Targeted: Earn a $700 welcome bonus on the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant Amex

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

Over the year or so since the launch of the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program, we’ve seen a number of different welcome bonuses on the various Marriott cobranded credit cards. Almost all of these offers have allowed new applicants to earn bonus points or Marriott free nights, but as reported by Doctor of Credit, there’s a …

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25% Citi ThankYou Transfer bonus to Avianca — Book cheap Star Alliance partner awards

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

Through Dec. 11th 2019, you can get a 25% bonus on Citi ThankYou points transfers to Avianca. Avianca is a Columbian-based airline that is excellent for booking Star Alliance partner awards. Transfer bonuses are an easy and great way to get more value out of your points. There are a handful of Citibank credit cards …

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Best credit cards for economy-class flyers: Maximize your miles, minimize your fees

Written by Jason Stauffer @ The Points Guy

First-class and business-class seats and top-tier elite status can be worth thousands of dollars if you travel all the time. But what about the masses who aren’t traveling on their employer’s dime or don’t have a flexible schedule? Don’t worry, there are plenty of affordable travel credit cards that come with perks that can save …

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[Update] American Express Major Overhaul on Card Benefits, Good & Bad (Begins January 2020)

Written by Chuck @ Doctor Of Credit

[Update 11/17/19: Added directs links below for the trip insurance benefits. According to the sample terms: “The period of round-trip travel may consist of roundtrip, one-way, or combinations of roundtrip and one-way tickets with Common Carrier(s).” I think this means (?) that you are eligible for insurance even for one-way tickets purchased, provided that you [&hellip

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Easy Way To Get AMEX Annual Fees Waived, Craziest Resort Fee Ever, More Reasons To Avoid Ride Sharing, & More!

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along. Gary shared a story about how a passenger onboard …

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You guide to responsible credit card use for college students

Written by Liz Hund @ The Points Guy

Getting your first credit card is super-exciting — I still remember when I successfully earned a 60,000-point sign-up bonus on my Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card. However, this newfound freedom comes with a lot of responsibility. To help you navigate your new purchasing power, we’ve put together this guide on how to be a responsible first-time …

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New American Express Authorized User Bonuses & Everything You Need To Know

Written by William Charles @ Doctor Of Credit

Update 11/16/19: More offers have been sent out. Update 11/9/19: More people have been targeted, end date is April 30th, 2019 this time. Hat tip to reader Amir S Update 10/27/19: More offers have gone out. Subject line is ‘<name>, an Additional Card Member could earn you 5,000 Membership Rewards points‘. End date is March [&hellip

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Bypass Chase 5/24 Rule On Business Cards With Black Star ‘Just For You’ Offers

Written by William Charles @ Doctor Of Credit

Update 11/16/19: More people targeted Update 8/25/19: Looks like more people have been targeted, worth checking to see if that includes you. Update 6/4/19: Multiple reports today that new people have been targeted for these offers which are immune to 5/24 (1, 2, 3). Be sure to check for the fixed APR. Update 4/25/19: Many [&hellip

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Bypass Chase 5/24 Online With “Selected For You”/”Just For You” Offers [Check For Updated Offers]

Written by William Charles @ Doctor Of Credit

Update 11/16/19: More people targeted. Hat tip to reader Leonardo M Update 7/12/19: Worth checking for more targeted offers. Update 5/20/19: Reader Jeff reports seeing a selected offer for you under the balance information section of one of their credit cards. Offer wasn’t showing in the regular just for you section, so worth double checking [&hellip

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Targeted: Add up to three Amex Platinum authorized users for $175, earn 15k points

Written by Richard Kerr @ The Points Guy

A targeted offer is hitting inboxes this morning offering holders of The Platinum Card® from American Express up to 15,000 Membership Rewards points for adding up to three authorized users. The fee to add an authorized user, whether you’re adding one, two or three, is $175 per year. You’ll earn 5,000 Membership Rewards points for …

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