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Frequent Miler Live Tuesday (March 2) at Noon ET. Ask Us Anything!

Greg and Nick will be back with another round of Frequent Miler Live: Ask Us Anything on Youtube on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021.  As always, we'll be there to discuss credit card rewards, award...

The trick for extending your old Cathay Pacific miles

Cathay Pacific's Asia Miles used to have an awful expiration policy -- miles earned before January 1, 2020 expire(d) after 36 months regardless of activity. Cathay announced a change in that policy back at...

My Hyatt bonus points and nights posted! Here’s how to read the results…

My points and elite nights have finally posted from my two stays at Vacation Rentals at Wild Dunes Resort.  Thanks to Hyatt's Bonus Journey's promotion, my stay was eligible for double elite nights and...

Airlines eliminate change fees: Quick reference chart (New: JetBlue eliminates fees)

Recently, each of the domestic US airlines has announced that they are eliminating change fees.  That's awesome.  But the details can be hard to remember.  Which fare classes apply?  Do we keep the fare...

Amex Green Card Counts as Credit Card Towards Amex Limit

Recently, reports surfaced on Reddit indicating that Amex is treating the Green card like a credit card when it comes to getting approved for a new card (Hat Tip: Doctor of Credit).  Amex has...

The Amex popup is real!

It's real!  For years now, I've been applying for Amex cards and hadn't ever seen the popup that tells you that you're not eligible for an Amex welcome bonus.  In fact, in 2018, I...

Marriott category changes on 3/3/21: Pretty mild

Marriott Bonvoy has announced that category changes are coming on March 3, 2021. My first-glance take is that the changes don't actually look that bad. I see a lot of properties decreasing in price and...

Last day for Amex Gold with airline fee credit is 2/3/21

If you have it in mind to apply for the Amex Gold Card, you'll want to consider doing that right away. You may remember that last year it was announced than a monthly $10...

Official word: Marriott mixed paid / award stays will earn double credit

When Marriott Bonvoy announced their latest promotion for double points and double elite credit, we reported being told that stays including at least one paid night would earn double elite credit (but award stays...

Brex: How I earned 20K for depositing sales revenue

UPDATE 2/24/21: Multiple people (including our own Nick Reyes) have confirmed that simply adding your Brex Cash bank account to your PayPal wallet (even with a consumer PayPal account) is enough to trigger the...

Which sites and wallets are storing your credit card number? Chase shows you.

Grant at Travel with Grant has uncovered a really cool feature that Chase has recently rolled out: you can now see which mobile wallets and websites have your credit card information saved. Have you ever...

An interesting double-dip for the bank bonus crowd

I stumbled on a post by Lisa Kulpa at Basic Travel Couple that I thought may be of interest for the bank bonus crowd. Lisa had written about the same HSBC bank bonus that...

American Airlines cracking down again: this time on travel agents

Gary Leff at View from the Wing reports on an American Airlines memo shared by Twitter account JonNYC that indicates that American Airlines is expanding upon their mission to discourage customers from getting the...

Amazing-looking Motley Fool offers that aren’t

You know what they say, fool me once..... An awesome Amex Offer for $99 back on $99 at The Motley Fool came out earlier this week. Stephen wrote all about stacking it with shopping portals...

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