Just about a year ago, Citi gave us a perfect storm of offers with the American Airlines Executive card: a 75K miles bonus that then ballooned to 100K, statement credits
My last two posts have been about retail credit cards, with many of the cards detailed therein being somewhat obscure and in some cases of little or no use to
I’ll be the first to admit – I’m a big fan of hotel elite status. I’ve even had twitter conversations about hotel elite status, but as 2014 is coming to
Photo: W Chicago – Lakeshore, Illinois, USA/Courtesy: Starwood Hotels/DMCA Fair Use
You may have already received the e-mail this morning – but for those who haven’t, it’s time t..
Comenity Bank doesn’t get much press in the points-n-miles world since most of its cards are cobranded offerings with small retailers. I thought it would be interesting to take a..
I want to begin and let you know that this post is not in regards to any manufactured spending as you already know which card you need to use. This
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
On the heels of Lazy Travelers and Doctor Of Credit posting about the 140,000 point sign up bonus without the annual fee waiver, Chase and Ritz Carlton rolled out a really, really
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
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
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
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
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..
In case you’re feverishly working at transferring out your MR to Delta Skymiles before January 1, I wanted to update you to the fact that there won’t be a need to
US Bank offers the Cash+ card as a credit card where you can choose your 2% categories and 5% cashback categories. When the cards first launched, there were no limits
Chase has posted a preview for the Chase Freedom 5x categories for 2015, its not a whole lot different. If anything, the only thing that makes it different is that they
In September I wrote about the disappearing Citi Dividend card that you can only get by downgrading other Citi cards. The article is here, and I’m happy to report that
As we settle in for the holiday I wanted to share with you a pretty good little Triple dip opportunity I’ve started working on. The components you need for the opportunity to work
Many of you who have some form of the American Express Gold or Platinum card may have recently received a notice about the American Express Platinum Hotel Collection. Trevor got
I have no interest in using these when I don’t have to
I’m not a big fan of calling the credit card companies for any reason. I don’t like being on
If you are in the miles and points game for any period of time greater than, say, one month – eventually you’ll start to notice a lot of all caps
After reading about the Banana Republic credit card’s generous marketing promotions over at MilesAbound, I was inspired to get my own to see what would happen. I can’t complain–I..