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Download the IHG App and Earn 1,000 Bonus Points Instantly

Posted By PointStrategist on Credit Cards - For all of those with IHG Rewards Club accounts, its time to check your email inbox.  Until June 30 IHG is offering 1,000 instant bonus points for downloading their app. To see a list of all of the current IHG offers follow the steps below: Goto Click ‘Offers’ on the top menu bar We highly suggest signing up for email offers if you are a frequent customer of IHG.The post Download the IHG App and Earn 1,000 Bonus Points Instantly appeared first on Point Strategist.

500 Free and Easy Marriott Points

Posted By ViewFromTheWing on Credit Cards - Marriott will give you 500 points for following them on Instagram by June 21.Once you follow Marriott Rewards on Instagram, go to this link and enter the email address associated with your Marriott Rewards account. It took me a few minutes to realize where on the page you do this:Continue reading 500 Free and Easy Marriott Points...

Alaska Partner Awards and How to Find Them

Posted By nila on In the News - Alaska Airlines MileagePlan is one of the best frequent flyer programs out there—especially in light of the AAdvantage devaluation and the recently announced changes that will go into effect, starting August 1, 2016. Earning Alaska miles is incredibly easy, thanks to credit cards like the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Credit Card and the Starwood Preferred Guest […]

Amex Delta SkyMiles Limited Time Offer: 50k – 60k Points

Posted By PointStrategist on Credit Cards - In the latest round of American Express limited time offers, the Delta Sky Miles Gold and Platinum (personal and  business) cards are now offered with 50,000 and 60,000 bonus points respectively. If you do not have interest in elite status, the Gold card is probably best for you as it is offered with no annual fee, a $50 statement credit, and a similar point offering.  To max out on this promotion, you could apply for both the personal and business to take home 100,000 SkyMiles. For those looking for elite status, the SkyMiles Platinum card is the best choice with an offering 60,000 points, 1

Here’s How to Cleanse Your Credit Report of Those Pesky, Unwanted Accounts

Posted By nila on In the News - If your credit report is littered with credit card accounts that you’re not ultimately liable for you might be able to have them removed, simply by asking. Being an authorized user on an account means that the primary card account holder, perhaps a spouse or other family member, opened the account in their name and […]

35k Starwood Preferred Guest American Express Offer – Best We Have Seen

Posted By PointStrategist on Credit Cards - The Starwood Preferred Guest Amex is currently offered with the best signing bonus we have seen, 35,000 points for $3,000 of spending in three months. The SPG card historically has been regarded as a staple in the industry, offering great conversions with solid redemption options.  Unlike many other branded hotel cards, the airline benefit is actually quite attractive.  For each 20,000 points you transfer to an airline partner, Starwood adds 5,000 extra points. Rewards 5 points per dollar at participating SPG hotels. 2 Starpoints for which you may be eligible as a Card Member in addition to t

How to Match Rental Car Elite Status

Posted By PointStrategist on Credit Cards - Matching elite status at competing rental car companies is easier than you think and can yield some great benefits (upgrades, lower rates, higher point earn rates, etc).  All you need is proof of membership at a competitor and you’re on your way! Proof of membership typically accepted. Monthly Statement Copy of Welcome Letter Membership Card Typically award status is granted for a trial period of one year but varies by carrier To start a status match, just click on the corresponding link below and follow the instructions. Avis: Matched st

How to Get 100k Citi Prestige Sign Up Bonus

Posted By PointStrategist on Credit Cards - I spend hundred of hours each year scouring the internet looking for extraordinary sign up bonuses.  One of the best ways (and a huge time saver) is by card matching with the individual credit card issuers. This is how I received my 100k sign up bonus for the Citi Prestige card: As with any strategy, maintain a strong credit profile. Card match with Citi Credit Cards: Although my initial matches did not show anything special, two months later I received a targeted offer with a 100,000 sign up bonus of the Citi Pres