Tag: Capital One Venture X

Capital One shut me down… Again

In 2021, I was excited when Capital One finally approved a new card application for me.  After years of trying, I was approved for...

Upgrade offers to Venture X for some cardholders [Targeted]

Update: As seen in the comments, the upgrade offers really vary from one cardholder to another. We've had reports of upgrade offers that came with...

Capital One offering free PRIOR subscription for Venture X cardholders

Capital One announced a new partnership with PRIOR this week that gives Venture X cardholders a complimentary PRIOR Subscription that includes access to global...

Which Premium Cards are Keepers?

Credit card annual fees keep going up.  The Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant card's fee just increased from $450 to $650.  And, in recent years, Amex...

Gift lounge access, elite status, and more. Top cards offering great authorized user perks.

Most ultra-premium credit cards justify their steep prices by offering airport lounge access, elite status, and other high end perks.  In many cases, it's...

Capital One Lounge DFW: A new standard for US airport lounges

In 2021, Capital One launched a salvo into the airport lounge arena with the opening of the first Capital One Lounge in DFW airport....

Priority Pass finally beginning to allow payment cards for lounge entry

There are several different ways to use credit cards in order to gain access to airport lounges but one of the most common is...

Capital One adds access to over 100 Plaza Premium Lounges

Capital One Venture X cardholders (and free authorized users) have access to an expansive network of lounges, including the absolutely beautiful Capital One Lounge...

Earn 3x United Airlines Miles on vacation rentals with VRBO

Late last year, United Airlines added Vacation Rentals By Owner (VRBO) to its list of hotel partners at an earning rate of 3 United...

(Expired) Capital One Venture X: Last day for 100,000 miles + $200 welcome offer

We have been writing quite a bit about the Capital One Venture X since it launched last November.  It's a strong ultra-premium card that,...

Chase Sapphire Reserve: Why .25 cents is worth $250 (for me)

Full confession, I feel terrible for applying for the Capital One Venture X.  Greg the Frequent Miler has a brutal history with Capital One...

Approved for Venture X. Am I nuts? [On my mind]

Last year, Capital One dumped me.  But now, with only a few days left to go on the Venture X card's huge 100K welcome...

[Update: False Alarm] Capital One Venture X referral offer missing vacation rental credit

Update: A couple of eagle-eyed readers in the comments have noticed that I was incorrect and the referral offer does include the $200 vacation...

Ultra-Premium Credit Card Travel Protections

With the introduction of their Venture X card, Capital One became the latest major card issuer to offer an ultra-premium card.  So, it was...

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