Travel credit cards are great for frequent
travelers because they often come with rewards in the form of
statement credits or frequent flyer miles. They might seem like a
great deal for consumers, but don't let the airlines fool you. Your
travel cards aren't costing the airline any money at all. In fact,
quite the opposite.
Here are a few facts to consider about travel rewards.
You won't believe how airlines actually make
Flying you from place to place seems like a profitable venture for
the average airline company, but there's a better way to make money
these days: frequent flyer miles.
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Tired of revisiting the same old beach year after year on the
routine and always predictable family vacation? Do your all your
trips seem to bleed together in haze of souvenir shops, theme parks
and too much driving? It's time to get away from the typical
rotation of vacation spots and discover something new.
International travel might seem intimidating at first glance, but
there's a whole world beyond crowded waterparks and gaudy tourist
traps--and it's more accessible than you might think.
Just recently Virgin America, opened up services to Chicago and since the price was right and I needed to book tickets for my cousin's wedding, I chose to fly with them.
I'd flown with them before when my older child was almost two years-old and had a great experience. At the time, my daughter was a little sick and instead of having her sit on my lap, they gave me the entire row.
I have to say that this time around, I was a little disappointed with the inconsistency of customer service.
School is out, the sun is shining, and it's time to take off for a family vacation! However, before you book an expensive trip, it's important to take a good hard look at your budget and the money that you have available to spend. The economy is rough, disposable income is down, and your next summer vacation needs to be inexpensive, without of course sacrificing fun.
Here are some great ways to save on your next summer vacation: