5 Things Frequent Travelers Often Forget to Pack

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*Sponsored Post If you’re a frequent business traveler, you may have accrued so many points that you don’t know what to do with them. And maybe you travel so much that you don’t want to get back on a plane if you can help it. Then you might be interested to know that you can […]

Travel News: Week of October 16, 2013

Statue of Liberty

Top Travel News Statue of Liberty, Grand Canyon, Mount Rushmore to reopen American Express announces new Centurion Lounge at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) LA airport employee arrested in dry ice blasts Alitalia rescued by financing deal United Airlines Site Glitch Results in Nearly Free Flights — Again United Airlines Launches 100th Aircraft with Satellite […]

American Express announces new Centurion Lounge at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)

Centurion Lounge

Today’s flying experience is a fluid one when it comes to comfort. Airlines are constantly making changes to their seats, and entertainment, and food, to the point that you can almost forget about the good portion of the experience you spend on the ground. Well, with the announcement that a credit card company is opening […]

Starwood American Express Card: Easily Earn 25,000 Starpoints

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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, […]

Travel Contests: Week of July 2, 2013

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This week’s contests include: Win a trip for two to the 2014 FIFA World Cup final Win a 10-day cruise for two Win a $5,000 American Express Travel gift certificate Win a three-day fishing expedition in Prince Edward Island, Canada Win a food and wine adventure in Tuscany Win @WhereTheHisMatt’s favorite travel gear

Using Points for Presents – Advice for a Reader

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As one of 12 American Express Membership Rewards experts in the #PointsForPresents program, I found a reader who needed help finding ways to use their Membership Rewards points on holiday presents. James M. from Los Angeles asked me this: “I would love to find some great, not terribly expensive, holiday deal for me and my two […]

Points for Presents – Using Membership Rewards for Holiday Shopping

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Can you believe it’s that exciting time of year when we gather with friends and family to celebrate the season, forget about our diets, and of course, make a mad dash to the mall to buy gifts. Thanks to American Express for helping to ease the pain of shopping by allowing their Cardmembers to earn and use Membership Rewards points. You probably already know you can earn points for almost […]

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 […]