Best Credit Cards for Everyday Purchases in 2020
There are hundreds of credit cards on the market, each offering a bonus for a different kind of purchase. But what do you do when a purchase doesn’t fall neatly into any bonus category? In this post, we discuss the best cards to use for everyday purchases. From rewards points to cash back to purchase erasers, here are the best cards for everyday, non-bonus purcahses.
Delta Removes Change Fees From Some Awards, Extends Card Benefits and Lounge Memberships
Delta just announced several major SkyMiles program updates. And, that good news is it’s all positive. The airline is extending Sky Club memberships, Medallion status perks, and co-branded credit card benefits. In addition, Delta is permanently slashing fees and restrictions on many domestic award tickets. But, unfortunately, there are some notable exclusions.
Innovative New X1 ‘Smart Card’ Announced
An intriguing new ‘smart card’ just hit the scene, and a waitlist is already open for prospective cardholders ahead of its debut this winter. The X1 credit card is a brand new rewards card concept, offering cutting-edge technology and compelling point-earning schemes with no annual fee. We’re covering everything we know about the X1 Card to see if it lives up to the hype.
Widespread AA Domestic Web Specials Starting at Only 5,000 Miles!
The AwardWallet team found another massive wave of ultra-discounted AA domestic award availability. Fly across the U.S., make a short hop to a small town, or visit that favorite travel destination—all for only 5,000 AA miles each way. Even better, book worry-free, thanks to waived award reinstatement fees for all award bookings through the end of 2020.
Hyatt Announces Generous New ‘Bonus Journeys’ Promotion, Extends Award Sale and Free Parking
Hyatt just announced one of its most lucrative promotions ever. Hyatt is giving loyalty members the ability to earn triple (or quadruple for cardholders) base points on every stay through January 4, 2021. Plus, the hotel chain is extending promotions offering a 15–25% rebate on award stays, free parking, and triple points on dining.
Delta Credit Cards: New Bonus Spending Categories, Spend Towards Elite Status
Delta’s American Express cards are getting a bonus category makeover. Depending on which card you hold, you might be able to earn 4X miles on restaurant purchases, 5X miles on Delta purchases, or even spend your way towards Delta elite status. But before you reposition these cards in your wallet, there are a few things to consider first.
Earn Bonvoy Elite Status Through February 2022 via Marriott Status Match and Challenge
Hotel elite status-chasers rejoice! Marriott has brought back the ability to earn Marriott Bonvoy status through a status match and challenge. You can match to either Bonvoy Gold Elite or Platinum Elite status. Then, retain that status through February 2022 by staying as few as five nights! But hurry, depending on how many people apply for a match, Marriott may end this promotion at any time.
Stack LifeMiles Promotions to Save on Incredible Awards (Lufthansa First Class: 32,000 Points + $616!)
LifeMiles is currently hosting two incredibly lucrative promotions at the same time. First, you can convert Citi ThankYou points to LifeMiles and receive a 25% bonus. Second, you can receive another 125% bonus when transferring LifeMiles to another account. The real fun begins when you combine both promotions. Stack these promotions to book Lufthansa first class awards to Europe by starting with just 32,000 ThankYou points.
See If You’re Targeted To Earn Double Million Miler Qualifying Miles in 2020
American Airlines is offering a new promotion allowing targeted AAdvantage members to earn 2X Million Miler qualifying miles for all flights flown through the end of 2020. But just how exciting is this? In this post, we go through all the details and show you why it probably shouldn’t make a difference in your decision to travel this year.
Get up to 62% off Hyatt Award Stays at Luxury All-Inclusive Miraval Resorts
Save big on your next wellness retreat! Through the end of the year, Hyatt is offering a buy-one-get-one award sale at its luxury all-inclusive Miraval Resorts. Book one night with points and get a second night free. Still not convinced? It gets better. When stacked with an existing Hyatt promotion, World of Hyatt members can save even more—up to 62% off!