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Everything You Need to Know About Hotel Card Free Night Certificates

Matt Brown By: Matt Brown 0

In the world of credit cards, hotel cards are often overlooked as opportunities to extract maximum value. We often discuss credit cards that earn flexible currencies like Chase Ultimate Rewards or American Express Membership Rewards, or cards that earn airline miles such as United MileagePlus, Southwest Rapid Rewards and American AAdvantage. Credit cards that earn […]

Part 3: Buen Camino! A 35 Day Journey on the Camino de Santiago

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. If you missed the beginning of Robert’s trip, you can catch up with Part 1 and Part 2. After bidding my parents farewell, we set off on a trek to deep Southern […]

Turkish Airlines Business Class Review, Istanbul – Hong Kong

By: Anna Zaks 1

The first stop on my around the world itinerary was Israel where I flew LOT Polish Airlines. After I spent a few days with my family it was time to go to the next destination – Hong Kong. I was to fly from Tel Aviv to Istanbul to Hong Kong on a Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300ER. I’ve […]

KLM Boeing 787-10 Business Class Review – New York to Amsterdam

By: Spencer Howard 4

Route New York (JFK) to Amsterdam (AMS) Flight KLM 642 Aircraft Boeing 787-10 (Dreamliner) Cabin Layout 1-2-1 Flight Time 6 hours 9 minutes Class of Service World Business Class Seat 6A Booked With Delta Vacations Promo To kick off the new year, I flew KLM business class on their new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. You might […]

How Does Average Age of Credit Impact Your Credit Score?

If you’ve been paying attention to your credit score and how it’s calculated, you may have noticed that one of the smaller facets of your credit score is your length of credit history. Often overlooked, this is one of the most misunderstood aspects of credit scoring. Today, we’re going to spotlight this a bit and […]

Guide to Using Chase Ultimate Rewards Travel Portal

Anya Kartashova By: Anya Kartashova 5

Many travel rewards enthusiasts tout Chase Ultimate Rewards as the best rewards program offered by a bank, and the reason is their versatility. Ultimate Rewards can be redeemed for merchant gift cards, as cash back, transferred to a number of hotel and airline loyalty programs and used to book travel via Chase’s own travel portal, […]

Our Most Controversial Miles & Points Opinions

By: Spencer Howard 2

In the points and miles world, there are a lot of things on which we can all pretty much agree… Transferable points help protect you against airline devaluations, Hyatt is the best hotel transfer partner of Chase, credit card bonus categories are great, and so on. However, plenty of opinions are a little more controversial […]

Why I Still Don’t Have an Amex Platinum

Matt Brown By: Matt Brown 5

The Platinum Card® from American Express has long been the Cadillac of the premium card space since its original launch way back in 1984. Over the years, American Express has iterated the card time and time again by adding and adjusting benefits as they continually try to offer an extensive number of benefits to their cardmembers […]

Best Ways to Fly to Brazil With Points

There’s a lot to love about Brazil. From Carnival to Copacabana, there’s plenty of big events for South America’s biggest country. Its position in South America makes for some interesting points and miles opportunities. Some of its cities lie farther north, closer to Colombia. Others are a bit more south, including the hot spots of […]

How to Make Miles & Points Better: The One Thing We’d Each Change

By: Spencer Howard 0

As you spend more time earning and redeeming miles and points, there’s a good chance you’ll start thinking about how credit cards, airline programs and hotel programs could be improved. With that in mind, we wanted to share some of the changes 10xTravel team members would like to see. From credit card benefits to bank […]