Everyone loves AMEX offers, right? Amex offers are one of the most reliable benefits of the card. But why should AMEX get all the love. Chase ended their Chase Offers program back in April leaving us with a promise of a new and improved one. I’m thinking many of us are happy to hear that in a few days, Chase is bringing back Chase Offers. Continue reading
Good morning everyone. A few weeks ago, Chase changed their travel provider for their Chase Ultimate Rewards Travel Portal to Expedia, so I decided to do an updated guide on how to book travel through the Chase Ultimate Rewards Travel Portal and pay with your Chase Ultimate Rewards Points. To get started, sign into your Chase online account and click the Go to Ultimate Rewards button on the right side of the page.
World of Hyatt program changes have been coming at us from all sides. I wrote about the major ones last week. Because of how Hyatt is now charging on their Cash+Points rate, going forward the math makes more sense to book rooms using an all points rate. Then it struck me. I better start accruing way more Hyatt points if I won’t be able to stretch points and their value like I used to. So I began looking at my options for increasing my Hyatt points stash. Continue reading
World of Hyatt program changes have been coming at us fast and furious these past few weeks. As I say, Hyatt giveth and Hyatt taketh away. Rather than write multiple posts on each change I thought it best to have them here all in one place. As with all change and perceptions, how you view them depends on your lens. Let’s start with Hyatt’s “giveth” first. Continue reading
Good morning everyone. A few weeks ago, I friend told me about a service called Trim, where they will monitor your cable / phone / TV / Internet bills and negotiate a lower rate for you. In exchange for negotiating a lower rate, Trim takes a cut of the savings. The service sounded like a cool idea and I decided to try it out on my home Comcast cable / TV / Internet bill. Trim works with several cable / phone / TV / Internet providers, so most TWG readers should check it out.