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Tim Steinke

Tim Steinke
My wife Erin and my first big journey together went around the world in 100 days for our honeymoon, a trip in which I had one car accident and got one speeding ticket in every country that we visited (I think that I may still have an arrest warrant in New Zealand for an unpaid ticket, but we’ll keep that between us). We currently live in Washington State; we own a winery, ski after work and hike as much as our elderly knees will let us.
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Hyatt Regency Calgary: Bottom Line Review

I recently finished a Canadian tour that included a stay in Calgary, one of my favorite cities in the country (see also: Delta Hotels Downtown Toronto Bottom Line Review and Hyatt Regency Vancouver Bottom...
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(EXPIRED) Reminder: Amex Platinum cardholders can get 6 months of Spotify Premium for free...

Last year, American Express, in its never-ending quest to provide the most expensive coupon book in modern times, gave Platinum cardholders a monthly credit for Walmart+ subscriptions. Walmart+ is Wally World’s attempt to counter Amazon...
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(Update: Platinum 260K too) Amex Business Gold: 180K welcome offer by phone

Update 6/20: Reader Clara reports getting two offers over the phone: the 180K+10K  Business Gold offer AND an offer for the Business Platinum for 250K + 10K (after $30K spend in 6 months) via the authorized...
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Oman Air joining oneworld Alliance

Based in Muscat, Oman Air is a small, but highly regarded, airline that operates a fleet of just under 50 aircraft and has a somewhat limited route map. Its western reach ends at the...
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“Brex-it” got you down? Relay Financial wants to give former Brex customers $150

Last week, Brex sent a flurry of emails to some cardholders saying that their accounts would be closed on 8/15/22. In the e-mail Brex said that these closures were because they were now “less...
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Capital One adds access to over 100 Plaza Premium Lounges

Capital One Venture X cardholders (and free authorized users) have access to an expansive network of lounges, including the absolutely beautiful Capital One Lounge in DFW as well as a Priority Pass Select subscription...
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(EXPIRED) Iberia Plus: 50% bonus when you buy Avios

British Airways seems to be offering a 50% Avios bonus every month or two, but it's been awhile since we've seen an Avios sale from Iberia. Well, Iberia is back on merry-go-round this week...
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Hyatt Regency Vancouver: Bottom Line Review

I recently returned from a stay in Vancouver, the final stop of several throughout Canada (see also: Delta Hotels Downtown Toronto Bottom Line Review). I've been coming to Vancouver for years and have watched...
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(Dead) 30-40% Transfer Bonus from Amex Membership Rewards to Aeromexico Club Premier

Update: It looks like this offer is now only valid for accounts that are registered in Mexico (it won't even let US-based Club Premier accounts register for the promotion). Since the bonus is on the...
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[Expired] Delta Amex Cards: Increased offers for up to 110K SkyMiles

Update: Some of the offers mentioned in this post have since expired. Please see our Best Offers page for current offer information. American Express and Delta have released increased offers on six of the Delta Amex...
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(Expired) Marriott Homes and Villas: Stay five nights, get 2x points bonus and a...

Marriott Homes & Villas is running a short promotion that's awarding 2x bonus Marriott Bonvoy points and a 35,000 points free night award  when booking stays of five nights or more. By stacking this...
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(EXPIRED) United/American/Alaska – New portal bonuses (500-1000 miles)

Alaska Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines shopping portals all launched new promotions this week which offer between 500-1000 bonus miles when spending from $100-$300. The Deal The Alaska, American and United shopping portals are offering...
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(EXPIRED) Hyatt/American AAdvantage: Earn 1,000 bonus miles per stay of 2+ nights

American AAdvantage and World of Hyatt have announced a promotion offering 1000 bonus AAdvantage miles on Hyatt stays of 2+ nights throughout the Summer. Unfortunately, there are only 150 hotels across ten US cities...
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American Express Hilton Cards: Big, new offers…but are they the best? [Offers expired]

Update: Many of the offers mentioned in this post have since expired. See our Best Offers page for current offer information. It's not uncommon to find alternate offers for the American Express Hilton credit cards...

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