my choice hotels points have posted!

This is the only deal, that intrigued me in the Dailygetaways , the special promotion in the points world, that runs every year. I knew, the packages would be popular, but somehow managed to snag 2 of 36000 packages, for around 140 each , with Amex card discount. I did it for two reasons. We…

are hyatt points, through daily getaways, that good of a deal?

Update: Hyatt certificate for Clearwater Regency hyatt now costs 394 dollars through the program. First, I am referring to American Express yearly sale of discounted points packages on Dailygetaways for those, unfamiliar. I will try to analyze from a perspective of a family with 2 children. This is considered a “smokin” deal by this community,…

Is this the “lonesome George” of credit cards?

Say what? No, this is not about  George Clooney, who just broke up with yet another girlfriend. Lonesome George is a name of a giant tortoise, who for the longest time was considered the rarest animal on the planet, until his death last year.   And I am just trying to draw a parallel.  When…

The family perspective on miles vs. cash back dilemma

One of my relatives has recently asked whether its best to focus on earning cash back or miles with your credit card. I figured I would do a post  giving my humble opinion on the matter. There is no question, that it’s worthwhile getting an airline card with  50000 miles bonus and putting the minimum…