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How We’d Use 100K Virgin Atlantic Miles

By: Spencer Howard 0

Virgin Atlantic isn’t part of any major airline alliance but it has some great partnerships with airlines such as All Nippon Airways (ANA), Delta, Air New Zealand, Air France, KLM and more. Even better, you can transfer points from American Express, Chase, Capital One, Citi or Marriott to your Virgin Atlantic Flying Club account. That […]


Everything You Need to Know About Upgrading Flights

By: Charlie Lewis 2

Once you’ve experienced the comfort and service that comes with first and business class travel, it can be hard to go back to flying economy, especially for long-haul international flights. However, tickets in premium cabins are often far more expensive than the attractive, dirt-cheap economy fares that we love to jump on, leading many people […]


Is The Platinum Card From American Express Worth It?

By: Travis Cormier 3

There are very few cards that we recommend getting if you’re under 5/24, but The Platinum Card from American Express is sometimes one of those cards. When there’s an elevated welcome bonus, the Platinum Card will always be found near the top of our list. One of the struggles that many people have with signing […]


Team Piece: How We’d Use 5 Free Nights From the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Card

By: Spencer Howard 0

Chase has been shaking things up with new sign-up bonuses and bonus categories on several of the cards it offers. Among these, the new Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card sign-up bonus is particularly compelling. While the previous sign-up bonus of 100,000 points was solid, the new sign-up bonus offers five free night certificates after you […]


Chase Freedom Flex Review

Anya Kartashova By: Anya Kartashova 0

If you earn flexible rewards, such as Ultimate Rewards points, you’re already well on your way to a heavily subsidized vacation anywhere in the world. But what if I told you that you can triple and even quintuple your rewards without paying any extra fees? The Chase Freedom Flex card is a rebranded Chase Freedom […]


How to Earn the Southwest Companion Pass [2021]

By: Bryce Conway 86

The Southwest Companion Pass (often abbreviated as “CP” or “SWCP”) is a perk offered by Southwest Airlines that allows you to bring a companion on any Southwest flight you fly for just the taxes and fees.


What It Was Like to Travel to Turkey During a Pandemic

Anya Kartashova By: Anya Kartashova 12

While some countries impose strict lockdown measures and hesitate to open their borders, the world has begun to open up to visitors with certain requirements in place, such as proof of a negative COVID-19 test before arrival or having to quarantine upon entry. Turkey is one of the countries that announced the return of tourism […]


How We’d Use The 80,000-Point Chase Sapphire Preferred Bonus

By: Spencer Howard 4

We all love earning points and miles, but if you don’t know what to do with them, there isn’t much point in getting them! Since the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card is one of the most popular choices for folks just starting their points journey, we wanted to share how 10xTravel team members would utilize the […]


Best Bonus Categories: October Through December 2020

By: Travis Cormier 13

There are a lot of reasons why you might not be working on a credit card welcome bonus right now. Maybe you’re trying to get below 5/24, or you’re just busy with other things at the moment. Whatever the reason, you should still try to take advantage of credit card bonus categories. Which is why […]


Credit Card Showdown: American Express Gold vs. American Express Platinum

By: Carly Helfand 0

If you’re debating between the American Express Gold Card and The Platinum Card from American Express, you’ve likely already decided it’s worth paying a little bit more in annual fees in exchange for solid earnings potential and a suite of perks. How much more—and what you’ll get in return—is the question at play when choosing […]