5 Tips to Get a Free Last-Minute Flight

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5 Tips to Get a Free Last-Minute Flight

5 Tips to Get a Free Last-Minute Flight

Purchasing airfare during peak holiday travel periods can be painful for your wallet. It’s even worse if you wait too long and find yourself needing holiday flights at “last-minute” prices. But you can still fly for virtually no out-of-pocket cost if you have been stashing away airline miles. Award availability can be tough on peak travel... Read More

The Airlines With the Most Passenger Complaints

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The Airlines With the Most Passenger Complaints

The Airlines With the Most Passenger Complaints

If you feel like airline service is slipping, that’s because it is. In fact, it has slipped back to levels not seen since the recession, according to a new “Airline Quality Rating” report out this week. The rating considers four factors most important to travelers: on-time performance, involuntary bumping, mishandled baggage and complaints. Only Virgin... Read More

4 Credit Cards That Offer Rewards in Time for the Holidays

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4 Credit Cards That Offer Rewards in Time for the Holidays

4 Credit Cards That Offer Rewards in Time for the Holidays

[Update: Some offers mentioned below have expired and/or are no longer available on our site. You can view the current offers from our partners in our credit card marketplace. DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] Rewards credit card users are accustomed to playing the long game. It can take some time to find the best card,... Read More

How to Earn Credit Card Rewards for Your Wedding

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How to Earn Credit Card Rewards for Your Wedding

How to Earn Credit Card Rewards for Your Wedding

[Update: Some offers mentioned below have expired. You can view the current offers from our partners if available here —Starwood Preferred Guest, Chase Sapphire Preferred and Williams-Sonoma Visa Signature. Disclosure: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] A wedding is a joyous, yet expensive, occasion. And with so much money being spent, credit card users are... Read More

The Secret to Getting an Upgrade on Your Credit Card

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The Secret to Getting an Upgrade on Your Credit Card

The Secret to Getting an Upgrade on Your Credit Card

[Update: Some offers mentioned below have expired. You can view the current offers from our partners here — Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard, Citi / AAdvantage Executive World Elite Mastercard, CitiBusiness / AAdvantage Platinum Select World Mastercard, Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express. Disclosure: Cards from our partners are mentioned below. Full Disclosure: Citibank advertises on Credit.com,... Read More

Why Your Next Credit Card Rewards Trip Will Cost More

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Why Your Next Credit Card Rewards Trip Will Cost More

Why Your Next Credit Card Rewards Trip Will Cost More

  Two men crash their cars in accidents while driving home from work. One man returns home embarrassed to tell his wife that he wrecked the car. The other man, who happens to be in charge of an airline frequent flier program, greets his wife with enthusiasm. “Guess what honey,” he exclaims, “I implemented a... Read More

The Best Credit Cards in America: How We Do It

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The Best Credit Cards in America: How We Do It

The Best Credit Cards in America: How We Do It

The Best Credit Cards in America series’ latest installment revolved around consumers’ best options for airline rewards. We sat down with Jason Steele, the man behind the rankings who is also a bit of a travel rewards expert in his own life, to talk about how we developed the rankings, what the best credit cards... Read More

Best Credit Cards in America 2012 for Airline Miles

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Best Credit Cards in America 2012 for Airline Miles

Best Credit Cards in America 2012 for Airline Miles

[Update: Some offers mentioned below have expired. You can view the current offers from our partners here — Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express.] Welcome back to our Best Credit Cards in America series. We are pleased to announce that we will now be issuing awards each month in one of twelve categories.... Read More

How to Protect Your Airline Rewards

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How to Protect Your Airline Rewards

How to Protect Your Airline Rewards

[UPDATE: Some offers mentioned below have expired and/or are no longer available on our site. You can view the current offers from our partners in our credit card marketplace. DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] For decades, banks have partnered with airlines to offer rewards to holders of their co-branded credit cards. And... Read More

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