Articles & Advice from Benét Wilson

Benét joined the team in February 2018 as associate editor. She is the founder and editor-in-chief of Aviation Queen LLC, a freelance writing business. She has written extensively about the airline/airports and travel industries for more than 25 years. She has a journalism degree from American University in Washington, D.C.

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Benét's Top Picks

Best Business Travel Credit Cards for July 2020

July 1, 2020

The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of […]

Credit Cards That Offer Airline Fee Credits – July 2020

July 1, 2020

Are you tired of paying airline fees for doing just about anything but breathe? American […]

Credit Cards That Offer Entertainment Perks – July 2020

July 1, 2020

When looking at credit card features and perks, you may want one that gets you […]

Best Credit Cards for Sports Fanatics – July 2020

July 1, 2020

Sports are a huge part of American culture with die-hard fans rooting for teams ranging […]

Best Credit Cards with Premium Concierge Services for July 2020

July 1, 2020

Most major credit card issuers boast at least one premium-level card reserved for those who […]

Best Gas Rewards Cards for July 2020

July 1, 2020

You’ve decided to find a credit card that focuses on rewards for gas purchases. Now […]

Which Credit Card Is Best for Car Rentals in July 2020?

July 1, 2020

If you’re renting a car, you’d better have a credit card handy. Having one is […]

Best Credit Union Credit Cards of 2020

March 1, 2020

If you’re looking for your first credit card or want to add another one to […]

More Tips & Resources

Flight Delayed or Canceled? Here’s What You Need to Do

September 4, 2018

Travelers across the U.S. have been plagued this summer by flight delays and cancelations, according to statistics compiled by Portland, Ore.-based FlightStats. In the past month alone, there have been about 20,000 flights canceled and over 200,000 delayed, it found. As to what drives these delays and cancelations, it’s a multitude of factors. Everything from […]

Joint Account Holder vs. Authorized User on a Credit Card: What’s the Difference?

September 3, 2018

You’re a parent who wants to help your children start building their credit foundation early. Or you’re a credit cardholder who wants to help a friend or family member build or rebuild their credit. How can you, as a cardmember with good credit, help? You can do this two ways — by adding a joint […]

Southwest Airlines Credit Cards: Which One Is Your Best Option?

August 21, 2018

You’re a frequent flyer who feels the “luv” for Southwest Airlines, or maybe you run a business where you do most of your flying on the Dallas-based carrier. So it only makes sense to have a credit card that helps you earn points — and elite status — under the airline’s Rapid Rewards® loyalty program. […]

Credit Card Referral Bonuses

April 25, 2018

You got a great deal on a credit card. And you know someone who is shopping for one. The good news is there are credit card companies that actually want to pay you to refer your eligible friends and family. Referral deals are a win-win for both sides. You get paid for helping someone find […]