Category Archives: Credit Cards

A Bit of a Reprieve for the American Express Platinum Card

With the impending loss of American Airlines Admirals Club access for my Platinum card, I’ve been wondering what to do with it lately.  Previously, I had waived my hands and justified the $450 annual fee with its $200/yr airline fee … Continue reading

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Citi 100k AAdvantage World Elite Offer

Deals We Like mentions that Citi is now offering a 100k signup bonus and a $200 statement credit (for spending $10k in 3 months) for the AAdvantage World Elite Mastercard.  This card has a $450 annual fee but includes an … Continue reading

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Virgin America’s New Credit Card

I rarely peddle credit cards on this site (for starters, I don’t maintain affliate links), but I couldn’t help but notice the benefits on the revamped Virgin America credit card described by MileCards. Comenity Bank (there’s an issuer you don’t … Continue reading

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A 100k Membership Rewards Offer

One Mile at a Time came across an Amex Platinium card offer for 100k membership rewards points after $3k of spending in 3 months. I currently hold the card, as the airline fee waiver knocks effective fee down to an … Continue reading

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5k United Bonus

United is currently offering a 5k mileage bonus for spending $1k between August 1st and October 31st, including spending from prior to registration.  Given that these sorts of promotions ought to encourage marginal spending, the lack of advertising for it … Continue reading

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South of Expected

Last year, I picked up the Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa Signature card when they were running a 40k miles after first purchase promotion. Alaska offers its members using the card a 1K mile bonus on each booking.  At … Continue reading

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Schwab Visa

There’s another mourner:  Seth at The Wandering Aramean.  The loss of both the 2% cashback and no foreign transaction fees have left me searching for a new primary credit card.

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