One of the benefits of the American Express cards are free travelers checks at corporate owned Amex Travel Service Centers. Seems simple enough to walk into the one on Michigan Ave. right after having my head looked at this weekend and collecting my 20,000 Read full post »
I got this by email this afternoon and does not appear to be targetted to me. And as a bonus you get 1000 United miles after your first and third rental before December 31, 2008, in addition to the regular miles you Read full post »
It is 1 AM and I’m half awake, but Airtran has a two day first class sale that US Airways has matched in some markets. For those of you over the 55K Threshold this year there may be some 625% flights for Read full post »
I started a thread on Flyertalk last year to get some consensus of what a hotel point was worth. There were varied opinions but most fell along these lines. The parenthesis again indicate my estimate of value in cents. (2) would indicate Read full post »
Now that we’ve worked through many of the credit card issues, let’s look at which miles have the highest values and why. I do not collect miles in every program worldwide but do have my favorites that I’ve ranked based on their Read full post »
Get Your MegaBonus® Points! Up to 25,000 Put your dream vacation in motion Stay:At Marriott® properties: Sept 15, 2008 – Jan 15, 2009 Earn:5,000 bonus points every third stay paid with your Visa® card… up to 25,000 points Read full post »
For years credit cards paid 1 mile per dollar or point per dollar for hotel cards. Then, if I recall correctly, Delta Skymiles cards began offering double miles for their flights and some other categories like grocery store purchases. Others followed suit Read full post »
Seems like the kids are fighting again and the hub cities are in play. Look for United flights and prices out of CVG, SLC and ATL and Delta flights our of SFO, IAD and maybe ORD. Sub $200 roundtrips and Delta has Read full post »
Everyday from August 10th through the 16th we will be talking about credit cards. Read all seven posts for a basic understanding of earning miles and points with credit cards. You probably already have several of these cards in your portfolio and Read full post »
Hopefully you won’t need to run into these two terms for some time in your credit card endeavors, but when you do they will help you out considerably. Let us assume you have been working Citcards fairly hard the last 6 months Read full post »
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