Updated Credit Card Offers & Other Deals

Amazing Deal!

There's been a few changes to credit card offers, including a couple of increased bonuses, so I thought I'd post a brief update on cards of note. I also included a section for important news and … [Read more...]

I Quit My Job Today!

Travel Summary

I've been very fortunate to hold a good job since I graduated from college almost 5 years ago. I worked in the Consulting industry doing Finance-related work, and while I can't say it was "fun," I can … [Read more...]

My Recent Difficulties With SPG

Not what I was hoping to see!

I love the Starwood Preferred Guest Program. I've been a Platinum for the last few years and have always been treated well as a top-tier elite. Their points are the most valuable points currency that … [Read more...]

Why and How I Travel in First and Business Class

From Qantas' website.

I've been on a bit of a mileage burning spree over the last month and I've booked some flights that I'm really excited about. This year I'll be to fly on Qantas' A380 in First Class from LAX-SYD, … [Read more...]

Travel Summary’s 2013 Year End Stats, Top Posts, and the Future

Travel Summary

I try not to do many "filler" or "fluff" posts, but this is probably one of them. Feel free to stop reading now if you hate them, but for everyone else I thought this might be useful for a few … [Read more...]

Travel Summary and Travel with Grant Orange County Meet-Up!


Since Grant of Travel With Grant and I are both in Orange County, CA, we thought it might be a good idea to organize a small meet up (or a mini-DO if you prefer) for any points/miles junkies in the … [Read more...]

Free One Day Shipping from Amazon when Using Your Citi Card

Citi Free Shipping

  When browsing one of my favorite websites today, I noticed an add offering free one-day shipping from Amazon on products in select categories when using a Citi credit card. Normally that … [Read more...]

Hypothetical: If You Could Buy Points For Free, Would You Go All Out?

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Let's say, hypothetically, there was an opportunity to generate Ultimate Rewards points through manufactured spend with no fee. Or say that fee was a maximum of $0.70 per 2,500 points. Would you do … [Read more...]

My Personal Favorite Points/Travel Blogs

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In the points game, knowing what, where, and when is absolutely key to being able to earn and burn points and miles cheaply and effectively. The best way to do that is to read FlyerTalk all day long. … [Read more...]

Help Me Book My Flight!

Am I really supposed to turn this down?!

I have a trip to Bangkok and Koh Samui coming up in January and need some help deciding how to get back home. I'm slowly piecing together the trip bit-by-bit, and have my flight booked from Los … [Read more...]