Two Ultimate Rewards Transfer Partners to Avoid

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There’s currently lots of hype over Ultimate Rewards points, but not all Ultimate Rewards transfer partners are created equal. Just because Ultimate Rewards are easy to get right now, especially with the Ink Plus® Business Credit Card, doesn’t mean you should waste them. There are great strategic reasons to transfer Ultimate Rewards to: United miles British … [Read More…]

Back to Basics: The 3 Ultimate Rewards “Families” – Are You Maximizing Your Potential?

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If you’ve been a long time reader, then you already know that I am a huge fan of Ultimate Rewards points. The majority of my award redemptions for aspirational and “dream” destination trips have been made possibly by using Ultimate Rewards. Some redemptions include my stays at the Park Hyatt Maldives, Park Hyatt Tokyo and … [Read More…]

Checking out the Chase/United VIP Lounge + My Black Friday Extravangza

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I’m hoping all readers are having a lovely Thanksgiving and holiday weekend! Yesterday I spent Turkey Day with Mr. Points Traveler and his family. One of the perks of having an extremely diverse family is having all kinds of food at your fingertips – aside from a traditional turkey dinner, we also had loads of … [Read More…]

Chase Customers: Register for the 2013 Chase Picks Up the Tab Promotion

Like last year, Chase is currently running an on-going promotion until December 31 called Chase Picks Up the Tab. Granted this is not as lucrative as one of my favorite credit card promotions, American Express’ Small Business Saturday, it’s still worth mentioning if you have a Chase checking account and a Chase credit card or two … [Read More…]

Chase Provides the Best Protection Against Flight Delays or Cancellations

This past weekend, my parents went down to Aiken, SC to help my brother move into his new apartment. While they were enjoying the beautiful 80 degree weather down south, I was given “feed-the-cat” and “pick-us-up-at-the-airport-at-11:56 PM-on-Saturday-night” duties, which I happily agreed to… of course. Well, on Saturday afternoon, I received a call from Dad … [Read More…]