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Nov 24

Holiday Shopping: Remember, Double Amex Points at Small Businesses

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One of my resolutions this year was to shop at more small and local businesses. American Express is making this a bit easier, with its “Shop Small” offer. Make sure to check that your card is eligible and then enroll here to get your card registered. Once you’ve done so, you’ll earn double Membership Rewards …

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Nov 18

Remember That The Holidays Are Coming…

It’s around this time of year that I get emails from every airline and hotel telling me to use their shopping portals to generate miles for my purchases. If you’ve never used a rebate site when making online purchases, check out my page here about getting miles, points or cash for buying items online. If …

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Oct 17

American Express Ramps up Bonuses (Again)

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For years, American Express had to live with the ignonymity of being the card that you might want to own, but would rather not use. In other words, the benefits that came with the card might be good, but rewards were not. As others moved to 2% cards, 5X category bonuses, etc., American Express stuck …

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Oct 06

You Can Earn Delta SkyMiles for Referring Your Friends to Amex

This is kind of nice. If you have a Delta American Express card, you can get miles for referring a friend. The normal bonus is 5,000 miles but, if you do so by February 1, Delta will double it to 10,000. You can get a maximum of 55,000 miles per year through referrals, so you …

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Aug 04

Big Cash Bonus from American Express

American Express is offering a nice cash bonus on two of its Blue Cash cards, one of which comes with no annual fee. They’re both work a look. Earn from $300 – $450. Easily. American Express is offering up to $450 in rebates if you are willing to put some travel expenses on you card. It …

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Apr 30

Hilton Amex Bonuses, Expiring Soon

Back here, I discussed the highest offer I have ever seen, 100,000 points for signing up and spending $3,000 in the first three months. That’s enough to get you at least one night at any property and, very likely, a few nights. If you like elite status, you’ll receive Gold status just for having the …

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Mar 28

A Few Details on The New Citibank Costco Anywhere Card

Costco and Citibank finally released the details of the new Costco Anywhere card and they look great. The card is not available yet, but will be mailed to current American Express customers in May. June 19th is the last day you will be able to use your American Express card, with the change taking place …

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Mar 03

Starwood Amex Card Now at 35,000 Points

Starwood and American Express just upped the offer on the credit card to 35,000 points, which I believe sets the high bar for this card. While other hotels offer cards from 40,000-80,000 points, it’s also worth noting that Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) sets rates lower than its competitors, too, so each point is more valuable …

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Feb 10

A Few Short JetBlue Updates…

It’s been a quiet week so I’m going to keep it short. There’s a bunch of small things going on with JetBlue now, but they’re worth mentioning. Updated Schedule Most legacy carriers show flights for the next 330 days. The discount carriers, however, don’t have the number of connecting passengers that the legacy carriers do, …

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Oct 27

Delta Amex Offering 50K Bonus, but only through Delta’s Website

Quick hit on the Delta Amex card: While playing around with the website yesterday, I noticed that they have raised the bonus offer to a limited-time only 50,000 miles for spending 2,000 in the first three months. The annual fee is the standard $95. As far as I can tell, however, this bonus is only …

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