Points and Miles Checklist: Things To Do in July

Points and Miles Check List, Laptop, notepad

This post is about a week late but better late than never, right? I love clichés that make it ok to skip out on your responsibilities sometimes. If someone had taught this line to Allen Iverson, he may not have… Continue Reading


Get Top-Tier Status Faster: Current Hotel Elite Status Challenges

It’s the summer travel season and while some of you are already enjoying your vacation, others are still in the planning stages to ensure they’re getting the most out of theirs. Part of that means making hotel booking decisions around… Continue Reading


SPG American Express Annual Fee Increasing: Should You Keep the Card?

I’ve always put the Starwood Preferred Guest card on my list of cards I’ll keep long-term. I like the fact that Starwood has decent redemption rates, I can earn airline miles at a rate of 1.25 miles per $1 and… Continue Reading


Travel Hacking From Abroad

Most of my readers are based in the U.S., but every once in a while I’ll get an email from an American living abroad who wants to know how to continue earning points and miles while away from home. I’m… Continue Reading


2015 Chicago Seminars Tickets Go On Sale Today at 12 PM (ET)

Tickets for the 2015 Chicago Seminars are going on sale today at 12 PM (ET). The event will be held on October 16 – 18, 2015 at the Holiday Inn Chicago Elk Grove Village, which is a short drive from… Continue Reading