...And buying anything else would be even worse.I get it, nearly everyone goes to Starbucks. Even though I think the coffee isn't great, it's still convenient and someplace I'll stop when I can't … [Read more...] about Buying Coffee with the Starbucks Credit Card Is a Really Bad Idea
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One of the more lucrative benefits of the Citi Prestige card is the "fourth night free" benefit. At almost any hotel, the benefit provides a credit of one night's room rate for every three paid … [Read more...] about Tips and Tricks – Citi Prestige Fourth Night Free Benefit
American Express announced today that it plans to open its 10th Centurion Lounge at JFK's Terminal 4 in New York. This will be a 15,000-square foot lounge that spans two floors. The press release … [Read more...] about American Express Picks JFK for Its Next Centurion Lounge
I'm a big fan of the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature card, and it's not just because I like to fly with Alaska Airlines. In fact, it's not even because the card offers particularly generous rewards. … [Read more...] about Why You Should Get an Alaska Airlines Credit Card in 2018
Recently, the blogosphere exploded with the news that SWISS appeared to release First Class award space to Star Alliance partners. Usually, SWISS guards its First Class space closely, releasing award … [Read more...] about Aeroplan-Swiss Fiasco Illustrates Risk of Credit Card Points Transfers
According to several reports from Doctor of Credit, Plenti Rewards -- a rewards program adopted by multiple retailers -- is failing and likely to be killed. The Devil's Advocate pilloried the program … [Read more...] about Plenti Rewards Are Rumored to Be on the Amex Chopping Block
It's unusual for an airline or hotel to issue credit cards with multiple banks. Usually these "co-brand" relationships between a card brand and a travel brand are exclusive. Witness Chase's … [Read more...] about Marriott Signs Agreements with BOTH Chase and American Express
One reason I increasingly value credit card rewards points is the "transferable" nature of these currencies. Unlike frequent flyer miles, card points (such as Citi Thank You) allow transfers to a … [Read more...] about Misadventures Transferring Credit Card Points to Air France Flying Blue
Most people are familiar with online shopping portals. Sign up, register your card, and shop through a retailer's e-store in order to get bonus airline miles -- in addition to whatever you would … [Read more...] about You Can Now Earn Bonus Alaska Miles for In-Store Shopping
Hilton announced this morning that it is launching two new credit cards in its partnership with American Express, as well as revamping the benefits on two existing credit cards. As part of this … [Read more...] about New Hilton Credit Cards Include Super Premium Option with Complimentary Diamond Status