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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

I have more than a dozen credit cards to maximize travel rewards, and I"d recommend 5 of them to anyone who asks

Courtesy Eric Rosenberg I'm an avid collector of credit card points and miles, with 14 open credit cards. I think that flexible points are the most valuable, despite t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2020

2 reasons why the Capital One Venture has become one of my favorite cards for travel rewards

The Points Guy The Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card has recently gone from a middle-of-the-road rewards card to a top-tier option for earning miles for travel. Benefits like up to a $100 Global Entry or TSA Pr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 18th, 2019

I have 15 credit cards, and I combine sign-up bonuses with everyday spending to get the most travel rewards from each one

Crystal Cox/Business Insider The top rewards cards offer tens of thousands of travel miles or points for new cardholders after meeting minimum purchase requi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 6th, 2019

The 3 strategies I use to earn more than 300,000 points each year and book thousands of dollars worth of travel

Alexander Spatari/Getty Images It's possible to drastically reduce travel costs (or even go on a trip for free) by utilizing the points and miles programs that credit card issuers offer for f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 18th, 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

8 of the best credit card offers in June, from the best beginner rewards card to a top pick for cash back

Crystal Cox/Business Insider   Signing up for a rewards credit card and earning its welcome bonus is the quickest way to earn a ton of points, miles, or cash back. Pay extra attention to limited-time o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 3rd, 2020

Chase Ultimate Rewards are some of the most valuable credit card points for travel — and it"s incredibly easy to earn them with cards like the Sapphire Preferred

Crystal Cox/Business Insider The Chase Sapphire Preferred&r.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 12th, 2020

8 of the best credit card offers in May, from up to 100,000 points with Southwest to the best beginner rewards card

Crystal Cox/Business Insider   Signing up for a rewards credit card and earning its welcome bonus is the quickest way to earn a ton of points, miles, or cash back. Pay extra attention to limited-time offers if you want to earn as ma.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 5th, 2020

Citi is updating its $95-a-year Premier card, making it a top option for earning rewards on dining and groceries

The Points Guy   The Citi Premier Card currently earns 3x points on travel, but starting in August, it will have new bonus categories for earning 3x points. As of August 23, 2020, the Citi Pr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 9th, 2020

If you"re dreaming of travel, start earning points and miles now so you"ll be ready to book your next vacation

heatherwalker/Getty Images   Travel may seem like a distant dream, but when it becomes a reality again, you'll want to be ready to go with points and miles.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 7th, 2020

7 signs you"re better off with the Ink Business Preferred and not the Chase Sapphire Reserve card

Alyssa Powell/Business Insider   The Chase Chase Sapphire Reserve® is one of the best all-round travel rewards credit cards thanks to its points-earning potential and fantastic perks. The Chase Ink Business Preferred® Cr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

7 things you can do with your points and miles besides booking travel, from making Amazon purchases to ordering food delivery

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 23rd, 2020

Inside the wild world of "The Points Guy," Brian Kelly

Dave Kotinsky/Stringer/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Brian Kelly is the founder and CEO of The Points Guy, a travel and credit-card-rewards website also known as TPG. Kelly lives a lavish lifestyle of first-c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 16th, 2020

Capital One cardholders have more options for using their miles than ever — here are the best ways to redeem, from covering air travel to earning cash back

Crystal Cox/Business Insider   While Capital One offers a variety of credit cards geared to different uses, top travel credit cards like the Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card let you earn "miles" you ca.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 6th, 2020

52% of Americans let their credit card rewards expire – but keeping your points and miles is as simple as making a purchase online

52% of Americans let their credit card rewards expire – but keeping your points and miles is as simple as making a purchase online.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 26th, 2020

If you"re interested in a Chase card like the Sapphire Preferred, you need to know about the 5/24 rule that affects whether you"ll be approved

Crystal Cox/Business Insider   As points, miles, and rewards credit cards have bec.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 25th, 2020

Bucket-list travel experiences like Singapore Airlines" first-class suite cost thousands of dollars, but they"re much more attainable if you earn credit card points

Brandi Mueller/Getty Images   Rather than use my airline miles for practical trips, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 20th, 2020