Great hotel rewards credit card to get & hold – Marriott Rewards Visa

Marriott Rewards was the first hotel rewards program I signed up for more than 20 years ago. Since Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood Hotels, it offers more hotel rooms worldwide than any other company, giving you plenty of options to earn and redeem points. Marriott offers a Visa credit card in partnership with Chase bank – find out whether it’s worth … Continue reading

Deal Dispatch: Best Current Credit Card Sign-up Bonuses

A big part of the excitement about travel rewards credit cards are the huge sign-up bonuses credit card companies in the US have been handing out. And they are especially high during the occasional promotions – currently, Marriott offers an increased bonus of 100,000 points for their Chase Visa card and Starwood offers 35,000 points for their American Express card … Continue reading

Simple Prepaid Visa Card – low fees and peace of mind for travelers

Most credit card reviews on travel blogs are about the reward points you can earn or the elite membership benefits you might get. One concern rarely addressed is the safety of your financial information when traveling in countries with lots of credit/ATM card fraud. I have previously recommended the prepaid American Express Bluebird debit card for those high risk transactions … Continue reading