In October, there was speculation that the American Express Platinum card would lose its partnership with American Airlines for Admirals Club access. For some reason, American Airlines wasn't showing up as a partner on certain areas of the American Express website. Turns out that speculation was true, albeit a bit premature. Many American … [Read more...]
Here are all the posts I've ever written on the topic of Credit Cards.
Well, not entirely, but I found it an amusing irony that just as United is decreasing benefits at its United Clubs, where a $395+ annual fee gets you no-name liquor that just might double as jet fuel, it's also rolling out the red carpet blue carpet at shopping malls in San Francisco (San Francisco Centre) and New Jersey (The Mall at Short Hills). … [Read more...]
Americans are fortunate to have lots of credit cards with generous rewards, and we have not one but several large domestic airlines with their own international routes. So why even consider joining a foreign loyalty program operated by carriers like ANA or Lufthansa when you just want to get from San Francisco to New York? In fact, the foreign … [Read more...]
I just received a letter in the mail from Bank of America that the Alaska Airlines debit card will cease to exist on May 31, 2014. Many people have had trouble signing up for one lately, especially after the website took the Alaska Airlines option off. A few people have been able to go into a branch and request one in recent weeks. However, I … [Read more...]
There was some commotion on Twitter yesterday about an amazing offer one reader forwarded to Loyalty Lobby. Apparently Hyatt or Chase (not clear which) had sent an offer that included LIFETIME Diamond status with Gold Passport. Edit to add: "lifetime" in the sense that it would last as long the person held the card. Those of you who are already … [Read more...]