Chase (Temporarily?) Expanding 5/24 Policy to Credit Limit Increases
Chase seems to be making a lot of changes to lower its exposure to the shifting financial climate. We’ve seen card application denials, reduced credit limits, and even total account shutdowns. Now, Chase has found a new way to implement it’s notorious 5/24 rule. If you’re at or over 5/24, Chase may not approve you for a credit limit increase. Here’s what that may mean for you.
American Airlines Extends Award Change and Cancellation Fee Waiver
Good news AAdvantage members! American Airlines just adjusted its award cancellation policy for the better. Now, members can cancel and refund award flights booked by December 31, 2020 without fees. Here’s what you need to know about this policy change.
Get up to 30 Marriott Elite Night Credits Annually Through Bonvoy Credit Cards
One of the best benefits of having a Marriott Bonvoy credit card just got even more lucrative. Marriott just updated the terms and conditions for its co-branded credit cards. Bonvoy members can now receive up to 30 elite night credits per year just from having Marriott credit cards!
Do Qatar Airways Qmiles Expire?
Qatar Airways just improved the expiration policy for its Privilege Club Qmiles. Previously, Qmiles had an inflexible lifespan of a minimum of 3 years regardless of activity. Now, whenever you generate activity, your miles expiration clock will be extended by 36 months. Here’s how to generate qualifying activity, even without flying.
Do Air Canada Aeroplan Miles Expire?
Aeroplan just changed its expiration policy, and thankfully it’s for the better. Instead of miles expiring after 12 months of inactivity, you now have to generate activity every 18 months to keep your Aeroplan miles alive. Here are some strategies on how to generate activity, and how to get your miles reinstated if they’ve expired.
AA Simplifies Online Award Cancellations, Expands Automatic Mileage Refunds
American Airlines has updated its cancellation policy to offer automatic mileage refunds for more award bookings. Getting your miles back may no longer require a phone call! Has AA made the painful process of canceling an award booking any easier? We’re walking you through the process to find out.
19 Airline, Hotel Programs That Have Suspended Point Expiration Due to COVID-19
With everyone stuck at home, the last thing award travelers want is for their hard-earned points to expire while they’re unable to use them. Thankfully, at least 18 loyalty programs have temporarily paused point expirations—at least so far. In this post, we’ve rounded up all of the updated expiration policies to create a one-stop resource.
American Airlines Miles Resume Expiration on July 1, But There’s a New Exception
After a three-month pause, American Airlines AAdvantage miles will begin expiring again on July 1, 2020. In order to keep your account active, you need to have earning or redemption activity on your account in the last 18 months. If you’re looking for a way to prevent your miles from expiring, we’ve got several.
Qatar Privilege Club Slashes Qmiles Fees. Is the Program Worth a Second Look?
In a move to make redeeming Qmiles easier, Qatar Airways has finally done away with its annoying award flight fees. Often adding hundreds of dollars to your out-of-pocket cost, this fee was a nuisance that only served to further devalue the Privilege Club Program. Now that its met its deserving fate, is Qatar’s loyalty program worth a second look?
A Complete Guide to American Airlines Award Travel Rules
American Airlines AAdvantage miles can offer huge value if you know how and when to use them. If you learn the rules for booking awards, you’ll spend fewer miles, avoid unnecessary fees, and save valuable time planning your next trip. Here’s everything you need to know about booking award tickets with AAdvantage miles.