If all the companies in the Travel Rewards space were a family, we would be celebrating a new birth today. I'd like you all to meet the newest member of the family, Marriott Bonvoy. It's a pretty name, isn't it? Let's meet the new addition.
Airline Alliances are when multiple airline companies come together to form a larger group that work with each other in terms of rewards, travel schedules, and baggage. In essence, they help you see more parts of the world at a fraction of the cost with a lot of perks.
If you've found this page, it means you're ready for a new beginning. Something has happened in your past that ruined your credit score and now you're trying to figure out how to start over.
Is there a down side to opening lots of cards and earning rewards? Let's take a look at these concerns.
For beginners, you might be asking, "How do travel rewards expire?" Most airline and hotel travel programs will zero out your point balance after a certain number of months of inactivity.
So you signed up for a new credit card with a sweet sign-up bonus that you'll receive as soon as you hit your minimum spend in a certain time period. But now you're approaching the end of the time period and you haven't spent enough. What do you do?
It may seem weird to think that far out, but having a good plan is very important when it comes to Travel Rewards. If you know where and when you want to travel, it will help you plan in advance how to earn the points needed to minimize your out-of-pocket costs.
So how do you earn the Companion Pass? I'm glad you asked, because I love to talk about it. First, you need to be a Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards member. Then you have two options to complete in a calendar year.
I've made lots of mistakes in the Travel Hacking world and I'm sharing them with you so you can avoid them on your own journey. Here are my top 5 things to NEVER do...again!
One year into my travel hacking journey, I looked back to see my progress. I had been telling people that I had accumulated 200,000 - 300,000 points during that time, but the actual number was exactly 500,000 points.