Miles and Points Recap: Southwest Schedule Extension, Accelerate Promo Is Live, Changes to Travel Credit on CSR and More

This is a brief news recap from last week. For faster updates, follow Miles For Family on Twitter or check the feed on the right side of the blog. 1) Southwest schedule was extended yesterday. It’s valid for flights on or before January 7th. 2) Reposting this information because the promo is now live: This new IHG promo is valid…

Moving On to Next Credit Card(s) in Post-5/24 Reality

Background Late last year and early this year, I was holding off on new credit card applications to get under Chase’s 5/24 rule. In March, I decided to throw caution to the wind by breaking my holding pattern. Both my husband and I applied for the Merrill + Visa Signature card from Bank of America.…

Our Hyatt Staycation: No Rest for the Weary

Let’s just all admit to something. Hotel getaways with small kids are challenging, right? They get overly excited, they can’t settle down at night, et cetera, et cetera. By the same token, they get extremely bored at home and want to do something, anything when the weekend arrives. And yes, as a stay-at-home mom, I…