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Tag: On My Mind

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Can airport health screening save air travel?

I love to travel.  Friends sometimes ask me "don't you get tired of it?"  Nope.  Most of the usual headaches associated with air travel...
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On my mind: Is now a good time to apply for credit cards? Really?

I've written a fair bit recently about applying for rewards credit cards.  The general idea has been that while this is a bad time...
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On my mind: Coronavirus, points and miles

Last weekend, I presented at the Travel & Adventure Show in Washington DC and Nick presented at FTU (Frequent Traveler University).  Going into the...
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On my mind (Choice Privileges edition)

Choice Privileges is a an oddball rewards program. You can't book award stays more than 100 days in advance.  And the point prices change...
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On my mind (Venture only? edition)

If for some reason you could only have one credit card, Capital One's Venture card would be a solid choice.  But is it the...
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On my mind (wife’s wallet edition)

You know I like to maximize rewards.  I routinely use the most rewarding card for each situation.  Restaurant?  Citi Prestige 5X.  Phone, Internet, TV? ...
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On my mind (#Bonvoyed! edition)

A few nights ago I overheard an elderly woman at a restaurant talking about Marriott: "Now they call it 'Bonvoy'. I hate that name." ...
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On my mind (Marriott spend bonus edition)

In 2018 I made a very deliberate effort to reach near-top-tier Marriott elite status.  At the time, the status level was called Platinum Premier...
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On my mind (Hyatt & Small Luxury Hotels of the World edition)

Look at that view from Château Eza!  Wow.  I really want to go there.  I don't really know anything about the hotel or Èze...
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On my mind (Ritz-Carlton addition edition)

At the start of the week I had no intention of writing about Marriott all day, everyday, but things happen.  On Monday, I published...
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On my mind (Goodbye Sapphire Reserve?)

I'm struggling with the question of whether or not to say goodbye to my Sapphire Reserve card.  Now that my Citi Prestige card offers...

On my mind, unplugged (Business Platinum Edition)[Expired offer]

Update January 2022: The offers described in this post have since expired. See updated Business Platinum card information on this page. I’m writing this while flying...

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