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Free access to US Escape Lounges for American Express Platinum cardmembers

Free access to US Escape Lounges for American Express Platinum cardmembers

What’s the deal with free access to US Escape Lounges? MAG USA, the largest UK-owned airport group, has announced that Amex Platinum cardmembers (and up to 2 guests) will now enjoy complimentary access to the Escape Lounges in the United States. Standard walk-up entry usually costs $45 each (with $5 off if you pre-book), so […]

Posted on May 16, 2017 by in Best use American Express Membership Rewards

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Get 100,000 Bonus Membership Rewards points with The Business Platinum Card from American Express

Get 100,000 Bonus Membership Rewards points with The Business Platinum Card from American Express

Learn more about the 100,000 Business Platinum Card from American Express. The Enhanced Business Platinum Card from American Express American Express has seriously improved the American Express Business Platinum as of October 2016. Earn 50,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $5,000 and an extra 50,000 points after you spend an additional $10,000 all on […]

Posted on October 7, 2016 by in Best use American Express Membership Rewards

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Get 40,000 Bonus Membership Rewards points with The Platinum Card from American Express

Get 40,000 Bonus Membership Rewards points with The Platinum Card from American Express

Learn more about The Platinum Card from American Express here. You can get 100,000 additional Membership Rewards with The Business Platinum Card from American Express. The Platinum Card from American Express Get 40,000 points after you use your new Card to make $3,000 in purchases in your first 3 months $200 Airline Fee Credit. Up […]

Posted on August 31, 2016 by in Best use American Express Membership Rewards

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Free Hilton HHonors Gold status with American Express Platinum

Free Hilton HHonors Gold status with American Express Platinum

What’s the deal with Hilton HHonors Gold? American Express Platinum cardmembers can enjoy the benefits of complimentary Hilton HHonors Gold status without having to meet any stay requirements. The offer is also targeted to Business Platinum cardholders. In the past, Amex has offered HHonors Gold as a limited-time benefit, but it now seems to be a permanent perk of owning this excellent […]

Posted on October 7, 2015 by in Best use American Express Membership Rewards, Hilton Honor

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Global Entry application fee – Which cards will credit you?

Global Entry application fee – Which cards will credit you?

What’s Global Entry? We wrote an introduction to Global Entry last year and decided it was time to update the information. The Global Entry Trusted Traveler program was piloted by the US Customs and Border Protection to allow pre-approved, low-risk travelers into the US with expedited advance clearance. When you land at a select airport after you’ve flown internationally, […]

Posted on September 28, 2015 by in Travel Deals

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United MileagePlus X app charges being reimbursed for the Amex Platinum $200 Airline Fee Credit

United MileagePlus X app charges being reimbursed for the Amex Platinum $200 Airline Fee Credit

What’s the deal with the United MileagePlus X app? In our Guide to the American Express Platinum credit card $200 Airline Fee Credit earlier this month, we told you that gift card purchases made recently are now not being reimbursed. Reimbursement for gift cards was never an official card benefit, but was often successful, and then readers began to […]

Posted on September 16, 2015 by in Best use American Express Membership Rewards, United Mileage Plus

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A Guide to the American Express Platinum credit card $200 Airline Fee Credit

A Guide to the American Express Platinum credit card $200 Airline Fee Credit

What’s the American Express Platinum $200 Airline Fee Credit? The American Express Platinum credit card has the excellent benefit of a $200 airline fee reimbursement that you can use every calendar year, January 1st through December 31st. You can receive statement credits of up to $200 per calendar year toward incidental air travel fees if you own a […]

Posted on September 2, 2015 by in Best use American Express Membership Rewards

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Awesome Amex Platinum personal credit card offer with 100,000 sign-up points

Awesome Amex Platinum personal credit card offer with 100,000 sign-up points

What’s the deal with Amex Platinum? FlyerTalkers are reporting success in getting the American Express Platinum personal credit card with a massive 100,000 points with a $3,000 spend in 3 months! We’ve celebrated this Amex card for several reasons even when the usual sign-up bonus is just 40,000 Membership Rewards, so read on to see how […]

Posted on August 27, 2015 by in Best use American Express Membership Rewards

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American Express Platinum Ameriprise 25,000 Membership Rewards and annual fee waived (also working for some non-Ameriprise customers)

American Express Platinum Ameriprise 25,000 Membership Rewards and annual fee waived (also working for some non-Ameriprise customers)

Ameriprise Financial customers are currently being offered the American Express Platinum card with 25,000 points when you spend $3,000 in 3 months as well as the $450 annual fee waived for the first year. However, non-Ameriprise clients are also reporting success with the card application. In the past, some applicants have even been given 100,000 […]

Posted on April 19, 2015 by in Best use American Express Membership Rewards

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Weekly Summary – airberlin topbonus elite status match, $450 Chase checking and savings accounts, Virgin Atlantic 250 miles, Capital One $10 credit

Weekly Summary – airberlin topbonus elite status match, $450 Chase checking and savings accounts, Virgin Atlantic 250 miles, Capital One $10 credit

MUST READS FOR THIS WEEK – DON’T MISS THESE DEALS! We let you know about the status match from airberlin topbonus, which can get you into American Airlines Admirals Clubs. We wrote about the new Chase checking and savings account bonus offer, netting you up to $450. We shared news of a small bonus of 250 miles […]

Posted on March 28, 2015 by in Travel Deals

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Weekly Summary – FREE and nearly free hotel stays, $400 for opening Chase accounts, $4 from Manila to Dubai and more amazing cheap flights

Weekly Summary – FREE and nearly free hotel stays, $400 for opening Chase accounts, $4 from Manila to Dubai and more amazing cheap flights

MUST READS FOR THIS WEEK – DON'T MISS THESE DEALS! We posted about an amazing new promotion where you can get FREE hotel stays – don't delay, use the promo code before it gets taken down! We wrote about the $400 bonus you can get for opening a Chase checking account and a Chase savings […]

Posted on January 31, 2015 by in Travel Deals

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A comparison between the Citi Prestige credit card and the American Express Platinum

A comparison between the Citi Prestige credit card and the American Express Platinum

You can apply for the American Express Platinum card here. Find out more about this card here. You can apply for the Citi Prestige card here. Compare this excellent card with other rewards credit cards. Sign-Up offers The American Express Platinum card comes with 40,000 American Express Membership Rewards points after $3,000 spend vs. the […]

Posted on January 30, 2015 by in Best use American Express Membership Rewards, best use of Citibank ThankYou points

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Weekly Summary – $386 Toronto to Rio de Janeiro RT, How to get Turkish Airlines elite status, Reminder to re-select your airline with American Express Platinum

Weekly Summary – $386 Toronto to Rio de Janeiro RT, How to get Turkish Airlines elite status, Reminder to re-select your airline with American Express Platinum

MUST READS FOR THIS WEEK – DON'T MISS THESE DEALS! We told you about an amazing fare between Toronto and Rio for just $386 return, but if it hasn't already expired, it will do soon, so get your skates on with this one. We posted about how to get Turkish Airlines elite status (Star Alliance […]

Posted on January 10, 2015 by in Travel Deals

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Weekly Summary – 140,000 sign-up Ritz-Carlton Rewards plus more awesome credit card offers, NY/LA to Moscow $421 RT, DEN/ATL to Hong Kong $536 RT

Weekly Summary – 140,000 sign-up Ritz-Carlton Rewards plus more awesome credit card offers, NY/LA to Moscow $421 RT, DEN/ATL to Hong Kong $536 RT

MUST READS FOR THIS WEEK – DON'T MISS THESE DEALS! Our highlight of the week was the amazing Ritz-Carlton Rewards Visa Signature card, which is currently offering 140,000 points when you sign up! We also told you about several other excellent credit card sign-ups, including: – 45,000 Ultimate Rewards points with the Chase Sapphire Preferred […]

Posted on December 20, 2014 by in Travel Deals

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Best use of American Express Membership Rewards for flights

Best use of American Express Membership Rewards for flights

Several readers have asked me what my recommendations are for their 'bulging' American Express Membership Rewards balances. Normally I'd say 'use up all your points for charges'! Just kidding – don't do that it's as it's normally really bad value if you have ANY interest in travel. Instead most of the redemptions below are based […]

Posted on September 4, 2014 by in Aeroplan, Best use American Express Membership Rewards, Delta Skymiles

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Boingo Wireless now available with an AMEX Platinum – Unlimited Boingo WiFi

Boingo Wireless now available with an AMEX Platinum – Unlimited Boingo WiFi

AMEX has enabled registration for the American Express Boingo Preferred Plan. With it, American Express Platinum card members are able to use Boingo in all Global WiFi hotspots. This is a $59 retail value. There are many Boingo hotspots out there and the company also publishes a handy WiFi Hotspot finder (incl. free hotspots). Eligible […]

Posted on June 1, 2014 by in Best use American Express Membership Rewards

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Review: Amex Centurion Airport Lounge Dallas, Forth Worth (DFW) – America’s best airport lounge?

Review: Amex Centurion Airport Lounge Dallas, Forth Worth (DFW) – America’s best airport lounge?

If you fly a lot internationally you know that some airlines put out awe inspiring lounges. Singapore Airlines Business And First Class lounges as well as Lufthansa First Class lounge at their headquarters will make you want to stay forever. The ambiance, the food, the ability to work and a friendly service make it better […]

Posted on March 31, 2014 by in Best use American Express Membership Rewards

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Top 10 Credit Cards for March 2014

Top 10 Credit Cards for March 2014

In no particular order are my choices for the top 10 credit card sign up bonuses for March 2014. 1. Citi American Airlines Executive: While a $250 first year fee ($450 – $200 statement credit) is nothing to sneeze at, the $10,000 spend in 3 months should be fairly easy to do if you follow […]

Posted on March 11, 2014 by in Travel Deals

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The Best of the Week 12/4/13

The Best of the Week 12/4/13

This Week's Best Posts: 1. United Routing/Stopover Rules: Travel is Free always gives great advice on mid to upper level travel hacking tips and strategies. In this link, he explains the various routing and stopover rules of United award flights. Great if you are flexible and are willing to stop over in different regions of […]

Posted on December 4, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Easy Points: 5,000 – 10,000 Membership Rewards Points for Enrolling in the Extended Payment Option from American Express

Easy Points: 5,000 – 10,000 Membership Rewards Points for Enrolling in the Extended Payment Option from American Express

If you have either the business or personal versions of any American Express charge card, that is an American Express Platinum Card, an American Express Premier Rewards Gold Card or an American Express Green Card, you may be able to register for the Extended Payment Option that is a feature of the cards and get […]

Posted on March 30, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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