Delta Devalues Partner Awards to Europe and Asia Without Notice
This week, Delta devalued partner redemptions to specific destinations without any notice. Now, flights between the U.S. and Europe / Asia cost up to 40% more miles than before. While Delta isn’t the first airline to raise award prices during the pandemic (we’re still mad at you, United), the timing leaves many award travelers wondering—why?
American Express Adds New Uber Cash Credits, Uber Eats Pass to Select Amex Cards
Amex has announced the replacement for the Amex Gold card’s $100 annual Airline Fee Credit that ends in 2022. Starting in 2021, cardmembers will receive Uber Cash credit each month. That means that 2021 cardmembers can take advantage of both benefits. Plus, Amex has announced that Amex Platinum, Amex Gold, and Green from Amex cardholders each get a free, 12-month Uber Eats Pass available for immediate activation.
World Of Hyatt Selling Points With 30% Bonus
Hyatt just announced its latest buy points sale, offering members a 30% bonus on purchased miles now through November 24, 2020. If maximized, World of Hyatt members can snag Hyatt points for as little as 1.85¢ per point. Here are the amazing opportunities this opens up, from an all-suite resort in Bali to a private island in the Caribbean.
Marriott Extends Free Night Awards Another 6 Months, Extends Points Expiration Pause
Marriott just announced another extension to Bonvoy Free Night Awards. Any certificates that were originally scheduled to expire in 2020 or anytime before July 31, 2021 have been extended by 6 months. Now, members have until August 1, 2021 to use their rewards. Even better, Marriott is also pausing points expirations until August 1, 2021 as well.
(EXPIRED) Final Days: Earn 5 Free Nights Up to 50k Points Each With the Marriott Boundless Card
There are only a few days left to pick up one of the most lucrative bonuses we’ve ever seen on a hotel card. Through October 28, 2020, new cardmembers can receive 5 Free Night Awards worth up to 50K points each. That’s up to 250,000 points in value! Here’s how to maximize this incredible sign-up bonus.
Get the Most Out of the United Business Card’s 75K Offer
Chase has temporarily raised the sign-up bonus for the United℠ Business Card. Now, new applicants can receive 75,000 bonus miles after spending $5,000 within the first three months of account opening. In this post, I cover some of the best ways to maximize this fantastic sign-up bonus.
Citi Introduces Shop With Points at Select Shell, BP, and Amoco Gas Stations
This week, Citi released a new way to redeem your ThankYou points. Now, ThankYou point collectors can redeem points right at the pump at Shell, BP, and Amoco gas stations using Citi’s ‘Shop with Points’ feature. But before you take advantage of this, you’ll want to make sure you don’t have a better use for your points.
Confirmed: Amex Gold is Losing the $100 Airline Fee Credit in 2022
One of Amex’s go-to benefits for justifying high(er) annual fees is the Airline Fee Credit. This credit reimburses cardmembers for making eligible purchases with their airline of choice every year. However, for the Amex Gold, this benefit is in its last years. Starting in January 2022, Amex will no longer offer the annual $100 Airline Fee Credit to Amex Gold cardholders. What’s next for this card?
Chase Introduces New Grocery Spending Bonuses for Sapphire Cards
Chase just announced a couple of updates to its Sapphire line of credit cards. Starting in November, Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card and Chase Sapphire Reserve® cardholders will get new spending bonuses for grocery purchases. And, for a limited time, Sapphire Reserve cardmembers can use their annual $300 travel credit to offset gas and grocery purchases.
Buy Wyndham Points With a 25% Discount, Under 1 Cent Each
Wyndham Rewards just launched its latest buy points promotion. Through November 9, loyalty members can buy Wyndham Rewards points with a 25% discount. That’s a rate of just under 1¢ per point! With over 9,000 properties worldwide, there are lots of properties where you can receive outsized value from this deal. In this post, we go through the details to show you how to take advantage of this offer.