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Oct 23

Foreign transaction fees and how to avoid them

Good news!  I was reunited with my trusty laptop today.  Bad news: They ended up charging me shipping fees, even though they said they wouldn’t.  Another reason to keep an eye on your computer. I was asked the other day about foreign transaction fees on credit cards.  Personally, I consider them one of the most …

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Oct 15

The best everyday cards: Forget the 1%, be part of the 2%

Today is a relatively quiet day in frequent flyer land (although I can’t wait to hear what Delta says on its quarterly conference call with analysts tomorrow), so I decided to introduce people to the 2% credit card. If you do not have a credit card that pays you in airline miles or hotel points, …

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Sep 18

A few airline promotions: American, United

Here’s a few of the better promos that are currently on the market.  You may or may not benefit, but it’s worth registering, just in case. Club Carlson isn’t my primary hotel program, but I do consider it to be one of, if not the, most generous.  There is a very easy promotion going on now. …

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Jul 31

Thursday Tidbits: Delta in-flight improvements, Citi Thank You redemptions

In-flight entertainment is about to get better on Delta, as it begins to roll out streaming Wi-Fi on all two-class products and seat-back entertainment on domestic narrow-body aircraft.  The former is available on planes that have Gogo Wi-Fi and will be completed by the end of 2015, allowing you to stream to your personal devices.  The latter …

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Jul 28

Weekend tidbits: St. Regis specials, taxation of miles, Citi Thank You Points

For those of you who like to stay at luxury properties but don’t like paying full price, Starwood is offering a couple of promotions at its high-end St. Regis properties.  First, at participating properties, book a suite for the first night at regular price and get the second night at $4.  Of course, the term …

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