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Success: Booking Business Class Awards to Europe for 88,000 Miles Round Trip

Think that business class award tickets to Europe are astronomically expensive? If you are booking via ANA on a Star Alliance carrier then think again as it can be done for just 88,000 miles per round trip by transferring your Amex Membership Reward points to ANA to fly on United, SAS, Turkish, and more…

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Earn Up To 70,000 Delta Miles With One Welcome Bonus (OFFER EXPIRED)

DELTA SKYMILES OFFERS REFERENCED BELOW ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE! The quickest and most cost-effective way to travel more for less is to strategically get big credit card welcome bonuses when they are at their peaks. This way you can a major jump start on booking your next award trip to see more of the world for less. The ‘trick’ to this is striking while the iron is hottest since you can only get some welcome bonuses once, or at least…

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New Amex Offers: Save at Hyatt, Google Express, Bloomingdale’s and More

American Express makes it fun and easy to rack up extra points with your everyday shopping thanks to their rotating list of Amex Offers that you can add to your various Amex credit cards. Once added, just make your purchases with your Amex card however you wish and then the bonus points or statement credit should appear. You can stack Amex Offer savings with other deals by going through online shopping sites, coupon codes, etc. You never know for sure…

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Four of the Best Ways to Use Delta SkyMiles

DELTA SKYMILES OFFERS REFERENCED BELOW ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE! There are just a handful of days left to get in on the increased welcome bonuses from the line-up of Delta Amex credit cards. While I don’t recommend hauling through a ton of rewards credit cards every single year, strategically adding cards to your wallet while the sign-up bonuses are at their peaks is a very solid strategy that my family uses pretty regularly to travel more of the world for…

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Earn Up To 5,000 Bonus Amex Points With Amex Express Checkout

These days, the payment system through which you checkout is becoming as important as the rewards credit card that you use when it comes to earning as many points as possible. There are active promos for those using Apple Pay, PayPal, and Chase Pay, and now there is a brand new promotion for those who use Amex Express Checkout.   Until May 17, 2018, you can earn two additional Membership Rewards points per dollar when you use an eligible Amex Card such as…

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Flash Sale: Fly Round Trip to Mexico from 12,000 Delta SkyMiles

If you have read this blog for a while, you have witnessed my 180 degrees shift on Delta SkyMiles. I went from ignoring them and not collecting any measurable number of SkyMiles to wanting as many SkyMiles as I can get my hands on because Delta often has the award flights I want, when I want them, and for less than other airlines. They are not perfect, but darn if I haven’t had good luck with them over the past…

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Mercedes Benz Platinum Amex and 60,000 Point Bonus Going Away For Good

A credit card we have had in our wallets for years is a Mercedes Benz-branded American Express Platinum Card. Years ago, we chose it over the regular Amex Platinum card when it had a larger sign-up bonus than the regular Platinum. It also has some Mercedes-specific perks the regular Amex Platinum does not that we have used several times. Almost every year we use the annual $100 Mercedes accessory certificate to get travel coffee mugs, some pretty well-made fishing shirts, and…

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Why You Need to Get the Increased Bonus on the SPG Business Amex Today

The SPG Business Amex credit card has increased its sign-up bonus a bit from the standard 25,000 point level once to maybe twice per year for the last several years. That’s it. It hasn’t ever gone any higher than 35,000 total SPG points, and it isn’t one of those cards that offers an increased bonus every other month. An increased bonus on the SPG card usually comes around for a few weeks a year and then it is gone again.…

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