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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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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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My 2011 Mile and Point Earning and Burning

I traveled just over 144k miles this year, approximately 125k of which were revenue flights: I wound up with four redemptions: 2 nights at the Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort Villas as part of Starwood’s Free Resort Nights promotion. 1 upgrade … Continue reading

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A Use For Those Membership Rewards Points

Back in August, I applied for the Amex Premier Rewards Gold card.  I met my minimum spend of $1k for a 75k Membership Rewards point bonus and was temporarily foiled in September with the pullback by Amex on the “bump … Continue reading

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Another Round of Credit Cards

Over the summer, I applied for and received a few credit cards:  The Starwood Amex (30k signup bonus), the Amex Premier Rewards Gold Card (75k signup bonus, after much argument with Amex), the Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa (40k … Continue reading

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The Party is Over

I applied for and was approved for an Amex PRG card in August.  After getting my card, I activated it and then called in to apply code 6661.  On that day, the agent informed me that I was eligible, the … Continue reading

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Amex Bonus Bumping

As discussed last week, I applied for (and received) the Amex Premier Rewards Gold card with a rather paltry bonus for $1k of spending.  I sent a secure message last night to apply promotion 6661 (75k points for $1k of … Continue reading

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American Express Premier Rewards Gold Card

Online Travel Review details how to turn the current Amex Premier Rewards Gold card offer for 15k Membership Reward points for $1k of spending in 3 months into about 105k points for the same spend.  Membership reward points are transferable … Continue reading

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