Looking to apply for a new Chase credit card, but not sure if you might be subject to their 5/24 rule? In this video, we review a free and simple way to check your status using Credit Karma, a great tool to monitor your credit score. In addition, we provide […]

How to Check Your Chase 5/24 Status


Have you ever left something valuable on a plane, never to see it again? We’ve all done it and know how frustrating it can be. The good news is that if you leave something valuable behind, it’s very possible that you can get it back. In this video, we explore […]

What to Do If You Leave Something on the Plane



Wondering whether you should accept the expensive auto insurance coverage when renting a car? With primary or secondary auto rental benefits on many travel credit cards, the decision can be complicated. In this video, we break down the scenarios to help you make an informed choice on the auto insurance […]

Car Rental Insurance


Looking for the best way to get cash when traveling internationally? The Charles Schwab Debit Card and High Yield Investor Checking Account might be for you! The Charles Schwab Debit card reimburses all ATM fees, and is a great tool for international travelers. Not having to worry about fees gives […]

Charles Schwab Debit Card



Do you love packing cubes? Looking for more ways to pack efficiently, especially with your dress shirts and pants? If so, check out our review of the Eagle Creek Pack-It Garment Folder. Much like packing cubes, it’s an easy way to compartmentalize your packing, while reducing wrinkles and maximizing the […]

Eagle Creek Pack-It Garment Folder


A lot of the content that we create here on Trip Astute is often inspired by other YouTube channels and travel blogs. In this video, we share some of our favorite blogs for 2017, particularly ones that inspire us! — BLOGS MENTIONED: – The Points Guy – Lifehacker – Financial […]

2017 Top Blogs for the Traveler