The Airlines With the Most Passenger Complaints

Personal Finance

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

How to Earn Credit Card Rewards for Your Wedding

Credit Cards

How to Earn Credit Card Rewards for Your Wedding

How to Earn Credit Card Rewards for Your Wedding

A wedding is a joyous, yet expensive, occasion. And with so much money being spent, credit card users are wise to look for any possible method to maximize their credit card rewards. Thankfully, there are several ways that couples can leverage their spending to earn considerable rewards points, miles and cash back on their big… Read More

The Secret to Getting an Upgrade on Your Credit Card

Credit Cards

The Secret to Getting an Upgrade on Your Credit Card

The Secret to Getting an Upgrade on Your Credit Card

There are several stages of thought that credit card users go through when they discover that issuers are willing to offer them large sign-up bonuses. The first is disbelief, since it doesn’t appear to make sense that a company would offer hundreds of dollars worth of points, miles or cash back, just for trying their… Read More

The Best Credit Cards in America: How We Do It

Credit Cards

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

How to Protect Your Airline Rewards

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How to Protect Your Airline Rewards

How to Protect Your Airline Rewards

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

Southwest Airlines New Rapid Rewards Program Has Arrived

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Southwest Airlines New Rapid Rewards Program Has Arrived

Southwest Airlines New Rapid Rewards Program Has Arrived

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

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