This is a basic question, but one asked often enough that it deserves a public answer. Hopefully some of you beginners will find it helpful. If you’re interested, you can also learn my by coming to … [Read more...] about What Are Miles and Points?
Posts about "Ultimate Rewards"
These are the posts I've written about Ultimate Rewards, a program used by several Chase credit cards. Points can be transferred to a variety of other loyalty programs.
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 … [Read more...] about I Got It! It’s Chase Ultimate Rewards Points That Are Awful!
There's currently an opportunity to earn Ultimate Rewards points for free and make money, or alternatively just make a good amount of money and not earn points if that's what … [Read more...] about Make Money and Earn Points from Staples!
There were a lot of angry people after the recent United and Hyatt devaluations since it also decreased the transfer value of Chase Ultimate Rewards points. This prompted many people, including myself … [Read more...] about After the Devaluations: Choosing Between the Sapphire Preferred and BarclayCard Arrival
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 … [Read more...] about Is Chase Ultimate Rewards Still the Best Rewards Currency?
We all knew that Hyatt was going to devalue their program in the near future. Most of the other hotel programs had major adjustments over the last year or so, and Hyatt's chart provided extremely good … [Read more...] about Hyatt’s Latest Devaluation by the Numbers
Talk about being flyer unfriendly. United has announced some major award chart devaluations for all award flights booked starting 2/1/14. It's not pretty, so prepare yourself to be … [Read more...] about United Airlines Significantly Devalues Award Chart as of February 2014
The big news today is that Southwest Airlines will be devaluing their Rapid Rewards points as of March 31. The best redemption option currently is their Wanna Get Away fares, which allow you to redeem … [Read more...] about Southwest Devaluation Coming This March
Time for Phase II: Using the tables I created last week for bank transfer partners and hotel transfer partners, I have combined the list to create side-by-side comparisons of all transfer options for … [Read more...] about One Table to Compare All Your Airline Transfer Options
I've written about credit card affiliate links quite a few times, and they're some of my most popular posts. But now you can sort of be your own affiliate. News came out this week that Chase is now … [Read more...] about Earn Referral Points with Chase Ultimate Rewards