Amex Travel guide: Everything you need to know

Written by Victoria M. Walker @ The Points Guy

The Amex Travel Portal allows you to redeem American Express Membership Rewards points directly for travel reservations and activities rather than transfer your rewards to airline or hotel partners like Delta Skymiles or Marriott Bonvoy. This year, Amex rolled out some new features on the portal, including the ability to book discounted premium tickets online, …

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How to fill out an Amex business card application

Written by Jason Stauffer @ The Points Guy

If you’re a freelancer, Uber or Lyft driver or have any type of profitable side hustle, you might qualify for the top business credit cards. If you’ve been hesitant to apply for a small-business credit card because you’re unsure of how the process works, you’re leaving points on the table. So let’s break down the …

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ICYMI: Award flights from 10k miles, Delta flash sales and more

Written by Victoria M. Walker @ The Points Guy

Each Sunday, we round up the top deals you might have missed on TPG this week. From flight deals to limited-time bonus offers, here’s what you need to know. Award flights to Europe from 10,750 miles or 39,750 in business class When you combine some cheap mileage options with Flying Blue’s monthly Promo Rewards, you …

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3 reasons your family needs LifeMiles for domestic travel

Written by Ian Snyder @ The Points Guy

While some foreign airline loyalty programs can be a bit daunting due to rules that differ from what you’re used to, in many cases, they are a better option than those of U.S. airlines. In particular, Avianca LifeMiles has an especially strong appeal. There are multiple reasons why the program is ideal for family travel. …

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Why mile and point valuations don’t always rule my world

Written by Andrea M. Rotondo @ The Points Guy

Working at The Points Guy is pretty incredible because every single week day hour, I learn something really useful about miles and points from a colleague. The number of stories I’ve bookmarked by Mommy Points, Ethan Steinberg, Katie Genter, JT Genter and others is pretty staggering. I rarely book a hotel or flight without first …

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Save on Marriott luxury hotels with new Amex Offer

Written by Victoria M. Walker @ The Points Guy

If you have a hotel stay coming up this summer and hold an American Express card, listen up: You may be able to save some serious cash or take home a solid haul of bonus points on your next trip. Many American Express cardholders have reported that they’ve been targeted for deep discounts at major …

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Excellent deal: 60,000 points sign-up bonus with American Express Platinum Business!

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

American Express has launched an excellent deal for the Platinum Business charge card. For a limited period, until 6th November, you will receive a sign-up bonus of 60,000 Membership Rewards points (=60,000 Avios or other miles).  The usual bonus is 40,000 points. You need to […]

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Targeted: Get up to a 25% bonus when transferring points to Qantas

Written by Victoria M. Walker @ The Points Guy

If you’re a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program, you may want to check your email as some have been targeted for bonuses when adding points to their account. If targeted, you can receive up to 25% more Qantas Points when you transfer your rewards points to Qantas Points, as first reported by Frequent …

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Great destinations to book with the limited-time Delta Vacations promo

Written by Richard Kerr @ The Points Guy

Last week we introduced you to the great Delta promotion where your SkyMiles are worth a flat 2 cents each toward covering the cost of a flight and hotel package with a two-night minimum stay. The promotion has been extended to September 6 and we’ve heard from hundreds of readers scoring great deals on their …

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Traveling to Portugal: 7 things to know before you go

Written by Dia Adams @ The Points Guy

Chances are you know someone who recently traveled to Portugal and is raving about it. After spending two weeks exploring Portugal with my family, I wholeheartedly recommend the country as a great destination for kids. But even the best places have pitfalls that come with the highlights, so here is what I encountered while visiting …

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Amex to Marriott 30% transfer bonus through 10/31/19

Written by Greg The Frequent Miler @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

American Express is offering card members a 30% bonus when transferring from Membership Rewards to Marriott Bonvoy. With the 30% bonus, 1,000 Membership Rewards points will result in 1,300 Marriott Bonvoy points. The Deal 30% transfer bonus when transferring Amex Membership Rewards points to Marriott Bonvoy. I believe this offer is open to everyone with Membership Rewards points, but please let us know if the offer doesn’t appear on your account. Key Terms Expires 10/31/2019.…

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Targeted: 30% bonus points on transfers from Membership Rewards to Marriott

Written by Victoria M. Walker @ The Points Guy

If you have a hotel stay at Marriott coming up soon, you may want to check your American Express account. Some cardholders are being targeted for a transfer bonus when transferring Membership Rewards points to Marriott. From now until October 31, targeted users can get a 50% bonus when transferring Amex points to Marriott. While …

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Get $60 back on a Delta purchase with this latest Amex Offer

Written by Victoria M. Walker @ The Points Guy

If you’re a Delta flyer, check your Amex accounts for this no-brainer deal. Targeted Amex cardholders can receive a one-time $60 statement credit when they use their card to spend $300+ in one or more transactions with Delta. This offer expires on Nov. 12, 2019, and to qualify, your flight must begin in the U.S. and …

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(Targeted) New Amex Offer For 3,000 Bonus Membership Rewards When Spending $5,500

Written by Stephen Pepper @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

There’s a new Amex Offer out today that’s offering 3,000 bonus Membership Rewards when spending $5,500 or more. This offer is targeted, but it might be available on several types of Membership Rewards-earning cards, so be sure to add it to the best one based on your spending habits. The Deal Spend $5,500+ in one or more eligible transactions and get 3,000 bonus Membership Rewards. Key Terms Must enroll by November 7, 2019 and spend…

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Earn 5x Points on Fee-Free Visa Gift Cards Now on Sale at Staples

Written by Carissa Rawson @ The Points Guy

One of our favorite promotions is back, with Staples offering waived purchase fees on its $200 Visa gift cards. Here are the details: Offer valid September 1-7, 2019 Limited to one gift card per customer Waived $6.95 purchase fee Available in-store only One of the easiest ways to earn points is through buying gift cards …

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ICYMI: 2-in-1 Flight Deals, 20k Bonus Offers and More

Written by Liz Hund @ The Points Guy

Each Sunday, we round up the top deals you might have missed on TPG this week. From flight deals to limited-time bonus offers, here’s what you need to know. Earn 20k Bonus Miles With This Amex Offer Some Amex cardholders were targeted for 20k bonus miles on Air France and KLM if you spend $1,000 …

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Choice Hotels Will Add 50+ All-Inclusive Resorts This Winter

Written by Katie Genter @ The Points Guy

Starting this winter, you’ll be able to earn and redeem Choice Privileges points at more than 50 beachfront all-inclusive resorts in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Some Choice Privileges members received an email announcing this news on Friday morning: This opportunity is a result of a strategic relationship Choice announced last May with AMResorts. …

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What Credit Card You Should Have, Depending on What Type of Traveler You Are

Written by Samantha Rosen @ The Points Guy

In the confusing world of credit cards, points and miles, knowing your own quirks can make it easier to decide which credit card is the right fit for you. Earn bonus points on purchases that play to your pastimes like dining out, or to your preference for traveling in style or with a budget in …

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