Recently, I wrote about my rather disappointing retention experience and offer from Citibank with respect to the Prestige MasterCard (see, Citibank Prestige: My Lukewarm Retention Offer and My Decision). As I explained, I made some retention calls to Citibank and was offered two options, neither of which made me jump up and down. Option 1: $200 … Read More
The frustration when you thought a matter was fully resolved only to find out you have to begin again at square one.
The Prestige MasterCard from Citibank is one of my favorite premium travel credit cards. It has a lot of bonuses – $250 air travel credit per year, 3X Thank You points for flights, 2X Thank you points for dining, Global Entry, access to airport lounges, and so on. It also offers great trip delay protection … Read More
Deals like this only come around……. about once per year.
This incredible 100K credit card bonus is ending in one week
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
I was the dumb sucker who got stuck paying $54 for two ingrates to go into a lousy club
How to take advantage of the great offers on Gilt City!
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
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