As many of you know, we have traveled all over the place using credit card rewards during the last 12 months. Since this time last year, we’ve gone on a cruise to the Bahamas, traveled to London and around England, visited Paris and New Orleans, and jetted off to St. Maarten, Jamaica, Canada, Las Vegas, […]
If you’re into earning points and miles, you’ve probably wondered if it’s possible to pay for big ticket items with a credit card. You know, the big stuff – your mortgage, daycare, and car payment. Fortunately, it is possible and there are several ways to get the job done with minimal hassle and expense. While the process itself is easy, […]
As someone who travels almost exclusively on points and miles, I’ve gotten my fair share of crazy questions about my credit score. People often want to know if a) travel hacking has ruined my credit score, b) opening and closing so many accounts has negatively impacted my score, or c) I just don’t care.
When you have young kids, travel can be both inconvenient and expensive. Not only do you have to lug car seats and diaper bags all over the place, but you also have to learn to live with higher travel expenses overall. Obviously, this should be expected. After all, little bodies take up space on airplanes […]
In just a few weeks, the four of us plan to embark on a week-long all-inclusive vacation to beautiful and sunny Jamaica. Sounds expensive, doesn’t it? I mean, four plane tickets are involved, plus six nights at an all-inclusive hotel that will serve me unlimited BBCs for free. The cool thing is, this trip wasn’t expensive at […]
I recently planned out all of our trips through November 2015. Crazy, I know, but it is just part of the sickness. Still, sometimes it pays off to plan ahead since some of the best award redemptions can only be made early. Personally, I like to have as many options as possible, so I always start scheming […]