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American Express Acquiring Resy

American Express has announced today that they've signed an agreement to acquire Resy, which is the digital restaurant reservation booking and management platform. American Express says that their acquisition of Resy builds on their growing suite of…

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Filed Under: American Express
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The 8 Best Business Credit Cards [2019]

Back in the day, it was rare to see big welcome bonuses or generous rewards structures on business credit cards. That has changed, and nowadays we're seeing card issuers place a huge emphasis on business credit cards. This is obviously an area where…

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Filed Under: American Express, Business
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10 Best Credit Card Offers For May 2019

Every month I make a post with what I consider to be the best credit card bonuses of the month. While there are several excellent long standing credit card offers, the specifics of the best offers are constantly changing (be it the annual fee, minimum…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
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New Targeted Amex Transfer Bonus To Aeroplan, With A Catch

One of the things that I love about Amex Membership Rewards is that they offer bonuses on points transfers to their partners with some frequencies. We don't see these to all partners (for example, it's rare to see transfer bonuses to Delta SkyMiles or…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, American Express
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Amex International Airline Program: Tickets Now Bookable Online

The International Airline Program is one of the lesser known benefits of The Platinum Card® from American Express and The Business Platinum® Card from American Express. However, it's also one of the perks that I've found to be the most valuable, as it…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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Is Redeeming Amex Points For Upgrades A Good Deal?

American Express has rolled out a new feature this week that sounds like it could be exciting, though if you're looking to maximize your points, I wouldn't recommend taking advantage of this. Let me explain why. American Express has launched a new feature…

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Filed Under: American Express
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Amex Offering 30% Virgin Atlantic Transfer Bonus

American Express Membership Rewards in the US is offering a 30% bonus on points transfers to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club through July 1, 2019. Ordinarily points transfer at a 1:1 ratio (in 1,000 point increments), while through this promotion you’d get…

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Filed Under: American Express, Virgin
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The Two Best Business Credit Card Duos

I've written in the past about what I consider to be the best personal credit card duo -- the Chase Freedom Unlimited® and Chase Sapphire Reserve® Card. To me, those two cards offer a great balance of reasonable annual fees, big welcome bonuses, valuable…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
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Marriott Bonvoy Business Amex 100K Offer: Last Chance

In mid-February Marriott's new Bonvoy loyalty program launched. As part of that we've seen a refresh of Marriott's credit card portfolio, from both American Express and Chase. Since mid-February, The Marriott Bonvoy BusinessTM American Express® Card…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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7 Underrated Credit Cards To Consider

Understandably (and justifiably) there are some cards that have become extremely popular, that just about anyone who is into miles & points has in their wallet. The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card and Chase Sapphire Reserve® Card come to mind (and there…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
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The Best No Annual Fee Cards With No Foreign Transaction Fees

Nowadays it's not only quite easy to avoid foreign transaction fees, but to combine that with useful bonus categories and great travel protection. I'd say the Citi Premier℠ Card and Chase Sapphire Preferred® are two of the best travel credit cards with…

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Filed Under: American Express, Capital One
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Save At Mandarin Oriental With New Amex Offer

For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most Amex cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings and bonus offers. In many cases the offers can be huge, and more than offset the annual fee on…

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Filed Under: American Express, Hotels
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Transferable Points Currencies: Which Are Most Valuable?

About a year ago I wrote a post sharing my thoughts on the "major" transferable points currencies. A lot has changed since then, though. A new currency has been formed, and partnerships and value propositions of existing programs have also changed. In…

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Filed Under: American Express, Capital One
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My 10 Favorite Credit Card Bonus Categories

It's amazing to see the progression of credit card category bonuses the past few years. When I say "category bonuses" I'm talking about the ability to earn bonus points in specific categories, like on dining, grocery stores, supermarkets, etc. Back in…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
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Targeted Amex Platinum 100K CardMatch Offer

The CardMatch Tool, which is offered by creditcards.com, often gives people access to bigger targeted card welcome bonuses. In order to use the tool you have to enter your name, address, and last four of your social security number, and based on that,…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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Amex & Delta Renew Partnership Through 2029

Co-brand credit card agreements are big deals, both for credit card issuers and airlines. In many ways airlines have the upper hand with these deals -- credit card companies obviously want the rights to issue co-brand credit cards, and airlines can shop…

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Filed Under: American Express, Delta
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Last Chance: Big Delta Amex Bonuses

Since late February, American Express and Delta have been offering increased welcome bonuses on three of their popular cards. These limited time offers are valid for applications through Wednesday, April 3, 2019, meaning that if you're interested tomorrow…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards