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Hilton Honors Card From American Express Review (2020)

Hotel credit cards can be incredibly valuable. Typically the cards have reasonable annual fees, and offer outsized value, ranging from annual free nights to status. What's rare is to see a hotel credit card that offers perks in spite of not having an…

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The 9 Best Small Business Credit Cards (2020)

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

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Filed Under: American Express, Business
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How Does The Hilton Weekend Night Reward Work?

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. With this offer you can receive a welcome bonus of 130,000 Hilton Honors…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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American Express Gold Card Review (2020)

The past couple of years American Express has refreshed their portfolio of cards, especially those cards earning Membership Rewards points. One of the changes that we've seen is that the popular Premier Rewards Gold Card was rebranded as the Amex Gold…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Card Reviews
Conrad Watermark

Amex Hilton Honors Surpass Card Review (2020)

Hotel credit cards are among the most underrated credit cards out there, in my opinion, given the perks that they potentially offer. While I'm primarily loyal to Hyatt and Marriott, Hilton has grown on me a lot lately, thanks to the number of new luxury…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Card Reviews
Aeromexico

Transfer Amex Points To Aeromexico With 25% Bonus

It looks like the Amex Membership Rewards program has its first major transfer bonus of 2020. The US American Express Membership Rewards program is offering a 25% bonus when you transfer points to Aeromexico Club Premier through February 14, 2020. Points…

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Filed Under: Aeromexico, American Express
Conrad Bora Bora Watermark

Hilton Aspire Card Review (2020)

Hotel credit cards are among the most underrated credit cards out there, in my opinion, given the perks that they potentially offer. While I'm primarily loyal to Hyatt and Marriott, Hilton has grown on me a lot lately. Many new luxury hotels have joined…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Card Reviews
Conrad Watermark

8 Reasons To Get The Amex Green Card

In late 2019 we saw a major refresh of the American Express® Green Card, and with these changes, I now consider this to be one of the most compelling rewards cards out there. The card has been getting some attention, but not nearly as much as it deserves,…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
Conrad Bora Bora – 1

Hilton Aspire Perks: How They Work

I picked up the Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card a bit over a year ago. This card has a $450 annual fee, and is easily one of the all around most compelling hotel credit cards out there. This card has many huge benefits, and almost seems too…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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Amex Business Platinum Card Review (2020)

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

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Amex Platinum Card Review (2020)

Back in the day, American Express more or less had the premium card market all to themselves, with The Platinum Card® from American Express. Unfortunately for Amex -- and fortunately for consumers -- competition has really heated up. A few years ago…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Card Reviews
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Now Open: Amex Centurion Lounge & Escape Lounge Phoenix

In June 2019 it was formally announced that an Amex Centurion Lounge and Escape Lounge would be opening in Terminal 4 at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Well, there's a positive update on that front -- both lounges are formally open as of today,…

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Waldorf Astoria Watermark

What To Do When You Get Your Amex Platinum Card

The Platinum Card® from American Express (review) and The Business Platinum® Card from American Express (review) are among the most popular premium cards out there. They have hefty annual fees -- it's $550 for the personal version (Rates & Fees),…

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Filed Under: Advice, American Express
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The Credit Cards I Use For Each Major Bonus Category (2020)

For the average American, the single best way to maximize travel rewards is to make sure you're applying for the best credit cards, and using the right credit cards for your daily spending. Having the card that best suits your spending patterns can be…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
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Which Credit Card Is Best For Airline Tickets?

Using the right credit card for airfare purchases can help you rack up points quickly, especially if you're anything like me, and spend a lot on air travel. A lot has changed regarding the best credit cards to use for airfare purchases, so in this post…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
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How Long Do Amex Membership Rewards Points Transfers Take? (2020)

If you’re collecting miles & points through credit card spending, I always recommend doing what you can to accrue transferable points currencies. That’s because these points are much more flexible than when you’re earning an individual airline or hotel…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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10 Best Credit Card Offers January 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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Amex Adds Travel Coverage To Premium Cards

In September 2019, American Express revealed some significant changes to the travel & purchase protection offered on some premium cards. This announcement came just two days after Citi made massive cuts to the purchase and travel protection offered by…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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Amex Card Airline Fee Credits 2020

Happy 2020! There are many things I don't like about the new year on the miles & points front, including my elite status being reset with most programs. One of the positive things about the start of the new year, though, is that American Express airline…

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Clear Security

How To Use Amex Green $100 CLEAR Credit

The American Express® Green Card was recently refreshed, and I now consider it to be one of the most rewarding cards out there for those looking to maximize points. In this post I wanted to take a look at what I consider to be one of the most valuable…

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Filed Under: American Express