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Priceline Summer Movie Vacation Packages This Summer

Priceline Summer Movie Vacation Packages This Summer

Wouldn’t it be nice to travel the globe like a celebrity, visiting all the best places before the masses are clued into their fabulousness? Or conversely, making places fabulous simply by your presence there?

Well, we can’t offer you a ticket to instant celebrity. But we can provide you with some insight about where movie stars have been spending their time (at least during their work hours.)

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Capital One Introduces the Premier Dining Rewards Credit Card

Capital One Introduces the Premier Dining Rewards Credit Card

Do you have a passion for food? Whether you’re on the hunt for the next hot dining trend, hanging out with friends at the local brewpub, or planning a dinner party at home, Capital One just released the perfect card for you, the Premier Dining Rewards card.

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Which Card is Better – Amex Platinum Personal or Business?

Which Card is Better – Amex Platinum Personal or Business?

Amex has been announcing a series of changes to both the personal and business versions of the Platinum card over the past several months. The pace of these announcements has increased in recent weeks, and now the differences between the two cards are greater than ever before.

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Which Miles or Points Should You Use When Making an Award Booking?

Which Miles or Points Should You Use When Making an Award Booking?

Travel hackers have more choices than ever when it comes to which points or miles currency to use when making an award booking. In many cases, the most obvious choice isn’t always the most economical.

For example, if you wanted to book a flight within the U.S., you first choice may be to use the miles of a domestic airline. However, it may be possible to pay a lower number of miles by booking that same flight via the award chart of an international partner. In all cases, you will want to compare the value of mileage redemption to the redemption rates available for fixed value currencies.

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Making Sense of Airline Fuel Surcharges

Making Sense of Airline Fuel Surcharges

Beware of fuel surcharges when booking a flight, whether you are using miles or cash. The practice of imposing fuel surcharges blossomed around 2004 when world oil prices spiked. But they can vary greatly from one carrier to the next, even on carriers flying the same route with the same aircraft.

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How to Score Discounted Business Class Award Tickets

How to Score Discounted Business Class Award Tickets

Being able to cash in your miles and points for an award flight is a great feeling. Even better? Getting an incredible deal. The key to redeeming fewer miles is to take advantage of sweet spots found on award charts to book flights for great prices compared to what else is out there.

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CheapAir Identifies the Best Times to Buy Your Next Plane Ticket and Book Your Award Ticket

CheapAir Identifies the Best Times to Buy Your Next Plane Ticket and Book Your Award Ticket

Figuring out the best time to buy an airline ticket is often one of the most vexing parts of planning a trip. Wait until the last minute and the airfare skyrockets. Book too early and you may spend more than you should as well.

So what’s the best approach? As it turns out, it’s somewhere in between those two extremes.

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The Credit Scores You Need for the Best Travel Credit Cards

The Credit Scores You Need for the Best Travel Credit Cards

Are you ready to apply for a new rewards credit card, but you’re not sure which one you’ll qualify for? We’ve taken a look at the major travel cards on the market and figured out the credit scores you’ll need to get them.

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How to Use Amex Membership Rewards, Citi ThankYou Points and Chase Ultimate Rewards to Fly American Airlines

How to Use Amex Membership Rewards, Citi ThankYou Points and Chase Ultimate Rewards to Fly American Airlines

United is a transfer partner of Chase Ultimate Rewards, and Delta is a partner of American Express Membership Rewards, but you won’t find American Airlines in the transfer partners list of major credit card rewards programs. That, however, doesn’t mean you can’t fly American using the points from these programs and Citi's ThankYou program.

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How to Get Elite Status at a Hotel Fast Through Matches, Challenges and Credit Cards

How to Get Elite Status at a Hotel Fast Through Matches, Challenges and Credit Cards

Do you want to enjoy all the benefits of elite status at your favorite hotel, including complimentary room upgrades, discounts, club access and more? There are a number of ways you can earn status quickly.

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