Save Money on Hotel Stays With Two New Amex Promos (Targeted)

I know that most of us prefer to use hotel points to cover hotel stays whenever possible, but sometimes paying out of pocket is the best way to get what you need when you need it. When that happens, you want to be sure to leverage any available bonuses or discounts to minimize expenses while earning as many points as possible. Right now there are two new hotel promos available to some American Express cardholders that could save you money…

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Stock up and Earn Double British Airways Points Shopping This Weekend

We rack up tens of thousands of miles each year just going about our normal online shopping by starting at an airline shopping portal. Those are easy miles just sitting there waiting to be earned as you purchase a new jacket, order paper towels, score a new bedspread, stock up on flea medicine for your dog, or buy things in the next size for your kids. If you time your purchases right, you can amplify the earnings with more miles…

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What to Eat and Avoid at the Park Hyatt St. Kitts

Our long weekend at the Park Hyatt St. Kitts wasn’t expensive in terms of getting or staying there thanks to airline miles and hotel points, but our time on the ground was a somewhat different story as activities and food on St. Kitts can add up quickly. On the plus side, much of what we ate was enjoyable, though there were a few misses along the way that I’ll share so you can focus your money and calories where it is…

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Targeted Amex Platinum 100,000 Point Offer Returns!

The first credit card I obtained that had an annual fee of more than $100 was the Amex Platinum several years ago. The annual fee was a little lower back then than it is now, but still, the idea of paying hundreds of dollars for a rewards card took some getting used to. However, the math was solid as the 100,000 transferable Membership Reward points I received as a welcome bonus after hitting the spending requirement were worth at least $1,500…

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How Much Extra is a Nonstop Flight Worth?

Very soon I’m taking off on an annual(ish) trip with just my oldest daughter. We are going to ski, order room service, watch movies, swim, and spend time together the way we did before our lovely second daughter joined the family. Worry not for the littlest, she will be getting some good one on one time with Dad and my parents…AKA she will be spoiled to high heaven. To book our flights to Colorado at the lowest saver award level, we…

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Why You Should Match Hyatt Elite Status to M Life Before March 1st

World of Hyatt elite status tiers expire very soon on February 28, 2018, unless of course you requalified for the next year. If you are used to having Hyatt elite perks on your travels such as lounge access, late check-out, and more, this can be a real blow. However, there might be a way to protect some of your Hyatt elite status perks by leveraging the Hyatt and M life reciprocal elite status program, if you act quickly. Before we…

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