How to Consolidate Transferable Points for an Award Ticket by Jess Farley
Holding points across a range of rewards programs allows you take advantage of award availability as it appears, no matter which program it’s in. It also means you’re not locked into one program that may not have award availability to your destination, or coverage in that location in the case of hotels.
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.
Increased Point Earning Opportunity on the British Airways Visa Cardby Jess Farley
The British Airways Visa Signature® Card is back with an updated offer of up to 120,000 bonus Avios. The new offer on the British Airways Visa Card is not a traditional welcome bonus like we’ve seen in the past. Instead, it is structured as additional bonus points on spending up to a $30,000 threshold.
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.