Daily Getaways 2014: Loews Hotels

Loews Daily Getaways

I wouldn't ordinarily write about these discounts from Loews Hotels until next week (this Daily Getaways offer comes the week after), but Loews is holding a separate 24-hour "Summer Like a Local" sale today and I though it would be interesting to compare the two offers. (HT to Hotel … [Read more...]

Do the Propel Credit Cards Earn Wells Fargo a Second Chance?

Wells Fargo Propel World

When news broke that Wells Fargo had released a new credit card, one of the commenters on FlyerTalk linked to an old post I wrote about my dad's disgust with their rewards program. He's been a loyal customer for decades and currently has a private client relationship with them. He … [Read more...]

Daily Getaways 2014: Transfer Choice Privileges Points to Airline Miles, Skip Wyndham

Wyndham Rewards offer

American Express and the US Travel Association are back with their annual Daily Getaways promotion, during which they offer several travel packages -- often some points or a discounted hotel room. The exact offer changes every day, but there are some good deals. Fortunately they announce … [Read more...]

SPG Amex May Be Considering New Benefits

SPG Amex survey

Similar to a post I wrote last week referring to a potential loss of the Ink Bold/Plus 5X bonus at office supply stores, another unnamed reader sent me a survey he completed regarding the SPG American Express card. Fortunately, this one has some good news. It also seems far more vague … [Read more...]

Free Club Carlson Gold Elite Status from American Express

Amex Club Carlson Gold

American Express has a targeted promotion for its European cardholders that includes free Club Carlson Gold Elite status through February 28, 2015, but it appears that anyone can register as long as they have a European address. Be sure to use your real name. (HT Points, Miles, & … [Read more...]

Update on AmEx Platinum Credit for Losing AA/US Lounges

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On Monday, I reminded people to either (1) use the AmEx Platinum credit they received for losing American Airlines/US Airways lounge access, or (2) to call in to American Express and ask if they could get a credit on their Platinum card(s) if they didn't already have one. Regarding #2, … [Read more...]