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American Express and Delta Offer Advances on Travel Miles

You’ve heard of Buy Now, Pay Later? Some American Express-Delta cardmembers have the option to Fly Now, Earn Later. The Fly Now, Earn Later feature

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Planning Ahead for the 2018 Olympics

Believe it or not, the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics are a mere five months away. Opening ceremonies will be held on February 9th, and the games

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What You Need to Know About American Express’s New Delta Card

American Express and Delta enjoy a strong partnership. We consider the to be one of the strongest airline cards on the market today, offering cardholders

09.12.17
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The Souvenir Game: 17 Ways to Physically Remember a Moment Without Spending Extra Money

A while back, I had an experience in a gift shop that really stuck in my mind. I was sitting on a bench outside of

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New Travel Cards Aim for Leisure Over Luxury

American Express and JPMorgan Chase have introduced a pair of co-branded airline cards with no annual fees and fewer frills. The new cards aim to

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You Can Now Book Marriott and SPG Hotels on Slack

Marriott International is considered the largest hotel chain in the world, and PCMagazine recently named Slack as one of its top online collaboration programs of

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Southwest Cards Get Huge Signup Bonus Increase

Earlier this month, Chase announced an impressive signup bonus increase for the . New cardholders can now earn 60,000 points if they spend $2,000 within

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Airlines Offer Miles to Encourage Hurricane Harvey Donations

Last weekend, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas as a category four storm, devastating parts of Houston and the surrounding areas. Early estimates place the

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The Ultimate Military Discount Travel Guide (2017)

Millions of men, women, and their families have made daily sacrifices to ensure the freedoms we enjoy in the United States. There’s no denying that

08.20.17
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What Is Living the #Vanlife Really Like?

I used to think anyone who lived in in their vehicle was facing a crisis. In some ways, I even thought of them as failures.

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Finding New Culture in Your Own Backyard

“Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.” – Paul Theroux My wife and I traveled to Europe for our honeymoon in 2003. The trip was a

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Here’s How We Took a $20,000 European Vacation for $3,500 This Summer

More than a year ago, I started dreaming up a plan to take my family on one of our longest trips yet – a nearly three-week

07.06.17
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12 Frugal Summer Vacation Strategies from Our Family’s National Park Vacation

A few months ago, I posted an article on how we plan frugal family vacations in national parks. During the first half of June, we

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8 Expert Travel Hacking Tips for 2017

“Travel hacking” is when you work within the rules of airlines, hotels, and travel credit cards to earn rewards such as points and miles to

06.14.17
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Five Ways to Save on Your Summer RV Rental

Summertime is perfect for packing up the family and hitting the open road. And whether you want to camp or simply travel in style, renting an

06.04.17
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Three Times Travel Deals Are Actually More Expensive

The internet is a treasure trove if you’re looking for travel deals that can help you save on your next trip. Want to travel for

05.28.17
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Five Ways Your Camping Budget Can Go Up in Flames

Camping, in its rawest form, is one of the most frugal vacation options in the world. All you really need is a tent (or some

05.11.17
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Financial Planning for a Digital Nomad Life

A few weeks ago, Sarah and I had a pretty frank discussion about what we would be doing right now if we didn’t have children.