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Fairmont free night certificates are posting

Earlier this year, the Chase Fairmont Visa Signature card was discontinued (See: Bye bye Fairmont card. I hardly knew ya). Greg wrote about how to maximize value with credit card spend before this card was converted to the Chase Sapphire Preferred (See: Rocking Fairmont credit card free nights and elite benefits). Part of that strategy involved spending $12K to earn an additional free night certificate. Recently, several readers have posted questions inquiring as to the…

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Bye bye Fairmont card. I hardly knew ya…

Chase has begun sending letters to Fairmont credit card holders stating that the Fairmont card will be replaced with a Chase Sapphire Preferred card on August 15th.  My wife and I got the card in January of this year when some of the application links for the card stopped working.  I know that many readers did the same when I posted “The other Chase card you should consider today.”  The remaining working application links died…

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Fairmont Grand Del Mar: Is it as good as advertised?

Last week, my family of three spent 4 free nights in a suite at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar near San Diego.  If you’re interested in how or why we booked this resort, please see my previous post “Booking a luxury trip with points and deals.” Prior to the trip, I had read this Forbes review in which author Larry Olmsted gushed on and on about the property.  He said that the Grand Del Mar…

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Booking a luxury trip with points and deals

My son has just completed high school and will be attending the University of Michigan in the fall to study computer science.  Early in his junior year his guidance counselor told him that he wouldn’t get admitted to U of M since his grades were a bit lower than U of M’s accepted student average.  Three straight A semesters later, he was admitted, and I couldn’t be more proud! When he completed classes, he had…

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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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