Tag: American Express

My ever changing pandemic wallet

Early this year I opened the kimono to show off the cards I keep in my wallet.  I was proud that I had a solid performing mix of cards in my wallet for every...

COVID Credit Card Enhancements Ultimate Guide [Updated w/ Chase Sapphire 5X Gas & Instacart]]

Many travel rewards cards offer perks that only make sense when traveling.  And, of course, thanks to COVID-19, most of us aren't traveling.  Major credit card issuers have started to adjust by offering temporary...
The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Manufacturing free nights (Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott)

Many of us aren't currently doing much traveling, but we are still earning points through credit card spend. This brings up the question of which cards to use and which types of rewards to...

[Expired] Amazon: Spend $50, get $20 off future purchase w/ Amex

Amazon is offering a new promotion for American Express consumer cardholders: Spend $50 on items shipped & sold by Amazon and get $20 off a future "Amazon moments" purchase (which is a list of something like 60,000...
Citi Premier International Grocery Stores

12x Hilton vs 6x Marriott for non-manufactured spenders

A question that we have seen repeated in our Frequent Miler Insiders Facebook group, on our Frequent Miler Ask Us Anything live Youtube broadcast, and in blog comments has been which temporary grocery bonus...

How I spent my new Amex Platinum credits

American Express has added a number of great "stay at home" perks to a number of their travel cards (this year only) as a way of keeping customers satisfied during this time of minimal...

Targeted Amazon offers w/ 1 Membership Rewards point (up to $20 off $80)

There is a new targeted Amazon promotion when you pay using at least 1 American Express Membership Rewards point. I've seen reports of various targeted discounts as seen under "The Deal" below (up to $20 off...

New Amex speed limit: 4 credit cards, 10 charge cards

It has historically been possible to have a maximum of 5 American Express credit cards at the same time and there was no hard limit on the number of charge cards you could hold...

Calm app now available for all Amex holders

At the beginning of the month, Amex announced many new benefits for cardholders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. One of those benefits was set to be a a Premium membership with the Calm...

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