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Anyone have a referral bonus for an Amex Gold that is 90k membership rewards? I got an offer for 75k but hoping to beat that.


Does booking hotels via thank you (citi) points still let you use your hotel status and you get the associated benefits? Googling hasn’t given me a clear answer to this, so hoping someone would know!


Currently have Amex Plat and Gold with about 400k points - should I renew (I have no other point-generating cards rn) and if I don't renew, is there any value lost on my existing points? I don'… more


I'm about to lose Marriott Ambassador Elite this coming year due to lack of travel with very few points left. Should I convert to Hilton, Hyatt, or other? I don't expect too much travel (maybe… more


Thoughts on using the same hotel loyalty account with parents if you share the name? I have upcoming stays for work that overlap with stays from my parents in different cities. Anyone have experience … more

Thinking to sign up for capital one venture X. Anyone has a referral link for better welcome bonus than the regular 75k?

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Can I sign up for a Chase boundless card for the 3 nights free if I already I have an Amex Bonvoy brilliant card?

Is 75k points sign up bonus for $2k spend over 3 months on the Delta SkyMiles Gold card a good deal?

Hello , does anyone have suggestion for where to stay when trying to see Disney and universal California ? I will be traveling with a six year old , renting a car since we will drive from San Diego af… more

There used to be an excel with discount codes for various hotels and car rentals for each corporate. I used to have it but can’t find. Can anyone share a link? Thanks!


I may need to book and later cancel a United award flight (departing from the USA), but it is in less than 30 days, and I don't want to pay the fee to cancel and redeposit. Could I just change the… more


Opinion on the Chase Sapphire Preferred card?


Marriott Suite Night Awards - What happens to the validity period of SNA requests that are declined by the property? Understand that SNA will be credited back if not used, but does their expiration da… more


I am starting a new job that will require a lot of travel. I currently have the chase freedom flex (downgraded from preferred 2.5 years ago) and Amex blue cash, never use the Amex. I am in between CSR… more

Does anyone know how soon one has lounge access after being approved for a travel card? I decided to go with the Venture X card, but wasn’t sure if I needed to have the physical card or if I needed to… more


Anyone has promo / corporate codes for Melia?

If you currently have a capital one venture and want to get the venture x for the sign up bonus, is it best to downgrade the current card and apply for venture x separately or upgrade the card?

I am a platinum Skymiles member and want to reach Diamond. I need 50K miles! I am struggling to find a free resource that shows flights that go on sale at Delta. I could easily book a flight and hop o… more


Haven’t traveled with Marriott in 2 years bit made a points transfer from Amex card. Will my points expire if I don’t stay at a Marriott or the transfer is enough?

Has anyone used David’s vacation rentals to book a Disney vacation?

Couldn't find a better bowl for this question, but given how savvy ppl are in this bowl, I figure the question is relevant.

What surprising/unknown things can I spend my FSA money on?


Anyone looking to offload their AA SWU? Upcoming trip to South Asia in 2 weeks and hoping to upgrade.


Going to be booking a Disney vacation soon. Any way I can maximize savings? Such as new cards, points, deals, etc. TIA!


Recently was declined from a CC because of these the reasons. 1. number of bank cards tradelines opened in the last 24 months


I have > 100k Chase, AA, Skymiles points. Want to travel to Europe in economy this winter. What’s my best bet for cheapest redemption?

Has anyone stayed in Salzburg, Austria and have recommendations for things to do and restaurants?


What are the best programs to transfer MR points to? I’m not a fan of the hotel redemption options Amex gives.


Staying at a Marriott - got in late after a long day of traveling, took a shower and opened the bathroom door to find the entire room flooded. Luggage got wet and had to walk half clothed across the p… more


How can I get a higher points offer if I want to open the Amex gold card? Currently showing 60k online


Any credit cards with good travel welcome perks? I'm traveling to the EU for school this fall and trying to see if I can finagle a free flight

New consultant never got to fly. Have an upcoming cross-country flight coming up for my SO’s birthday. I would love to be able to gift him an upgrade. Any chance someone here can lend a United Upgrade… more


Want to do our honeymoon in Turks and Caicos. $5k budget. Any recommendations?


Anyone have a CSR sign up bonus referral? Or is the 60k offer the best I can do.

Anyone ever had luck with a travel insurance claim due to illness? Is this a perk I should really consider when considering what cards to keep?

Anyone tried using their Bilt rent account to set up autopay for cards to get points on card payments? 👀


Is the United explorer worth it?

Just went under contract on my first home. Need to furnish the place, so wondering if opening a new credit card would be worth it? Thinking about the AMEX Platinum or gold. Already have CSP and a chas… more

Have 90k referral offer from Amex in case anyone wants to sign up for Amex platinum?


AMEX platinum is coming up for renewal, anyone here care to help me figure out what my stack should be? If so, I’ll provide more details on spending, current cards etc. And I promise to follow your ad… more

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