American Airlines Hotel Transfer Bonus – 25% Additional Points Earned – Great Option for SPG Transfer

I got an email this morning from American offering a 25% bonus on hotel point transfers. For most hotel loyalty programs, it does not make sense to transfer even with a 25% bonus. There is one exception, and that is SPG and their awesome transfer policy. SPG allows transfers to around 30 airlines with a […]

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Buy One Get One Free – Amtrak Ticket on Capitol Corridor – Auburn to San Jose (and beyond)

This is a nice BoGo deal on Amtrak in Northern California. On Saturdays through July 1st, you are able to bring a companion along with you for free! The Capitol Corridor Amtrak line runs from Auburn to San Jose with a typical journey length of 4 hours and 15 minutes. There are bus connections that […]

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Don’t Overlook this No Annual Fee Rewards Credit Card – Up to $375 Toward Airfare

Here is a something you don’t hear often, “Wells Fargo” and “Free Travel”. If you are like me, free travel is free travel. This Wells Fargo Rewards Visa Signature card fits the bill. You get a decent sign-up bonus, no annual fee, and the very useful Visa Signature benefits.  (benefits PDF download)   The deets: 20,000 bonus […]

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New List of IHG PointBreaks Hotels That Can be Booked for Just 5,000 Points Per Night! – Some Hotels Sell Out Quickly

Every quarter our friends over at IHG release a narrow list of properties called PointBreaks. The beauty is that these hotels can be booked for just 5,000 IHG points per night. The standard rate for many of these hotels is typically 15,000-25,000 per night. The list is not live yet, but check back HERE often […]

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My Latest App-O-Rama Results – Over $1,000 In Travel Value From Three Cards

It’s about that time, I’d been itching for some new credit cards. In this latest App-O-Rama I was approved for three of four cards. Before you freak-out, read this post about your credit cards and credit score, you might be surprised. As more and more people become interested in free-travel, banks are becoming overly sensitive to […]

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