by Trav | Oct 3, 2019 | Credit Cards
It’s a question I get asked more than almost any other:
Should I cancel a credit card?
There are a lot of questions, rumors, and misinformation surrounding when, and if, you should cancel a credit card.
And unfortunately, many people do the wrong thing!
The answer, of course, isn’t cut and dry, and so I’ve broken down the main question into a few smaller ones to make it easier to figure out whether you should cancel a credit card or not. (more…)
by Trav | Aug 30, 2019 | Credit Cards
Earning frequent flyer miles and travel rewards through credit card sign-up bonuses is far and away the best way to get large chunks of points quickly.
In fact, it’s the way that I’ve earned over 90% of my 3 million frequent flyer miles in the last four years.
However, when deciding which credit cards are right for you, there is one thing you must be keenly aware of:
The minimum spend requirement. (more…)
by Trav | Jul 26, 2019 | Credit Cards
Here at EPOP, we love getting the best deals we can on airfare. That’s why we’re big fans of Southwest Airlines for many of our domestic travel needs. The airline offers exceptional value, with 2 free checked bags, a carry-on bag, and a personal item. Plus, the fares are some of the lowest you’ll find.
But what if there were a way to make your already affordable Southwest flights even more affordable? We’re talking (basically) free flights, free in-flight WiFi, and even free in-flight (ahem, adult) beverages.
When you get one of the Southwest credit cards, all of the above (and more) are possible. In this guide, we’ll examine all of the credit cards that Southwest currently offers. (more…)
by Trav | Jul 2, 2019 | Credit Cards
We’re always on the lookout for the best travel credit card offers here at EPOP. The landscape of credit card rewards programs is constantly shifting, with exciting new offers launching all the time.
Therefore, when we heard that Capital One had improved their Venture card, we were naturally interested. And after taking a look at the card, we’re now more confident in recommending it than ever before.
Below, we’ll take a look at everything the Capital One Venture card offers to travelers, including the current sign-up bonus and other exciting perks. This way, you can decide if it’s a card worth adding to your wallet. (more…)
by Trav | Jul 1, 2019 | Credit Cards
There are more opportunities now than ever to use credit card rewards programs to travel very cheaply. One of our favorite travel rewards programs out there is Chase Ultimate Rewards, as it lets you redeem points you earn for flights, hotels, and even car rentals at a wide variety of partners.
To start earning Chase points, we recommend getting the Chase Sapphire Reserve or Chase Sapphire Preferred. Both have large sign-up bonuses that can easily cover the cost of a transcontinental flight or several nights at a hotel. (more…)
by Trav | Jun 28, 2019 | Credit Cards
We love Chase Ultimate Rewards points because they are super flexible, and depending on how you use them, you can redeem them for almost any type of travel expense, from flights to hotels to rental cars!
In this guide, we’ll take a look at the best ways to earn Chase points, as well as how to redeem them for great travel perks.