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Say farewell to Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest programs––and say hello to Marriott Bonvoy.
The newly minted Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program will offer a single portfolio to guests who utilize all three programs. It will...
A new credit card from Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Chase Card Services will offer members 9 bonus points per dollar spent at Hyatt, double bonus points at restaurants and on eligible airline ticket purchases, double points at fitness clubs, and double points on local...
American Express cardholders going through New York’s JFK airport are in for a treat in 2019. The credit card giant has announced that they will open the largest-yet location of their Centurion Lounge series of luxury airport lounges at JFK’s Terminal 4. This is...
If you’re familiar with travel rewards credit cards, you probably already know that Chase Sapphire is one of the most popular ones out there. Their Ultimate Rewards program offers cardholders a one-to-one value when transferring points to airline and hotel loyalty...
If you’re planning a trip in the near future, you might want to look for a flight on Southwest Airlines and try to book a reservation at a Marriott Courtyard hotel.
The two companies just earned high ratings for customer service from the 2017 Temkin Experience...
As wonderful as rewards credit cards are, one of the problems with them is that if you don’t take action to redeem your rewards, you won’t get any benefit from them.
In order to enjoy the numerous benefits of credit card rewards, you must be able to understand...
If you like traveling in style, you’ll be interested to know that American Express and Delta Private Jets have teamed up to offer elite travelers a new suite of luxury benefits.
Under a recently announced partnership, Delta Private Jets is now the exclusive...
When it comes to travel rewards credit cards, it’s widely held that co-branded cards are the best deal. After all, if you get a credit card affiliated with your preferred airline, you can get a slew of other great perks, like priority boarding, free bag check,...
At my local bank there was an advertisement that if one enrolls in Alaska airline credit card and spends $1000 in the first 3 months then a travel companion could fly free. Is this still in effect? Does it apply to international trips and 1st class? Does the flight need to be Alaska airlines/ Virgin airlines?
Currently, the Alaska Airlines credit card has the following offer: “Annual companion fare from $121 ($99, plus taxes and fees from $22) after you make $1,000 or more in purchases within the first 90 days of your account opening”. This benefit will qualify for a round-trip coach Companion Fare on Alaska...
I once had the US Airways credit card, then the airlines merged with American Airlines and my card transitioned into the AAdvantage MasterCard with a higher annual fee and without companion pass. I use the card one year and then closed it because I don’t fly with American Airline often. Now I am looking for a credit card without an annual fee. What are my options?
You may like one of the regular travel rewards credit cards offered by major banks. Travel rewards credit cards allow earning miles on all purchases. The cards also have one-time sign up bonuses which may be enough for a domestic flight. There are credit offers without annual fees, the other offers come with rather low...
I had the US Airways MasterCard back in 2013 but had to close it because I got divorced and had some troubles with keeping up with my credit cards fees. I’m back on track now and would like to apply for this card again but can’t seem to find it anywhere. Can you help?
The US Airways Premier World MasterCard is no longer offered. US Airways removed their credit card after merging with American Airlines. Today you can apply for one of the AAdvantage credit cards offered by Citi or for a regular travel rewards credit card. Both types of credit cards will allow you to earn miles and redeem...
Have Jetblue discontinued their free checked bag offer? I have the Jetblue MasterCard and don't have this benefit.
JetBlue still has the one free checked bag perk but not everyone can get it. First of all, the members of TrueBlue program will be able to get their first checked bag free if they've reached Blue Plus level or Blue Flex level, provided the checked bag is under 50 pounds (22.68 kg). Then, cardholders of the JetBlue Plus...