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Best ever offer on Amex Hilton cards: Up to 100k + free weekend night!

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American Express is out with two of the best ever offers on both the American Express Hilton Honors card and the American Express Hilton Surpass card. The Offers American Express Hilton Honors 80,000 Hilton Honors bonus points after you spend $2,000 in the first 3 months No annual fee 7X Hilton; 5X U.S. restaurants, grocery, and gas stations; 3X everywhere else Hilton Honors Gold status with $20,000 spend in a calendar year Earn 500 Hilton Honors…

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Live in Hawaii to maximize value from Delta companion certificates (and 10 other tips)

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Both the Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card and the Delta Reserve Credit Card from American Express offer a free companion certificate each year upon renewal.  This means that once per year you can buy a round trip flight for two people and pay for just one (plus taxes and fees, capped at $75, for the other).  Here are the tips you need to know to get the most value from your certificates… Live in Hawaii…

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Amex Business Platinum Changes coming – 5X Airfare through AmexTravel

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Via View from the Wing, there are some reported changes coming to the American Express Business Platinum card as of March 30th, 2017. We have previously reported on changes to the personal Platinum card.  According to Gary Leff’s sources at American Express, the Business Platinum changes are a bit different.  New benefits (key points in bold) will include: 5X Membership Rewards points on airfare and prepaid hotels booked through AmexTravel.com. Bookings will need to be…

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Increased Amex SPG sign-up bonuses: 35K on both business and personal!

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American Express has increased the signup bonuses on both the SPG personal and SPG business cards to 35k bonus points for completing the total required spend. We have only seen a 35k signup bonus once before on these cards. While the required spend was lower on the previous offer, these sign up bonuses are still excellent. Starpoints have historically been highly valuable due to their versatility, and the merger with Marriott has made them even more…

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Bet You Didn’t Know: Updates on Bulk Fares, Amex Due Dates, and more

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By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate…   For those who may have missed the announcement earlier this week at Travel Codex, this will be my final “Bet You Didn’t Know” column here at Frequent Miler, as I’m moving to work full time at The Points Guy. I’ve already written about the hows and whys in that announcement so I won’t say it all again here. But I do have to take a moment to talk about the…

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Amex Platinum for less

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The Amex Platinum card comes with a slew of useful benefits such as lounge access (Centurion Lounge, Delta SkyClub, Priority Pass Select lounges, etc.); elite status with Starwood, Hilton, National Car Rental; free unlimited Boingo Wifi; annual $200 in airline fee reimbursements; Global Entry fee reimbursements; and more. Once you get used to these benefits, it can be hard to give them up.  But, the Platinum card’s $450 annual fee can be tough to stomach. …

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