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New Alaska Business 40K offer

Alaska Airlines Companion Fare

The Alaska Airlines Business Visa card is now offering 40,000 miles plus a $99 companion fare after spending $2,000 in the first 90 days. Since Alaska miles are among the most valuable airline miles out there, it’s great to see an increased offer on this card. The Offer & Key Card Details Quick Thoughts I’ve previously written about the awesome Alaska Companion Fare, which I think is one of the most underrated credit card benefits around considering…

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New Spirit Mastercard offer: 30K +$100 after $500 total purchases in 3 months

There’s a new 30K miles + $100 statement credit offer out on the Spirit Airlines World Mastercard from Bank of America. While the cheapest “off-peak” flights may be difficult to find, those who have a use for Spirit miles can get decent value out of this offer. The Offer Key Card Details Quick Thoughts This bonus comes as 15,000 miles after first purchase, with an additional 15K miles + $100 statement credit. That’s enough for anywhere from…

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New BOA anti-churning 24-month language on some cards (AS, TR, PR, CR)

Bank of America has added some specific anti-churning language to a number of their credit cards. The exact terms vary a bit, but generally you will now be limited by a 24-month rule (read on for the different iterations). Note that as of the time of publication, this language is only appearing on the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature (personal, not business), Premium Rewards, Travel Rewards, and Cash Rewards card. Interestingly, the language varies a bit from one…

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New Air France KLM Credit Card out, not very exciting

Bank of America has launched a new Air France KLM credit card. Hopefuly, this is a sign of Bank of America expanding partnerships to eventually offer a transferable currency…because neither the opening bonus nor ongoing benefits make this card particularly interesting. The Offer Key Card Details Quick Thoughts The initial bonus on this card is disappointingly weak. Air France is an Amex transfer partner, Chase transfer partner, Citi transfer partner, and Marriott/SPG transfer partner. That means that…

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How to get that Alaska 40K offer

There have been a number of recent reports about a targeted offer on the Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa Signature card good for 40,000 miles after spending $2,000 in the first 3 months. That offer has been via email and the reports I’ve seen indicate that those in West Coast states are being targeted. However, a comment on Flyertalk this morning led us to the discovery that if you are located on the West Coast…

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BOA Business Advantage Relationship Rewards

Official details about BOA’s new business rewards program are out! This program is very similar to their consumer program that rewards high value customers with (among other things) bonus point earnings on credit cards. Click through for details.

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Bank of America to launch business version of Preferred Rewards

Via an inside source, I’ve just learned that Bank of America is planning to launch a rewards program for business customers that is similar to their consumer Preferred Rewards program (the program that makes it possible to earn up to 2.625% in rewards for all spend). Basic details (What I was told) Program Name: Business Advantage Relationship Rewards (BARR) Expected Launch Date: March 2018 Types of Rewards: Tiered business credit card bonuses, and more (no…

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Big Virgin Atlantic “90K” offer returns

The “90,000” mile signup bonus has returned on the Virgin Atlantic Mastercard. We have “90K” in quotation marks because this signup bonus is really only 75K (See: An analysis of the Virgin Atlantic 90K offer for more on that) The Offer Earn 20,000 Flying Club bonus miles after your first retail purchase Earn 50,000 additional Flying Club bonus miles after you spend at least $12,000 in qualifying purchases within 6 months of your account open date Earn up to 15,000 additional bonus miles upon anniversary: 7500…

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[Expired] Merrill+ application may still be available by phone

We had recently reported that upon launch of the new Bank of America Premium Rewards card, the Merrill+ card would cease to be available. However, reader tinytavosa commented that he applied this morning and was approved after a recon call (he had frozen his Experian credit report, which necessitated a phone call to the recon department). He further reported that on recon, he had to verify personal information from his credit report and was then…

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