Read More What is IHG Platinum status worth?

What is IHG Platinum status worth?

IHG Platinum Elite status is arguably the easiest mid-high tier hotel status to earn, but that doesn’t mean the benefits you receive will make you feel like a valued loyalty member. For the most part, you shouldn’t expect a whole lot for your “elite status” beyond bonus points on paid stays. While there are lower […]

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Read More Earning Elite Status and Miles with Credit Cards

Earning Elite Status and Miles with Credit Cards

Airlines have revamped how travelers can earn frequent flyer status, going from a simple mileage-based system to a more complicated combination of miles traveled, segments flown and dollars spent on tickets. So what’s the landscape for elite airline requirements these days? Is it harder or easier than ever? Are miles worth more or less? In […]

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Read More Blue Delta SkyMiles vs. Gold Delta SkyMiles: Which Offers More Miles?

Blue Delta SkyMiles vs. Gold Delta SkyMiles: Which Offers More Miles?

The Blue Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express is the only $0 annual fee option that earns Delta miles with every purchase. But it comes with fewer benefits than the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express, including key perks like priority boarding and free checked luggage. But which card is better for your wallet? Here’s the short answer: You can earn more miles from the Blue Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express […]

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Read More Chase Sapphire Preferred vs. United Explorer Card

Chase Sapphire Preferred vs. United Explorer Card

The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card and the United℠ Explorer Card are two solid credit card choices for frequent travelers. You’ll probably want the first if you value flexibility and ease of redemption, and you’ll probably want the latter if you value United perks. Let’s dig into the specifics so you can decide which one fits your travel style better. In […]

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