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More Details on Choice–Radisson Merger: You May Have Higher Status Than Before!

The merger of Radisson Rewards Americas into Choice Privileges is complete, but there were a few outstanding questions. Given that the programs had different points expiration policies and different thresholds for earning status tiers, how would the integration work for these elements? What would happen to your points and to your former elite status from Radisson Rewards Americas?

Qatar Slashes Award Rates on Partners, Mostly Aligns Award Chart With Other Avios Programs

This week, Qatar Airways overhauled its partner award chart, slashing award rates by up to 60%. This change makes Qatar Privilege Club worth considering for partner awards for the first time in years. From 6k Avios domestic American Airlines and Alaska Airlines awards to 13k Avios awards between US West Coast and Hawaii, here are the new sweet spots opened up by this change.

Plastiq Files for Bankruptcy: What This Means for You

We're big fans of putting all spending possible on credit cards to earn extra points and miles. When you have a bill you can't pay by credit card, third-party services may make that possible. One of the biggest of these services is Plastiq. However, Plastiq just filed for bankruptcy. If you use Plastiq to pay bills like rent, mortgage, or a car loan, here's what you should know about these proceedings.