What Are the Best Flexible Rewards Points for Travel?by Jess Farley
The key to successful rewards travel is flexibility. In today’s post, we break down the benefits of cash back, fixed-value, and transferrable points to help you find the right type of rewards for big travel savings.
Transfer Marriott Bonvoy Points to 40+ Airline Partners and Get up to 25% Bonus Milesby Jess Farley
It was music to the ears of points and miles fans when Marriott announced the airline transfer bonus was here to stay for the combined Starwood, Marriott, and Ritz-Carlton loyalty programs. Do you know why?
Redeem Bonvoy Points for Experiential Awards with Marriott Momentsby Jess Farley
In addition to the original auction site, Marriott’s expanded Moments platform now includes a car rental portal in partnership with Hertz, and a supersized experiences marketplace for custom tours and activities in cities all over the globe which Marriott claims is “the worlds largest selection of tours.”
Marriott Bonvoy Co-Brand Credit Card Application Rulesby Jess Farley
Starting August 26, 2018, American Express and Chase introduce a complex set of application restrictions for the Marriott and SPG co-brand cards, including the latest luxury card from SPG, making it much harder for applicants to obtain welcome offers on more than one card.
Bigger Bonuses – All 60,000+ Pointsby Howie Rappaport
If you’re shopping to fill a slot in your wallet, crack your knuckles and a take a look at what’s fresh on the market. Nine (9) updated offers have popped out in the past day; some have a defined limited life, and others we assume are temporary but don’t know if/when they’ll change.
New Application Restrictions for Marriott Co-Brand Credit Cardsby Howie Rappaport
As reported by View from the Wing, new card restrictions/approvals will be in effect as of August 26, 2018, for those looking to pick up any Marriott Rewards or Starwood Preferred Guest co-branded credit cards from either Chase or American Express.
STRONG RUMOR: SPG Card Welcome Bonus Devaluation Imminentby Howie Rappaport
We expected more notice about a significant change with the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express and the Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express, but strongly sourced rumors from Doctor of Credit indicate the long-standing 25,000-point welcome bonus is about to be decimated, and replaced with a small cash welcome bonus.
Details of New Combined Marriott and SPG Loyalty Programby Jess Farley
It’s been a long time coming, but Marriott has finally announced the key features of the combined Marriott Rewards, Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest loyalty programs that will launch August 1, 2018.
Guide to Companion Fares & Companion Passes by Jess Farley
Companion pass, companion certificate, companion fare, or companion ticket. While the terms are much alike, they all carry different definitions as to what constitutes a companion pass or ticket. Some airlines have designed their companion pass as a well thought out feature of their rewards program, worthy of attention and pursuit, while others have turned it into a lazy half-benefit, slipped into the backend of a credit card’s benefits as an afterthought, and offering only marginal value.