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Amex Platinum Lufthansa Lounge Access Benefit Extended

The Platinum Card® from American Express (review) and The Business Platinum Card® from American Express (review) both get you access to Amex’s Global Lounge Collection, which includes access to Amex Centurion Lounges, Delta SkyClubs, Priority Pass Lounges,…

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Filed Under: American Express, Lufthansa
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Delta Amex Cards Offering Huge Bonuses (Last Chance)

American Express issues all co-branded Delta credit cards, and in late January some major changes were made to their card portfolio. To coincide with that, Amex and Delta also launched huge welcome bonuses. Note that these offers are set to expire on…

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Amex Centurion Lounges Closing Temporarily

It has been announced that American Express Centurion Lounges globally will be closing temporarily as of Saturday, March 21, 2020. We don't yet know when the lounges will reopen. Per an announcement on American Express' website: As the health and safety…

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Applying For Amex Business Cards: What You Need To Know

American Express has a great portfolio of small business cards, and they often have increased welcome bonuses. For that matter, a lot of card issuers are focused on small business cards nowadays, and you'll often find that they have better welcome bonuses…

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Amex Centurion Lounge LAX Details (Opening Monday)

2020 is an exciting year for Amex Centurion Lounges, as a total of six new lounges are expected to join Amex's network. The Centurion Lounge Phoenix opened in January, the Centurion Lounge Charlotte opened in February, and the next Centurion Lounge is…

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Transfer Amex Points To Hilton With 50% Bonus

The US American Express Membership Rewards program has just launched a transfer bonus that has the potential to be valuable. Through April 14, 2020, the Amex Membership Rewards program is offering a 50% bonus when you transfer points to Hilton Honors.…

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10 Best Credit Card Offers March 2020

Every month I make a post with what I consider to be the best credit card offers at the time, with a particular focus on the best travel credit cards. While there are several excellent long-standing credit card offers, the specifics of the top offers…

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Filed Under: American Express, Bank of America
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Awesome New Amex Offer For Hilton Stays

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, Great Deals
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The 27 Credit Cards In My Wallet Right Now

Maximizing credit cards is one of the best ways to elevate your travel. This can include signing up for the credit cards with the best welcome bonuses, using the right credit cards for your everyday spending, and also taking advantage of other credit…

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My American Express Credit Card Strategy (2020)

There are lots of aspects to maximizing your credit card strategy, including taking advantage of the best welcome bonuses, spending categories, and card perks. Sometimes I think it's interesting to break down credit card strategies by card issuer, so…

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Best Cards For Earning Amex Membership Rewards Points (2020)

The US American Express Membership Rewards program is one of the all around most useful transferable points currencies. Not only does Amex have a lot of airline and hotel partners, but they also often have transfer bonuses that can get you even more…

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Hilton Honors Business Card Review (2020)

Hotel credit cards are among the most underrated credit cards out there, given the perks that they can offer, including elite status and free nights. While I'm historically been primarily loyal to Hyatt and Marriott, Hilton has grown on me a lot lately,…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Card Reviews
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Hilton Surpass Weekend Night Reward: Worth It?

I recently wrote a comparison of the the Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card (review) and Hilton Honors American Express Business Card, which are Amex's mid-range Hilton Honors credit cards. In this post I wanted to look at a specific aspect…

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Amex Centurion Lounge Charlotte: Opening Soon

2020 is an exciting year for Amex Centurion Lounges, as a total of six new lounges are expected to join Amex's network. In this post I wanted to specifically talk about the Amex Centurion Lounge Charlotte, which will be opening in just a few days. While…

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When The Next 5 Amex Centurion Lounges Open

One of the things that people love about American Express' premium credit cards is that they offer access to Amex Centurion Lounges, which are among the best lounges you'll find at US airports. They feature complimentary cocktails, hot food, and a couple…

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Top Hotel Credit Cards Offering Elite Status (2020)

I've written about the best hotel credit cards offering free nights, either as an annual benefit, or as a reward for reaching certain spending thresholds. In many cases these anniversary free night certificates can more than justify the annual fees on…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
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Comparison: Hilton Surpass Vs. Hilton Business Card

American Express and Hilton have a suite of four co-branded credit cards. As you'd expect, each card is going after a different part of the market. Amex and Hilton have two credit cards with identical annual fees -- the Hilton Honors American Express…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Card Comparisons
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The Six Fantastic No Annual Fee Credit Cards I Have

I have a lot of credit cards. Many of them have annual fees, which I consider to be worthwhile given the perks they offer in return. Every year when the annual fee is due on cards, I do an analysis as to whether or not it makes sense for me to keep the…

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Earning Delta Status With Credit Card Spending

One of the things that make Delta credit cards unique is how they can be used to earn status. Delta lets you spend your way towards status, and in theory, you could even earn top tier status with Delta exclusively through credit card spending. There's…

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Delta Blue Amex No Annual Fee Card Review (2020)

American Express and Delta have had a close relationship for many years, and as part of that they issue seven co-branded Delta Amex cards, including the Blue, Gold, Platinum, and Reserve cards (with the exception of the Blue product, all the others have…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Card Reviews