Using points or miles for holiday travel can be tricky, but 5 strategies can help you stretch your rewards as far as they can go

Mongkol Chuewong/Getty Images Limited award availability among hotel and airline programs can make travel over the holidays a challenge. Having some flexible travel rewards points, such as the points you earn with the Chase Sapphire Pref.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2019

5 reasons why signing up for a rewards credit card ahead of the holidays can help you save money and travel better

AP/John Amis Signing up for a new credit card probably isn't on your holiday to-do list, but it should be. If you sign up for a credit card now, you can earn a sign-up bonus of points or miles in time for the holid.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 6th, 2019

Intimidated by points and miles? Here are 8 steps for beginners looking to earn travel rewards

Phil Walter/Getty Images Points and miles can seem intimidating. There's a lot to learn, and sometimes it seems like it's impossible to ever use those hard-earned rewards. If you're willing to put in a bit of effor.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 11th, 2019

4 beach vacations that maximize your points and miles

Many travelers who squirrel away travel rewards are saving for an oceanfront vacation, paid for with points instead of cash......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 13th, 2019

NerdWallet: Are you overestimating the value of your travel rewards?

Points and miles may not be worth as much as you think. Here’s how to maximize their value......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2019

My husband and I are making our dream trip to Argentina a reality by using credit card sign-up bonuses to book our round-trip flights

celta4/Getty Images My husband and I plan to use travel points from rewards credit cards to cover the cost of two round-trip tickets between Nashville and Buenos Aires, Argenti.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 11th, 2019

I earn more than 1 million points a year, and 6 of my favorite strategies for racking up rewards don"t even require a credit card

Associated Press I earn more than one million point.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 4th, 2019

The best Chase credit cards you can sign up for in 2019

David Slotnick / Business Insider Credit card points and frequent flyer miles can be incredibly useful, no matter what kinds of rewards you earn or what you eventually choose t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 4th, 2019

11 of the best credit card offers in November, from up to 200,000 Capital One miles to the new Amex Green card

Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Signing up for a rewards credit card and earning its welcome bonus is one of the easiest ways to earn a ton of points, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 1st, 2019

By using a rewards credit card to pay my taxes, I earn more than 40,000 points each year

shapecharge/Getty Images As a freelancer, I have to pay quarterly taxes. While I don't exactly enjoy paying taxes, it's is a great opportunity to earn points and miles. I earn more than 40,000 poin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 31st, 2019

Chase"s 5/24 rule: What it is, and what it means for your credit card applications

David Slotnick/Business Insider As points, miles, and rewards credit cards have become more popular, issuers like Chase have implemented their own rules around credit card ap.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 30th, 2019

Paying rent with a credit card usually costs extra, but here are 3 reasons why it could be worth it

Shutterstock/Zivica Kerkez Paying your rent with a rewards credit card like the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card can help you meet the minimum spending requirement to earn a sign-up bonus of points, miles, or cas.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 21st, 2019

Chase recently added Emirates as a transfer partner — here are the best ways to use points for award flights and seat upgrades

Sean Gallup / Getty Images Several Chase credit cards, including the Chase Sapphire Reserve and Chase Sapphire Preferred Card, earn Ultimate Rewards points, which you can transfer to airline and hotel travel partners. While Chase's r.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2019

How to pick the right credit card to maximize rewards where you spend the most

AP/Luis Hidalgo Beyond earning points, miles, or cash back through a credit card sign-up bonus, one of the easiest ways to rack up rewards is to use a credit card that offers bonus .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 13th, 2019

Frequent flyer miles aren"t always as valuable as Chase and Amex points, but you should still consider an airline credit card for these 5 reasons

Shutterstock/Philip Pilosian When it comes to rewards cr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 4th, 2019

Are Americans Getting Enough Out of Airline and Hotel Rewards?

Nearly half of U.S. adults who participate in airline and hotel rewards programs have let their points or miles expire at some point, according to a new survey. Also among those who collect credit........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 3rd, 2019

11 of the best credit card offers in September, from up to 60,000 Southwest points to the best rewards card for beginners

Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Signing up for a rewards credit card and earning its welcome bonus is one of the easiest ways to earn a ton of points, miles, or cash back. While some credit card bonuses stay largely the same, oth.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 11th, 2019

NerdWallet: Use this simple rule to get value from rewards points and miles

Here are some principles to help the average traveler figure out what matters most......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 9th, 2019

Economic prosperity drives Independence Day travel, vacations

Independence Day is bringing geographical independence this year. This July 4 weekend, 2.6 million Floridians will travel 50 miles or more for the holiday weekend. 48.9 million Americans in all will travel 50 miles or more. 2.3 million Floridians wil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 1st, 2019

NerdWallet: 4 beach getaways that make the most of your rewards points and miles

Dreaming of a vacation in Aruba, Hawaii, or Mauritius? Get there with miles......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 24th, 2019

4 beach vacations that maximize your points and miles

To make the most of your rewards, start by looking for the hig.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 23rd, 2019