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Rocking Fairmont credit card free nights and elite benefits

Chase’s Fairmont credit card is no longer available to new applicants, but I know that many readers signed up for the card in January when I posted: The other Chase card you should consider today.  Since my wife and I signed up for the card I’ve had a chance to study up on some of the amazing opportunities that these cards offer.  Presented below are suggestions for getting huge value from the card’s free nights…

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Tomorrow 1pm-3pm only: 15% bonus on Fairmont gift cards

Tomorrow, May 12, 2017 from 1pm-3pm, Fairmont hotels will be offering a 15% bonus on Fairmont Gift Cards. The Offer 15% bonus eGift card with the purchase of a Fairmont eGift card May 12th only from 1pm-3pm Eastern time Available in denominations from $25-$2,000 with a maximum order total of $5,000 You can buy Fairmont Gift Cards by clicking “Purchase a Gift Card” on this page: Direct link to Fairmont. Key Terms Available for 2 hours…

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Fairmont Visa Links Gone [Previously: The other Chase card you should consider today]

Fairmont Visa

UPDATE: She’s dead Jim.  All known links are now dead. UPDATE: Reader Stuart contributed this working link:  Application Link 1 And here’s another link courtesy of Doctor of Credit in case Link 1 goes down: Application Link 2 As I’m sure you know, we had expected the online 100K offer for the Sapphire Reserve to drop to 50K today (January 12th 2017).  At the moment, though, the online offer for the Sapphire Reserve is still…

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AccorHotels to acquire Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel

AccorHotels to acquire Fairmont

AccorHotels has issued a press release stating that they will acquire the collection of hotels that include Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel. You can find the full press release here. No word yet on how this will (in the long term) affect the individual loyalty programs, the Fairmont credit card, or TBB’s lifetime Fairmont Platinum status. Hat Tip: Loyalty Lobby Earn Miles Without Flying: START HERE

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How to fast track to meaningful hotel elite status

Club lounges and free breakfasts

I like having hotel elite status.  Depending upon the level of elite status you have and depending upon the hotel chain, you may get perks like welcome gifts, free internet, free breakfast, free lounge access, room upgrades, and more.  That said, I don’t stay in hotels often enough to earn elite status through stays.  When traveling, I usually prefer B&Bs, home rentals, or time-share rentals over hotel rooms.  But, when I do stay in regular…

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To have and to hold

Recently I’ve fallen in love with two old friends.  No, I’m not talking about my true love, Ink Bold, or her equally fantastic twin, Ink Plus.  I’m actually talking about two cards that I hold, but almost never use… Priority Club Visa I was attracted to this card over a year ago by a generous 80K sign-up offer which I spent for cash & point nights at the InterContinental London Park Lane hotel.  One of…

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