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Easy points: Lyft rides now earn Delta SkyMiles

Effective today, Delta SkyMiles members can earn miles on every dollar they spend with ride-sharing app Lyft. The Delta-Lyft partnership is the first such agreement between a ride sharing company and an airline. The only similar existing partnership is between Uber and hotel partners including Hilton, IHG and Starwood Preferred Guest. Unlike the bonus agreement involving…

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Free Points to Downgrade? Yes, Please!

A few weeks back, I wrote about my recent call to Citibank to see what kind of retention offers they had available for the Citi ThankYou Premier Card. Being a Citi ThankYou Prestige cardholder, I wasn’t interested in paying the annual fee on the Premier card, as well. All three offers presented were interesting and worth considering, but…

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How I got 10,000 courtesy Starpoints from American Express

With the (probable) upcoming merger between Starwood Preferred Guest and Marriott, nobody really knows what will happen to the programs, the points, or award availability. It is common that every year around late summer, SPG raises the standard bonus on their American Express personal and business cards from 25,000 points up to 30,000 points.  Not wanting…

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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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