11

The Trick to Buying Money Orders with MasterCard Gift Cards

Metabank MasterCard Gift Cards from Giftcards.com

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about whether you can buy money orders with a Metabank MasterCard gift card. Giftcards.com offers a higher cash back rate (1.25%) on MasterCard gift cards than Visa gift cards (1%). Buying MasterCard gift… Continue Reading

15

New Amex Hilton Cards Arriving Sooner Than Expected

Amex Hilton Ascend Card Arrived January 15

Back in November, I wrote about the new Amex Hilton Credit Cards. In addition to introducing three brand new cards, American Express announced the acquisition of Citi Hilton card accounts. At the time, it was reported that existing Citi Hilton… Continue Reading

9

5 Times When Booking an Airbnb Makes More Sense than Redeeming Hotel Points

After my first Airbnb experience two years ago, I concluded that I would probably stick to hotels in the future. Some people have asked me why anyone would opt to rent through Airbnb in the first place, with so many… Continue Reading

3

FoodJets: The Fastest Food Delivery App I’ve Ever Used

Blackened Ahi roll at Japengo Hyatt Regency Maui

Whether at home, work, or while traveling, I’ve used many many food delivery apps over the years. They’re incredibly convenient for those times when you just don’t feel like moving off the couch. When I’m traveling to a food-centric city, using… Continue Reading

10

Should You Sign Up for a Simon Mall Corporate Account?

Simon Mall Visa Gift Cards

Whenever I mention Simon Mall gift cards, I get asked about corporate accounts. Simon Mall offers discounts and higher purchase limits for corporate accountholders. At my local mall, corporate accountholders can buy up to 24 gift cards for $3.95 with… Continue Reading

5

Hyatt Elite Status Via Award Nights: When Mattress Running Makes Sense

Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi Building Lobby

Last week, Hyatt announced that starting this year, award nights would count towards elite night requirements. A lot of people lamented this new development because it would make top-tier Globalist status more attainable. Why is this bad? Because more elites… Continue Reading

13

Points & Miles CheckList: Things to Do in 2018

Points and Miles Check List, Laptop, notepad

I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions and I’m not about to fake it for a blog post. But I do believe in planning and figuring out how to tackle goals. We all have them, right? Maybe you want to… Continue Reading