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We’re big fans of Priority Pass, the largest independent airport lounge access program in the world, especially since complimentary membership is a core benefit of several elite credit cards. And while we’re often reporting on the network reaching milestones,...
Price Protection is now officially a benefit of the past.

R.I.P Price Protection

Every year, leading up to the holiday season, we do a story on how to get the best price for your purchases (during the holidays and year-round) by taking advantage of a lesser-known credit card insurance known as price...
If you recently received an ominous email from Barclay Card titled “Your benefits are changing,” you are not alone. Without going into much detail, Barclay Card outlined upcoming changes—mostly negative, but some positive—to a number of Barclay Card Mastercard...
Those of us who like to island hop around the Caribbean know that going small distances often costs a pretty penny and award flights are nearly impossible to find. But that’s all about to change thanks to a new-yet-old...
Not so long ago—as in 18 months ago—we raved about the Citi Prestige card and its endless suite of perks, rewards and benefits. But the card has made major changes for the worse in the last year and a...
It’s been more than a year since loyalty programs Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and SPG were integrated; and, sadly, we’ve seen nothing but changes for the worse. When the programs were finally consolidated into a single loyalty program, Marriott...
If you’re considering a Chase Sapphire credit card but debating between the Chase Sapphire Reserve® Card and the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card, end the debate now. Team Reserve wins—hands down! Both cards are well respected and have placed Chase at...
On the heels of a major 25th anniversary last year, Priority Pass™, the largest independent airport lounge access program in the world, continues to expand--in a big way. Since reaching a milestone 1,250 lounges last year (and a reach within...
2019 has been a watershed year for World of Hyatt, the rewards program of Hyatt hotels and resorts. Hundreds of hotels across multiple brands beyond Hyatt can now be redeemed with points. Here, the scoop on the new brands...
Earlier in 2019, American Airlines offered a decent discount on AAdvantage miles. They reduced the price for buying miles from upwards of 5 cents per mile to as low as 1.92 cents per mile. That was great, but it...

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