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.
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?
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.
Chase Adds the Ability to Easily Combine Two Account Logins
One of the cons of having both personal and business credit cards with Chase is juggling your multiple login credentials. To simplify things, Chase has recently added a new feature to its online account center. Customers can now easily combine multiple logins into one—including personal and business accounts. Now you only need to remember one login!
British Airways Extends AARP Discount, Offers 10% off for Chase Cardholders
British Airways offers two lesser-known but valuable benefits for saving on booking flights to Europe, and both were just extended for bookings into 2021! Here’s how you can save up to $200 per person per round-trip for just a $16 annual membership fee. Plus, Chase cardholders can save 10% off the remaining cost of the flight by applying a discount code.