Top Tier Status Without a Stay, Up to 10% Back with Store Cards, Citi Bonus Rules Explained & More!

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Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every weekend we recap what you might have missed from around the web. Enjoy!

This Week Around the Web

The Top Tier Status I Now Hold Without Ever Making 1 Stay & What It Means Going Forward – Why status matches are so powerful, even if they aren’t in the blockbuster programs you always hear about.

Need to Expedite a New AMEX Card? Add Yourself as an Authorized User / Employee – A neat little trick to expedite out a new Amex card, even if the primary one is sent the slow way.

Tripling Up Citi Retention & Great Offers on ThankYou & AAdvantage Cards – The Citi retention experience and getting offers on three separate cards during the same phone conversation.

Retail card roundup: my two cards currently giving me ten percent rewards plus some other news – Sometimes targeted offers on store cards can be quite lucrative.

Changes Coming Next Week at Alaska Airlines and Virgin America – More information on the integration of these airlines and loyalty programs following the completion of Alaska’s purchase of Virgin America.

Citi Removing Virgin America As A Transfer Partner – Should You Transfer Speculatively? – Another side effect of the merger. The big question remains at what ratio will Virgin America points transfer into Alaska Airlines miles.

Citi 24-Month Churning Rule Explained in Detail – A good overview of Citi’s rules following all of this year’s changes.

New Amex-American Airlines Partnership Could Save You a Ton on Your Next Booking – This new partnership generates good discounts some of the time, but that isn’t always the case.

Have a great evening!

About Shawn Coomer - Senior Editor

Shawn Coomer has spent nearly a decade circling the globe for pennies on the dollar. He uses that first-hand knowledge and experience to teach others how to achieve their travel dreams for the least amount of money possible.

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