Tag: Ritz Carlton

The 8 Best Hotel Credit Cards

In the US, most hotel credit cards are worth their annual fee whereas most airline credit cards are not.  That statement is a gross...
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(EXPIRED) Chase Marriott Cards: Earn 10x At Gas Stations & Restaurants On Up To...

Update 9/4/20 from Nick: Chase has sent an email indicating that this offer has been extended to 9/30/20. You still must activate by September 15,...

Best Marriott resorts for domestic US summer travel

Recently I compiled a list of the best Hyatt resorts for domestic US summer travel.  At the end of the post I promised to...

(EXPIRED) $100 back on $500 at Ritz w/ new offer

There's a new Amex Offer out today for Ritz-Carlton Hotels & Resorts: spend $500+, get $100 back. The deal terms state that you must book directly...
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It’s [NOT] alive! Possible working Ritz link! [Expired]

A little while ago, we reported that chase is no longer taking applications for the Ritz-Carlton Rewards Visa Infinite. The Points Guy had reported...

Ritz matches best-in-class Sapphire Reserve travel protections. CNB, not so much.

Puttin' on the Ritz Yesterday Nick published a couple of posts that had me wondering about travel protections provided by the Ritz-Carlton credit card.  He...

Last minute checklist for the Marriott SPG transition

It's coming soon... In August, Marriott, SPG, and Ritz will combine their separate rewards programs into a single unified program. We don't yet know...

Ritz Card: Act now for free airport lounge access for friends and family

Recently, I signed up for the Ritz-Carlton card.  Even though I've recommended getting it before August to lock in the new Marriott/SPG Platinum Elite...

New Marriott award chart: first reactions

The New Marriott chart is out (See: NOW LIVE: New Marriott SPG Award Category Assignments.). Greg is doing his thing and crunching the numbers with a...

Ultra Premium Hotel Cards: Hilton vs. SPG/Marriott

Hilton kicked off 2018 by introducing a new ultra-premium credit card: Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card.  And, in August, the newly combined Marriott /...

[Too Late] Consider getting the Ritz-Carlton card right now

The Ritz card is unavailable for new signups as of July 26 2018 With great change comes great opportunity.  The great change I'm referring to...

More answers for the Marriott SPG transition

In the recent post "Marriott SPG transition: More answers & more questions," I presented answers from Marriott about a few key questions, and I...

Marriott SPG transition: More answers & more questions

With Marriott and SPG merging programs in August, people naturally have lots of questions.  To help with this, I created the Marriott SPG Ritz...

The huge wins in yesterday’s Marriott announcement

The sky didn't fall yesterday; on the contrary, it's the award prices at some of the most aspirational SPG properties that will fall during a...

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