American Express reverses position and informs cardholder it will allow a welcome bonus even though cardholder already has this credit card
Unless you are living under a rock, you know that, when it comes to sign-on bonuses, American Express follows the once in a lifetime rule. Welcome bonus offer not available to applicants who have or have had this product. Now, here’s what happened. Dave had the American Express Business Gold Rewards Card. He decided not … Read More
Earn up to 5,000 bonus miles on AAdvantage Aviator Red Mastercard spend
I was sorry I canceled the SPG Business Amex, so I applied for it again.
Free is good, but what do you do when that promotional period ends and the renewal fee kicks in?
I received a notice from the Queens Center Mall in Queens, New York, as follows: No Purchase Fees on Mall Visa® Gift Card Purchases of $1,000 or More* October 31 – November 4, 2016 Visit the Mall Guest Services or Management Office To Order! *Purchase $1,000 or more in Mall Visa Gift Cards in one total … Read More
Recently, I shared some of my secrets (or rather non-secrets) to travel, one of which is to apply for credit cards when they have significant sign-on bonuses (see, World-Wide Travel on a Dime and Credit Card Primer). In that post, I also announced that this blog was recently approved to have affiliate links covering a … Read More
The big buzz at the moment is the Chase Sapphire Reserve Visa credit card. The draw of this credit card is that you earn 100,000 Ultimate Reward (UR) points as a sign-on bonus after spending $4,000 within the first three months. That’s huge! Those 100,000 points translate into a very nice trip! Although the … Read More
My friends and readers often ask about how I manage to travel to such nice places — how do I take such expensive flights and stay at such fine hotels without spending a fortune? Mainly what I hear is What’s your secret, Kathy? Here’s the secret: there is no secret. Yes, sometimes finding a good deal is … Read More
Hyatt and American Airlines are running a new promotion. If you convert your Hyatt Gold Passport points to American Airlines AAdvantage miles, you will earn 25% bonus miles. Plus, if you convert 50,000 points in one transaction, you will receive an additional 5,000-mile bonus. This is the LINK. This all sounds interesting until you realize that … Read More