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My strategy given BOA 2/3/4 rule

You may have read this week that Doctor of Credit has confirmed a new rule with regard to Bank of America approvals that is being dubbed the 2/3/4 rule. Greg is currently on vacation, eating his way through Italy on what looks like an epic food tour. At any rate, I’m sure he may have some analysis on the new rule when he returns next week. In the meantime, here’s my strategy going forward. 2/3/4 Explained…

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Hurry: Add Offers for Dell & Lenovo [Targeted]

There are new targeted Amex Offers out for both Dell and Lenovo. Dell Offers almost always reach their limit and get pulled early, so I would suggest logging in and adding these offers right away if you’re interested. Also note that I found the Lenovo offer on my Blue Business Plus, so don’t forget to check that account! There are two versions of these offers — one for a statement credit and one for Membership Rewards points. The…

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10K Starpoints added to this signup bonus

Until November 1st, 2017, American Express has sweetened the pot on the Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit card by adding an additional 10,000 Starpoints after meeting spend for a total of 35,000 bonus points after spending $10,000 in the first six months. This bonus is tiered and that is certainly a lot of spend, but it’s still nice to see the return of the highest total number of signup bonus points on this great card, which is…

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25K Membership Rewards with $1K cruise booking [Targeted]

There’s a great new Amex Offer out for 25,000 Membership Rewards points with a $1,000 or more cruise booking with Crystal Cruises. The Deal Spend $1,000+ on Crystal Cruises, get 25,000 Membership Rewards points Key Terms Expires 11/27/17 Note from the terms: Offer valid for reservations booked directly via, phone at 1-888-722-0021 and travel agent only between 9/27/2017 and 11/27/2017. Excludes onboard purchases and services (including spa), Bon Voyage gift order, shore excursions, transportation to and from the ship, transactions…

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5.5x on groceries, 4x on gas & more extra point offers [Targeted]

Amex has been adding offers to earn an extra 1x Membership Rewards points at a variety of stores through the end of this year. We have previously written about the full list of merchants at which you can earn an extra Membership Rewards point per dollar on top of whatever you would normally earn (See: More Amex 2X Merchants) and how to add those to your Blue Business Plus (See: Get Amex Offers on Blue Business…

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Doublestack Hilton offers for $100 back?

There are a number of current Amex Offers with Hilton offering between $35-$50 back depending on chain and spend. Those offers might be stackable with a Slickdeals rebate good for $30 back on $300 or more at Hilton, increasing your savings to up to $80. If you can pull off a double stack, you might save as much as $100 on a $350 stay. You should also be able to take advantage of Hilton’s Double Up promotion for double or triple…

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[Expired] First class mileage run: BA First from $1045 earns ~50K Alaska miles

God Save the Points is reporting an amazing airfare sale that was first posted on Flyertalk: British Airways first class (mixed with AA or LATAM Business) from London to Guayaquil, Ecuador from $1045 round trip! These flights include British Airways first class from London to New York or Miami and then either American or LATAM between the US and Ecuador. With the current Alaska bonuses on paid premium cabins with British Airways, this looks like a decent mileage run.…

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Last call for Citi Hilton product changes?

Citi Hilton Honors

Doctor of Credit is reporting a rumor that tomorrow may be the last day to product change a Citi Hilton card to something else within the Citi portfolio. As you may recall, it was announced a few months ago that Amex will be the sole issuer of Hilton cards beginning in January 2018. As of now, it’s been unclear what that would mean for current Citi Hilton cardholders. There has been speculation that Amex may…

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Last Chance Deals: 100K offer, $160 off Delta, and more

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some of the best ongoing deals around. Coming off of a month-end week, we have many fewer deals with scheduled end dates this week, though he do have a big Hilton offer changing in a few days, with rumors about a bigger announcement coming on Thursday — we’ll see how that shakes out. My plans to use the Seated app…

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