or Iberia. The transfer bonus ends on November 15, 2018. British Airways and Iberia Avios … Continue reading 14 Ways To Take Advantage Of The American Express 40% Avios Transfer Bonus
Note: Some offers mentioned in this post are no longer available. Click here for an updated list of current credit card sign up bonuses. Since I often receive questions about the amount of miles that the AAdvantage program charges for some American Airlines award tickets, I thought that I should explain how American Airlines AAdvantage … Continue reading What You Need to Know When Booking American Airlines Award Tickets
Most Americans do not collect Etihad miles, so I can understand why this seems like a strange post. 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 by American Airlines. If you don't have Etihad miles, don't … Continue reading How To Book American Airlines Flights With Amex Membership Rewards Points (Etihad Miles)
You do not need American Airlines AAdvantage miles to book American Airlines award flights Earlier this year I found myself in need of some miles to book American Airlines award tickets for an upcoming trip. Ryan and I did not have enough AAdvantage miles. In the end, I was able to book the flights and … Continue reading Etihad miles may be my new favorite way to book AA flights
Before you apply for your first credit card First of all, opening credit cards does not hurt your credit score in the long run. What will hurt your score is if you miss payments and/or run up high balances that you cannot immediately pay. I am not a financial professional of any kind but I … Continue reading Miles, Points, and Travel Credit Card Rewards 101