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Amex Business Platinum Fee Going Up On 1/13/22: Save Yourself A Benjamin

Update 1/13/22: This change has been made and the fee is now $695. A few months ago, American Express announced that the annual fee on the Business Platinum card would be increasing by $100 from...
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Plaid Class Action Settlement: Submit Claim By 4/28/22

If you've used one or more of thousands of different apps in the last nine years, there's a good chance that you're eligible to submit a claim under a Class Action Settlement involving Plaid. The...

Lap infant tip: save on a round trip when the child turns 2 with...

Gilbert Ott at God Save the Points published a great tip this week for parents with a young child who is about to age out of lap infant travel. Whereas most airlines will only...
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United TravelBank Working Again

Update 1/8/22: When United TravelBank returned on January 3, I made a $100 purchase with one of our Amex Platinum cards which had United selected for the airline fee reimbursements. When checking my account yesterday,...

A new way to sample Singapore Airlines’ A350 lie-flat business class on the cheap

As reported by Business Traveller, there's a new way to wet your beak on Singapore Airlines' A350 lie-flat business class without having to put down serious award (or actual) coin.  Starting January 17th, Singapore...
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(Update: Now Available At All Properties) Best Western Introduces Pay With Points Feature (Redeem...

Update 1/5/22: When Best Western launched their Pay With Points feature in 2021, it was only available at select properties in North America. They've now rolled the feature out as an option for all...
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The many ways to earn American Airlines loyalty points announced

Yesterday, View from the Wing covered the release from American about what does and does not count for loyalty points in the new AAdvantage program that began on 1/1/22. The inclusions will make most...

Minor Marriott Changes: Fewer Award Bookings For Others, Reinstated Ambassador Spending & More

Marriott has made a few changes to the Terms & Conditions of their Bonvoy program to kick off the New Year. These changes will be of little-to-no significance for most members, but it's always good...
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Capital One Now Transferring To Choice On 1:1 Basis

Capital One announced a few months ago that they'd be adding Choice Privileges as a transfer partner in "late 2021". We're not entirely sure if that timing was accurate or if it was subsequently revised...

(Update: Extended) Remember To Cancel Peloton Subscription If Using Sapphire Reserve/Preferred Credits

Update 1/5/22: These Chase Sapphire Reserve/Preferred credits for Peloton memberships were due to expire on December 31, 2021. However, reader Serena reported that she received a credit for a payment on January 2, 2022,...

Capital One lets you see your credit card number online

Capital One lets you view your entire credit card number and details like expiration date and CVV code online from your desktop browser or you can create a virtual number in the app. Here...

[Update: now it’s too late] Use your 2021 Fine Hotels & Resorts credit

Update 1/1/22: It is now too late to make use of your 2021 Fine Hotels & Resorts credit. If you let this one slip away last year, skip down to the section about sub-$300...
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IHG Offering Extension Or Bonus Points For 2020 Certificates Expiring 12/31/21

At the beginning of November, IHG announced that they'd be extending free night certificates issued in 2021 that were due to expire on December 31, 2021. (See IHG extending some free night certificates to...
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Have Free DoorDash DashPass From Chase Sapphire Reserve/Preferred? Remember To (Possibly) Cancel

At the start of 2020, Chase Sapphire Reserve and Preferred cardholders received a decent new benefit which was two free years of DoorDash's DashPass feature. DashPass offers free delivery and reduced service fees on all...

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