Saturday, February 16, 2019

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All airlines offer the option to purchase points in their mileage programs, but they’re typically sold way above market value. So we typically don’t recommend buying them. However, when Alaska Airlines runs one of its mileage purchase promos with...
A major missing component to the merger of Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, and Starwood has been a single loyalty program, but that’s all about to change with Marriott Bonvoy, Marriot’s new rewards program. Though loyalty programs Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards,...
Most of our favorite top-tier credit cards come with an annual travel credit to help defray the annual fees. Some of these credits are applied per calendar year, others per cardmember year. Some require a type of registration to...
We’re big fans of the Priority Pass network and its excess of 1,250 lounges across 143 countries. Last year, the network added “lounge alternatives,” granting $28 to $30 off the bill at select airport restaurants and bars for each...
To kick off 2019 American Airlines is offering a deep discount on AAdvantage miles, reducing the price for buying miles from 3.17 cents per mile to as low as 2.14 cents per mile. Since mileage purchases are limited to...
We’ve spent a lot of time this year at Credit Card Pro analyzing the rewards and benefits of our core premium credit cards plus providing strategies and tips on how to travel smarter. In case you missed an article...
At first there was one. Then there were seven. And now…we’re looking at fifteen and growing. The American Express Centurion Lounge Network, arguably our favorite benefit of The Platinum Card® from American Express, has outlined its path of global...
Global Entry is a trusted traveler program that allows travelers to bypass the traditional immigration and customs lines to enter the United States through self-check-in. We’re huge fans of this program here at CreditCardPro, especially since membership is free...
All airlines offer the option to purchase points in their mileage programs, but they’re typically sold way above market value. So we typically don’t recommend buying them. However, when Alaska Airlines runs one of its mileage purchase promos with...
Arguably our favorite benefit of The Platinum Card® from American Express is the complimentary access to The Centurion Lounge Network. And with the September 27thopening of the card’s signature, state-of-the-art lounge at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport , card...

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