Welcome back to our Weekly Summary Series where we review the posts that were covered throughout the past week.
There is a slight movement that has new cardmembers paying the annual fee up front in order to get the bonus. Is this something that credit card companies will begin doing to offset the cost of the bonuses?
One of the best business cards out there is about to step off the point-earning stage. The Chase Ink Bold is due to go away next month. Check out this post for the details.
Many people have been wondering what is going to happen with their Aegean Gold cards after their status expires. Many had hoped it would still give them access to Star Alliance lounges. That does not appear to be the case.
JetBlue ran one of their season discounts and it had some pretty good pricing and dates. Not only that, but it included international destinations which is not always the case.
Do you know which hotel commanded such a high price? Check it out!
I am running the world’s largest half marathon next year and it should be a blast! I would love to have some of you come join me. It could be a great experience for sure!
It is not normally the best use of Ultimate Reward points to use them for merchandise, but it has happened before that you could buy merchandise with your UR points and get as much value out of the points as you would if you redeemed for travel! If you are interested in possibly getting some great deals, check out what you need to do.
American Express has been sending out checks lately for, what they consider, overdue point bonuses. These checks are not small either! Some are $200 while others are quite a bit more.
Uber is the on-demand car service that you order through your app. In many cities and cases, they can be cheaper or competitive with regular taxis, but they often give away free money. Here is how to get it.
American Express is getting rid of one of the best perks of the Premier Rewards Gold card – the annual spending threshold bonus. Will you keep that card when this happens?
The SPIbelt is one of my favorite travel and running accessories. Here was a giveaway that gave you a chance to win one of these two great belts.
Small Business Saturday is coming – are you ready to get some free money? This post outlines what you need to do to be ready when that big day comes.
Thanks to the Chase Ink cards and their category bonuses, you can earn 5x Ultimate Reward points on Amazon purchases. Check out this post to see what you need to do.
Because of the upcoming changes to the Aegean Airlines frequent flyer program, Aegean’s fare sales are going to become more relevant than before. Read this post to find out why.
Delta has initiated some changes for their elite program when it comes to revenue requirements. This post looks at what those changes are and includes my taking Delta to task a bit for their insincerity with their elites.
This post detailed some of my tips for any marathoners, but especially for all those that were running the Chicago Marathon this morning.
Thanks to miles and points, we have the ability to take spontaneous trips without regard to cost. Here is my story of how I almost took off to run a marathon in a different country the next day because of the ease of miles and points.
For this month, you can help out the breast cancer causes by uploading your boarding pass to Twitter and Instagram. It won’t cost you a thing but $.50 for each boarding pass will be donated. Read the details here.
Chase has updated their Ultimate Rewards website and it has become more functional and clear, especially for the people who are just getting into this great game of points. See what has changed.