tl;dr You can only redeem Barclay+ Arrival points against a travel cost if you have enough points to redeem against the entire cost, even if you only want to zap
A few weeks ago, I wrote about how using the Barclay’s UPromise credit card wasn’t clear on what and when I made extra UPromise portal pay out using their cobranded credit
The other week, I read a post from Freequent Flyer where he wrote “the long con” and it reminded me of one of my favorite TV Shows, White Collar. One
I wrote the other day, that I have 37 active credit cards and I think I am at the max that my salary can support for all the credit that has been
I recently came across this thread on FlyerTalk and thought it was apropos because I was working on the math on some of the 2% cash back cards. As of
Look what showed up in my inbox:
Time to load up on gift cards? Maybe not: see Frequent Miler’s post a few days ago. Apparently they’re tightening up on paying out
It was the best of cards, it was the worst of cards…
A certain blogger has written up two similar cards: the Barclaycard Arrival Plus and the Capital One Venture. The two
I wrote about the Upromise bonus being increased temporarily in early May. The good Doctor of Credit noticed something I didn’t realize when we went to press:
TD Bank offers a Visa credit card call First Class and you would earn 3x on the points if you spend it in dining or travel categories. Along with that,
The First Store
I’m officially calling a deal dead and it’s cost me nearly 20% for the gift card churn. I was fully expecting a handsome portal pay out and it
Back in March, I applied for the Barclay’s UPromise credit card where you spend $1000, you would receive $100 as the sign up offer. The same offer is back now.
Noah who writes on Money Metagame is on a roll and discussed his experience about buying gift cards on eBay and they were charged as a cash advance. Doctor of Credit also picked
Folks, I’m pleased to report that for one day only, Barclaycard has given me permission to link to their best Hawaiian Airlines® World Elite MasterCard® offer ever! Why would th..
Update: Literally 5 minutes after I posted this, I got an e-mail from AAdvantage saying programs would start combine on March 28 (though no real details).
Most are savvy enough to
When Miles Whip posted on Doctor of Credit that Evolve was not charging fees for using a credit card because it was coming up as debit, I quickly reached over
Before we began 2015, I thought about my next credit cards and what to close and open. I actually wound up changing the plans and product changed my Sapphire Preferred
Hat tip to jolesch on Travel Codex for asking Barclay about the Aviator Cards and discovering there’s actually two more. I called Barclay’s and the agent told me there’s actually..
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In the last few weeks, there have been tons of talk about quickly making an easy American Airlines AAdvantage miles from signing up for the Citi cards as well as
As some of you may know I applied for a 40,000 mile offer straight from US Airways and found out I was able to get the 50,000 mile match along with
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
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.
The other week, I posted about unexpected news US Airways Mastercard. There was one outstanding question left about the card: I didn’t have complete details regarding the anniver..