Category Archives: Miles and Points

Targeted Offer: SPG Amex 5000 Bonus Starpoints After $5000 Spend

If you have the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express, check your email for a targeted offer. You may be able eligible for an extra 5,000 Starpoints. American Express is offering 5,000 Bonus Starpoints after spending $5,000 in qualifying purchases on your enrolled SPG card between the time you complete enrollment and April 30, 2017.… Read More »

My SPG Moments Experience in a Madison Square Garden Suite

When you think of points earned from credit cards, you generally think of free flights or cash back. But with SPG Moments, your Starwood Preferred Guest points can reward you with great experiences as well. The Moments program gives SPG members VIP access to concerts, culinary experiences, premier sporting events and more. Starwood has luxury suites at… Read More »

50% British Airways Transfer Bonus from Amex Membership Rewards

For a limited time, you can get 50% more British Airways Avios when you transfer from your American Express Membership Rewards account.  For every 250 MR point you transfer, you’ll get 300 Avios instead of the usual 200. This offer is good through 11:59 p.m. CT on October 10, 2016. If your travel plans include British… Read More »

More Negative Changes to Citi Prestige Coming

In an earlier post, I wrote about Citi’s plans to discontinue complimentary American Airlines Admirals Club lounge access for Prestige cardmembers. Unfortunately, that was only the beginning. More Citi Prestige changes have been announced and they’re all bad. In addition to the loss of Admirals Club access, Citi is reducing the value of ThankYou points… Read More »

Chase Adds Flying Blue to Ultimate Rewards Partners

Chase has added a new partner to its Ultimate Rewards program. Effective immediately, you can now transfer your UR points to Flying Blue, the frequent flyer program of Air France and KLM. In addition to those airlines, Flying Blue miles can be redeemed for reward flights on SkyTeam Member Airlines like Delta, AlItalia, and AeroMexico.… Read More »

Citi Offer: 5000 AAdvantage Miles for Adding an Authorized User

I just received an email from Citi with a nice offer on one of my AAdvantage Platinum cards. Now, for a limited time, add an authorized user and spend $1,000 in purchases to receive 5,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles by 06/30/2016. You’ll earn miles for their purchases, so your rewards add up even faster. I… Read More »

Should You Pay the Annual Fee for the Chase Sapphire Preferred?

Chase Sapphire Preferred (CSP) provides a number of additional benefits that the Chase Freedom card doesn’t offer. However, those extras come at a cost. After being waived the first year, the annual fee of $95 will kick in. Is it worth paying? I’ll walk you through the extra benefits and do the math for you with a calculator… Read More »