As a family of frequent travelers, we belong to dozens of loyalty programs. While we do our best to keep our points and miles organized, some occasionally slip through the cracks and we forget to make the most of them before the expiration dates.
While Ada and I usually plan vacations to warmer destinations during the winter, we’ve decided to switch things up this year with a ski trip. From airfare to hotel stays to ski rentals, it turns out the cost of this a winter getaway can add up pretty quickly!
It’s no secret that booking a flight can help you rack up frequent flyer miles. But did you know a hotel stay can do the same? A number of airlines have started dishing out frequent flyer miles to travelers who book a hotel through their websites.
If you often find yourself spending too much money at the airport, here are some tips to use points and miles, rather than spending cash.
Stumped on what to get that one friend or family member this holiday season? Consider buying gift cards using your travel loyalty points and miles.
As a family of frequent travelers, our end goal is often to save up points and miles for upgrades and perks, a free hotel stay or flight on our next family vacation. But sometimes, we find ourselves with more points and miles than we know what to do with.
Traveling with a family can be chaotic. Between packing plenty of snacks, charging your phones and tablets for in-flight entertainment, hailing a cab and navigating your way around the airport, most of us give ourselves plenty of time before a flight.
One of the great things about being a business traveler and amassing a cache of points or miles is… giving them away! That’s because there are many situations when points or miles make a perfect gift.
Many people prefer the convenience of online shopping to hitting the mall. But loyalty mavens know that hitting the online earn mall adds even more enjoyment – in the form of extra points and miles earned with every dollar spent.
We all have our go-to hotel and loyalty programs, but we’ve learned the importance of not putting all our loyalty “eggs” in one basket. Participating in multiple loyalty programs — or spreading the love as we like to say — is a smart strategy we use to earn as many travel points and miles as possible.