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Hotels.com Welcome Rewards Program

One of the first loyalty programs that really turned me on to points-hoarding was the Hotels.com Welcome Rewards.  Why?  Because it was extremely simple. Understanding these programs can sometimes be complicated.  Negotiating the intricacies of points value is as tough … Continue reading

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Using Chase Ultimate Rewards: Six Roundtrip Tickets to Panama for $261

Any good points-hoarder has a good stash of bank points – travel rewards that can be transferred to other programs OR spent as cash.  For example, the much-extolled Chase Ultimate Rewards program not only lets you transfer to a variety … Continue reading

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Transfer Ultimate Rewards to Amtrak

I just happen to have about 159,600 Chase Ultimate Rewards, and I’ve been playing with them the same way I used to count the nickels in my piggy bank as a child.  One of my little daydreams involves a train … Continue reading

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