For those of you who are interested, I have a few more details regarding American Express' new mystery loyalty program, aptly named American Express Tier One. The rumors regarding the Tier One program … [Read more...] about More Details Emerge About American Express Tier One
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Back in August, I relayed my issues with my SPG Amex bonus. Even though I hit my minimum spend in May, my bonus still hadn't posted. Well, the "quick fix" promised to me by Amex never came. Days … [Read more...] about UPDATE: SPG Amex Bonus Still Missing? Try @AskAmex
It's not surprising that the Virgin America credit card issued by Comenity Bank is being wound down. New applications already ceased, and Alaska Airlines announced plans not to continue the brand into … [Read more...] about Virgin America Credit Card to End with No Replacement
If you've ever been to Japan, you've noticed people passing through the train station with their IC card, typically a Suica or Pasmo card in the Tokyo region and the Icoca card in the Osaka region. … [Read more...] about How to Add Your Japanese Suica Card to iPhone 8 or iPhone X
By now, almost everyone knows about the spreading scourge of "Basic Economy" airfares on the US3 legacy carriers. They claim the fares are a competitive response to ultra-low cost carriers like … [Read more...] about Credit Card Portals Still Selling Tickets in Basic Economy, Causing Trouble
As a points and miles guy, my friends are always asking me for advice on which credit cards they should be applying for. From the Chase Freedom and Freedom Unlimited cards to the American Express … [Read more...] about The Beginner’s Guide to Points and Miles Credit Cards
Citi ThankYou Rewards recently added a new transfer partner, Turkish Miles & Smiles. ThankYou points now transfer to Turkish at a 1:1 ratio in increments of 1,000 points.Turkish Airlines … [Read more...] about Turkish Airlines Is the Newest Partner for Citi ThankYou Rewards
(UPDATE: I resolved this issue using Amex's Twitter customer service portal, AskAmex. Please read my follow-up post about how to use this option.) In the spring, the SPG Amex bonus briefly … [Read more...] about Missing Your SPG Amex Sign Up Bonus? You’re Not Alone
Citi recently changed the value proposition on their Citi Prestige card. Most of the changes were for the worse for cardmembers, but their best benefit had a rather mild change. If you have the Citi … [Read more...] about Great Value on 4th Night Free With Citi Prestige and Premier
There had been some rumors about changes coming to the US Bank FlexPerks Travel Rewards card, but they’ve now been confirmed. Below are the pertinent changes:Beginning December 31, 2017, … [Read more...] about Preparing for US Bank FlexPerks Changes Next Year