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Rumor: Big Amex Platinum Card Changes Coming

For a while there have been rumors of some major changes coming to the personal version of the Amex Platinum Card (in addition to the changes to Amex Centurion Lounge access that we are expecting to see as of 2023). These rumors keep getting stronger,…

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Filed Under: American Express
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14 Best Credit Card Offers April 2021

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. It's 2021, and for many of us there's a sense of hope. People are getting vaccinated, and by May all…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
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Save On Hilton Hotel Stays With Amex Offers

The Amex Offers program often has promotions that can save you money on hotel stays, especially with co-brand credit card partners Hilton and Marriott. We've just seen a series of new offers rolled out for stays at Hilton-family properties, so let's…

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Filed Under: American Express, Great Deals
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Awesome: Amex Platinum $30 Monthly PayPal Credit

In light of the pandemic, we've seen card issuers get creative with adding new limited-time perks. This is especially true on travel rewards credit cards, since card issuers want people to keep their cards. In 2020 we saw The Platinum Card® from American…

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Filed Under: American Express, Amex Offers
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Top Hotel Credit Cards Offering Elite Status (2021)

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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Marriott Bonvoy Business Amex Card Review (2021)

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

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Filed Under: American Express, Marriott
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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 the cards often have increased welcome bonuses. For that matter, a lot of card issuers have been focused on small business cards over the past several years, and you'll often find that…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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Big Marriott Bonvoy Amex Limited Time Bonuses

Marriott's co-brand portfolio includes cards issued by both American Express and Chase. If you've been considering one of these cards, we're seeing some excellent new limited time bonuses on the co-branded Amex cards. Through May 12, 2021, the Marriott…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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5 Reasons To Get A Delta Amex Business Card

American Express & Delta have a portfolio of co-branded credit cards. In this post I wanted to talk specifically about why you should consider picking up a Delta Amex small business credit card. Through April 28, 2021, Delta Amex cards are offering limited…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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40% Bonus On Amex Transfers To Marriott Bonvoy

One of the things that I love about American Express Membership Rewards is that the program has historically offered transfer bonuses fairly often. We haven't seen too many of these in the past year, but it's otherwise a staple of the program. Amex has…

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Filed Under: American Express, Marriott
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Transfer Amex Points To Hilton With 40% Bonus

The US American Express Membership Rewards program has just launched a transfer bonus, which is a repeat of one we saw a couple of months ago. This is in addition to the program also offering a 40% transfer bonus to Marriott Bonvoy over the same dates.…

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Filed Under: American Express, Hilton
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How I’ve Been An Amex Cardmember Since Before I Was Born

According to my American Express cards I've been a member since 1988, even though I wasn't even alive then. In this post I wanted to explain how that's possible. Typically when I post a picture of one of my American Express credit cards, multiple people…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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I Also Applied For The Amex Business Gold… Oops?

Yesterday sure ended up being a pleasant day when it comes to credit card applications, as I'll be 190,000 Membership Rewards richer (after spending a lot). To briefly recap my previous post, yesterday I applied for the Amex Business Platinum: I wasn't…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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My Surprise Amex Business Platinum Application

It has been a while since I've applied for a credit card, though I made an exception today thanks to an offer I saw on my account, which I sure wasn't expecting. I'm currently taking a break from applying for credit cards, for a few reasons: I'm currently…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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Delta Blue Amex No Annual Fee Card Review (2021)

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, Delta
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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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Filed Under: American Express, Delta
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Delta Reserve Credit Card Review (2021)

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…

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Filed Under: American Express, Delta
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Delta Platinum Amex Card Review (90K Bonus Miles)

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…

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Filed Under: American Express, Delta
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Gold Delta American Express Card Review (2021)

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…

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Filed Under: American Express, Delta
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Huge New Delta Amex Welcome Bonuses

Some phenomenal new limited time welcome bonuses have just been rolled out on co-branded Delta Amex cards. While Delta SkyMiles is far from my favorite mileage currency, I at least appreciate that miles in the program have a "floor" value, based on all…

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Filed Under: American Express, Delta
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Hilton Surpass Weekend Night Reward: Worth It?

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

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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Wow: Amex Adds Cell Phone Protection To Premium Cards

This is exciting -- American Express has just added cell phone protection to several cards, and it even includes coverage for cracked screens (which is typically excluded from this type of coverage with other card issuers)! As of April 1, 2021, American…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
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Save At Best Western With Amex Offers

Amex frequently has promotions for hotel stays, which can save you money or earn you bonus points for stays you’d make anyway. Amex has just rolled out its latest such promotion, which is one we’ve seen a few times before. At the moment there’s a new…

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Filed Under: American Express, Best Western