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Kimpton Seafire IHG Grand Cayman King Ocean View Balcony and View

IHG extending free night certs by request. Hopefully they do better.

There have been data points reported on several blogs over the past few days of IHG extending free night certificate by six months for some customers. We have received similar reports from readers in...

Possible statement credit in place of $15 Uber credit

There have been several data points in various groups and blogs over the past few days indicating that Amex has offered some Platinum card holders (personal / consumer version) a $15 statement credit in...

The best credit cards for social distancing

For the past four or five years, the best credit cards to rack up rewards quickly have not exactly been conducive to current calls for social distancing. The best cards have been those that...
Ink Business Preferred

Chase Ink Business Preferred: 100k Ultimate Rewards On $15k Spend In 3 Months

The standard welcome offer on the Chase Ink Business Preferred card has just been increased from 80,000 to 100,000 Ultimate Rewards, although it's come with an increased spend requirement as you'll now have to...

Apple card offers skipped payment

Apple card users are being offered the opportunity to skip the March payment without incurring any interest or fees, enabling those who opt in to skip the payment due this month and pay it next...

Hilton extending free night certificates to August 31, 2021

Hilton has announced that they are extending free night certificates in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. They have sent out the following email to members with free night certificates: To recap, free night certificates that were...

Chase Freedom 2020 Q2 categories: grocery stores, gym memberships, fitness clubs

The Chase Freedom 2020 Q2 categories in which you can earn 5% / 5x back have been announced and include grocery stores, gym memberships, and fitness clubs. It should be pretty easy to max out Q2...

Marriott response: Extended certs, upgrades, flexible cancellations

Marriott has updated its COVID-19 / coronavirus cancellation policies and made some really positive changes for members, making new and existing bookings more flexible while also extending the shelf-life of free night certificates, suite...

A second look at Amex Green vs. Chase Sapphire Reserve

  The American Express® Green Card has been completely revamped.  Previously it was a nearly useless $95 per year card.  Now, at a $150 per year, it is a serious Chase Sapphire Reserve competitor with...

On my mind: Coronavirus, points and miles

Last weekend, I presented at the Travel & Adventure Show in Washington DC and Nick presented at FTU (Frequent Traveler University).  Going into the weekend I was surprised that the show and the FTU...

Maldives flights and hotel with 2 credit cards

Maldives flights and hotels can combine to form one of the most expensive exotic vacation options in the world. However, savvy rewards travelers know that it doesn't have to be that way: it is...

Is US Bank about to shake things up with a new transferable currency?

The US Bank Altitude Reserve is the king of "everywhere else" cards, provided your "everywhere else" is in-person purchases that can be made via a digital wallet like Apple Pay, Google Pay, or Samsung...
Citi ThankYou 5x Bonus

Citi ThankYou Spending Bonus: Earn 5x In Select Categories (Targeted)

Barclays isn't alone in sending out targeted spending offers for some of its credit cardholders. Citi has sent out targeted emails today offering some cardholders a total of 5 ThankYou points per dollar spent...
Choice Visa Spending Offer

(EXPIRED) Choice Privileges Visa Spending Offer: Spend $1k Each Month From Mar-May & Earn...

Barclays is sending out targeted spending offers to Choice Privileges Visa cardholders, offering 4,000 bonus points when spending $1,000 every month from March to May. Check your emails even if you don't have a...

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