Sunday, August 25, 2019

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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...
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...
Major changes are brewing at Citi, and none are for the better. Come September 22, 2019, Citi will eliminate a slew of its top travel and shopping benefits. So many that it has us shaking our heads in disbelief! We’ve...
For several years now, T-Mobile has offered the most generous international mobile plan on the market. But in early June 2019, the carrier expanded its international options for its customers. Now we have have even more freedom to talk,...
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...

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