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New 100K United Business Card offer

There is a newly-increased welcome bonus offer available on the United℠ Business Card that can be highly valuable, offering enough miles to potentially fly partner business class one way to virtually any destination in the world (pending availability) and in most cases have miles left over. In fact, if you leverage the excursionist perk the way we’ve written about in the past (and indeed if you nested excursionist perk flights like Greg did), this could…

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Chase Ultimate Rewards Complete Guide 2020

Chase’s Ultimate Rewards points can be earned via credit card spend and new account bonuses. Those points can then be transferred to airline or hotel partners, used to pay for travel or merchandise, or converted to cash back.  Chase Ultimate Rewards competes directly with other bank issued transferable points programs: Amex Membership Rewards Capital One “Miles” Citi ThankYou Rewards Below, you’ll find everything you need to know about Chase Ultimate Rewards, edited and updated for…

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[Back again] Highest-ever 120K Radisson card offer

The Radisson Rewards Premier Visa Signature card once again has its highest-ever new cardmember offer: get 120,000 Radisson points after spending $3,000 in the first 3 months. While this card is much less popular today than it once was, that’s still a potentially solid offer on a card that I personally think is underrated in the hotel card space. Don’t get me wrong — it’s not my favorite card on the market, but the return can be…

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[Update: Expires 1/27] Huge new 200K / $2K Capital One business offers for big spend

Update: We have received word that these offers will end on January 27, 2020. It’s always good to know when the offer will end so you can plan accordingly. We’ve also updated the final paragraph as Plastiq is once again accepting Capital One business credit card payments. Recently, we published a post comparing the big public welcome offer on the Capital One® Spark® Miles for Business card with a targeted offer from Chase on its…

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Which is the best Amex Platinum card in 2020?

Over the past few years Amex has made huge changes to their Platinum card line up.  They’ve changed perks, increased annual fees, and eliminated a few co-branded options. Given all of this, it’s time to take a new look at which Platinum card is best.  This post has been updated for the year 2020. American Express has several varieties of their premium Platinum cards.  And, while they’re expensive, they’re loaded with great perks.  Which is…

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Update 1/20: Get National Executive Elite status through Feb 2022 (YMMV) w/ Amex

Update 1/2/20: This deal is back again for all American Express cardholders. It is well worth doing this now and potentially matching to Hertz President’s Circle (though I personally prefer renting through National). Note two awesome things about this deal: First, while the landing page suggests that status would be active until February of 2021, some people are reporting that their National accounts are showing Executive Elite status valid through February 28, 2022. That’s awesome and…

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Back: Targeted 100K Platinum offer back for some

Amex Platinum for Less

Update 12/23/19: Some people are once again being targeted for this offer via the Card Match Tool at CreditCards.com. (H/T: One Mile at a Time) Update 11/4/19: A new round of people are reporting these offers via the Card Match Tool at CreditCards.com.  Update 5/27/19: People are once again reporting these offers via the Card Match Tool. Update 4/29/19: A fresh round of people are reporting being targeted. If you’re eligible, it’s probably worth a second to check the Card Match…

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Price Protection overview by issuer (2019)

With the holiday shopping season nearly wrapped up, one credit card benefit that has become rare but you won’t want to ignore is price protection, whereby you can get a refund from the bank if the item you purchased drops in price. Unfortunately, this is one benefit that has gone from prevalent to mostly absent. However, in updating this guide, I found that there are a few cards which I’d previously missed that do in…

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[Update: Shutdown emails received] American Airlines shutting down some accounts for churning

American Airlines Planes

Update 12/16/19: A round of emails has gone out today letting people know that they have officially been shut down. The email indicates that their American Airlines AAdvantage account (and any others under their control) has been closed, miles forfeited, award tickets cancelled, and that they are banned from future participation in the program. If you have cause to concern about upcoming award travel, you may want to think about backup travel options. (H/T: Doctor…

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