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What better way to relax, release and enjoy a magnificent view of the sunset than a trip to Hawaii?

A few simple changes to your driving and gas-purchasing habits can improve your mileage per gallon and reduce the amount you have to spend on gas each week.

Beginner's Guide to Airline Miles and Points

For deal hounds, frequent flyer miles are super fun. All the work that goes into understanding and accumulating them pays off in the form of free flights and hotel rooms, and the right to boast about how you made it all possible. Lost on where to begin? Hold on for a quick ride through our miles-for-beginners guide.

How to Save Money on Flights

Finding the best priced airfare can be a stressful task – especially when you’re trying to stick to a strict travel budget. Thankfully, there are some tips you can follow to cut down on the financial investment of your next flight.

American Express Platinum vs Visa Black vs Citi Prestige

Congratulations you, the frequent traveler, on graduating to the next level of travel rewards cards. Since airports have basically become your second home, you’ve decided to get the most out of them by joining the elite club of premium cardholders. These cards promise plenty of perks, as long as you’re willing to pay hundreds of dollars a year in annual fees. Yes, being a premium cardholder will cost you, but if you pick the right card, then the benefits will be worth it.



New Tips for Travelers

    Club Carlson Credit Card Review

    April 18, 2015 - By Leah Norris - Reviews for Club Carlson Credit Card
    Looking for a hotel rewards credit card? The Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa Signature card offers an eye-popping signup bonus and opportunities to get free hotel stays if you make a point of using this card regularly.

    Hawaiian Airlines Credit Card Review

    April 17, 2015 - By Leah Norris - Reviews for Airline
    The Hawaiian Airlines credit card has an impressive set of benefits, including a yearly $100 discount on a companion fare, free 1st checked bag on Hawaiian Airlines flights, and 5,000 bonus miles each year you spend over $10,000 on the card. Read on to see if it is worth the $89 annual fee.

    Virgin America Credit Card Review

    April 16, 2015 - By Leah Norris - Reviews for Airline
    With its eye-catching vertical design and the hip, modern reputation of the airline, the Virgin America Visa Signature can attract your attention if you’re a frequent flier on Virgin America. But does it offer more value than just coolness?

    Spirit Airlines Credit Card Review

    April 15, 2015 - By Leah Norris - Reviews for Airline
    Could you get even better deals on your Spirit Airlines flight by owning the Spirit Airlines World MasterCard? Read on to see if the card is worth the $59 annual fee.

    Frontier Airlines Credit Card Review

    April 14, 2015 - By Leah Norris - Reviews for Airline
    Are you a frequent Frontier Airlines traveler? If so, you may have heard about the Frontier Airlines World MasterCard and may be wondering if it’s a good way to earn free flights.

    Alaska Airlines Credit Card Review

    April 13, 2015 - By Leah Norris - Reviews for Airline
    The Alaska Airlines Visa Signature credit card is an airline miles card with a nice annual perk: a single super-low cost companion fare from $121. Read on to see if the card is worth the $75 annual fee.

    Beginner's Guide to Chip Credit Cards: What You Need to Know

    April 10, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Smart Chip
    There’s a lot a talk about smart chip credit cards. Do you need to ask your credit card issuer to upgrade your card? We explain what these cards are in simple terms.

    AMEX Premier Rewards Gold vs Platinum Benefits

    April 9, 2015 - By Michelle Kaiser - Reviews for Charge
    They come with prestige and a long list of perks, but the differences between the American Express Premier Rewards Gold and Platinum Card are more stark than just two metallic colors. We took a look a deep look at these two cards from American Express, a CreditDonkey advertiser, so you can make sense of the differences and decide which one is right for you.
    Discover it Miles Review: 1.5x Rewards with No Annual Fee

    Discover it Miles Review: 1.5x Rewards with No Annual Fee

    April 6, 2015 - By Leah Norris - Reviews for Discover it Miles
    Discover it Miles credit card rewards users with 1.5x miles and no annual fee (a rarity among travel credit cards). Even more appealing, as a promotion, the card will double the miles you earn at the end of your first year.
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    SPG Gold: How to Get SPG Gold Status

    March 31, 2015 - By Ross Frasier - Reviews for Hotel
    While you could easily visit a travel site and book the cheapest room, that strategy could actually cost you money. You could be better off taking advantage of the many rewards programs offered by most major hotel chains. And of those programs, the Starwood Preferred Guest might just be the best of the bunch.

    Editorial Note: Any opinions, analyses, reviews or recommendations expressed in this article are those of the author's alone, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any card issuer.

Travel Card Deal

Chase Sapphire Preferred Card
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Our Review: The Chase Sapphire Preferred card offers a very generous point bonus and extra travel rewards to those with excellent credit. Keep in mind, the card does have a $95 annual fee. Read on to see if the Sapphire Preferred is worth it... Read full review
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