Category Archives: Travel

Card benefit cuts could cost you on your next vacation

Kelly Dilworth

Before you embark on a summer vacation, double-check whether your credit cards still offer money-saving benefits, such as car rental insurance or trip cancellation protection. A growing number of credit card issuers are trimming benefits – or eliminating some of…
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New cards, new Europe travel options with Aer Lingus and Iberia

Lyn Mettler

Last summer, my family took our very first trip to Europe and all four of us flew entirely on miles. Now, with the introduction of two new credit cards (and their sign-up bonuses), we are making new travel plans. Here’s…
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How to earn a Southwest Companion Pass now

Lyn Mettler

I’m a big fan of the Southwest Companion Pass, but changes in April have made it more difficult – but far from impossible – to earn the 110,000 points that will let one person fly with you for nearly free…
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The hidden family benefits of elite airline status

Damon Brown

Getting elite airline status is tougher than ever, and even more difficult to earn when your flying has to be structured around your family schedule. Ironically, the needs of a young family are the perfect reason to prioritize higher status…
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