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AA/Alaska/Delta/United Shopping Portals: 4x miles at Apple (today only)

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The shopping portals for American, Alaska, Delta and United Airlines are all offering 4x miles on Apple purchases today only (normally 1x). The 4x miles/dollar on the AA portal will create Loyalty Points towards...

Bummed by the Bonvoy Brilliant [On Greg’s Mind]

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I was flying United Polaris business class back to North America from Norway and Nick was slumming it across the Atlantic in AA economy when news broke about new Marriott credit cards and changes...

Easy 5x: Fee-free Visa Gift Cards at Staples (Live now)

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Staples is again offering fee-free $200 Visa Gift Cards through Saturday, October 1, 2022. Note that the new limit of eight per customer per day will be in effect. The Deal Staples will waive the $6.95 activation...

Greg & Maisie’s Great Adventure: Niagara Falls & Pearl Morissette (3 Cards, 3 Continents)

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Our third continent: North America Even though we had visited 6 different countries up to this point, we had "only" explored two continents: Asia and Europe.  But the 3 Cards, 3 Continents Challenge demanded visiting...
Last Chance Deals

Last Chance Deals: Many Transfer Bonuses, Star Alliance Gold Status Match & More

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Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some other deals that are due to end soon. It's both the end of the month and the end of...

Greg & Maisie’s Great Adventure: Bergen and the Fjord (3 Cards, 3 Continents)

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Bergen: Love at first site After our visit to Stockholm, Maisie and I took a very short SAS flight to Bergen, Norway.  The pilot seemed confident that he had landed us in Bergen, but a...

Greg & Maisie’s Great Adventure: Stockholm (3 Cards, 3 Continents)

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On our way to our final European destination (Bergen), we stopped in Stockholm for one night.  This gave us just enough time to do a few activities in the evening and the following morning...

Yes, the Ritz card is now the best value Marriott card

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In Tim's post on Thursday, he covered the changes to the lineup of Marriott credit cards. Buried deep within that detailed post, some readers may have missed the golden nugget: the no-longer-available-to-new-applicants (but likely...

Sweetspots realized

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We did it: Greg managed to book a round-the-world award trip for just 90,000 miles, I stretched a one-way business class award ticket to 6 countries over 5 days on 5 different airlines with Aeroplan,...

Daily 3 Cards, 3 Continents Update: And just like that, the competition ends with...

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We've had so much fun following three very different journeys during this 3 Cards, 3 Continents challenge, and I'm sad to say that today marks the last day. We'll have summary posts coming up...
Singapore Airlines SIN-JFK SQ24 Business Class World's Longest Flight

World’s Longest Flight Review: Singapore Airlines SIN-JFK In Business Class (SQ24)

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To round off my world record-themed 3 Cards, 3 Continents trip, I flew what was, at the time of taking it, the world's longest flight from Singapore to JFK with Singapore Airlines (other routes...

Marriott: Increased, limited-time offers on the Bold and Boundless cards

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Earlier today we posted about the long-awaited shakeup in the lineup of American Express and Chase Marriott cards, including the release of the new Bonvoy Bevy and Bonvoy Bountiful cards. Now, we are also...

Greg & Maisie’s Great Adventure: Istanbul (3 Cards, 3 Continents)

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Turkish Airlines to Istanbul Following our visit to Sofia, Bulgaria, we kicked our taste buds into overdrive.  Great Turkish food began on the plane.  On the one hour flight to Istanbul, Turkish Airlines offered a...

Marriott releases its new card lineup: Is it a Bevy of Bountiful Brilliance?

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Back in August, the internet was abuzz with news of a rumored shakeup in Marriott's credit card portfolio. We guessed then that September 22nd would be the date of a big announcement, when the details...

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