One of the best ways to lower the cost of travel is to take advantage of point or miles programs to earn free or discounted travel. 10Best editors asked a panel of miles-and-points and credit card experts to nominate their favorites in each of the following categories: Best Frequent Flyer Program, Best Hotel Loyalty Program, Best Co-Branded Credit Card, Best Rewards Credit Card and Best Miles-and-Points Blog.
The experts have made their choices. Now we need you – our readers – to choose the winners. Vote once per day for your favorite in each category now through Monday, November 7 at noon ET. The 10 best winners in each category will be announced on Friday, November 11 on 10Best.com.
Best Frequent Flyer Program
One way to to save big bucks on travel is to take advantage of an airline's frequent flyer program. Not all loyalty programs are created equal; the best offer plenty of ways to earn and redeem miles, ample network coverage and lots of flight options for when it comes time to book that free flight. These 14 airline loyalty programs were chosen by a panel of points-and-miles experts as the most beneficial for North American travelers. We need your help ranking them!
Best Hotel Loyalty Program
Nearly every major hotel company offers a loyalty program, allowing frequent guests to cash in on discounted and free nights, as well as other perks. Choosing the right program and sticking with it can save you big bucks on travel. Which hotel loyalty program earns your vote?
Best Co-Branded Credit Card
A good co-branded credit card can help you land free flights, hotel room stays or other travel perks, just by spending the money you'd normally spend with the companies you prefer to travel with.
Best Rewards Credit Card
Many credit cards nowadays have their own rewards programs, either in the form of cash back or travel rewards that can be redeemed through multiple airlines, hotels and car rental companies. Not all are created equal. Which is your go-to rewards card?
Best Miles-and-Points Blogs
Points, miles, sign-up bonuses, black-out dates – the world of rewards travel can be mind boggling to the uninitiated. Luckily, a host of travel gurus have been filling the webosphere with loads of useful advice on how to leverage loyalty and frequent flyer programs to make the most of your travel budget. 10Best editors have picked some of the most helpful blogs as nominees for the category Best Miles-and-Points Blog.
Remember, you can vote in each category once per day until voting ends on Monday, November 7 at noon ET.