Crafting An Automatic Travel Reward System

Crafting An Automatic Travel Reward System This post is written by Rohith Amruthur from The Lost Geographer For those who are new to the whole points and miles game, the different ways in which you can earn points and miles can be quite daunting and intimidating. It doesn’t help that those on frequent flyer boards constantly…

Upgrade Your Travel Experience With Airport Lounge Access

After traveling to 12 countries with a young daughter, I know spending time in airports can be stressful.  But there are a few ways you can make your pre-flight experience more enjoyable.  For my family, having complimentary airport lounge access puts us at ease and helps us save money!   The Sakura Lounge in Osaka, Japan Had A Quiet…

Earn Points Faster By Pooling With Family With These Reward Programs

Nobody likes the feeling of being a few thousand points short of a free flight or hotel night. Some airlines offer the option of purchasing the remainder to make up the difference. While other rewards programs don’t offer the option of using cash for the difference which can be rather annoying.  A great tip for…

How To Upgrade An International Flight With Miles And Cash

Sitting in first or business class is a luxurious experience everyone should try at least once in their life. Few people can afford to dish out the cash for a seat that costs $3,000 or more. For the average person, Its absurd to spend that much money for a plane ticket. This post will cover upgrade…

Get Airport Lounge Access With These 6 Cards

We all love traveling, but let’s be honest, it can be a  real pain sometimes. Taking off our shoes and removing your laptop never ceases to annoy anybody. The airports always seem to be crowded and the mediocre food is expensive.     With all the omnipresent anxiety in the airport, there are some options…

How I Booked A $28,883 Epic Family Trip To 4 Countries For $562

Looking back on our family vacation, we would not have been able to travel as cheap without Points Banking.  On this trip as a family of three, we lived in a local village in Fiji, got married on the beautiful beaches of Bali, played with koalas and kangaroos in Australia, and got mesmerized by the lantern festival in Taiwan.

Which Credit Cards Help You Avoid Baggage Fees?

I feel old saying this, but there used to be a time when you could check a bag on any airline for free. Present day, it will cost you at least $25 per bag on almost all domestic flights. Each airline has its own policies and some will even charge you for carry-on bags(cough.. Spirit). Here are…