Travel Rewards Credit Cards

June 2016 archive

Jun 30

Last Chance for United Credit Card (And Take Uber to The Airport)

United 50,000 Miles Credit Card This is it. One day (today) left to pick up 50,000 miles from United before the bonus goes back to 30,000. The card is not something you need unless you are a United frequent flyer, but it does come with a couple of lounge passes, which can save your skin …

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Jun 29

$100 in Gift Cards from Wyndham! Sort of…

Note: If you got an email asking you to reconfirm your subscription to the site, it is from me, not phishing. I recently changed subscription services due to problems with the old one and, unfortunately, a lot of the bad addresses got carried over. Please click on the confirmation in your email to reset the …

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Jun 28

JetBlue Sale, 5% Back at Amazon from Discover And Hamilton Tickets

Note: If you got an email asking you to reconfirm your subscription to the site, it is from me, not phishing. I recently changed subscription services due to problems with the old one and, unfortunately, a lot of the bad addresses got carried over. Please click on the confirmation in your email to reset the …

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Jun 26

Tidbits from around The Industry

Not A Good Day To Be A British Airline Think you lost some money in the market on Friday? It could be worse. You could be a British airline. With Brexit having been approved, investors lost faith in the British Pound, as well as  the region’s economy and consumers’ ability to get around it (to …

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Jun 24

JetBlue Will Match Your Virgin America Points Balance

Every once in a while, an airline or hotel decides to do something that makes absolutely no financial sense. Today was JetBlue’s turn. The Points Match Forget a status match. Today, JetBlue announced a points match. Got points with Virgin America’s Elevate frequent flyer program? Good. JetBlue will match them. At least they were smart …

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Jun 22

Reader Question: Pay with Points Or Cash?

Reader Question: We are currently booked at the Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok for a total of 120,000 HHonors points for five nights, at 30,000 points per night, plus the fifth night free on an award stay bonus. We could also pay with a combination of points and cash, which would cost us 60,000 points, plus approximately $260 …

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Jun 21

The New Costco Anywhere Visa Card

It’s finally available. With Costco having dumped American Express as a partner and moved on to Citibank, the Costco credit card is changing and, for the most part, it’s changing for the better. The Rewards The Costco Anywhere card comes with a nice mix of rewards. It starts off with 4% back on gas purchases. …

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Jun 20

An Uber Deal, Free Accor Points And Hotel Tips

Happy Monday to everyone. Here’s a bit about what’s going on in the world of travel. Uber Deal with Capital One It’s not as good as last year’s 20% rebate, but Capital One Quicksilver is partnering again with Uber to offer a rebate on all Uber rides that you book to the card. This year, …

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Jun 18

Free And Easy Points & Miles

I do a lot of posts about ways to earn big points or miles, but they usually involve, you know, work, which I am opposed to. So today’s post will be about a couple of ways to pick up points, but they will require no more than a few taps of your keyboard. 500 Points from Marriott Follow …

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Jun 16

Easy And Less Easy Way To Pick up 50,000 United Miles

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I got a pair of emails from United today with alternatives to pick up 50,000 miles. Lots of Clicking… In the past, I’ve discussed e-Miles, a points for clicks program. The concept is simple: They’ll send you links to click. You click through them. They give you points. Most links are worth five points, some …

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