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Airline Award Ticket Change and Cancellation Policies

Due to award availability, it’s often necessary to book award flights months in advance to secure your seat, particularly for business and first-class awards. With such a long period between the date you book and the date you fly, it’s easy for a change of plans to require alterations to an award, or worse, for you to cancel your flight and request your miles be returned to your account. In case you need to make a change, here’s a list of fees you can expect to pay.

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Redeem Bonvoy Points for Experiential Awards with Marriott Moments

In addition to the original auction site, Marriott’s expanded Moments platform now includes a car rental portal in partnership with Hertz, and a supersized experiences marketplace for custom tours and activities in cities all over the globe which Marriott claims is “the worlds largest selection of tours.”

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Marriott Bonvoy Co-Brand Credit Card Application Rules

Starting August 26, 2018, American Express and Chase introduce a complex set of application restrictions for the Marriott and SPG co-brand cards, including the latest luxury card from SPG, making it much harder for applicants to obtain welcome offers on more than one card.

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Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card Review

The Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card is the latest card to join the Marriott stable of Rewards earning credit cards. The first premium credit card to carry the iconic Marriott branding, the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant Card comes with full suite of luxury travel perks that, if leveraged wisely, will more than cover the out of pocket expense for holding the card long term.

How Many Points Do the New SPG Amex Cards Earn?

As of August 1, 2018, the SPG Amex credit cards no longer earn SPG points — they earn Marriott Rewards. That shift in earning should cause you to re-evaluate which card you pull out of your wallet for everyday purchases.

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Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card Review

Chase has added a new credit card to its lineup of Southwest co-brand cards, announcing the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card. The product is Southwest’s venture into the premium card market and joins the Plus, Premier, and Business Southwest cards as a fourth option available to Rapid Rewards members.

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Marriott Rewards & Starwood – Everything About the Merger

Marriott may be a touch confused as to when Marriott Rewards and SPG will be rolled into a single loyalty program, but for all intents and purposes, any day from August 1, 2018, we can expect to see Marriott Rewards, Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest combined into a single entity. Here is everything we know/don’t know.