Which Premium Credit Cards Protect Against Airline and Travel Agency Bankruptcy

Which Premium Credit Cards Protect Against Airline and Travel Agency Bankruptcies?

It’s hot topic at the moment: With the current financial insolvency of airberlin and potential bankruptcies of South African Airways and Alitalia, many travelers...
The airberlin Bankruptcy What It Means for You

The airberlin Bankruptcy: What It Means for You

So what’s happening with the airberlin bankruptcy, and why does it matter? Despite downsizing in early 2017 and major cash infusions from lead shareholder Etihad...
Do I Need Travel Insurance When Going Abroad?

How Much Travel Insurance Do I Need When Going Abroad?

It crosses our minds every time we step off US soil—if something happens, am I covered by insurance? From medical emergencies to stolen laptops,...
Fly First or Business Class Internationally for a Fraction of the Price

Fly First or Business Class Internationally for a Fraction of the Price

All airlines offer the option to purchase points in their mileage programs, but they’re typically sold way above market value. So we typically don’t...
The Benefits and Math of the JetBlue Mosaic Challenge

The Benefits and Math of the JetBlue TrueBlue Mosaic Challenge

As detailed in our last post “Act Now for the 2017–2018 JetBlue TrueBlue Mosaic Challenge and Status Match,” JetBlue is generously offering us two...
2017–2018 JetBlue TrueBlue Mosaic Challenge and Status Match

Act Now for the 2017 JetBlue TrueBlue Mosaic Challenge and Status Match

Similar to last year, JetBlue is offering us two fast tracks to its top-tier status—Mosaic. Achieving Mosaic typically requires accumulation of 15,000 base points...

Maximize Travel Credits Using Premium Cards: What You Need to Know

Most top-tier credit cards come with annual travel credits to help defray the annual fee. But, naturally, the amount of credit varies by card,...
Five Key Rules for Spending Airline Miles

Five Key Rules for Spending Airline Miles

Many of us treat our current airline miles like money, and, as such, we love a return on investment. Here are five ways to...
Six Ways to Rack Up Frequent Flyer Miles Fast

Six Ways to Rack Up Frequent Flyer Miles Fast

It used to be that the nautical mileage between two airports constituted the number of frequent flyer miles one would earn. That formula worked...
Accessing the Priority Pass™ Lounge Network: Be in the Know

Accessing the Priority Pass™ Lounge Network: Be in the Know.

With over 1,000 lounges in over 500 cities (representing 130 countries) worldwide, The Priority Pass™ lounge network is the largest independent airport lounge access...