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10xTravel Team: Our In-Flight Routines

By: Spencer Howard 0

Whether you’re a road warrior, nervous traveler or someone who takes a few trips a year, there’s a good chance you’ve settled on a routine when you fly. Your routine might involve you boarding early to sanitize your tray table (and seat area) or board last to maximize your time in a lounge preflight. Today, […]


Guide to Using the Amex Travel Portal

Anya Kartashova By: Anya Kartashova 0

Most U.S. bank rewards cards provide their customers with multiple ways of redeeming their points. Be it transferring points to a travel partner, exchanging them for gift cards or using them to book various travel components, there’s usually a plethora of options. However, cardholders should beware that not all of these opportunities are good. American […]


Social Distancing Saturday: Introducing 10xT Team Video Chats!

By: Bryce Conway 0

Social Distancing Saturday is a new series by 10xTravel that shares ideas for how to pass the time while you are doing your part to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by engaging in #SocialDistancing. These pieces will not be directly related to points, miles, or travel, but rather are being shared just to help bring […]


Savvy Traveler: How to Handle Flight Cancellations Like a Pro

By: Carly Helfand 2

Nobody likes to have their plans disrupted, but when it comes to air travel, it happens all the time. Flight cancellations come with the territory—and these days, they’re happening with even more regularity. Fortunately, while you can’t control whether your flight gets cancelled, you can control how you respond to and remedy the situation. Here […]


How to Hit Minimum Spends From Home

By: Anna Zaks 0

The best and fastest way to earn miles and points quickly is through new credit card welcome bonuses. Most welcome bonuses, however, come with minimum spending requirements. In light of the coronavirus situation, many people are stuck at home so we wanted to talk about a strategy for meeting minimum spends from home. It goes […]


Reader (Almost) Success Stories: Amazing Trips Cancelled Due to COVID-19

By: Julie Szpira 2

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the world and has taken a foothold in the United States, travel has been completely disrupted. There are many factors to consider when deciding whether or not to cancel a trip. However, the United States State Department and the Center for Disease Control recently made the decision much easier for travelers […]


Travel Traps: Economy Flights at Business Class Award Rates

Anya Kartashova By: Anya Kartashova 1

The hobby of collecting points and miles can be an overwhelming one if you don’t take the time to learn a few basics first. There’s a lot to track, including credit card payment dates, award charts, mileage expiration policies, etc. If you don’t have a system in place, it’s almost impossible to keep track of […]


Social Distancing Saturday: Fitness from Home & the First Ever 10xT Drawing Contest (With Prizes!)

By: Bryce Conway 0

Social Distancing Saturday is a new series by 10xTravel that shares ideas for how to pass the time while you are doing your part to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by engaging in #SocialDistancing. These pieces will not be directly related to points, miles, or travel, but rather are being shared just to help bring […]


How to Use Positioning Flights for the Best Flight Deals

By: Caroline Lupini 1

As a travel junkie, I’m constantly looking for the best flight deals. Whenever I’m living closer to a great hub airport like LAX, it’s so simple to find great deals. Whether it’s $449 to Helsinki with SAS, Punta Cana for $329 with American, or Cape Town for $578 with Swiss, there are truly too many […]


Which Delta Card Is Right for You?

By: Travis Cormier 2

I’ve been known to give the Delta SkyMiles Credit Cards a hard time in the past, but there are some great ways to redeem Delta SkyMiles – even if there are a bunch of terrible ways too. The truth is these cards get a bad reputation because there’s a lot of marketing poured into them which […]