March 20, 2019.Reading time 15 minutes.
Southwest Airlines and their branded credit cards offer an insane travel opportunity that make them worth their weight in gold. THE COMPANION PASS The Companion Pass stipulations per southwest.com “Companion Pass is the benefit that allows you to choose one person to fly with you, free of airline charges (does not include taxes and fees […]
December 29, 2017.Reading time 12 minutes.
I’ve written all about Southwest’s Companion Pass, and I earned mine February 2016, allowing G.Hammer to fly with me for $5.60 each way any time I fly Southwest through the end of 2017. In a nutshell, I had to earn 110,000 Southwest Rapid Rewards points in one year to qualify which I did by […]
December 2, 2017.Reading time 15 minutes.
Greg and I have a lot of credit cards, and most of them have annual fees. Some are a necessary evil for benefits the cards provide, and some annual fees actually pay for themselves. Depending on the card and its benefits, we’ll call when the annual fee is due and ‘threaten to cancel’ unless […]
September 21, 2015.Reading time 5 minutes.
Credit card sign up bonuses are a great way to travel on the cheap, but of course applying for new credit cards all willy-nilly can be a great way to get yourself in some hot financial water, too. If you think you’d like to apply for a new credit card, or especially several new […]
March 11, 2015.Reading time 9 minutes.
Full disclosure: This was written in 2015 when we were apparently millionaires and spending thousands of dollars on our credit cards every year. We have scaled way back, mostly to fall under Chase’s 5/24 rule so we are eligible for Chase cards again. Carry on. So think you’d like to apply for a new […]
November 19, 2014.Reading time 14 minutes.
In the spring of 2014, when I was an itty, bitty, lil’ miles and points baby, I was sitting on my mom’s couch going through all the junk mail she still gets for me and I came across an offer for a United Airlines credit card: 50,000 bonus miles if I spent $2,000.00 on the […]
November 15, 2014.Reading time 8 minutes.
Does Southwest Airlines fly out of your home airport? Do you like cheap travel? Have I got a deal for you! Southwest Airlines states “A member who earns 110,000 qualifying points or who flies 100 qualifying one-way flights per calendar year will qualify for Companion Pass status, which entitles a designated traveling companion to fly […]