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Breaking: Marriott Signs Co-Brand Card Agreements w/ AmEx & Chase, 2 New Cards Coming!

Well, it seems Marriott is going the American Airlines route by maintaining both card partners post merger. AmEx will offer a new Marriott “super premium” consumer card as well as an enhanced small business card. Chase will offer their current “mass consumer” and premium consumer co-branded Marriott products. In addition, AmEx will continue to support…

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AmEx Introducing Hilton Updates – Instant Diamond Status, Taking Over Citi’s Hilton Profile, Surpass Name Change

AmEx and Hilton announced new and updated products this morning including the Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card, a premium card that has some really cool perks. The card will offer instant Diamond status, $250 airline incidental fee credit, $250 Hilton resort credit, $100 on-property credit at Waldorf Astoria Hotels, and one weekend night reward at…

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AmEx Membership Rewards: the (New) Go-To for Star Alliance Awards

For quite some time, United miles/Chase Ultimate Rewards points were the darling of the points and miles community for booking Star Alliance premium cabin awards. I imagine most reading this have at some point redeemed at least one or two MileagePlus awards, with the more advanced of us having wrangled together dozens of gratifyingly circuitous…

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Trouble finding business class award space to Europe? Here are your best bets

Singapore Airlines' New Business Class onbaord the A350. Source: Singapore Airlines

Everyone wants to fly in the flashiest, latest and greatest business class seats. Good luck getting in on that deal. With more points than ever on the open market, finding award space on popular and well known airlines is ever more difficult. Want to use 57,500 AAdvantage miles to get to Europe in American Airlines…

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Hawaiian Airlines MasterCard Stealth 50,000 Mile Sign-Up Bonus

Earlier this morning I wrote about needing to keep close track of the expiration date of your Hawaiian Miles. However, during my 45 minutes on the phone, the rep told me about a special, phone-only increased sign-up offer for the Hawaiian Airlines MasterCard from Barclays. If you call Hawaiian Airlines customer service at 1-877-HA-MILES (1-877-426-4537)…

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