Booking a Disney World Vacation With Points: My Experience

A family vacation to Disney World in Orlando FL can be very expensive. I can certainly vouch for that as I have a trip planned for this upcoming Spring. In this post, I’ll show you how I reduced my out-of-pocket cost by over 90% using points and benefits I’ve earned from having various credit cards.… Read More »

New Exclude Basic Economy Feature in Chase Travel Portal

Booking flights via the Chase Ultimate Rewards Travel Portal just got more convenient. You can now exclude restrictive Basic Economy fares from your search. This is welcome feature to the site. A great feature of the Chase Sapphire Reserve card is the ability to pay for airfare using points worth 1.5 cents per point. A… Read More »

Chase Freedom 1st Quarter 2018 Bonus Categories

The Chase Freedom credit card earns 5% cash back in bonus categories that change each quarter. The categories for the 1st quarter of 2018 have just been announced. Earn 5% cash back on up to $1,500 in combined purchases from January 1 – March 31, 2018 at: Gas Stations Internet/Cable/Phone Services Chase Pay, Android Pay, Apple Pay, Samsung… Read More »

Today Only – Ebates 12% Cash Back at 500+ Stores

Ebates, one of my favorite cash back shopping portals, is running a “12 Days Till Christmas” Sale. Today only, get 12% cashback at over 500 top stores when you click through their portal. Here’s a small sample of featured 12% cash back merchants. If you’re not familiar with shopping portals, you can read my full primer… Read More »

Marriott’s Relationship With Amex and Chase Takes Shape

In the ongoing saga of the recent Marriott and Starwood merger, there has been much speculation regarding the combination of the loyalty programs. Additionally, there was the yet unanswered question. Which bank would win their co-brand credit card battle–American Express or Chase? In the past week, some of those questions have been answered. Since the merger,… Read More »

Earn 10x Chase UR at Best Buy When You Use Chase Pay

Check out using Chase Pay in any Best Buy store, and you’ll automatically earn a total of 10 Ultimate Rewards points (or 10% cash back) per $1 spent on up to $400 in purchases. This offer is valid from November 20 through December 24, 2017 when you use your Chase Sapphire Preferred, Sapphire Reserve, Freedom, or… Read More »

Priority Pass Digital Cards Now Available for Chase Members

Update: Priority Pass Digital Cards are not yet available for Chase Ritz Carlton cardholders. Good news for Chase Sapphire Reserve and Ritz JP Morgan Reserve card holders who have Priority Pass memberships. You can now create a digital card and use the mobile app for access to some lounges. Use the following link to register your… Read More »

Shopping With Amex Offers

The Amex Offers program is one of my favorite credit card perks. Everyone with an American Express card should be taking advantage of this—if you’re not, you’re leaving money behind! The Amex Offers program is reason enough to have at least one, if not multiple American Express Cards in your wallet. According to the Amex… Read More »