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Barclays AA Card 3x Promotional Offer [Targeted] – With Additional & Favorable Details
Barclays AA Card 3x Promotional Offer [Targeted] – With Additional & Favorable Details

Barclays AA Card 3x Promotional Offer [Targeted] – With Additional & Favorable Details

Barclays’ Confusing 3x Promotional Offer Last Friday (May 22), Barclays initiated a promotional offer on its AA co-branded AAdvantage Aviator Red and Silver cards. The offer was targeted, but it seemed to be widely received by many cardholders. The offer,…

[Updated 5/14/20] Summary of Consumer-Friendly Changes to Card Benefits and Loyalty Programs
[Updated 5/14/20] Summary of Consumer-Friendly Changes to Card Benefits and Loyalty Programs

[Updated 5/14/20] Summary of Consumer-Friendly Changes to Card Benefits and Loyalty Programs

Introduction Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen credit card companies and loyalty programs introduce many consumer-friendly changes. There have been so many that it’s hard to keep up with everything! Last week, we published a summary of the consumer-friendly…

AA Termination – Update #2 – No Response from AA; Escalation to Executives
AA Termination – Update #2 – No Response from AA; Escalation to Executives

AA Termination – Update #2 – No Response from AA; Escalation to Executives

Introduction If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you already know that AA terminated my AAdvantage account recently, as part of their recent waves of account shutdowns. I’ve been reporting at each stage of my lockdown and eventual termination,…

Big-Spend Credit Card Bonuses & Benefits for 2020 – Yes, No or Maybe?
Big-Spend Credit Card Bonuses & Benefits for 2020 – Yes, No or Maybe?

Big-Spend Credit Card Bonuses & Benefits for 2020 – Yes, No or Maybe?

Introduction We’re a little later than we wanted to be in publishing this article for 2020, but once again we thought it would be useful to review some big-spend bonuses and benefits available on our credit cards and give you…

What’s In Our Wallet 2020? Part 2: Why We Acquired and Hold Each Card
What’s In Our Wallet 2020? Part 2: Why We Acquired and Hold Each Card

What’s In Our Wallet 2020? Part 2: Why We Acquired and Hold Each Card

This article is Part 2 of our “What’s In Our Wallet 2020?” series. Here are link to Parts 1 & 3, and once published, we’ll add a link to the Epilogue. * Part 1 – What’s In Our Wallet 2020?…

Planning & Strategy in the Face of an AA Lockdown
Planning & Strategy in the Face of an AA Lockdown

Planning & Strategy in the Face of an AA Lockdown

Introduction Even when things are going smoothly, travel planning and making the best use of credit card & points-and-miles benefits can be a challenging task. Compound that with uncertainty, and the entire process can become overwhelming. As most Middle Age…

Keep or Cancel – Barclays AA Aviator Business Card
Keep or Cancel – Barclays AA Aviator Business Card

Keep or Cancel – Barclays AA Aviator Business Card

Executive Summary Cancel. Given my current AA lockdown, I suppose this is one of the least surprising answers ever on Middle Age Miles. Truth be told, we were planning to cancel this card anyway, as we’ll explain in more detail…

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 10/9/19 – AA Business Extra-IHG Business Edge promo; HIX 12% thru UPromise; Amex Offer for Caesars; Targeted 45k Wyndham Rewards Card Offer
Middle Age Miles News & Notes 10/9/19 – AA Business Extra-IHG Business Edge promo; HIX 12% thru UPromise; Amex Offer for Caesars; Targeted 45k Wyndham Rewards Card Offer

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 10/9/19 – AA Business Extra-IHG Business Edge promo; HIX 12% thru UPromise; Amex Offer for Caesars; Targeted 45k Wyndham Rewards Card Offer

We have just a few quick tidbits for today’s News & Notes article – here you go: 1. AA Business Extra-IHG Business Edge Cross-Promotion for New IHG Business Edge Members American Airlines’ Business Extra is a program that we really…

Barclays AA Aviator Business Mastercard – Increased Offer; Heightened Scrutiny
Barclays AA Aviator Business Mastercard – Increased Offer; Heightened Scrutiny

Barclays AA Aviator Business Mastercard – Increased Offer; Heightened Scrutiny

Executive Summary Barclays is offering a an equal-to-all-time-high sign-up bonus of up to 75,000 American Airlines (AA) miles on its Aviator Business Mastercard (not a referral link). The catch is that you might have to work for it, as Barclays…

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 9/27/19 – Raise/TCB; Barclays cards benefit changes; Staples fee-free VGCs; Hyatt; Adria; Southwest route news; Delta/LATAM; Vegas cab flat rates coming soon
Middle Age Miles News & Notes 9/27/19 – Raise/TCB; Barclays cards benefit changes; Staples fee-free VGCs; Hyatt; Adria; Southwest route news; Delta/LATAM; Vegas cab flat rates coming soon

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 9/27/19 – Raise/TCB; Barclays cards benefit changes; Staples fee-free VGCs; Hyatt; Adria; Southwest route news; Delta/LATAM; Vegas cab flat rates coming soon

This week we’ve been traveling to Seattle, so we’re a little behind on News & Notes for the past couple of days. Let’s do a quick catch-up of some interesting tidbits we’ve seen during the latter half of this week,…