The Best Bargain Hotel in the U.S. Costs Only $67 a Night

If you’re searching for a spring vacation destination, don’t overlook Eureka Springs, Arkansas. This hidden gem is home to a Victorian resort village — and the best bargain hotel in the U.S., according to TripAdvisor’s latest annual Travelers’ Choice awards for hotels. The Trails Inn in Eureka Springs — which charges $67 a night, on … Read moreThe Best Bargain Hotel in the U.S. Costs Only $67 a Night

Airline Miles or Points About to Expire? Here Are Eight Easy Ways to Keep Them

Airline miles, hotel points, and flexible travel points make it easy to see the world at a discount — and sometimes even free. Unfortunately, the devil is often in the details since points and miles can be difficult to use. If you’re using airline miles in particular, you must find an award seat on the … Read moreAirline Miles or Points About to Expire? Here Are Eight Easy Ways to Keep Them

Four Ways We Can Hang Out

A recent campfire at in the back yard of MMM-HQ coworking space. Hi there. Don’t get too excited, this isn’t a real blog post. But there were enough things worth sharing that I thought it would be worth sending a little mid-month Hello. Life has been busy around here, drunkenly walking that fine line between … Read moreFour Ways We Can Hang Out

The Case Against Airline Miles (and Four Rewards Strategies to Consider Instead)

For a long time, I’ve had a love-hate relationship with airline miles. I love it when they work the way I want them to, but I get annoyed when they become more hassle than they’re worth. It’s true that airline miles are one of the most lucrative travel currencies available. I’ve used miles to book … Read moreThe Case Against Airline Miles (and Four Rewards Strategies to Consider Instead)

13 Easy Ways to Save $1,000 by Summer

Do these cold, short days have you dreaming about summer vacation? As you read travel site reviews, you could also compare car rentals and shop for airline tickets, start a dedicated savings account to prepay part or all of your vacation costs.It’s not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our … Read more13 Easy Ways to Save $1,000 by Summer

Is the Golden Age of Credit Card Rewards Travel About to Change?

By now you’ve probably heard of The Points Guy, an individual who turned maximizing credit card rewards into a fabulous jet setting lifestyle, ultimately spawning a lucrative cottage industry aimed at helping others do the same. With the assistance of sites like The Points Guy, RewardExpert, UpgradedPoints, and others, the stories of globetrotters enjoying lavish … Read moreIs the Golden Age of Credit Card Rewards Travel About to Change?

9 Habits of Excellent Houseguests

Bunking with family and friends can be fun — in theory. However, worn mattresses, pet odors and less-than-ideal room temperatures can deflate the highest of spirits. Still, you should show some compassion for your host. Yes, you paid a fortune in cash, time and energy to travel to your loved one’s home. But your host … Read more9 Habits of Excellent Houseguests

The New Southwest Companion Pass Offer Is Pretty Meh – Here’s What to Do Instead

Earlier this month, Southwest announced a newer credit card offer that sounds like a stellar deal. Through Feb. 11, consumers who sign up for one of three personal Southwest credit cards and spend $4,000 on their card within three months of account opening would qualify for 30,000 Southwest Rapid Rewards points and the Southwest Companion … Read moreThe New Southwest Companion Pass Offer Is Pretty Meh – Here’s What to Do Instead

The Best Ways to Redeem Points and Miles When You Can’t Afford to Travel

Picking up a travel rewards credit card may seem like a good idea, but what happens when you can’t afford to cash in your points and miles? Maybe you thought you’d be able to travel soon, but fell on hard times. Or perhaps you decided to give credit card rewards a try only to wind … Read moreThe Best Ways to Redeem Points and Miles When You Can’t Afford to Travel