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New Tips for Travelers

    Frontier Airlines Baggage Fees: How to Save

    October 21, 2017 - Tips for Airline Status
    Frontier Airlines works on an á la carte fee structure that keeps fares incredibly low by charging passengers for add-ons - and almost anything more than your seat and personal item is an add-on.

    Alaska Airlines Baggage Fees: What You Need to Know

    October 20, 2017 - Tips for Airline Status
    Alaska Airlines can be a great budget-friendly carrier, especially for flyers who frequent the West Coast or Alaska. But as with any airline, those budget-friendly fares can be undermined by a slew of unanticipated fees - unless you know what to look out for.

    Review: Chase Sapphire Reserve vs AMEX Platinum

    October 9, 2017 - Reviews for Travel
    Both offer high sign-up bonuses, high rewards rates in their bonus categories, premium travel perks and hundreds of dollars in potential annual credits. Not bad, right?

    Review: Barclaycard Arrival Plus vs Chase Sapphire Preferred

    September 23, 2017 - Reviews for Travel
    Both Barclaycard Arrival Plus and Chase Sapphire Preferred offer tempting sign-up bonuses, valuable rewards, and travel-friendly redemption options. So which one is better for you?

    Chase Sapphire Preferred vs Citi ThankYou Premier

    September 13, 2017 - By Cynthia Cohen - Reviews for Travel
    Chase Sapphire Preferred and Citi ThankYou Premier seem like two similar travel cards. But there are surprising differences. Read the full comparison.

    Bank of America Travel Rewards Review

    September 11, 2017 - By Rebecca Lake - Reviews for Bank of America Travel Rewards
    Bank of America Travel Rewards gives you 1.5x points for every purchase. But does it make a good travel reward card? Read on.
    Chase Sapphire Preferred Benefits

    Chase Sapphire Preferred Benefits

    September 9, 2017 - Reviews for Chase Sapphire Preferred
    Chase Sapphire Preferred offers often overlooked travel and purchase benefits that can help you save a ton of money. Be protected in case of the unexpected.

    Study: Average Cost of a Vacation

    August 23, 2017 - Tips for Travel
    The average vacation costs $1,145 per person (or $4,580 for a family of 4). Here's what to expect to pay for airfare, hotels, food, and activities.
    Top 5 Reasons to Get Chase Sapphire Preferred

    Top 5 Reasons to Get Chase Sapphire Preferred

    August 20, 2017 - Reviews for Chase Sapphire Preferred
    With all of the hype around the Chase Sapphire Reserve , the Sapphire Preferred tends not to get as much attention these days. While there are plenty of reasons to get excited about the Reserve, the Preferred can still hold its own among travel credit cards .
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    Spirit Airlines Baggage Fees: How to Avoid Fees

    August 8, 2017 - Tips for Airline Status
    Spirit Airlines can be a great budget carrier if you know how to avoid the airline's (many) fees before you get to airport - or even buy your flights. Here is everything you need to know about Spirit's fees.

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Chase Sapphire Preferred Card
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Our Review: Travel credit cards are a great way to earn flights and hotel stays. Our favorite is the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card because of its bonus point offers and premium travel benefits. Read on to see if the Sapphire Preferred's annual fee is worth it for you... Read full review
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Introductory Annual Fee of $0 the first year, then $95

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