Is the American Express Platinum still worth holding?
If I were one of the select few bloggers with affiliate links, you would expect this to be an immediate skip, because, from their perspective, the American Express Platinum is cl..
Manufactured Spending And Abuse Killed AMEX Offers
In the recent weeks it has been reported that American Express is now hard limiting offers to one per person. As a group the Manufactured Spending group, caused AMEX to
How to use Membership Rewards Points on Amazon
There’s a super awesome deal going on now, that gives you 20% back on Amazon Purchases, up to $100 back, if you pay with at least one American Express Membership
Marriott Rewards Changes Make AMEX Platinum and Chase Reserve More Appealing. Here’s Why.
Rumors about the new combined Starwood Preferred Guest and Marriott Rewards programs broke recently. The program appears to have gone the same direction as Hyatt by ditching bene..
How to Double Dip Chase and American Express Hotel Benefits
I’m just back from a family trip to Las Vegas. I have some thoughts about taking kids to Vegas, but will save them for another day. We are fortunate to
Using bank points to book cash flights and travel: a primer
The miles and points game has definitely changed over the past few years. These days, you may get more value using points to book cash flights instead of stressing searching
American Express Hilton Aspire Credit Card Review for Families – should I take on another $450 annual fee?
Whenever a new credit card hits the market, it generates a ton of buzz in the miles and points community, rightfully so. How much value can we get out of
Why I Chose to Cancel American Express Business Platinum Card
It was a decision three years in the making. Every December I get the statement with a $450 fee and ask myself if the juice is worth the squeeze. This
My Amex-subsidized Martha Stewart wine tally thus far: 12 bottles for $39
While I’m busy waiting for American Airlines to release some more low-level award space, the most interesting thing in the credit card world lately has been this Martha Stewart w..
How to save money on Disney tickets and hotels using points
It’s great travel hacking together with friends, especially when it comes to workshopping ideas. For ideas on how to save money on Disney, I always find myself working with Robert
New American Express Offers: Amazon and More
Just a quick reminder to check your American Express offers. Today I logged in and found a number of new offers. The ones I mention below are likely targeted- you
AMEX Business Platinum is killing 50% rebate – Get some extra points!
AMEX Business Platinum is killing the 50% rebate. I can’t begin to put to words how I feel about the matter. I’ve not even leveraged this particular benefit–it was only
American Express Gave Us Poop. Let’s Bake a Pie.
If you’ve been around the blogosphere you already know American Express rolled out “enhancements” to their Platinum cards recently. In summary, they amount to a big pile of poop..
AMEX Centurion Lounge Changes, Qatar QSuite, 50th Podcast, Emirates-Etihad Merger?
The Weekly Travel 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
Amex Platinum to families: f*** off!
Look, I don’t hate banks. I spent a decade and a half working for banks. I get free stuff from banks. I understand the constraints under which they operate and I have
An American Express Mistake I Will NEVER Make Again
Just a quick PSA this morning as I attempt to climb out of the rabbit hole American Express has dropped me into.
The target of my dysfunction. Image via American ExpressAs
Pro Tip On Your Next National Car Rental For Primary Insurance And Savings
Chase’s Ink credit cards offer primary collision insurance, but many folks forget to tell you that the rental is primary for business purposes.
Auto Rental Collision Damage Wa..
Happy Endings With Concierge Services
No, this post isn’t about those kind of happy endings so get your head back into the game.A few months ago @PFDigest tweeted a link about hotel requests that were very
RUMOUR: No more pro-rated annual fees with American Express
Check your American Express statements everyone – starting September 1, 2016 annual fees may no longer be partially refunded if you cancel your card before the full year is up.Ac..
Public: 60k/50k miles for Delta AMEX Platinum/Gold
Redditors at /r/churning are known to freely share the greatest credit card sign-up bonuses, and the latest seems to be a 60,000 SkyMiles for the Delta Platinum or 50,000 SkyMiles
When Choice Points Come in Handy
Choice Points are one of the least talked about hotel reward programs out there, but I find them to be really useful. Besides the the Hotel Bolivar in Rome and the
Provence on Points: Lessons Learned
Thanks to all of you that helped with Camp Mom Solo– your ideas helped me narrow down the swarm of destinations in my head. I settled upon the south of France
Speculatively Pick Up Hyatt Gift Card Before Open Savings End
Earlier this year, I had outed the method I did $10,000 spend for $25 because the deal was dying. Shortly after the original post and responding to many messages on how to