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How to maximize value with Amex multi-card referrals

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Many people don't realize that Amex allows cardholders to earn Membership Rewards points by referring friends from one card to multiple different Amex cards. With most credit cards, you can refer friends only to...

Family travel tips from a frequent family traveler: What to bring and how to...

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As a blogger, I mostly write about how to get incredible value from credit cards both in terms of earning lots of miles without flying (and hotel points, too) and in terms of leveraging...
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Which is the best Amex Platinum card in 2024?

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American Express has several varieties of their premium Platinum cards. And, while they're expensive, they're loaded with great perks.  Which is the best best Amex Platinum card?  As long as the 200K offer is...

My AAdventures AAttempting to fly AA to London

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I thought you didn't like flying American? That's what my wife asked when I booked our business class award flight to London. A decade ago, I had terrible luck with American. Around 70% of...
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What is a dummy booking? How to get targeted offers using this trick

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In the points and miles world there are lots of acronyms and phrases that get thrown around. As you get deeper into the game, you learn more and more, but sometimes it can be...
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Credit card cell phone insurance compared

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These days, your cell phone may be among your most expensive possessions. Having coverage in case of damage or theft can be worthwhile for those who anticipate being prone to damaging their phone and/or...

SLH is a big win for Hilton hoarders

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Years ago, Greg wrote an excellent post about the "Earn and burn" fallacy. In it, he suggests a better strategy is to "hoard and cherry pick". If you've been a Hilton hoarder for years,...
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3 more Maldives overwater villas now bookable with Hilton points & free night certificates

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Hilton integrated hundreds more Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) properties today. We covered that here, but there's a particularly notable development if you're interested in staying in an overwater villa in the...
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[Update: Search via app] Hilton / SLH partnership live with nearly 400 properties –...

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Update 3:13pm Eastern time: If you're having trouble finding availability, try using the Hilton Honors app. I'm finding many properties available in the app that aren't available on desktop. Also, it appears that availability continues...
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Stop putting spend on your Delta card

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The thing that I love about many airline mileage programs is that it is sometimes possible to get far outsized value for your points. For example, you may be able to book a $3,000...
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How to use Hyatt free night certificates on a multi-night stay

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There are a many ways to get Hyatt free night certificates.  The World of Hyatt card offers a category 1-4 cert each year upon renewal and again when you spend $15K within a calendar...
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Best ways to get to South America using points and miles (2024)

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Looking for the cheapest ways to get to South America? This post outlines the best options available to get there in using frequent flyer rewards programs available to the major US transferable currencies, including...
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10 best hotels in the Maldives, AA loses more bags than any other airline...

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AA loses more luggage than any other airline, Amex officially excludes Google Fi from its wireless credit and the ten best luxury hotels in the Maldives. All that and more in this week's Saturday...

The British are coming (for your favorite award sweet spots), maximizing Platinum, dumping Gold,...

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It is probably a coincidence that both major British airlines destroyed sweet spots long enjoyed by North American members during the week in which we celebrate the anniversary of our independence. However, you didn't...

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