The Best Hotel Credit Cards for On-Property Credits

Written by Eric Rosen @ The Points Guy

It’s been an exciting year for hotel credit cards. With the launch of Marriott Bonvoy in February, we saw the debut of several new and rebranded cards, and Hilton took the opportunity to overhaul its card slate last year. Among the most appealing developments was the creation of new premium credit cards from two loyalty …

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ABBA? When Air Belgium Meets British Airways: Flying an A340 in Club World From London to Newark

Written by Christian Kramer @ The Points Guy

British Airways, like many other airlines, has had to think creatively, given the ongoing engine issues with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which has seen a number of 787 operators leasing aircraft from other companies in order to continue a normal schedule. British Airways wet leases an A340-300 from Air Belgium, meaning that Air Belgium crew …

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Is the Chase Southwest Plus Card Annual Fee Worth It? Companion Pass Seekers Should Take a Hard Look

Written by Chris Campbell @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: This card has the lowest annual fee of any of the Chase Southwest cards. For a limited time through June 10, 2019, the Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card has an increased sign-up bonus of 60,000 Southwest points (worth ~$900 in Southwest airfare) after spending $2,000 on purchases in the first 3 months of account …

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Bank of America Premium Rewards Credit Card Review: A Bonus Worth $500, the Flexibility of Cash Back and Loads of Perks

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: You can effectively get “paid” $5 a year to keep this card open if you max out the $100 annual airline incidental credit. While cash-back credit cards aren’t going to get you into fancy first class cabins or 5-star hotels, they can offer solid rewards without the hassle of having to find award …

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At Least There Are Free Margaritas: Hyatt Ziva in Los Cabos, Mexico

Written by Melanie Lieberman @ The Points Guy

Baja California Sur may be experiencing a development boom of massive proportions, but not every hotel and resort peppering the coastal strip is new. The all-inclusive Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos reopened in 2015, after extensive repairs and renovations following Hurricane Odile a year earlier. Hyatt’s Ziva and sister Zilara brands have long been known to …

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I Didn’t Want to Get Off the Plane: A Review of Qatar Airways Economy on the A380 From Doha to London

Written by Daniel Ross @ The Points Guy

For many travelers, flying to much of Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Africa includes at least one connection. The Middle East, thanks to its advantageous geographical location, is an ideal place for airlines to connect people flying from North America and Europe to the rest of the world. Three of the world’s most high-profile …

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Not Just a Free Bag and Companion Fare: Alaska Airlines Credit Card Benefits

Written by Brian Biros @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER TIP: You don’t need to pay extra for Collision Damage Waiver coverage when you rent a car with your card. With the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® credit card, you’ll receive 40,000 Alaska Airlines miles after spending $2,000 on purchases within 90 days of account opening. You’ll also get the extremely valuable Alaska Airlines companion …

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Solaz, So Good: A Review of Solaz, a Luxury Collection Hotel in Los Cabos, Mexico

Written by Melanie Lieberman @ The Points Guy

All across the southern tip of Baja California Sur, hotels have been opening with dizzying frequency. Solaz, a Luxury Collection Hotel from Marriott, debuted in September and has distinguished itself as one of the top properties on the peninsula for points travelers. During a recent trip to Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo, …

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Barclays Arrival Miles Review – The Surefire Way to Get Hooked on Free Travel

Written by Joseph Hostetler @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: The Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite Mastercard is a great card to open if you want to book free travel as soon as possible. That’s because you don’t have to earn the welcome bonus before you book reward travel. If you’re new to miles and points, Barclays Arrival miles are your gateway to free travel. They’re …

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IHG Rewards Review: Find Out What You Need to Know About This Changing Program

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: IHG will be switching to dynamic award pricing by the end of 2019, so don’t hold on to your points too long! IHG Rewards, the loyalty program for InterContinental, Kimpton, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and more, can be a tricky program to navigate. Between rewards from cards like the IHG® Rewards Club Premier …

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First Live Look – Review of the New DFW Terminal D Admirals Club

Written by Craig at Middle Age Miles @ Middle Age Miles

Today (5/16/2019), American Airlines opened the much-anticipated new Admirals Club in Terminal D of DFW Airport. Middle Age Miles is fortunate enough to be flying AA out of DFW on Opening Day, so we wanted to share our first live…

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Just Premium Enough: American Airlines’ Premium Economy on the Boeing 777 From New York to London

Written by Nick Ellis @ The Points Guy

American Airlines recently introduced a true premium-economy product. Previously, the airline had a Main Cabin Extra cabin, which essentially gave passengers in the first few rows of the economy cabin extra legroom. It was not a distinct product, though. Having recently flown British Airways World Traveller Plus, I was keen to also try out the …

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US Bank FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa Signature Card Review: Solid Travel Rewards, a Low Annual Fee, and a GREAT Card for Charitable Donations

Written by Chris Campbell @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: You can earn a $25 reimbursement toward fees for checked bags or inflight spending on round-trip flights purchased with points from this card! When it comes to credit card rewards for hotels, flights and other travel, US Bank FlexPerks is not the most talked-about program. This makes sense with some of the incredible bonuses …

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A Bonus Worth ~$900 in Travel With a Low Annual Fee: Review of the Chase Southwest Plus Card (Great for Companion Pass Seekers!)

Written by Jasmin Baron @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: This card has the lowest annual fee of any of the Chase Southwest cards. Southwest is a Chase transfer partner, so you can earn transferable points with cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card, then move points directly to your Southwest frequent flyer account. However, transferring points will NOT count toward earning the Southwest …

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A Bonus Worth ~$900 in Travel With a Low Annual Fee: Review of the Chase Southwest Plus Card (Great for Companion Pass Seekers!)

Written by Jasmin Baron @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER SECRET: This card has the lowest annual fee of any of the Chase Southwest cards. Southwest is a Chase transfer partner, so you can earn transferable points with cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card, then move points directly to your Southwest frequent flyer account. However, transferring points will NOT count toward earning the Southwest …

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Alaska Airlines Credit Card Review: Annual Companion Fare, Terrific Partners and 40,000 Valuable Miles (Enough for a Round-Trip to Hawaii)

Written by Brian Biros @ Million Mile Secrets

INSIDER TIP: Alaska Airlines doesn’t partner with most transferable points programs, so the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature credit card is one of the best ways to earn valuable Alaska Airlines miles. The Alaska Airlines credit card now offers a 40,000-mile sign-up bonus after spending $2,000 on purchases within the first 90 days of account opening. …

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