Posts By Ramy

hyatt regency maui resort

As of today the Chase Hyatt Card Sign up Bonus Changed from two free nights to 40,000 points. The Hyatt card is one of my favorite hotel cards for many reasons. Here are the two main reasons why I applied for the card: Earn 2 free nights at Hyatt hotels, worldwide after you make $1,000 in purchases in the first 3 months…

Intercontinental Hanoi

After staying two nights at the Sheraton Hanoi, I decided to spend our last night at the Intercontinental Hanoi. The main reason for changing hotels; I had an expiring anniversary night from the Chase IHG card. Another reason is why not try and review another hotel :) The Intercontinental Hanoi is about a five minute walk away from the Sheraton. We…

cheapest way to book hawaii with points

In my last post, I spoke about getting to Hawaii with American Airlines AAdvantage miles. I mentioned that it wasn't the most effective use of miles. In this post, I'd like to show you the cheapest way to book Hawaii with points. In this method of getting to Hawaii; you'll need to have Chase Ultimate Rewards points. These points are…

american airlines transcontinental first class

It's sort of easy to redeem American Airlines miles to Hawaii, but it's not the cheapest way to get there. You can redeem flights to Hawaii on American or Alaska airlines. AAdvantage Hawaii Awards – Pricing American Airlines charges the following rates for flights from the 48 Contiguous States to Hawaii: (One-way) Economy: 22,500 Economy Off-Peak: 20,000 To Hawaii: December…

bonus offer on the gold and platinum delta credit cards

American Express has the highest sign-up bonus offer on the Gold and Platinum Delta credit cards. You can get 60,000 to 70,000 bonus Skymiles from this offer. You must apply before July 5th to score this deal. American Express is offering this increased sing-up bonus on both, personal and business cards. Personal Delta Cards: Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express…

chase sapphire reserve travel credit changes

The Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card was introduced by Chase last year, and it was extremely popular. The card was in very high demand that Chase ran out of the metal material used to make the card. It's easy to see why the Sapphire Reserve is very popular. The card has an annual fee of $450 and at the time…

sheraton hanoi review

The Sheraton Hanoi hotel is a category 2 Starwood Property. A free award night costs only 4,000 points, while the paid rate at the time I was booking was ~$116/night. This gave me a redemption value of about 2.9 cents/point which is not bad for Starpoints. The Sheraton Hanoi hotel is about a 45 minute drive from the airport and only…

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