Nearly every blog has been talking about the SPG American Express for the last month because of the ridiculously “high” sign-up bonus. Everywhere you look, bloggers are pushing the SPG American … [Read more...] about Even with 35,000 Bonus Points, the SPG American Express Is Still Not That Great!
I shared some changes to the American Express Platinum Card last week. On average they don't do a lot to increase the value of that card. Some new benefits are being added, although with so many … [Read more...] about The Amex Platinum Card Now Allows a Guest at Priority Pass Lounges
According to The Points Guy, American Express is changing some of the benefits of its signature Platinum Card. Although the annual fee will increase by $100 -- to a total of $550 -- I think this is … [Read more...] about Big Improvements Coming to Amex Platinum Card!
American Express Membership Rewards points were one of the first flexible rewards currencies. The ability to transfer points to many different loyalty programs is important. It makes it easier to earn … [Read more...] about How to Transfer Membership Rewards Points
If you have any plans to fly to Europe this year or anywhere on Air France for that matter, you need to really consider buying your ticket with an American Express credit card. American Express is … [Read more...] about Spend $1,000 on Air France to Earn 20,000 Amex Membership Reward Points
A year ago, I was on a mileage run from Austin to San Juan, which, ironically, had a long layover in my hometown airport at Dallas/Ft. Worth. I decided to check out this elusive club called the … [Read more...] about Why the American Expresss Platinum Card Is Still Worth It: One Year In
From the desk of the Devil's Advocate... "What's the best credit card to earn travel points?"Conventional Wisdom tells us there's no one simple answer to that question. It depends on your travel … [Read more...] about These 5 Credit Cards Are Turning Into The Only Ones You’ll Ever Need
From the desk of the Devil's Advocate... Did we all just miss a huge breakthrough in the points game?Amex launched its belated counterstrike against the Chase Sapphire Reserve this week and thus … [Read more...] about Could the New Amex Platinum 50% Rebate Mean the End of Miles?
From the desk of the Devil's Advocate... All good things come to an end. Or they're replaced by something better.Travel loyalty programs are one of the greatest marketing inventions of modern … [Read more...] about Are Bank Rewards Programs Killing Frequent Flyer Miles?
The American Express Centurion Studio in Seattle is about to get a major upgrade which will nearly double the small lounge space, improve views, and lead to an upgraded experience. Last week The … [Read more...] about American Express Centurion Studio Seattle Expansion: Full Bar & Hot Food Coming Summer 2017