Citi Accelerates Premier Benefits, Adds Temporary Spending Bonus for Prestige
Citi has accelerated increased earnings on the Citi Premier Card due to go into effect later this year. Plus, Citi announced a temporary new spending bonus for the Citi Prestige Card. Cardmembers with accounts active on May 22nd can now earn bonus ThankYou Points on the things that we’re spending more on lately—including online retailers, supermarkets, and restaurants.
You Can Now Book Etihad Awards Using Aeroplan Miles — Including ‘The Apartment’
Air Canada’s Aeroplan and Etihad Guest have just launched a new partnership, allowing new reciprocal earning and redeeming opportunities. While both programs can offer solid value, we’re particularly excited about how this partnership makes booking Etihad’s premium-class cabins a little more accessible for award travelers.
Get Up to 120,000 Bonus Miles When Buying American Airlines AAdvantage Miles
American Airlines’ latest mileage sale lets AAdvantage members buy AA miles with up to a 120,000 mile bonus. While the purchase rate isn’t the best we’ve ever seen, it’s not too far off. In an interesting twist, AA has also raised the maximum purchase amount to 200,000 miles for the length of this promotion.
Is JetBlue’s Best-Ever 60% Buy Miles Bonus a Good Deal?
JetBlue has just launched it’s best-ever buy points sale, offering TrueBlue loyalty members up to a 60% bonus when buying 30,000 points. If maximized, you can buy TrueBlue points at an effective rate of 1.72¢ a piece—the cheapest JetBlue has ever sold them. But with a fixed-value rewards program, is buying points ever a good idea?
Should You Buy Alaska Miles Without a Discount?
Alaska’s latest buy miles promotion has ended, but that doesn’t mean you’re out of luck. If you only need a few more miles for that perfect redemption, you can still buy them at the regular price. There are also a couple of other ways to build your stash without having to pay for them!
Chase Temporarily Lowers Sapphire Reserve Annual Fee, Adds New Option to Cash Out Points
Chase offers Sapphire cardholders some terrific travel benefits. Unfortunately, the problem with offering great travel-based credit cards is that they’re a lot less valuable when you can’t travel. Today, Chase has announced several new benefits for these products—including lowering annual fees and adding a way to cash out your points at up to a 50% bonus.
Last Chance to Sign-Up for an American Express Card With an Extended Welcome Bonus Spending Period
American Express has taken a bold step to help their cardmembers qualify for new welcome bonuses during this difficult time. If you’ve recently applied—or are planning to apply—for a new Amex consumer or small business credit card, you’ll now have an additional three months to meet the minimum spending requirement.
Emirates Skywards Slashes Award Fees by Over 90%
Emirates offers some of the best onboard products in the sky. But booking these aspirational seats can be expensive—even on award redemptions. Perhaps not anymore. Recent searches on Emirates’ site are displaying a massive drop in carrier surcharges across the board. We are seeing some cuts to out-of-pocket costs as great as 90%!
United Cardholders Can Redeem Miles Toward Annual Fee, But Should You?
United has created a new option for MileagePlus members to redeem miles. For a limited time, co-branded credit cardholders can use United miles towards reimbursing credit card annual fees. And, it’s a surprisingly good redemption rate of 1.5¢ per mile. With travel at a standstill, is this a good idea?
Great Delta One Suites Award Availability Starting at Only 50,000 Miles!
Fly to Asia. Fly to Europe. Fly almost anywhere Delta operates its Delta One Suites product, and all starting from just 50,000 miles per person and minimal fees. If you’re itching to travel again, you may be a lot closer to your next business class redemption than you think.