Did you know there’s a way to use the rewards you earn from the Barclaycard Arrival Plus for Uber rides under $100?
The Barclaycard Arrival Plus is a travel credit card, with a sign-up bonus worth ~$525 toward travel. But a major restriction is you can only redeem your rewards for travel purchases of at least $100.
But folks have figured out a way to redeem their Barclaycard Arrival Plus miles for inexpensive Uber rides by purchasing $100+ Uber gift cards through the United MileagePlus X app.
Use Your Barclaycard Arrival Plus Miles for Uber Rides Under $100 With This Simple Trick!
I’ll show you how you can do it, too!
Folks who travel internationally often do quick math when exchanging currencies. Or while using US dollars to purchase an item that’s listed in the local currency.
But instead of worrying about currency conversions on vacation, you can use a terrific free app called XE Currency, which does the math for you to make sure you’re getting the best deal!
The app includes live exchange rates for 180+ currencies throughout the world. So you’ll be covered no matter where you’re traveling!
With Live Exchange Rates, the XE Currency App Will Show You the Most Accurate Foreign Exchange Information
I’ll show you how quick and easy it is to use the XE Currency Exchange app!
Paying for in-flight Wi-Fi with certain airlines can be expensive.
That’s why I’m excited to have 10 free Gogo in-flight Wi-Fi passes each year with The Enhanced Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN.
This perk can be a great way to save money! And it’s an exclusive benefit of the Business Platinum card. It’s not available for folks with the personal AMEX Platinum.
You Can Save Money on In-Flight Wi-Fi Purchases by Using the AMEX Business Platinum Free Gogo Wi-Fi Passes on Eligible Airlines!
I’ll show AMEX Business Platinum cardholders how to load free Gogo Wi-Fi passes!
Posted in Air Canada, Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, American Express, AMEX Platinum, Business Platinum, Credit Cards, Delta Skymiles, Save Money, Travel Technology, Travel Tips, United Airlines, VIrgin America
If you have Virgin America points, you now have more opportunities to get excellent value from your rewards!
Via One Mile at a Time, you can now book Virgin America award flights with Alaska Airlines miles! This is a big deal, because folks with Virgin America points can now redeem their points with 2 very different “award charts”.
You Now Have 2 Options for Redeeming Your Virgin America Points!
I’ll help you decide if booking Virgin America award flights with Alaska Airlines miles makes sense for you!
Posted in Airline Award Booking, Airlines, Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Bank Of America, Beginner Tips, BOA Alaska Air, Comenity Bank, Comenity Capital Bank Virgin America, Comenity Virgin America, Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Earn Miles, Save Money, Sweet Spots, Travel Technology, Travel Tips, VIrgin America
If you want your trip details like confirmation numbers and car rental information all in one place, you’ll love this travel app!
TripCase is a website and free travel app for iPhone and Android that helps you organize your travel plans. And it works very well!
TravelCase Will Pull Your Travel Plans in One Place and Present Them in a Simple Way
I’ll share my review of the TripCase app. And why it could be valuable to you!
Do you find it hard to disconnect from your family and friends when you board a flight? Alaska Airlines is working to solve that problem!
Via One Mile at a Time, Alaska Airlines now offers FREE in-flight messaging on all their Gogo Wi-Fi-enabled flights. And this appears to be a permanent feature!
Alaska Airlines Is Giving You Less Reason to Stay on the Ground
I’ll share details about this new perk from Alaska Airlines!
Posted in Airlines, Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, American Express, Business Platinum, Credit Cards, Delta Skymiles, Save Money, Travel Technology, Travel Tips, US Bank, US Bank Flex Perks, VIrgin America, Visa Signature
During my stay at the Sheraton San Diego during FinCon 2016, I took advantage of free premium Wi-Fi in my room thanks to my Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express.
You can get faster Wi-Fi when you stay at Starwood hotels if you have the AMEX Starwood personal OR small business card. In my case, the premium speeds were more than TWICE the regular in-room Wi-Fi speed!
Folks With an AMEX Starwood Personal or Small Business Card Can Enjoy Faster Wi-Fi at Most Starwood Hotels
Here’s how I got Sheraton free Wi-Fi!
Posted in American Express, AMEX Starwood (SPG), Beginner Tips, Business Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Hotels, Save Money, Starwood (SPG), Travel Technology, Travel Tips
I’ve written how folks with certain AMEX credit cards can save money with a free Boingo Wi-Fi membership!
Having access to high-speed internet at airports and hotels can make your travel experience more enjoyable.
That’s why using Boingo Wi-Finder with your laptop or mobile device can come in handy! Because you can quickly find one of the million Boingo Wi-Fi hotspots.
With Boingo Wi-Finder, You’ll Be Able to Quickly Find and Connect to Over a Million Wi-Fi Hotspots Throughout the World!
I’ll show you how to use Boingo Wi-Finder to connect to airport Wi-Fi!
Posted in American Express, AMEX Mercedes-Benz Platinum, AMEX Platinum, AMEX Starwood (SPG), Beginner Tips, Business Platinum, Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Save Money, Travel Technology, Travel Tips
If you collect Alaska Airlines or Hawaiian Airlines miles, there’s a new way to keep your miles from expiring with no effort! Frequent Flyer is an app for iOS or Android that earns you points in return for sharing your location. Then, you can redeem them for miles!
However, it can take 5+ months to earn 100 miles.
You can also complete surveys or refer your friends to speed up the process. If you don’t mind having the app on your phone, it’s an easy way to reset the clock and keep your miles active without flying.
The Frequent Flyer App Is an Easy Way to Keep Your Alaska or Hawaiian Mileage Account Active, in Exchange for Sharing Your Location
I’ll show you how it works!
Ever find yourself stuck in an airport or loud restaurant, staring at a muted TV? It’s frustrating not being able to hear the audio, especially if there’s breaking news or a sports game you want to watch.
Tunity is a free app that lets you listen to live TV even if the television itself is muted. You can scan the TV through the app, and it streams the audio directly to your phone. It’s useful in any public space.
Tunity Is an App That Lets You Scan a Muted TV and Stream the Audio Through Your Phone
I’ll show you how it works!