For a limited time, Bank of America is offering an enhanced Alaska Air Visa sign-up bonus! The new bonus sweetens both the legendary companion fare certificate AND the card's standard sign-up bonus. … [Read more...] about Enhanced Alaska Air Visa Sign-Up Bonus!
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I nearly forgot that March 15 marks two weeks till the end of Q1 2022. My how the year is flying by! Of course, now is the time to register for the Chase Freedom Q2 2022 categories! And this quarter we're seeing the return of a very popular bonus category. … [Read more...] about Register for the Chase Freedom Q2 2022 Categories
Honestly, I didn't realize that next week is already Christmas. That means we've only got two weeks left in the year! This means that it's time now to activate your Chase Freedom Q1 2022 bonus. … [Read more...] about Activate Your Chase Freedom Q1 2022 Bonus
Well, here we are - we're at the end of Q1 2020, and what a quarter it's been. So, now, it's time to talk about the Chase Freedom Q2 2020 bonus categories. And, given what's going on in the world, they seem a little tone-deaf. … [Read more...] about Chase Freedom Q2 2020 Bonus Categories
Hawaiian Airlines is running a 50,000 HawaiianMiles sign-up bonus special for a limited time. Typically, this sign-up bonus is just 35,000 miles. … [Read more...] about 50,000 HawaiianMiles Sign-up Bonus
I received this email today from Citi as a carrier of their AAdvantage credit card and couldn’t help but point out the terrible headline writing and copywriting found within. My main focus is the headline: Our best protection benefits. Ever. How was this headline approved? Was it written by the comic book guy on the Simpsons? Did they give this email to the summer … [Read more...] about Did Citi Outsource Their Emails to an Intern or the Simpsons Comic Book Guy?
I received an email yesterday from a friend looking for help. He and his lovely bride are expecting their first child in the fall, and before that time comes they would like to take a trip to Europe. This type of trip has been commonly referred to as a “Babymoon” and is becoming quite popular with new parents. … [Read more...] about Hotel Challenge: Help a Friend Book his Babymoon Hotel in Paris and (maybe) Amsterdam
The following is a reader question from Sara in Chicago, IL. Sara asks: My husband and I recently took advantage of the large signup bonus offers for the American Express Gold Card. As we approach the 1 year mark, we are wondering how to keep our Membership rewards points without paying an annual fee. Is there a way that we can make this happen? While I have not done this … [Read more...] about [Reader Question] How Do I Downgrade an American Express Gold Card?
Recently I have been subject to email marketing campaigns from American Express to "Upgrade" two cards that I have with them. You may have received an email like these as well: I have a basic Hilton Honors American Express card for my business and I have been invited to "upgrade" my card to the Hilton Honors Surpass card to receive more benefits. … [Read more...] about Should You Upgrade Your Amex Credit Card?
The following is a question from reader Jake. Jake asks: I currently have the Delta Platinum Amex card and I am wondering if there is any benefit from upgrading my card to either the Delta Reserve Amex card or the Amex Platinum card or Both. I know that both have a higher annual fee than the Delta Platinum Card, but do the extra perks make it worth the higher annual fee? … [Read more...] about Reader Question: Delta Platinum Amex, Delta Reserve Amex or Amex Platinum?