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my 27000 first class weekend trip to hong kong for 140

This is an introduction post to my crazy $27,000 First Class Weekend Trip to Hong Kong! I was looking forward to this trip all year since I really started planning for it in January of 2017. As a points and miles hobbyist, Cathay Pacific first class has been on my bucket list for a while. Every now and then I search…

Hong Kong American Express Centurion Lounge Opens Today

I'm so excited to hear that the Hong Kong American Express Centurion Lounge opens today. One of my favorite features of the Platinum Card from American Express is accessing Centurion Lounges. American Express has seven Centurion Lounges in the U.S. with one in Philly to open some time this month. I'm extra excited about this lounge because it opened just in…

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…

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