5 Rewards Currencies You SHOULD Be Earning Speculatively

Economy class airplane seats

One of the most common pieces of advice you’ll hear in this hobby is “don’t earn points and miles speculatively.” What does that mean? It means you shouldn’t collect points and miles without a goal in mind. Rewards programs can… Continue Reading


AAdvantage and Dividend Miles Account Balances Merging

If you’ve been (im) patiently waiting for your US Airways Dividend miles to merge with your AAdvantage account, you might want to check your balance. I logged into my Award Wallet account last night and noticed an increase in the… Continue Reading


British Airways Executive Club Accounts Hacked: What to do Next

I received a tweet this morning from @Frenchie2Kiss, asking me if my British Airways Executive Club account was intact because apparently his 230,000 Avios balance was wiped out. What’s more, apparently he’s not the only one this has happened to. I… Continue Reading


4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Be a Points Hoarder

You know that feeling: You’ve been in the travel hacking game for a while, churned a few cards, did some manufactured spending, and now you’re just staring at your Award Wallet account with excitement and anxiety. It took you a… Continue Reading


Hackers Wipe Out My Club Carlson Balance & Award Wallet Saves the Day

If you have an Award Wallet account, you probably love those periodic notifications with the little green arrows pointing up to signify an increased balance. It’s one of the few emails I enjoy getting. Well this past Saturday, that email… Continue Reading


Another One Bites The Dust: Award Wallet Blocks United

United Airlines Devaluation

A few months ago Award Wallet began blocking the ability to track Delta Skymiles. Shortly after, they came up with a compromise, which you can read more about here. This afternoon I received a notice from Award Wallet that they… Continue Reading