The Marriott Bonvoy Credit Cards

When it comes to dispensing travel rewards, competing banks make strange bedfellows. Credit card issuers will always prefer to have an exclusive arrangement with an airline or hotel chain. Sometimes, though, circumstances force two different banks to issue cards for the same reward program—and when that happens, the situation can …

My 2019 Aviation Photography Year in Review (80+ images!)

More people have been asking about it than the credit card offer on an American Airlines flight. Well, it’s finally here, my aviation photography year in review. Click through because you love aviation photography years in review. The post My 2019 Aviation Photography Year in Review (80+ images!) appeared first …

So, You Have to Spend the Night in an Airport

The fantasy of spending a night away from home while traveling typically includes things like plush bedding, spa access, a balcony overlooking a sandy beach and room service. However, it doesn’t always look like that. We sometimes get stuck in airports overnight. Factors like inclement weather, natural disasters and mechanical …

Get the Benefits of Airline Elite Status Without Qualifying

In recent years, airline elite status has become both less rewarding and harder to obtain. Along with minimum amounts of either miles or segments flown, American, Delta and United have all imposed spending requirements. For frequent flyers, the most frustrating thing about the loyalty programs is that upgrades have largely …