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Match status through March 2021 at Hilton

Last week, I wrote about hopping on a couple of status matches currently available for those with some sort of hotel status (See: From zero to hero on the status-match-go-round). In that post, the final step I mentioned was matching to Hilton Diamond. Hilton has had a status match program (actually a status match challenge of sorts) going for quite some time, but until yesterday, it had been advertising a match through March of 2020.…

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Did Amex drop the bomb on Simon purchases?

Last night, Miles to Memories reported that Amex may no longer be paying out points on Simon Mall purchases. We have since received and reviewed further reports indicating that it looks like Amex is no longer awarding points for Simon Mall purchases. While I initially thought it seemed a little early to call it on this one, there are enough similar data points that I wouldn’t use an Amex for gift card purchases at Simon…

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How to get targeted for the best Amex welcome bonuses.

An easy way to find the best Amex welcome bonuses is to visit Frequent Miler’s Best Offers page.  But, that page focuses on the best publicly available offers.  This post details a number of ways to get targeted offers that may be even better.  American Express usually doesn’t offer welcome bonuses to those who have had the same card before, so it is especially important with Amex to sign up only for the very best offers.

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Amex International Airline Program now bookable online

The Amex International Airline Program, which is a benefit of Amex Platinum cards (both business and personal) that offers discounts on premium-cabin international fares, is now available for booking online. That’s an awesome development as it means you no longer have to call or chat to find out whether any discount fares are available. The Deal Now book the Amex International Airline Program discount premium cabin tickets online at Amex Travel (note: you need to…

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Back: Targeted 100K Platinum offer back for some

Amex Platinum for Less

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 Tool at CreditCards.com to see if you’re targeted. (H/T: Miles to Memories) Update 4/4/19: A fresh round of people are reporting being targeted. Update 2/25/19: Some people are once again seeing a targeted offer for a welcome bonus of 100,000 Membership Rewards points after making $5,000 in purchases on the Platinum Card from American Express. Recent…

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$40 back on $200 Marriott offer

There’s a new Amex Offer out today for Marriott Bonvoy hotels: Spend $200+, get $40 back. This one is targeted, but it’s a good one to add to save some money on an upcoming stay. The Deal A new targeted Amex Offer is out to get $40 back when you spend $200 or more at Marriott Bonvoy hotels. Key Details Limit 1 enrolled Card per Card Member across all American Express offer channels. Offer valid only at participating Marriott Bonvoy™ properties…

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(EXPIRED) 25% transfer bonus from Membership Rewards to Flying Blue

American Expres is once again offering a 25% transfer bonus on Membership Rewards points transferred to Air France / KLM Flying Blue. Flying Blue has a number of award chart sweet spots and they run regular promo awards with slight discounts on award tickets, which might make this appealing to those members who make use of them.   The Deal Get a 25% bonus on Amex Membership Rewards points transferred to Flying Blue by 4/29/19 Key Terms Expires 4/29/19 Must transfer in increments…

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[Dead] Up to 30% off Disneyland tix, stack w/ Amex Offer, net profit membership deal

Update: Dead. Wow, that was fast. Miles to Memories published what looks like a very solid deal on Disneyland tickets via Sam’s Club whereby you can save up to 30% off of the published prices, with a 2-day park hopper ticket from $44 per day. That’s a pretty solid deal if you’re looking to visit Disneyland. Stack it with the Current Amex Offer for $10 back on $50 or 1,000 Membership Rewards points (see your offer for details) to save even more. If…

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[Expired] Biz Class Houston to Milan from $1673.93 round trip (maybe less?)

An email just hit my inbox from Thrifty Traveler Premium about a fare sale first reported by Mighty Travels at FlyerTalk: British Airways and American Airlines are offering some terrific business class fares during peak summer travel dates between Houston and Milan, with prices from $1813 round trip. When I saw that sale my first thought was that it can get even better: AARP members (anyone can join cheaply) can save even more, bringing the total down to $1673.93. If…

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