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Membership Rewards for American Airlines awards with Etihad guest

This morning, Greg wrote a post to introduce a new resource page dedicated to Membership Rewards transfer partners. American Express Membership Rewards has a number of great transfer partners with useful award charts. One of the airlines listed in the “Best Transfer Partners” section of our chart is Etihad Guest. As Greg notes, Etihad Guest has some very interesting sweet spots — notably with regards to American Airlines award tickets. Peculiarities of Etihad Guest First, let’s get a couple…

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The other Morgan Stanley Amex is worth a look

The other day, as I was researching details for my post comparing the many flavors of Amex Platinum cards, I made a big mistake with the Morgan Stanley Platinum card.  Something I read that day made me think that they had dropped the benefit that gives you the first authorized user for free.  I was wrong (thanks to Eric and Adam for pointing that out!).  That feature is alive and well, so I updated yesterday’s…

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Targeted offers: Southwest Plus card, Amex Platinum upgrades

There are a couple of very good targeted credit card offers that have been reported over the past day or two: Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus credit card Many people on reddit have reported targeted email offers for the Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus credit card. There seem to be a few different offers: 50,000 bonus points + $100 Southwest Gift card 50,000 bonus points + $100 statement credit 60,000 bonus points All three offers require $2,000 in…

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Uber credits live (& working on UberEats) on Amex Platinum – use March credits now

As reported on reddit and Doctor of Credit, some of the new benefits of the Platinum cards from American Express are already rolling out — including the $15 Uber credit, and users are confirming that it is working on UberEats at the time of this writing. As this is a monthly credit that expires at the end of the month, you have today and tomorrow to use the credit for the month of March (a…

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

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, U.S. supermarkets, and U.S. gas stations; 3X everywhere else Hilton Honors Gold status with $20,000 spend in a calendar year Earn 500…

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

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 Enhanced Business Platinum Changes coming – 5X Airfare through AmexTravel

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 Enhanced 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…

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

This offer is expired. 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…

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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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