New Amazon Prime Rewards Credit Card

By | January 19, 2017

Chase has launched a new credit card exclusively for Amazon Prime members – the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature Card. The new card offers 5% back on purchases at Amazon.com. Prime members who currently hold the Amazon Rewards card will automatically be upgraded to the new version with enhanced benefits. You can use your % Back… Read More »

Double-Dipping the Chase Sapphire Reserve Travel Credit

By | January 9, 2017

One of the most generous benefits of the Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card is its $300 annual travel credit. Even better, during the first year you have the card, you can receive the full travel credit twice–that’s $600–while paying only one annual fee of $450. You will have more than recouped the annual fee even… Read More »

Southwest Delays Companion Pass Change

By | January 5, 2017

On January 1 with no notice given, Southwest made qualifying for its Companion Pass a more difficult. After much negative feedback from customers, Southwest has temporarily delayed the change until March 31, 2017. As a reminder, the Companion Pass lets you choose one person to fly free with you every time you purchase or redeem… Read More »

Plan Your Credit Card Travel Reimbursements for 2017

By | January 3, 2017

Premium travel credit cards with annual fees of over $450 or more may seem incredibly expensive at first glance, but when you factor in the annual travel credits they offer, the final cost is much easier to swallow. Each card’s travel credit benefit has its own nuances. It’s important to know the up-to-date rules, so there’s… Read More »

Southwest Companion Pass Now Tougher to Get

By | January 2, 2017

The Companion Pass is a great perk for Southwest Airlines flyers. It lets you choose one person to fly free with you every time you purchase or redeem points for a flight. Southwest has made qualifying for the pass a little more difficult. The basic rule hasn’t changed: earn 110,000 Qualifying Points in a calendar… Read More »