Plastiq Review: Pluses and Minuses of Paying Bills via Credit Card
The landscape of paying bills with credit cards has changed, so it’s worth overhauling our review of Plastiq — a service that allows you to pay nearly any bill with a credit card. While providing opportunities for increased spending is a positive, Plastiq charges fees for doing so. Are those fees worth it? And how does Plastiq work? Here’s a look at Plastiq, plus its strengths and weaknesses in terms of credit card rewards.
Buy Radisson Rewards Points with Up to a 100% Bonus (0.35¢)
You can buy Radisson points with a 1000% bonus through May 9, 2022. This is as good of a promotion as we’ve seen on Radisson points. And it can make sense in a few situations to buy points to save on stays. Let’s look at whether this deal is “worth it” or not by going through a few examples.
Buy IHG Points With Up to an 80% Bonus (0.56¢ Each)
IHG is offering a sale to buy points with up to an 80% bonus on point purchases now through June 10, 2022. This sale provides members the ability to buy IHG points for as little as 0.56¢ each. This falls short of the best price we have seen from IHG. Still, is it worth buying? Here’s a look at some things to consider.
How to Use the Amex Platinum Card’s $200 Hotel Credit
One of the key benefits to help offset the annual fee of The Platinum Card® from American Express is the $200 in annual credits for hotel bookings. However, not just any hotel booking will suffice. Here’s how to use this perk each year and the benefits you can expect to receive when you actually visit the hotel.
Sixth Chase Sapphire Lounge Location Unveiled in Las Vegas. Here’s What We Know So Far.
Chase is launching its own series of airport lounges, known as the Sapphire Lounge. But what are they like? And where are they located? Can you get in for free? In this guide, we’ll dig into the new Chase Sapphire Lounges to cover all six locations that we know about so far, what the lounges are like, and how to access them.
Buy EVA Infinity MileageLands Miles With up to a 55% Bonus
Now through May 9, 2022, you can buy EVA Air Infinity MileageLands miles with up to a 55% bonus. This bonus can bring the effective price down to 2.58¢ per mile. That’s not a great rate. However, EVA allows open jaws, one-way awards, and allows 2 stopovers when booking round-trip awards. So, you might be able to really maximize the value you get from your miles.
Airline Programs that Don’t Add Fees and Surcharges to Award Flights
The last thing you want is to pay a ton of cash on top of the miles and points you’re using to book award flights, but some programs add heavy fees and surcharges when trying to book a “free flight”. Here’s a look at the programs that don’t add these fees so you can save money on your upcoming reservations.
How to Book Hyatt Suite Upgrades With Points Online
Hyatt recently added the ability to book Hyatt suite upgrades using points online. This overdue feature reduces the need for phone calls and waiting on hold. Here’s how World of Hyatt members can redeem their points for suite upgrades via the website.
You Can Buy Up to 100K Marriott Bonvoy Points During the Booking Process
Marriott Bonvoy members may be surprised to learn that they can now buy points during the booking process for a hotel room. While you’ve always been able to buy points, this new ability offers two improvements. First, it can be done during the booking process itself. Second, these points are in addition to your normal limits. Here’s what this means for travelers.
Caesars Halts Unearned Status Matches From Wyndham. Here’s How to Still Get Both Statuses.
Savvy Las Vegas and Atlantic City fans know that there are popular hotel status match opportunities possible at these locations. However, one of our favorite matches is no more. The endless cycle of status matching between Wyndham and Caesars without activity is no longer possible. Here’s how these matches will work going forward.