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Chase 5/24 Rule: Why It’s Not Relevant Anymore

Mile Earning Credit Cards

The Chase 5/24 Rule  has been a thorn on most of our sides since it was implemented last year. It’s one of the most stringent rules implemented by any bank to curtail credit card churning. With a few exceptions, Chase… Continue Reading

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Amex Offers Travel Deals: $440 Worth of Savings on Hotels, Entertainment, and More

Amex Offers Travel Deals Online Shopping with laptop

I’m a huge fan of Amex Offers. Almost every year, I manage to off-set the annual fees on various Amex credit cards with Amex Offers statement credits. Last month I took advantage of a Boxed offer, combining it with the… Continue Reading

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Boxed Hotels: How to Parlay Their Low Rates Into Even More Savings

Boxed Hotels: Save Up to 45% On Hotels Worldwide

A week ago I wrote about the savings to be found on Boxed with Amex Offers. Boxed.com seemed to be competing with online retailers like Amazon and Jet.com, however they are now distinguishing themselves with a Hotel booking website. You… Continue Reading

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Stackable Boxed Offers: Save Over 60% and Earn Miles With American Express

Boxed Amex Deal $25 off $65

Boxed.com is a fairly new online retailer that has been making waves for their commitment to eliminating the Pink Tax. What is the Pink Tax? It refers to women’s products that are taxed as luxury items or marked up substantially… Continue Reading

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7+ Ways To Eat For FREE While Traveling

Fruit Buffet Spread at Nizuc Resort Cancun

Food is probably of the biggest expenses most people factor into their travel budgets. Sure, you can eat every meal at McDonald’s, but if you’re traveling abroad, you probably want to experience something of the local culture. Food is one… Continue Reading

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How to Decide When to Redeem Miles vs. Pay for Travel

Woman carries luggage at the airport terminal

One thing I get asked about most often by newbies is how I decide when to redeem miles and when to pay for travel. After all, points and miles are precious. Whether you’re earning them from credit card sign-up bonuses… Continue Reading

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4 Cheap Ways to Fly Business Class From New York to Dubai Using Miles

Qatar Airways A350 New Business Class Seat

Reader Khalid is new to this hobby and wants to book a business class ticket from New York to Dubai using airline miles. His preference is to fly one of the big three Middle Eastern carriers (Emirates, Etihad, Qatar Airways). Furthermore,… Continue Reading