Puerto Rico Trip Review: Day 1 & 2 Getting to Puerto Rico

The Bahamas from 30000 feet

This is my second post in my series on my trip to Puerto Rico with my oldest two boys. You can find the other posts here: Puerto Rico Trip Review: Planning Our Trip Day 1 – Saturday Due to the timing and availability of award space to get us from Sioux Falls to Chicago our … Read the Full Post

Puerto Rico Trip Review: Just My Boys and I – Part 1 – Planning Our Trip

Sun Bay Vieques Puerto Rico

This is my first post in my series on my trip to Puerto Rico with my oldest two boys. You can find the other posts here: Puerto Rico Trip Review: Day 1 & 2 Getting to Puerto Rico Yes, I took my oldest two boys to the Caribbean and yes, we left my wife behind… Ok, … Read the Full Post

100k Bonus Offer on Chase British Airways Visa Signature Card is Back Again

100000 points signup bonus on the british airways visa card

Update: Offer may be dead already, landing page pulls up but application link no longer works  I’m not the least bit surprised to see this offer back again as it tends to come and go with quite a bit of regularity. The terms of the offer seem to the same as the last couple offers. … Read the Full Post

How Avios Saved Me Money on My Delta Flights

Mosquito Bay in Vieques Puerto Rico The Brightest Bio Bay in the World

I admit, I tend to be a procrastinator. Why do today what I can put off until tomorrow? But sometimes you can only procrastinate so long before you have to buckle down and get it done. I was in that boat for the last several weeks now. I had a couple of $400 flight vouchers … Read the Full Post

Return of the 100,000 Point Signup Bonus for the British Airways Visa!!!

100000 points signup bonus on the british airways visa card

Thanks to Ronald A., one of Gary’s readers on View from the Wing, for finding this. It looks like Chase has brought back another 100,000 point offer on the British Airways Visa Signature Card. There have been several different versions of the 100k offers in the last couple years, but most involved a pretty large … Read the Full Post

5500 Bonus Avios for New Accounts Enrolled Today

British Airways Avios are must have in any miles portfolio as they can save you thousands of miles on shorter flights as one way awards can be had for as little as 4,500 Avios! If you do not already have an Executive Club account with BA then tonight just might be the night to sign … Read the Full Post

Credit Cards With The Best Annual Spending Threshold Bonuses

With all the possibilities to manufacture spending going on these days with things like Visa and MasterCard gift cards and Vanilla Reloads, I decided it was time to take another look at which cards would be the best to put the majority of that manufactured spending on. Even though we are 4 months into the … Read the Full Post

Costa Rica Trip Review: Day 1

This is the second post in my Costa Rica series. You can find the other posts here: Costa Rica Trip Review: Hotel & Flight Planning Costa Rica Trip Review: Day 2 Part 1- The Rental Car Drama Continues Costa Rica Trip Review: Day 2 Part 2 Costa Rica Trip Review: Day 3  Costa Rica Trip … Read the Full Post

Booking Your Award Flights When the Flights Just Won’t Line Up

What good is earning thousands of frequent flyer miles if you cannot find the flights when you go to use them?? Normally I tell everyone that it is crucial to be flexible when booking flights on miles. That tends to be even more necessary when you are stuck flying out of a regional airport like … Read the Full Post

Will Cable TV Kill Miles & Points Collecting?

The other day I was tooling around just looking through the forums on milepoint.com when I saw a new post that grabbed my attention. It read, “Travel Hacking TV Series”. Immediately I began to wonder what the post would be about. Could it really be that there was going to reality show about us miles & … Read the Full Post