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Ritz matches best-in-class Sapphire Reserve travel protections. CNB, not so much.

Puttin’ on the Ritz Yesterday Nick published a couple of posts that had me wondering about travel protections provided by the Ritz-Carlton credit card.  He wrote about the Ritz card’s airline fee reimbursements, and he published an airfare deal that was made significantly sweeter by using the Visa Infinite Discount Air program where you get $100 off round-trip domestic airfare for two (both the Ritz card and the CNB Crystal Visa Infinite card provide the…

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Can you convert a Marriott 7 Night Travel Package to a 5 Night Package?

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Short answer: No, you probably cannot convert a 7 night travel package to a 5 night package. Yesterday we wrote that multiple people have recently had success booking Marriott 5 Night Travel Packages.  This is a big deal because 5 night packages are supposed to be only for Marriott Vacation Club owners.  The rest of us are supposed to get the 7 Night Packages.  5 Night Packages are cheaper, so those of us who are…

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Bet You Didn’t Know: When Is The Best Shopping Portal Rate Not Really The Best?

By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate…   Most Frequent Miler readers know that shopping portals are a terrific tool to earn extra cash or miles, especially when booking travel. As Greg the Frequent Miler says, if you were going to buy an item anyway, there’s no reason not to use a portal finder like Cashback Monitor to earn bonus miles or cash back via a shopping portal. The same is certainly true for travel bookings. There are portals that…

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