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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 market segment. How do the Hilton Surpass & Hilton Business compare? Amex and Hilton have two credit cards with identical…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Card Comparisons
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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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Amex Platinum Cell Phone & Streaming Credits Guide

In light of the current pandemic we're seeing card issuers add some more perks on select cards, in particular on cards with a travel focus. It goes without saying that consumer behavior has changed a lot, and this also impacts our credit card spending…

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Money

Save $50 At Small Businesses With New Amex Offer

American Express has just rolled out a phenomenal new offer that can save you money when making purchases at small businesses over the coming weeks. Small businesses could certainly use some help right now, so I love the concept of this. With this newly…

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American Express Globe

Amex Credit & Benefit Tracker

Several American Express cards offer statement credits and rebates as part of the card benefits. These can be very lucrative, and more than offset the annual fees on the cards, provided you can max out (or at least get close) the assorted credits. The…

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Centurion Lounge Seattle

Amex Centurion Lounge Seattle To Triple In Size

It looks like the Centurion Lounge Seattle may go from being Amex's smallest lounge, to being one of the biggest. One of the things that people love about American Express‘ premium credit cards is that they offer access to Amex Centurion Lounges, which…

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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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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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How Does The Hilton Weekend Night Reward Work?

There are four co-branded American Express Hilton cards, with annual fees ranging from $0 to $450. Three of these cards offer the opportunity to earn one (or more) free weekend night rewards. In this post I wanted to take a closer look at how those benefits…

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New Amex Centurion Lounge Opening Dates Delayed

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've historically featured complimentary cocktails, hot…

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Centurion Lounge Las Vegas

Amex Centurion Lounge Las Vegas Being Expanded

All Amex Centurion Lounges have been closed since mid-March due to COVID-19 and a lack of demand, but that's not stopping Amex from making some improvements to one of their popular lounges. The Centurion Lounge Las Vegas was the first Centurion Lounge…

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Amex Credit Cards

Amex Appears To Have A New Four Credit Card Limit

All the major card issuers have different restrictions when it comes to approving people for new cards. This is to limit their exposure, encourage profitable behavior, etc. In light of the current situation we're seeing banks largely tighten up credit,…

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Amex Platinum Adding $200 Amex Travel Credit

American Express has been adding a variety of benefits to cards in light of evolved consumer spending patterns due to COVID-19. It looks like The Platinum Card® from American Express (review) will soon be getting yet another benefit. As reported by Doctor…

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Amex Cards Add Awesome New Perks For 2020

Given how much consumer behavior has changed in the past several weeks, many of the credit card benefits that members used to appreciate aren't as valuable anymore. Therefore we're seeing card issuers get creative with perks, so that members have an…

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Amex Card Refreshes Coming In Early May

Earlier I wrote about how Amex is planning on cutting costs by $3 billion in 2020. Much of the spending cuts will come from marketing, but we can expect cost cuts across the company. Something else interesting was revealed during Amex's first quarter…

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Amex To Cut Spending By $3 Billion In 2020

Yesterday American Express has their first quarter earnings call, and during it they emphasized that they'd be cutting spending in 2020. In this post I wanted to take a look at what that means for those of us with Amex credit cards. In the first quarter…

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Amex Extends Welcome Bonus Spending Period By Three Months

We're slowly seeing credit card issuers make some changes to reflect the current environment. For example, Brex has adjusted rewards to reflect that most businesses are working remotely, and Chase is offering a $100 statement credit towards the annual…

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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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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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Filed Under: American Express, Hilton