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Negative Hilton status match changes: No instant Diamond, more nights required

Hilton has today announced changes to its status match program. Unfortunately, the news is not good: effective today, Hilton no longer offers a direct match to Diamond but instead requires you to match to temporary Gold and then meet a minimum number of nights to keep Gold or upgrade to Diamond. While that makes sense from a loyalty perspective, it’s a bummer for those who planned a future match, especially those who had their sights set…

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Better than best offers on several cards

Earlier this afternoon, we published a post about increased offers on the Everyday and Everyday Preferred cards. We published that post when testing our best offers page and finding some new referral offers that were even better than those that you’ll find on our Best Offers page (which lists the best publicly-available offers). However, it turns out the referral offers we published were apparently targeted. When testing our best offers, I often use a different…

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Two new Escape lounges: Providence & Ontario

Escape Lounges announced this week that they have added two new lounges: one at T.F. Green Airport (PVD – Providence, RI) and another at Ontario International Airport (ONT – Ontario, California). This is good news for Amex Platinum cardholders (including both personal and Business Platinum cardholders), who get access for the cardholder plus two guests. Escape Lounges in general are quite nice and feature better food and drinks than many domestic lounges, so if you’ve got a…

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