To tell or not to tell?

    That is the question, readers. Last week, there was a glitch in United reservations system. It caused the fares to go down to something like 5 or 10 dollars per ticket. The whole thing only lasted about thirty minutes and I happened to miss it. That’s what you get, when you take care…

Give a Man a Fish or Teach a Man to Fish?

You know how the saying goes. And incidentally, there is a budget travel website,  called Fishing4deals. Anyway, miles and points are great, but they don’t always make sense for a family travel. I finally got around to putting this list together, so you can hopefully have it as a reference.  Most of these sites you are…

Miles and points roundup

This will be my new weekly segment.  I will try to update you on the news in the miles and points world and how they relate to an average family. And I will do it in the fewest words possible, since you have to read my long rants the rest of the week! 1)Southwest Airlines…

When Freedom met Sallie…

You know, like the movie “When Harry met Sally”? But instead of people, we have credit cards. We will have a polished Sapphire competing with a plain looking Sallie for Freedom’s affection. First love match : Chase Sapphire Preferred and Chase Freedom (team Sapphire). Second love match : Chase Freedom an Sallie Mae Barclaycard (team Sallie).…

Increased bonus on Frontier airlines credit card

This could be of interest to those who live near Frontier hub.  A couple of things to keep in mind. First, the annual fee of 69 dollars is not waived. Also, you could potentially be approved for the inferior offer with 10000 miles bonus. The card is through Barclay’s, so I would get Barclaycard Arrival…

Would you like an iTunes card with that latte?

A post in Pointchaser blog recently caught my attention. She mentioned that the single most popular reason people give on why they started blogging in this hobby,  was so they could help their family and friends. Heck, that’s what I said in my Million Mile Secrets blog interview! And it is partially true. But there…