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You Can Transfer Brex Points To Crypto, But You Shouldn’t

This post will be short and sweet. Brex has launched the ability to redeem your points for Bitcoin or Ethereum, but even ignoring whether or not you should put money into cryptocurrency, this is...
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Another Perk Bites The Dust: Rakuten Cash Back Visa Removing Price Protection

In not-too-surprising-but-disappointing-nonetheless news, Synchrony has sent emails to cardholders of the Rakuten Cash Back Visa card informing them that the price protection benefit on the card is being removed from July 16, 2021. The email...

Free DoorDash DashPass for most Chase cardholders

Chase and DoorDash already offered one year free DashPass membership to Chase Sapphire Reserve and Sapphire Preferred cardmembers (and 3 months free for Freedom and Slate cardholders).  Now, the same one-year free membership is...

Capital One dropping benefits 9/1/21

Capital One has notified some cardholders that they intend to drop some key travel benefits from their cards as of September 1, 2021 including rental car CDW, travel and emergency assistance, and travel accident...

No, Turkish did not devalue its award chart (still 7.5K each way domestically)

A report came out this morning from Ryan at Miles to Memories about a Turkish Airlines award chart devaluation, but on the contrary I've found that there has been no devaluation -- domestic economy...

Easy 20K points turning Amex Pay Over Time off / on again [Targeted]

Stephen previously reported how to unenroll from Amex Pay Over Time off and why you might want to. Despite the fact that I heard about people being targeted with 20K offers last month, I...

New Marriott Category 5 Maldives hotel: Le Meridien Maldives (use free night certs!)

Travis Cormier at Mile Value has flagged an exciting find: the Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa is taking reservations as of September 2021 and it is a Marriott Bonvoy Category 5 property with...

Flying Delta and not chasing status? Why you might credit to Air Europa…

UK-based blog Head for Points writes an interesting post this week about why you might want to credit SkyTeam flights to Air Europa (at least those readers who are not pursuing Delta's easier-than-usual paths...

Albertsons / Safeway memo: no more Blackhawk cards for money services over $100

A long time friend of Frequent Miler shared a memo that went out to Albertsons store managers, bookkeepers, and those who operate their money services machines indicating that certain types of transactions at the...

Maybe Wyndham points can be restored and extended after all….

Wyndham Rewards terms and conditions indicate that points expire 4 years after the year in which they are earned regardless of activity (and after 18 months if you have no activity). In other words,...

Good news: Marriott extending free night certificates and points

If you're sitting on Marriott free night certificates that are set to expire on August 1st, there is good news for you this morning: Marriott has announced that they are extending Free Night Awards and...

Google adds COVID-19 destination alerts: receive email when rules change

Google has added a useful new feature to their search results.  If you search for a flight or hotel destination, Google now shows a relevant COVID-19 alert.  Even better, Google lets you select to...

Emirates ending First Class awards w/ partner miles [Book w/ JAL miles through August]

Update 4/28/21: We previously posted about Alaska Mileage Plan losing the ability to book Emirates first class awards. Now, Japan Airlines has announced that we will no longer be able to book Emirate First...

Which Amex Cards are Credit Cards? How many can you get?

Amex credit cards vs Pay Over Time cards Amex offers both credit cards and "Pay Over Time" cards (the latter are charge cards under the hood but also, optionally, have credit-card-like "pay over time" capability). ...

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