Anya is a freelance writer and full-time traveler based in Salt Lake City. She has written about travel rewards and personal finance for FrugalTravelGuy, Fodor's, FlyerTalk, 10xTravel and Reward Expert. Her goal is to visit every country in the world by offsetting the cost with points and miles.
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What Chase Cards Come with TSA PreCheck?
Chase offers six cards that reimburse a TSA PreCheck membership purchase with a statement credit.
How to Get into American Airlines Admirals Club
Elite members, premium cabin flyers and certain cardholders can get access without paying a daily or annual fee.
Do I Need Travel Insurance for Mexico?
Getting travel insurance is seldom a bad idea, especially when many travel cards provide basic coverage.
How to Get on Delta’s Upgrade List
Status holders are at the front of the line for free upgrades, but you can also pay to upgrade with miles or cash.
How Southwest Flight Delay Compensation Works
Southwest isn't obligated to provide compensation in case of a delay, so use a credit card with trip delay insurance.
Is TSA PreCheck Worth It?
Getting TSA PreCheck is almost always worth it, especially if you hold a travel card that covers the cost.
How TSA PreCheck’s Interview Process Works
The interview is typically quite brief. Just fill out the online application beforehand and bring your ID.
How to Handle Delta Flight Delays
You're entitled to monetary compensation when flying out of Europe — on domestic routes, it's not so simple.
How to Handle Global Entry Name Changes
A visit to a Global Entry enrollment center is required to finalize your name change in the system.
The Guide to Business Travel Insurance
Some travel cards include insurance for business travel, but buying additional coverage might be a good call.
How to Plan a Trip
Consider offseason travel and arm your wallet with some strong travel cards to get the best deals and perks.
Can You Transfer an Alaska Airlines Ticket to Another Person?
Alaska only allows transfers when you've booked tickets for 10 passengers or more as a group.
Delta Comfort Plus vs. Premium Select: Which Is Best?
Premium Select is only available on international flights, which often makes it worth the splurge.
The Guide to Chase Freedom Rental Car Insurance
The type and level of coverage you get will depend on which card you have and where you're renting.