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2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Our 12-Day Itinerary & How We Booked It
2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Our 12-Day Itinerary & How We Booked It

2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Our 12-Day Itinerary & How We Booked It

Introduction and Background As always when we begin a trip report with our itinerary, we like to provide a little background to give some context for the choices we made. The first important factor for this trip was the traveling…

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[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…

Sizing Up the Marriott Gift Card Sale & Upcoming Bonvoy Points Sale
Sizing Up the Marriott Gift Card Sale & Upcoming Bonvoy Points Sale

Sizing Up the Marriott Gift Card Sale & Upcoming Bonvoy Points Sale

Introduction Earlier this week, Marriott announced a sale on its gift cards, where GCs can be purchased in designated denominations at 20% off, plus a points sale starting next week, where Bonvoy points can be purchased with a 60% bonus,…

Summary of Consumer-Friendly Changes to Card Benefits and Loyalty Programs
Summary of Consumer-Friendly Changes to Card Benefits and Loyalty Programs

Summary of Consumer-Friendly Changes to Card Benefits and Loyalty Programs

Introduction While we’ve been on our housemoving-induced hiatus for the past few weeks and continuing even through today, 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…

Marriott Massive March Massacre 2020 – Category Changes Crush Certificate Value – What to Do in the Next Few Days
Marriott Massive March Massacre 2020 – Category Changes Crush Certificate Value – What to Do in the Next Few Days

Marriott Massive March Massacre 2020 – Category Changes Crush Certificate Value – What to Do in the Next Few Days

Introduction #Bonvoyed again. Back in early February, Marriott announced hotel award category changes that will take effect in less than a week, on March 4, 2020. You can access the full list of category changes here: Marriott Bonvoy: 2020 Category…

Amex Offers for Hotels – Active Offers as of Feb 2020
Amex Offers for Hotels – Active Offers as of Feb 2020

Amex Offers for Hotels – Active Offers as of Feb 2020

Introduction Some nice Amex Offers for hotels have been released within the past few days, and it’s been a while since we’ve done a recap of active Offers. So, we figured it would be a good time to catch Middle…

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 1/13/20 – Staples VGC deal; AS, AA, UA portal bonuses; Marriott issues & deals; Ticket Club
Middle Age Miles News & Notes 1/13/20 – Staples VGC deal; AS, AA, UA portal bonuses; Marriott issues & deals; Ticket Club

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 1/13/20 – Staples VGC deal; AS, AA, UA portal bonuses; Marriott issues & deals; Ticket Club

New week, new Middle Age Miles News & Notes column – several interesting things to cover today: 1 – Visa Gift Card deal underway at Staples From now through Saturday, January 18, purchase a $200 Visa gift card (VGC) in-store…

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 9/9/19 – Amex Offers for Waldorf/Conrad, Marriott & ESPN+; Upromise for Choice & IHG; AAdvantage eShopping Promo; Dosh/Kroger
Middle Age Miles News & Notes 9/9/19 – Amex Offers for Waldorf/Conrad, Marriott & ESPN+; Upromise for Choice & IHG; AAdvantage eShopping Promo; Dosh/Kroger

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 9/9/19 – Amex Offers for Waldorf/Conrad, Marriott & ESPN+; Upromise for Choice & IHG; AAdvantage eShopping Promo; Dosh/Kroger

It’s the first edition of our new “News & Notes” series that we promised in our recent “1st Birthday” article! We hope that we can use this series to get out to our readers more tricks, tips and news that…

New Amex Offer for Marriott – Plus a Review of All Current Amex Offers to Save Money at Hotels
New Amex Offer for Marriott – Plus a Review of All Current Amex Offers to Save Money at Hotels

New Amex Offer for Marriott – Plus a Review of All Current Amex Offers to Save Money at Hotels

Today saw the return of a fantastic Amex Offer for Marriott hotels – $40 statement credit when you spend $200 or more at a Marriott Bonvoy property. We wanted to be sure to highlight this great and highly usable Offer,…