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Does Closing a Credit Card Hurt Your Credit Score?

By: Joseph Cheung 2

If you’ve decided to close a credit card, it can be scary for two reasons. First, you might wonder if closing a credit card will cause you to lose the miles and points you’ve earned. We’ve got that completely covered in a different article. Second, you might be asking “Does closing a credit card hurt […]


Introducing a New Tool to Manage Your Money in 2020 (Hey, that Rhymes!)

By: Bryce Conway 1

Editors Note: 10xTravel has partnered with Facet Wealth for our coverage of their products and may be compensated as an affiliate. Our opinions and review are our own and have not been reviewed or endorsed in any way by Facet Wealth. Hi Travel Junkies, Happy New Year! The fact that it is already 2020 didn’t […]


How Miles and Points Can Keep You Connected to Family

By: Anna Zaks 2

We’ve all heard about the amazing redemptions like a first-class trip to the Maldives or a spectacular safari trip. But we don’t just have to use points and miles for aspirational redemptions. A question of whether to spend miles and points on short domestic trips comes up often. Should we save our points and miles for […]


The Chase 5/24 Rule: Vital Info for Beginners

By: Joseph Cheung 12

If there’s one thing almost every miles and points enthusiast needs to know, it’s the Chase 5/24 rule. The Chase 5/24 rule has become so important in miles and points culture that it’s become an identifier, a major miles and point strategy decision point, and even a t-shirt! So, what is the Chase 5/24 rule […]


There’s Life After Chase

Let’s start first with a quick refresher on Chase’s 5/24 rule. Here’s the short version. If you have opened 5 or more cards in the last 24 months, Chase will NOT approve you for any of its cards. This count of 5 includes personal cards from all banks, not just Chase. Additionally, business cards from Capital […]


How We Did It: Paris and Normandy Using Points and Miles

By: Bryce Conway 0

By 10xTravel Reader Robert Wells Enjoy Robert & Amelia’s stories from their year-long journey around the world. You can also follow their journey on Instagram. Read Part 1: Bon Voyage – A Dream Realized As a popular destination, Paris was an easy decision as a base to start our big adventure. There were multiple  flight […]


LOT Polish Airlines Business Class Review: The Forgotten Star Alliance Partner

By: Anna Zaks 3

LOT Polish Airlines doesn’t get enough attention as a valuable Star Alliance Partner. Poland’s flag carrier, and one of the world’s oldest airlines, flies to Warsaw out of several major international U.S. gateways: New York (JFK) Newark (EWR) Miami (MIA) Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) San Francisco (SFO) – starting August 2020 LOT recently introduced […]


Our Favorite Flight Experiences

By: Spencer Howard 2

The chance to see a new place is more than enough to make one excited about jumping on an airplane. However, I find that trips are even better when the flight is a ton of fun too! With than in mind, the 10xTravel team wanted to share some of their favorite flight experiences. Now, I […]


Citi Bonus and Application Rules

Anya Kartashova By: Anya Kartashova 4

So, you’ve circumnavigated the treacherous waters of credit card rules and opened five Chase cards to earn some of the most valuable points on the market. You’ve sampled the sweet taste of free travel and are now ready to bite off a larger piece of the world by earning rewards from other banks. However, you […]


Reader Success Story: South African Safari (With an Infant) on Points

By: Bryce Conway 0

By 10xT Reader Steph Kimberly Last Christmas, my husband and I were planning our next big trip. We have friends living in Lesotho, a landlocked country within South Africa, for work and we really wanted to visit them. But there was no way we could afford the $1,500+ flights to get there for two adults […]