Travel Card Toolkit: Chase Sapphire Preferred

Screen Shot 2017-05-22 at 11.51.56 AMAs mentioned previously we don’t want every post to be about credit cards, but there is quite a bit of travel utility with the sign up bonuses. We likely won’t be talking about many more cards (if any) before our travels – instead beginning to focus on redemptions – so if you’re interested in learning about other cards we’d recommend the Mad Fientist’s Card Rating Tool.

With that, today we wanted to focus on the Chase Sapphire Preferred card. It’s similar to Read more

Travel Card Toolkit: Chase Freedom & Unlimited

Screen Shot 2017-04-27 at 9.02.07 AMToday we wanted to talk about the Chase Freedom Unlimited card. As we mentioned previously we don’t want to focus on credit cards too much, but this is a very strong area in our travel toolkit. After this card we’ll likely talk about one (or two) more cards, before getting into more of the planning and ultimately sharing our adventures. Think of this as the foreshadowing part, with great redemptions to come. Read more

Travel Card Toolkit: Chase Sapphire Reserve

Travel Card Toolkit: Chase Sapphire Reserve

Screen Shot 2017-03-08 at 4.07.18 PMOne of the things we’re doing to prepare for our upcoming travel is to take advantage of some credit card offers. I had long been a proponent of absolutely no debt, but alas some of the sign up bonuses are just too good to refuse. (Standard disclaimer: if you don’t pay your balance in full, credit card interest is apt to quickly erode any bonus benefit.)

I’d like to show you what I mean by sharing some of the offers that we have worked on in the last few months. Today I’ll start with the: Read more