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Curve: Possible Opportunities When This UK-Based Card Launches in the US
Curve: Possible Opportunities When This UK-Based Card Launches in the US

Curve: Possible Opportunities When This UK-Based Card Launches in the US

Introduction The Curve card is currently a UK-based card product. In short, it operates like this: You get a Curve account and physical Curve card, which is a Mastercard debit card. You can then link other credit and debit cards…

A Fun Sextuple Stack for an Amazon GC Purchase at CVS Using AA Simply Miles & Other Card-Linked Programs
A Fun Sextuple Stack for an Amazon GC Purchase at CVS Using AA Simply Miles & Other Card-Linked Programs

A Fun Sextuple Stack for an Amazon GC Purchase at CVS Using AA Simply Miles & Other Card-Linked Programs

Introduction Like all points-and-miles enthusiasts, we love to stack deals and promotions here at Middle Age Miles. So when we were able to sextuple-stack some deals & promotions recently on the purchase of an Amazon gift card at CVS, we…

Citi Prestige Promo for 5x on Online Purchases & Our Plans for Using It
Citi Prestige Promo for 5x on Online Purchases & Our Plans for Using It

Citi Prestige Promo for 5x on Online Purchases & Our Plans for Using It

Introduction and Details of the Promo Last week, Citi introduced a promotion for bonus ThankYou Point (TYP) earning on its premium Prestige card – 5x TYPs for online purchases. Oddly, the promotion wasn’t formally announced; rather, the Citi PR team…

Slide App: 4% Cash Back on Exact-Value GCs – Early Thoughts, Experiments and Review
Slide App: 4% Cash Back on Exact-Value GCs – Early Thoughts, Experiments and Review

Slide App: 4% Cash Back on Exact-Value GCs – Early Thoughts, Experiments and Review

Introduction and Basics of Slide Recently, the team that brought us the gift card purchase website Raise released a new app called Slide. Basically, Slide allows users to purchase exact-value gift cards at participating merchants, with the purchaser earning 4%…

AA Shopping Portal Summer Bonus – Is It Worth Buying a GC to Get the Bonus?
AA Shopping Portal Summer Bonus – Is It Worth Buying a GC to Get the Bonus?

AA Shopping Portal Summer Bonus – Is It Worth Buying a GC to Get the Bonus?

AAdvantage Shopping Portal Summer Bonus From now through Monday, June 15, at 11:59 pm Eastern Time, the AAdvantage shopping portal is offering a “Summer Bonus” – earn 500 AA bonus miles when you spend at least $200 through the portal.…

Bravo: Business As Usual – Prior Issue Was a Temporary Glitch
Bravo: Business As Usual – Prior Issue Was a Temporary Glitch

Bravo: Business As Usual – Prior Issue Was a Temporary Glitch

Recently, in response to some serious issues we were encountering, we published an article expressing grave concern about whether one of our very good friends, the Bravo app, had died: Middle Age Miles: [Update: Probably a False Alarm; Seems to…

Trip-That-Wasn’t Report – Paris in May – How We Booked It with Points
Trip-That-Wasn’t Report – Paris in May – How We Booked It with Points

Trip-That-Wasn’t Report – Paris in May – How We Booked It with Points

Introduction One of the things we like to do in our Trip Reports is to provide our thought processes and strategies with respect to all of our bookings. In a very limited sense, our readers may be able to replicate…

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,…

Additional Details on AA Coronavirus “No Change Fee” Policy Make It Difficult to Bank Amex Airline Fee Credits
Additional Details on AA Coronavirus “No Change Fee” Policy Make It Difficult to Bank Amex Airline Fee Credits

Additional Details on AA Coronavirus “No Change Fee” Policy Make It Difficult to Bank Amex Airline Fee Credits

Introduction and Background Ever since gift cards stopped working to redeem Amex airline fee credits in early 2019, it’s become much tougher to redeem the credits. This is especially true for people who mostly fly on American Airlines, as so…