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New Amex Hilton Cards Arriving Sooner Than Expected

Amex Hilton Ascend Card Arrived January 15

Back in November, I wrote about the new Amex Hilton Credit Cards. In addition to introducing three brand new cards, American Express announced the acquisition of Citi Hilton card accounts. At the time, it was reported that existing Citi Hilton… Continue Reading

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5 Times When Booking an Airbnb Makes More Sense than Redeeming Hotel Points

After my first Airbnb experience two years ago, I concluded that I would probably stick to hotels in the future. Some people have asked me why anyone would opt to rent through Airbnb in the first place, with so many… Continue Reading

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Hyatt Elite Status Via Award Nights: When Mattress Running Makes Sense

Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi Building Lobby

Last week, Hyatt announced that starting this year, award nights would count towards elite night requirements. A lot of people lamented this new development because it would make top-tier Globalist status more attainable. Why is this bad? Because more elites… Continue Reading

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Points and Miles Checklist: Things To Do in December 2017

Points and Miles Check List, Laptop, notepad

It’s been a while since I’ve written one of these monthly points and miles checklists. Since the year is almost up, I thought I’d focus on tasks that need to be completed before January 2018. I’m also including things that… Continue Reading

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Should You Use Cash Back Rewards To Cover Manufactured Spending Fees?

Discover It Miles Credit Card 3% Cash Back Bonus First Year

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how to eliminate manufactured spending fees. I cited tools like the iBotta app, gift card promotions, shopping portals, and cash back credit cards. When cash back portals reduce payouts and I have no… Continue Reading