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Japan Airlines Business Class review

Discovering how to redeem American Airlines miles to Asia was what really got me into the miles and points world. My first credit card was the Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® card with the 50,000 AAdvantage miles sign-up bonus. I applied for that card as the first step towards getting the required 220,000 AAdvantage miles for a roundtrip to Asia for…

american express limits centurion lounge access

Recently American Express has introduced some changes to the Personal Platinum Card and The Business Platinum card; some changes were positive and some were negative. In addition to those changes, American Express limits Centurion Lounge access by making a small change to their terms. As of now the terms are: Centurion® Members and Platinum Card® Members who receive complimentary access…

amex business platinum free gogo wifi passes

The Enhanced Business Platinum Card from American Express is my favorite new card. It comes with a limited time offer of 100,000 Membership Reward points - Earn 50,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $5,000 and an extra 50,000 points after you spend an additional $10,000 all on qualifying purchases on the Business Platinum Card within your first 3 months of Card…

best amex offers

Besides the amazing benefits of earning Amex Membership Rewards points, a great way of making back some money from the high annual fee cards is through Amex offers. In this post I'll list some of the best AMEX offers for the month of December. Some of these offers either give bonus points or cash back. These offers may come in…

link your marriott and starwood accounts

After Marriott's acquisition of Starwood closed last week, both companies are getting closer and closer to a full merger. You can now link your Marriott and Starwood accounts and start receiving benefits from both companies. Loyal customers of both programs have strong feelings about this merger, but as of now it doesn't seem so bad. How to Link Your Marriott and…

transfer spg starpoints to airlines

Even tho Starpoints are hotel points, maximum value kicks in when you transfer SPG Starpoints to Airlines. Starwood has a plethora of airline transfer partners which makes it one of the most flexible currencies. However, that doesn't mean that all transfer partners are useful. I think only a few of these partners are useful to the normal traveler. Here's a…

mercedes benz amex platinum card

Today is the last day to apply for the Mercedes Benz AMEX Platinum Card 75K Bonus Offer. This is a great card and has the same benefits like the regular Platinum Card from American Express plus a few more geared towards Mercedes Benz owners. This card has a slightly higher annual fee of $475 (NOT waived) - which is still worth having…

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