• Miles and Points,  Offers

    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 currently have 2 Citi AAdvantage Platinum cards after taking advantage of multiple 50k mile signup offers. My wife is already an authorized user on one. I received the offer on my most recent card, where I’m the only cardholder. According to the email, here’s all I need to do: Add an authorized user to your…

  • Credit Cards,  Travel Rewards

    Credit Card Travel Benefits: Worth More Than You Think!

    Learning how to leverage your good credit score to obtain multi-benefit credit cards can be daunting, but when it comes to travel, this is where your hard work can really pay off.  First-class family travel for free? Yes, it IS possible…here’s my recent example: Last month, my wife, my teenage daughter, and I took a trip to Phoenix for a few days of sun and fun in the desert–at almost NO COST. We also included a day trip to Sedona and the Grand Canyon, both places that we had never been to before. The flights and hotel were paid for using points. This kept the cash outlay for the trip limited to…