Why I Am Kind of Happy to Have Missed Out on Hyatt’s Daily Getaways


One of the most attractive Daily Getaways offers for this year went on sale earlier today: the discounted sale of Hyatt Gold Passport points. There were four different amounts of points available for sale: 24,000 points for $260 (1.08 cents) 30,000 points for $330 (1.1 cents) 72,000 points for $775 (1.07 cents) 40,000 points for $415…

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Why I Am Ignoring the 2X Points on Amazon Purchases Amex Offer


A popular recent Amex Offer provides the opportunity to earn 2X points on Amazon purchases: On its face, this might appear like an attractive Amex Offer considering very few credit cards earn more than one point on Amazon purchases. However, depending on what other credit cards you have, this is likely an Amex Offer that should be ignored.…

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More than a Year Later, AA Still Trying to Collect Telephone Booking Fees for All Partner Awards


Early last year American Airlines eliminated telephone booking fees in connection to award bookings that included airlines not bookable on the AA web site. This was a great move by American considering that less than half of their partners, including many of their most popular ones, are available for online bookings. The current AA partners…

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