Amex Transfer Bonuses w/ British Airways and Virgin Atlantic

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Now through 12/31, American Express and British Airways are offering a 20% bonus when AmEx Card Members transfer points into Avios as part of the British Airways Executive Club. Travelers on British Airways can use Avios on reward flights with British Airways and oneworld partners and for one-cabin upgrades with British Airways, Iberia and American Airlines. […]

Travel Credit Card: Gold Delta SkyMiles American Express

Delta AMEX Gol Card

For many years, the credit cards in your wallet were seen as a status symbol, but these days, the credit card choices you make are a sign of your travel savvy and know-how. Delta flyers will do well selecting one of the branded Delta American Express cards, and those not wishing to spend too much […]

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Starwood American Express Card: Easily Earn 25,000 Starpoints

SPG Amex Card

Every traveler I know who has the Starwood Preferred Guest AMEX Card loves it! I’m one of them.   The main reasons why are that it only has a $65 annual fee (much cheaper than most airline credit cards), you can transfer reward points to over 31 different airline frequent flyer programs WITHOUT any fees, […]

Frequent flier programs are NOT a scam – here’s why you should signup now

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Christopher Elliott just wrote an interesting piece on LinkedIn titled “Frequent flier programs are a scam – here’s why you should quit yours now.” Mr. Elliott suggests you “Remove all the frequent flier cards from your pocket. Grab a pair of scissors, cut the plastic into tiny little pieces and toss it in the trash.” […]

2012 U.S. Open Tennis in New York

Me and my bro at the U.S. Open

Last week I left off from New York City. I wrote a post about how to get the best seat in coach but didn’t tell you about my trip. I ended up meeting Natalie at the W Hotel in Union Square and grabbed some spicy Asian food at nearby Republic. In the morning we checked […]

How to get bumped into first class on Delta Air Lines

Delta Plane at LAX

My alarm went off at 4:12 am. After jumping in the shower I remembered I still hadn’t checked-in for my 5:45 am flight since I couldn’t get any good seats the day before.

The Most Versatile Credit Card for Travelers

Visa Black Card

For those who like to travel in style you will want to get the Visa Black Card. The Black Card is not just another piece of plastic. It’s made with carbon, making it the ultimate buying tool. Visa limits the amount of Black Card members to ensure the highest caliber of personal service every Cardmember. […]