Sunday, August 25, 2019

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If you’re considering a Luxury Card Mastercard® credit card but debating between the Luxury Card Mastercard® Black Card™ and the Luxury Card Mastercard® Gold Card™, pay attention. The Black Card is a more affordable version of the ultra-luxury Gold...
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...
Last week, we looked at credit cards which allow the transfer of credit card points to frequent flyer programs for redeeming award seats. This week, we highlight sweet spots to score the best seats up in the air. We...
We often cover the consumer trend of using credit card points for unrestricted award travel (pegged to a dollar value).However, many cards still allow—and even promote—credit card points transfers to frequent flyer programs for redeeming award seats. It’s no secret...
The American Express Global Lounge Collection will grow by not one, but two, airport lounges come 2020.  On June 11, 2019 American Express officially announced plans for its 15thCenturion Lounge, the Centurion Lounge at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport....
The Luxury Card Mastercard® Black Card™ is a powerful and prestigious—yet often overlooked—credit card that competes with Chase Sapphire Reserve®, Citi Prestige®, The Platinum Card® from American Express, and U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve Visa Infinite® Card. While there’s a...
It’s proving to be a spring to remember—well, at least in terms of loyalty program partnerships and credit card benefits. First, Mastercard initiated a slew of new automatic benefits for its World Elite–backed cards, which include premium credit cards like...
If you’re not familiar with Avios, you should be. Avios is a reward currency used by a number of airlines, principally British Airways and Iberia. This currency is highly prized in the points and loyalty world. So an ominous...
The Chase Sapphire Preferred® is a well-respected credit card that’s placed Chase at the forefront of travel-centric credit cards. It competes with a number of luxury annual fee credit cards in the sub-$250 range, from American Express Gold Card...

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