Tag Archive for "Chase"

Why You Shouldn’t Get a Hyatt Visa for the 20% Rebate

From the desk of the Devil's Advocate… Today's post begins with a disclaimer, which I feel is always the best way to start off a post. In my mind, it absolves me of all responsibility for what follows. In fact, if Scott would let me, I would start every post … [Read more...]

Is The Boss Right About Never Paying With Points?

From the desk of the Devil's Advocate... Last week Scott wrote a post here at Travel Codex advocating that one should never "pay with points." Now, Scott is the Top Banana around these parts and I'm just Second Banana, so it's not my place to argue with the … [Read more...]

I Got It! It’s Chase Ultimate Rewards Points That Are Awful!

From the desk of the Devil's Advocate... This week we finish up our three-part series on the downsides of the major flexible miles currencies -- Chase Ultimate Rewards, American Express Membership Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) Starpoints. The … [Read more...]

Is Chase Ultimate Rewards Still the Best Rewards Currency?

I'm certainly not the first person to re-evaluate Ultimate Rewards in light of recent devaluations by several of its transfer partners, but I will try to put my own spin on the topic as always. By far one of the best uses of Ultimate Rewards points is to … [Read more...]