Category Archives: Credit Cards

Have A Hyatt Credit Card? Get 10% Redeemed Points Back

hyatt credit cardA couple of weeks back, the Michael W Travels family returned from a very nice visit to St Kitts where we stayed at the beautiful Park Hyatt.

While we like staying at nice hotels, we’d never pay for the cost of a stay at this kind of property.

Our stay was made possible thanks to the Hyatt credit card. Continue reading Have A Hyatt Credit Card? Get 10% Redeemed Points Back

Where Are We Staying With My Marriott Rewards Anniversary Free Night

Marriott RewardsAnniversary free nights from credit cards can be a bit of a pain for a couple of reasons. First of all, you want to make sure that you’re getting a better value than theĀ  cost of the annual fee.

Another issue is that they expire. Do you want to use a free night towards a trip you are planning or plan a trip around it?

I recently shared where we are staying with our IHG Anniversary Free Night. Then AwardWallet informed me that my Marriott Rewards Anniversary Free Night was expiring in less than 3 months. Continue reading Where Are We Staying With My Marriott Rewards Anniversary Free Night

Would You Add An Authorized User To Your Credit Card For This Offer?

Authorized UserI rarely add an authorized user to my credit cards unless I’m getting something worthwhile back.

Some credit cards offer bonus miles for adding an AU. One card which comes to mind is the United MileagePlus Explorer Card. When you add an AU and make an purchase, you get 5,000 bonus miles. Not bad…

I just received an offer to add an authorized user to my JetBlue Plus Card. Continue reading Would You Add An Authorized User To Your Credit Card For This Offer?

Where Did Kim & I Redeem Our Four Hyatt Visa Free Nights?

hyatt visaFor years I put off applying for a Hyatt Visa card. I didn’t see the real value in applying for a credit card which offered a bonus of only two free nights.

However, I figured that at some point, I would get the card. It was most likely be when there weren’t lots of other credit card offers that I was interested in applying for. Continue reading Where Did Kim & I Redeem Our Four Hyatt Visa Free Nights?

2,500 Bonus Club Carlson Points For Making 4 Small Purchases

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Club Carlson points lost a lot of value (around half?) when the generous 2nd night free benefit went away a couple of years back. Regardless, I still kept my credit cards open since I feel that the 40,000 renewal bonus points given are worth more that the annual fee.

I just received an interesting bonus offer where I can earn 2,500 bonus Club Carlson points for making four online purchases. Continue reading 2,500 Bonus Club Carlson Points For Making 4 Small Purchases