Two Free Rides with Lyft and MasterCard

Lyft Credits

Lyft is an on-demand car service that is almost exactly the same as Uber. Quite a few people have recently been looking to Uber-alternatives given a slew of bad publicity for Uber. Recent incidents … [Read more...]

Quick Hits: Get Paid to Earn Points and a Transfer Bonus

Image credit to @Somempire from Twitter.

Save $20 with  $300 in MasterCard Purchases at OfficeMax Reader @Somempire tweeted me this deal this weekend. This one should be a no-brainer if you've done this for any period of time. Use your … [Read more...]

Hyatt 2015 Hotel Category Updates – Some Bad, A Lot of Good!

Hyatt Gold Passport Benefits

Every major hotel chain adjusts hotel categories on an annual basis to reflect actual demand and hotel prices. If the average daily rate of a hotel increases enough, it may warrant an increase in the … [Read more...]

TravelCon Orange County – A Miles/Points Conference on 2/28/15

Travel Summary

Brown Paper Tickets Ticket Widget Loading...Click Here to visit the Brown Paper Tickets event page.    Some fellow travel bloggers and I have been working on putting together a … [Read more...]

Orbitz $100 off $100 Hotel Deal Still Working [EXPIRED]


UPDATE: This deal ended up lasting over an hour but is now expired. Congrats to those who got in on it! I thought this deal would be gone within minutes, but it turns out I was wrong. The Orbitz … [Read more...]

Bluebird vs Redbird (Target Prepaid Redcard) – Which is Better for Manufactured Spend?

Bluebird vs Redbird

If you haven't heard about it yet, the Target Prepaid Redcard, which we in the miles/points world now refer to as Redbird, is a brand new product that is very similar to Bluebird but has some key … [Read more...]

Amex Is Giving Out A Lot of Free Money – Get Yours Now!

Amex Offers for You

  American Express has had a tab called "Amex Offers for You" for quite some time once you log in to your online account. The offers are often good in terms of the free money, but are usually … [Read more...]

Important Updates from Around the Miles/Points World

United Elite Status

There are quite a few changes and updates from around the miles/points world over the last few weeks that I didn't write dedicated posts for, so I'm going to summarize them in this … [Read more...]

Avios Discount on Select Award Routes for 11 days Only!

Avios Discount

British Airways is running a promotion where the price of flights from London to select cities are being discounted by 50%. There is also a list of cities being discounted by 25%. The list of cities … [Read more...]