In 2021, the most expensive card in my wallet earned its keep with flying colors. So how did it do in 2022 - especially given all the traveling I did last year? I'll go over all of the juicy details in my Chase Sapphire Reserve 2023 review. … [Read more...] about Chase Sapphire Reserve 2023 Review
Travel Credit Cards
We all know the primary perks that come with Hawaiian Airlines' co-brand credit card. But did you know that there are other Hawaiian Air World Elite MC perks? Yup. Mastercard added a few of them, though Barclays doesn't market them much - if at all. … [Read more...] about Other Hawaiian Air World Elite MC Perks
Recent travel struggles, including Southwest's massive meltdown and the FAA's huge ground stop last week, serve as poignant reminders that we need protection while we travel. Specifically, it's important to have Trip Delay and Cancellation/Interruption Insurance. So, here are cards with Trip Delay Insurance. … [Read more...] about Cards with Trip Delay Insurance
As has been the case over the past few years, my overall collection of credit cards continues to decline. I don't think that trend will continue this year, as the mix of cards in my wallet should hold steady, but my spending strategy will be different this year. So let's cover my 2023 card strategy. … [Read more...] about My 2023 Card Strategy
The Chase Freedom Q4 2022 bonus categories ended up being surprisingly useful for me. So much so that it slipped my mind that the end was approaching and that it was now time to activate the Chase Freedom Q1 2023 bonus categories. … [Read more...] about Activate the Chase Freedom Q1 2023 Bonus Categories
When Chase upped the Sapphire Reserve's annual fee in 2020, they gave us some temporary Lyft benefits. It seems they made financial sense for them - or at least marketing sense - as Lyft perks return to Chase cards! … [Read more...] about Lyft Perks Return to Chase Cards!
With my mistake promotion coming to a close, it's time I said buh-bye Hilton Aspire! While an excellent card overall, it, unfortunately, has not earned its keep in my wallet. … [Read more...] about Buh-Bye Hilton Aspire
If, like me, you're a little disappointed by the Q4 2022 Chase Freedom Bonus categories, fear not. There's also a HUGE Rapid Rewards credit card spending bonus available for the same quarter, including at Amazon.com. … [Read more...] about HUGE Rapid Rewards Credit Card Spending Bonus!
There have been rumors circulating for months about new plastics coming to Marriott Bonvoy. Well, they're finally here, and the new Marriott credit cards are blah. But that's not all. Some of the existing cards saw a revamp too, and not necessarily for the better. … [Read more...] about The New Marriott Credit Cards Are Blah
A lot of the points and miles community relies on expensive credit cards. However, if you're interested in getting started but don't want to invest any money into at all, you have options. But not all cards are created equal. So let's discuss what I think is the best free travel rewards credit card. … [Read more...] about The Best Free Travel Rewards Credit Card