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A New (Unannounced) Flying Blue Partner

Air France – KLM Flying Blue, one of the most versatile and valuable frequent flyer programs for American Express, Chase Sapphire and Citi ThankYou credit card holders, appears to have added a new partner airline, while telling no one. Air Tahiti Nui is one of very few options to get to the French Polynesian Islands.…

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Trip Report: Hong Kong Airlines A350 Business Class LAX to HKG (for ~$500)

My seat for the 15 hour journey, 18A. A "true" window seat. | Image by Chris Dong

A few weeks ago, the travel blogosphere lit up with a $500-and-change round-trip fare in long-haul business class from the U.S. to Asia. Business for the price of economy? A fully flat bed for the price of a sardine can seat? Yes and yes. I took this flight in late August as part of an epic…

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Review: Amex Centurion Suite at the 2018 US Open

Members Services desk at the American Express Centuroin Lounge, Miami. Source: American Express

American Express has set the bar pretty high when it comes to Platinum Card member benefits, including its much beloved Centurion Lounges, now at eight U.S. airports and Hong Kong. With tickets to this year’s US Open Tennis Championships, I was excited at the chance to see Amex’s latest lounge offering: the Amex Centurion Suite.…

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Amex and Chase Hotel Cards Get More Restrictive This Month

It’s about to get more difficult to earn bonus points throuh Chase and Amex co-branded Marriott and Starwood cards. New rules go into effect Aug. 26 that will prohibit an increasing trove of existing cardholders from securing intro bonuses on new cards. A brand new Amex Starwood Luxury card offering is expected on Aug. 23.…

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Don’t Miss Out on Amex Bonus Points and Discounts By Forgetting ‘Offers’

A lot of American Express cardholders tend to overlook one of the most reliable benefits of the card: automatic discounts and bonus points on purchases. American Express offers can actually provide great value, but many forget to activate them on the websites. Amex Offers are pre-qualified offers that are attached to American Express credit cards.…

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