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 major… Read More
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
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. This month, we are presenting awards for the Best Credit Cards that offer Airline Miles. The prospect of a free flight is so alluring that airline… Read More
For decades, banks have partnered with airlines to offer rewards to holders of their co-branded credit cards. And while nearly all airlines in the United States offer a credit card, American Express and Delta currently have seven different versions of their SkyMiles credit card, the most of any airline. For its part, Delta airlines boasts… Read More
If flying on Southwest Airlines is an option for you, it’s really as easy as buying a cup of coffee to get two free tickets.
In early January, I wrote a blog about the upcoming changes to Southwest Airline’s Rapid Rewards program. Starting March 1, 2011 the New Rapid Rewards program takes effect. Here’s a brief rundown of some of the changes: The number of points earned depends on the amount of your airfare. Before, you earned credits based on… Read More
Wanna get away? If you’re planning to use your Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Credit Card to pay for a getaway after March 1, you’d better check the details of the All-New Rapid Rewards program. Southwest Airlines is overhauling its Rapid Rewards program and the changes are effective on March 1, 2011. Ryan Green, Senior Director of Customer… Read More