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An Exception To The Centurion Lounge 3 Hour Rule

One of the best perks of The Platinum Card® from American Express (review) and The Business Platinum® Card from American Express (review) is access to Centurion Lounges. These lounges are for the most part significantly better than what’s offered by…

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Filed Under: American Express
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Amex Business Green Card Has A New Bonus

In general I love Amex's portfolio of cards earning Membership Rewards points, though probably the card I see the least value in is the Business Green Rewards Card from American Express. Well, this card now has a new welcome bonus, though I personally…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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Caution: Amex To Aeroplan Transfers Limited To Once Daily

This won't apply to everyone, but just in case it's relevant to you I wanted to share a quick note of caution regarding making multiple transfers from American Express Membership Rewards (at least the US program) to Air Canada Aeroplan in a single day.…

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Amex Business Platinum Card Review (2019)

American Express' Platinum Cards -- both the business and personal versions -- are among the most well known and popular premium credit cards out there. I recently reviewed The Platinum Card® from American Express, which is the personal version of the…

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Filed Under: American Express, Business
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NEW 100,000 Amex Platinum Business Card Welcome Bonus

The Business Platinum® Card from American Express has a huge new welcome bonus of up to 100,000 Membership Rewards points, though it also comes with a hefty minimum spend requirement. This has the potential to be a really lucrative offer. Through December…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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Awesome New Amex Offer For Luxury Marriott 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, Marriott
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Get Free Pretzels From Delta & American Express

In addition to the published perks offered by credit cards, we sometimes see credit cards offer additional perks to engage members. In the past we've sometimes seen Delta and American Express team up to offer free food to their co-branded card members,…

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Filed Under: American Express, Delta
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30% Bonus On Amex Transfers To Marriott Bonvoy

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

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Filed Under: American Express, Marriott
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10 Best Credit Card Offers September 2019

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, Chase
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When The Next 6 Amex Centurion Lounges Open

One of the best perks of The Platinum Card® from American Express (review) and The Business Platinum® Card from American Express (review) is access to Centurion Lounges. These lounges are at airports, and are for the most part significantly better than…

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Filed Under: American Express
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Last Day: Limited Time Hilton Amex Bonuses

In mid-July, American Express and Hilton rolled out new welcome bonuses on their co-branded credit cards. It's worth noting that these increased offers expire tomorrow, August 28, 2019, so you have just one day remaining to take advantage of these offers.…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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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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My American Express Credit Card Strategy (2019)

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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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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Best Credit Cards For Uber Rides (2019)

Many of us rely on ridesharing services to get around. It's pretty crazy to think how much the "sharing" economy has changed our behavior, both when at home and when traveling. While Uber has had its fair share of issues the past few years, it continues…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
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US Open Amex Centurion Suite Returning In 2019

One of the best perks of The Platinum Card® from American Express (review) and The Business Platinum® Card from American Express (review) is access to Centurion Lounges. These lounges are at airports, and are for the most part significantly better than…

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Filed Under: American Express
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5 Reasons You SHOULDN’T Use Airline Credit Cards

It always pains me to see people not maximizing their credit card spending. I'm not just talking about friends and family who have sub-optimal strategies, but even just being out-and-about I sometimes see the credit cards people use, and I can't help…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
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Earn 1,500 Bonus Amex Points With Resy

In mid-May we learned that American Express is acquiring Resy, which seemed like an unconventional acquisition. For those of you not familiar with Resy, it's a digital restaurant reservation booking and management platform. American Express explained…

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Filed Under: American Express, Great Deals
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Marriott Bonvoy Business Amex Review (2019)

Marriott Bonvoy has quite a portfolio of credit cards, thanks to them having agreements with both American Express and Chase. So for many it can be overwhelming to decide which card makes the most sense. While there are many personal credit cards to…

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

Through August 28, 2019, the Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card (review), which is one of the best Hilton credit cards, is offering an increased welcome bonus. For those who have this card, in this post I wanted to look at whether…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards