Credit Card Companions

AwardHacker: The Best Award Flight Search Engine! (v1.2: added support for Southwest/Virgin America miles)

v1.2: 2016.07.14 updated. We added support for the following frequent flyer programs: Southwest Airlines (WN) Rapid Rewards (U.S. domestic only) Virgin America (VX) Elevate (Partners only) Note that Southwest Airlines (WN) uses  price-based award chart. The number of miles we show here is a lower limit (sale offers are not included). If you want to redeem for an award ticket close to…
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The Redbird is Dead

According to the data points from FlyerTalk and Reddit, from 2015.10.12, the Redbird can only be fed with cash. Redbird, died at the age of 13 months, R.I.P. For the people who keep Redbird as your pet, you need to consider change product. Note that you need to wait all transactions to be settled before changing.

Hurry Up! 30% More UA Miles!

United Airlines (UA) introduced a benefit today: Starting from now to 20th November, the mileage you earned from United Airlines(UA) partners will reward you 30% additional bonus, but the requirement is that you didn’t earn UA mileage from its partners in the past twelve months. This is the register website, you need to input your Mileage Plus Number to register. The partners…
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A Powerful Tool to Save Money: Shopping Portals

After you’ve got credit cards it’s time to do some shopping! Online shopping, of course, is preferred by most. It is very common to many people who see something at Macy’s and happily pay for it with their Discover credit card. 5% cash back is a good deal but you can get an ever better deal if you keep reading! I. Brief introduction to shopping…
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Amazon Allowance (2015.8 Updated)

2015.8 Updated: Amazon Allowance now has a minimum amount of each transaction: $5 (The transactions that have already been setup will still work fine). The EDP strategy is no longer suitable while the BBR is still good. The Better Balance Rewards (BBR) issued by BoA is a credit card with distinctive features. Its rewards are based on payment on time rather than…
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Introduction to Amex Offer (2015.6 Updated)

American Express card is an essential tool to live in USA. Its high-end card is famous for its high quality, excellent benefits and services. Furthermore, its Membership Rewards (MR) Program is a very awesome points system, and its credit limit is also very generous. But today, we mainly introduce you a very useful way to save money with Amex: Amex…
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United MileagePlus X (MPX) (2016.12 Updated: MPX is not counted as travel by AmEx any more)

2016.12 Update: MPX is not counted as travel by AmEx any more, see AmEx built RAT for more details. With the new mileage accumulation policy implemented last year, it is not as easy for us to collect so many miles with air travel as it used to be. According to the new policy, the miles earned are based on fares rather…
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