This has been one crazy week! We saw news about an 8% credit card, sadly it’ll be going away next year.
@ChasingThePts Rakuten is removing bonus categories next year, press team
This is part of our Thanksgiving Round the World trip, you can find my initial thoughts / intro here.
Reason for choosing:
My wife and I had stayed at this hotel back
I, like a number of you, am wrapping up my 25 stays to renew Hyatt Diamond status and have been stalking discount Hyatt gift cards like a maniac.
CowBoom (Best Buy’s outlet store) has an iPad Flash Sale Today. I saw a iPad Mini 32GB for $179 and an iPad 3 64GB for $279. Best prices I’ve seen, and
I just returned from a great trip to Spain, and stumbled upon something pretty useful when playing around with my iPhone. You can access street level maps overseas, along with
Where: Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
When: December 2014
Who: 2 adults and 2 kids (ages 8 & 10)
How: Using Club Carlson Points for 2 nights (Buy One Get One free w..
Total no-brainer for me as Nordstrom cards are good at Nordstrom Rack, too.
For a limited time, get a $20.00 Amazon promo code when you buy a $100 Nordstrom Gift Card
I received an e-mail today from Chase / British Airways essentially offering a 2x bonus (I think its really 2.25x because you get 1.25x on all spend) I’m not sure
Our view, November 2014, Hyatt Chesapeake Bay
Just saw a Facebook special $99 promo code for the Hyatt Chesapeake Bay: HMHO48. It’s good till 12/31. I’m definitely looking at squ..
Scenes from Matera
I used Luxury Link for my amazing hotel in Italy this summer: Palazzo Gattini. I had a wonderful 3 night stay that cost a net of $340 and included
The Weekly News Roundup is a collection of headlines from around the internet that caught the attention of the Tagging Miles team. Content on these blogs do not necessarily reflect
Just want to put this out there, thanks to my buddy @ PF Digest for always looking out for the obscure banks and credit cards and inspiring me to do
Marriott released their MegaBonus promotion for stays between February 1 through April 30, 2015. More on why I’m bolding “stays” further down, but the offers generally vary, but..
When I first started writing this blog, I wrote about exchanging gift cards for United miles with Plastic Jungle. Then I followed up a couple of times about Plastic Jungle, once
This post is more of the long range plan that I have for my credit cards, hence the long winding road picture. Earlier this year, I wrote about my latest
She was packed and ready to go but wasn’t coming…
On our short trip to Lyon, we opted to leave our daughter – we just figured it would be more fun
Many of you may have received an e-mail from American Express about your Bluebird accounts this afternoon. If you have not yet, it is probably coming. Brace yourselves: it’s not
Last week, I wrote about the particular problem I have with Star Alliance. After having Aegean Airlines Gold Status for the past two years, I’m disappointed to find out that
I’ve written about American Express Sync Offers quite a few times in the last year and half like here, here, here, here, and here and a few other times like
Today I received an e-mail from Oberoi Hotels and Resorts, a pretty amazing hotel group in India–where I had the chance to visit their property in Agra, where I saw
This post was a guide to automating how to change your PIN, today’s will be a quick guide of how you can take it further besides just changing your PIN.
Sometimes when we operate in the travel hacking or manufactured spending sphere, I have to stop and think: is it right?
I’ll frame your mindset with the following excerpt from the
Just got a note about Hyatt Gift Cards are an extra 3% off with code JINGLE on Raise till 12/17 (on top of 7% for a total of 10%). I
A couple of weeks ago I got back from a Round the World Thanksgiving trip with my wife and mother in law. This was something of a bucket list trip
I just received an email from Kimpton to inform me that IHG has acquired them. This is interesting news since IHG themselves were the subject of a failed acquisition just
In researching for my next post, I stumbled upon a gold mine. I am not sure how we, a group of highly trained expert manufactured spenders, missed this. We could
I don’t want to cause any panic, and I want to label this as still developing. You may have noticed that the Ultimate Rewards Mall has been rebranded as “Shop
Just saw a gift card deal from Groupon that’s worth its own post: $25 gets you both a $25 gift card to Papa John’s and a coupon for a free
One Kings Lane is new to the AMEX offers list with $30 back on $100 purchase. OKL is my go-to for travel gifts and funky finds, especially vintage prints and
The object of my affection.
Regular readers know of my passion for Avios. I was so happy to see that through 1/15/05, British Airways is offering a 40% bonus on American
Finally, a long-awaited feature that makes American Express Membership Rewards points more valuable is back. Through January 31, 2015 there is a 40% transfer bonus to British Air..