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Which Annual Credit Card Bonuses Justify the Annual Fee? – The Points Guy

Travel rewards cards can offer incredible sign-up bonuses along with ongoing benefits, but each year points and miles enthusiasts have to decide whether to keep their cards open when it’s time to pay the annual fee. To keep your business, many card issuers offer an annual bonus for renewing your account, and these bonuses can be highly valuable on their own. In this post I want to look at travel rewards cards that feature some sort of renewal bonus. After reviewing what … [Read More...]


Unlocking United Award Availability with MileagePlus Cards – The Points Guy

When people share with me how many points or miles they’ve earned, I congratulate them — not because of how much they’ve accumulated, but because they’ve reached the fun part: spending them. Using your miles can be a challenge, especially at the lowest award levels, and it can take time to learn the ins and outs of various loyalty programs. So today, to help those of you who are ready to redeem your travel rewards, I want to examine a unique feature of United’s … [Read More...]