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How to Get Big Value from the Starwood Amex Sign-Up Bonuses

The longer-term future for the SPG program and the SPG co-branded Amex credit cards is not yet clear given the acquisition of Starwood by Marriott, but in the here and... Read More

Miles To Memories
Five Back Visa Instant Rebate! $15 off $300+ at Office Depot/Max: Info & How to Maximize

Office Depot and Officemax have a new Visa gift card deal starting Sunday. This is one of the best deals they offer and it's available on Five Back Visa gift cards only. Read More

Bald Thoughts
Podcast Interview with Do You Even Blog

Hey everyone, I was fortunate to be interviewed on a podcast with Pete from DoYouEvenBlog a couple weeks ago.  It just went live today, and you should totally check... Read More

Miles To Memories
How to Approach Gift Card Purchases in This Sad New World

Best Options for PPDG and Cardcash Purchases Going Forward Read More

Points with a Crew
When will Southwest fly to Hawaii? Some speculation given recent news

When will Southwest fly to Hawaii? We still don't know the airline's plan on when Hawaii tickets will start but one piece of recent news got me to wondering if ... Read More

Miles To Memories
IHG and Kimpton Are Finally Merging Loyalty Programs: Thoughts, Details and Analysis

IHG Rewards Merges with Kimpton Karma Rewards. Details, Analysis and Thoughts. How does this affect members of both programs and how will Karma elite members fare under... Read More

Michael W Travels
Win 100,000 Delta SkyMiles & Free Cinnabon For A Year

Cinnabon is currently running the Bon Voyage Sweepstakes where one lucky winner will win an interesting prize. The winner will win a year’s worth of Cinnabon and a... Read More

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Kimpton Karma Rewards to Become a Part of IHG Rewards in Early 2018

Almost three years ago I shared the news that the IHG program was improving with the acquisition of Kimpton. Now, almost three years later, we have movement on the... Read More

Miles To Memories
CitiBusiness ThankYou Card, 20K/40K Signup Bonus Available in Branch

CitiBusiness ThankYou Card is a business credit card from Citi that is not very much talked about. One of the reasons is that it is only available in branch, and the... Read More

Points with a Crew
Visiting Irazu Volcano in Costa Rica

Visiting Irazu Volcano in Costa Rica is a fun day trip from the country's capital of San Jose. Here are some tips for a successful time in the park: Read More

Miles To Memories
Gift Card Sale; 20% Off Xbox Live at Rakuten and 10% Off Lowe’s at Newegg

There's two separate gift card sales from Rakuten and Newegg that can get get you discounts on XBox Live and Lowe's gift cards. Read More

Pizza in Motion
UNICEF Norwegian Air Delivery Flight: A 787 Dreamliner Full Of Humanitarian Aid

What a once-in-a-lifetime experience! I was lucky to be a part of a humanitarian aid flight that delivered badly needed aid to Yemeni refugees in both Djibouti and... Read More

Michael W Travels
Enter To Win A Lufthansa First Class Duck!

Lufthansa First Class Ducks are highly collectible yet hard to come by since you can only get them at the First Class Lounge & Terminal. You could also purchase them... Read More

Pizza in Motion
Southwest Is Giving Companion Passes Away To California Residents After One Purchase On Their Credit Card!

Southwest Airlines is giving away Companion Passes to California residents if they sign up for a Rapid Rewards credit card and make a purchase. The post Southwest Is... Read More

Points with a Crew
THIS WEEKEND! The 7 Chicago Seminars 2017 talks I’m most interested in seeing

With the Chicago Seminars coming up this weekend, here are the 7 talks that I'm planning on seeing Read More

Mommy Points
Inside Two Ocean View Rooms at the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar in the Bahamas

We spent a long weekend in October at the newly opened Grand Hyatt Baha Mar and had an absolutely fantastic time. The hotel and larger Baha Mar complex had many delays... Read More

Points with a Crew
No more 5x on Ink cards plus the easiest (targeted) way to get the Southwest Companion Pass

One of the great deals in miles and points earning is now dead(ish) :-(. Plus more people are now eligible for the offer giving the Southwest Companion Pass after ... Read More

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Open to All California Residents: Southwest Companion Pass With One Purchase on New Card!

I’m officially green with envy if you live in California as the insane offer to earn a Southwest Companion Pass valid through the end of 2018 with just one... Read More