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Tag: On My Mind

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Can airport health screening save air travel?

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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?

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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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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?)

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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]

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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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