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GIVEAWAY: Would You Like a Free Stay in the Maldives?

Posted By ViewFromTheWing on Credit Cards - Regular readers know that I love the Maldives. I've been 5 years in a row. It's the only place I've found where I can really unplug. The distance is a feature not a bug, by the time I get there I'm really ready to relax and the time difference helps me to do it -- I can answer work emails in the morning, and everyone is gone from the office the rest of the day so I can just enjoy myself.I've gone to the same place each time, because I could use points, but there are some fantastic properties that I'd love to try some day. One that's really worth checking out is Loama Resort.You're going to

Chase Sapphire Reserve is Now Available

Posted By PointStrategist on Credit Cards - After many weeks of hype, the Chase Sapphire Reserve is finally here. Benefits 100,000 point sign up bonus after spending $4,000 in three months 3x points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide 1x point on all other spending $300 travel annual credit/reimbursement $100 credit for Global Entry or TSA PreCheck 1.5x redemption rate on travel purchases within the UltimateRewards Portal (usually 1.25x) Priority Pass Select lounge access Visa Infinite branded National Car Rental Executive status Full benefit details: Chase Sapphire Reserve Benefits Cost $450 a year annually You can apply for

These Are the Best Credit Cards for People Who Hate Airline Fees

Posted By nila on In the News - Over the past few years, airlines have increased or tacked on fees on everything from checked bags to award booking fees. Thankfully, credit card companies are swooping in to help travelers eliminate these fees with a statement credits that can be applied to baggage fees, award taxes, Wi-Fi, club lounge access, and even travel bookings […]

Delta Goes After Alaska With 5000 Bonus Miles, Double Miles, and Gold Elite Status Offer

Posted By ViewFromTheWing on Credit Cards - Delta and Alaska were once close partners. In fact, at one point it was expected that their partnership could grow to exclude American (which also partners with Alaska).Instead Delta has built up a hub operation in Seattle — first for transpacific flights, and then feeding those flights with its own domestic route network rather than transferring passengers on its partner Alaska.And there have been fantastic offers ever since...Continue reading Delta Goes After Alaska With 5000 Bonus Miles, Double Miles, and Gold Elite Status Offer...

Earn 5x Points on Home Security

Posted By PointStrategist on Credit Cards - Earning a high number of points on everyday purchases is a key to success for any point strategist.  With a combination of the Chase Ink card and AT&T digital life, you can earn 5x points on all expenditures/monthly bills. How to Earn 5x Points on AT&T Digital Life Home Security Obtain a Chase Ink Card Can be applied for here: Earn 60,000 bonus points As we have stated numerous times in past articles, the Chase Ink card is one of our favorite cards for renters and home owners as you can earn 5x points on cable bills

Get a 50% Bonus When Transferring Amex Points to British Airways

Posted By PointStrategist on Credit Cards - American Express and British Airways are running a limited time offer to give 50% more Avios to those transferring Membership Rewards points between now and October 10, 2016. This is a great opportunity for those looking to take short haul domestic or last minute flights on American Airlines as British Airways is a oneworld partner.  I particularly like British Airways and American Airlines for short haul trips as they discount short distance flights.  British Airways is also great for booking last minute travel as they do not have a late booking fee, saving you $75 per ticket. Example A trip

HOT: Business Class to Asia for an Amazing $1600 Roundtrip!

Posted By ViewFromTheWing on Credit Cards - is selling Delta fares between Los Angeles-area airports (excluding LAX) and Singapore for $1600 round trip in business class. And you can book American Airlines to China from $1719 roundtrip.Continue reading HOT: Business Class to Asia for an Amazing $1600 Roundtrip!...

Delta Flash Sale on Flights to the Caribbean and Mexico

Posted By PointStrategist on Credit Cards - Delta is running a series of SkyMiles flash sales to popular destinations each month which can save you thousands of miles and hundreds of dollars. This months flash sale is on flights to the Caribbean and Mexico where roundtrip flights can be booked for as little as 22,000 SkyMiles, approximately a 35% discount. Details of the Delta Flash Sale Tickets must be purchased by 11:59pm EDT August 17, 2016. Must travel between September 6 through November 16, 2016 For details or to book, visit the delta promotion page: Delta Flash Sale to Mexico and the Caribbean Promotion Page Destinations Antigua