Category Archives: Credit Cards

New 50k Bonus Offer for United MileagePlus Club Card

For a limited time, Chase and United are offering a 50,000 mile welcome bonus for the MileagePlus Club card. This premium card has a $450 annual fee (not waived the first year) but comes with a United Club airport lounge membership (normally $550/year). Keep in mind, this card is subject to Chase’s 5/24 approval rule.… Read More »

New Chase United TravelBank Credit Card

Chase and United Airlines have launched a new credit card, the Chase United TravelBank Card. Unlike traditional airline credit cards that earn frequent flyer miles, this no-annual-fee card earns United TravelBank cash that can be redeemed toward the purchase of a United ticket. This hybrid cash back/travel rewards card won’t attract savvy points & miles junkies,… Read More »

Don’t Downgrade Your Chase Sapphire Reserve. Not Yet, Anyway.

UPDATE: It’s now mid-December and I’ve seen enough positive data points to completely discredit this comment that concerned some readers. The premise of this post works as described. One year ago, Chase introduced the Sapphire Reserve to it’s stable of credit cards. It carries a hefty $450 annual fee, but it also offers a myriad of… Read More »

Can You Still Double Dip Sapphire Reserve Travel Credit?

One of the most generous benefits of the Chase Sapphire Reserve (referral link) credit card is its $300 annual travel credit. Right now, since the credit resets each December, you could receive the full travel credit twice–that’s $600–while paying only one annual fee of $450. Earlier today, news broke of a change in the reset timing… Read More »

Amex Slashes Business Platinum Pay with Points

According to a post today by TPG, American Express is drastically reducing a recently improved benefit of its Business Platinum Card effective June 1. The 50% Pay with Points Airline Bonus is being reduced to 35%. This bonus was only recently enhanced for Platinum Business Card Members back in October, 2016. The enhancement lasted a… Read More »