I’ll explain the title later on. In November I’ve mentioned that some were targeted to receive 55,000 miles offer on Chase United Mileage Plus Visa card. I was one of those individuals. After long deliberation I pulled the trigger. Let me explain why. Next year, I plan to book award tickets for my parents’ visit […]
I’m Flying Ryanair! Will I Like it?
As I mentioned few months ago, we are planning a trip to Europe next year for the whole family, in-laws and all. Everything was set except for a few intra-Europe flights. That’s why in August, I applied (in my husband’s name) for an increased Chase United Explorer card that came with 55,000 miles bonus. Chase has […]
Miles and Points Update
There is a new Citi card that is similar to Fidelity Amex. It’s called Citi Double Cash card, and effectively lets you earn 2 percent back, as long as you pay on time (and you should!) The card does pay me commission, but offers no sign-up bonus. I wouldn’t go out of my way to […]
United Miles or Thank You Points for Intra-European Flights?
I’ve mentioned Friday that my husband and my brother-in-law both got approved for an increased offer on Chase United MileagePlus Explorer card (ends tomorrow). Originally, I planned to designate these miles as my emergency mileage account. However, we may end up burning them as soon as the bonus posts. We’ve run into some problems with […]
Don’t Put All Your Miles in One Basket
This topic has been discussed before on numerous blogs. However, it’s become to feel much more personal when I recently faced a prospect of having to fly to Europe last minute. Thankfully, everything worked out just fine and I didn’t have to do it. But the whole thing made me reevaluate my preparedness for […]
Does this hobby still have stardust left in it?
Definition of STARDUST : a feeling or impression of romance, magic, or ethereality. An update: Delta has just announced that they will be raising award price to Hawaii from 40000 to 45000 miles roundtrip in economy, effective today for travel after February 1st. Not a huge development, because their low level awards are almost impossible to redeem. […]