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Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Overview

If you’re a frequent business traveler chances are you’ve been loyal to the same legacy carrier for a while. After all, most frequent business travelers are creatures of habit. Most frequent business travelers enjoy flying with the same airlines, staying at the same hotels, and renting cars from the same rental agencies. After all, through…
Marriott Rewards Hotel And Air Mile Packages

There are currently two different promotions to transfer hotel points to AAdvantage miles. One is to transfer 140,000 Marriott Rewards points to AAdvantage for a 30% bonus. The second is to transfer 80,000 SPG Starpoints to AAdvantage for a 30% bonus. Both seem enticing at face value, but when you dig into the value of…
Extended: Convert SPG Starpoints To AAdvantage With A 30% Bonus

Yesterday I wrote about a unique offer from Marriott Rewards and American AAdvantage. The offer is to convert Marriott points to AAdvantage miles with a 30% bonus. Transfer ratios varied based on the number of points transferred. In the end, it only sort of made sense to take AAdvantage (sorry bad pun) of the promotion…
Convert Marriott Rewards Points To AAdvantage Miles

The other day I received a very curious email from American Airlines. The subject of the email introduced an “exclusive offer” to convert Marriott Rewards points to AAdvantage miles. Even better, you’d earn a 30% bonus for doing so. Upon receiving the email I instantly became excited about the opportunity. I’ve had a large stash…
Using Membership Rewards Points To Purchase Merchandise

There are so many different ways to use American Express Membership Rewards points it’s often confusing to understand which redemptions are best. Most ‘experts’ will tell you to transfer points to a loyalty program. By transferring Membership Rewards to a partner loyalty program you’ll most likely get maximum value from your points. When using points…
Quickly Save $50 Off Combined Amazon Purchases Of $250

Amazon just rolled out an incredible promotion that allows shoppers to take 20% off combined orders of $250. In total, shopper can save up to $50 by taking advantage of this easy to use offer. Use American Express Membership Rewards Points At Checkout Amazon is currently offering up to $50 in savings when Amex customers…
Major Credit Card Issuer’s Application Restrictions 2017

Credit cards are more popular than ever. In years past, most consumers only carried a single credit card. The select few carried two; an American Express charge card and a more widely accepted card. Over time however more and more people carry credit cards. This created an interesting problem that didn’t exist years ago. The…
Earn Extra Ultimate Rewards Points With Apple Pay

It’s nice to know people at Chase are reading this blog and making changes accordingly. Yesterday I wrote about a confusing email from Chase regarding the ability to earn 3X Ultimate Rewards points from Apple Pay purchases. The email confused me because it only reminded me that I could earn 3X points on travel and…
Earn 5X Citi ThankYou Points At Department Stores

No the title is not a typo and I didn’t mean to say Chase Ultimate Rewards points. Citi recently shocked customers by announcing a new offer for the 4th quarter of 2017. The offer, which is similar to Chase, is for Citi ThankYou Premier card holders to earn 5X ThankYou points at department stores. Specifically…
Earn 5X Ultimate Rewards Points At Department Stores

It’s officially the 4th quarter which means the Chase Freedom 4th quarter bonus category is now live! For Q4 2017 the Chase Freedom 5X bonus is on purchases at Department Stores and Walmart. That’s great news, especially considering most of us spend a lot of time in department stores during the holidays. It’s also great…