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Credit Card Churning Problems

Maybe it’s just me, but it seems like the credit card companies are starting to tighten things up when it comes to credit card churning. Furthermore, reports are beginning to surface that churning could have an adverse effect on normal expenditures such as car insurance. Is the end of credit card churning coming sooner than later? Churning News: It’s Looking Bleak Yesterday I read a piece over at Travel With Grant which outlined his really depressing... Read more

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Travel Roundup: New Park Hyatt’s, AA Texting, $114 LAX-Orlando & More!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points Miles and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. On the heels of Delta’s in-flight texting announcement, American Airlines announces that they are preparing a free option of their own. Hyatt’s high end “Park Hyatt” brand is scheduled to make it’s debut in Mexico with new properties in Los Cabos and Mexico City. Bangkok, Thailand was named the... Read more

Uber Visa Local Offers

Uber Visa Local Offers: Get 10% back at TONS of places

Uber Visa Local Offers was re-released, and rebranded from Uber Offers, a month ago. I’m reporting back on how this is insanely lucrative at the moment! I am stacking 10% back on top of earning credit card points at TONS of places – often by accident! Make sure to read on even if you’re thinking “I don’t really use Uber”. You can use these credits for more than just Uber rides! Uber Visa Local Offers... Read more

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Travel Roundup: MIA-LAS $89, 70k Delta Bonus, Texting on Delta Flights & More!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points Miles and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. Fresh off a massive scandal in which a passenger was dragged off a United flight, the airline is actively seeking ways to avoid overbooking. Reports now indicate United is looking towards automated bidding to alleviate overbooked scenarios before they become a problem. American Express has increased the sign up... Read more

Automated Bidding on Overbooked United Flights

Fresh off a massive scandal in which a passenger was dragged off a United flight, the airline is actively seeking ways to avoid overbooking. Reports indicate United has already reduced overbooking by up to 90% since the incident. Despite the rather quick success, United isn’t resting on their laurels. Another initiative is underway which involves automated bidding on overbooked United flights. Automated Bidding: A Great Idea While United’s new system is still in testing, I... Read more

Travel Roundup: $80 ORD-DFW, Plastiq Update, Southwest Sale & More!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points Miles and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. Earlier this week we updated readers on using Plastiq for mortgage payments on an American Express card. While my payment processed, it appears this was the result of a processing error, so I wouldn’t plan on any future payments going through. After sustaining a direct hit from Hurricane Maria,... Read more

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Conrad Maldives Superior Water Villa Review

Introduction: A Trip to the Conrad Maldives Star Alliance First Class Lounge at LAX Star Alliance Business Class Lounge at LAX Asiana A380 First Class Los Angeles to Seoul Asiana Business Class Lounge in Seoul Thai Airways 777-300 Business Class Seoul to Hong Kong Conrad Hong Kong Qantas Business Class Lounge Hong Kong Sri Lankan A321 Business Class Hong Kong to Colombo Serendiva Colombo Airside Transit Hotel Serendib Lounge SriLankan Airways A330-300 Business Class Colombo... Read more

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Travel Roundup: Credit cards impacting insurance, Airport wifi passwords, Airberlin long haul flights stopping, and more!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points Miles and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. It’s frustrating how some airports still don’t offer wi-fi functional enough to get work done. Luckily a handy tool has been around quite awhile that lists airport wi-fi passwords, and is updated regularly! Check out the list next time you need wi-fi in an airport. Your credit score can... Read more

Plastiq Is Still Processing Amex Mortgage/Rent Payments

UPDATE 9.26.17 I received correspondence from Plastiq who apparently saw this blog post. Thanks for reading Plastiq! Anyway, their note read as follows: When using Plastiq, mortgage payments are not an allowable category on American Express cards, per our terms of service (sections 4.1.G., 4.1.X, and 4.3.2.). Plastiq has put into place measures to prevent and block mortgage payments. This includes, but is not limited to display banners which prevent payment at Payment Review, the... Read more

Travel Roundup: $74 RT DFW-SFO, 12.5k Avios to Hawaii, Bathroom App & More!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points Miles and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. A really cool sweet spot for British Airways Avios redemption is flights from the West Coast to Hawaii. Check out this easy guide for your options to spend just 12,500 avios each way to each island. Remember British Airways is a transfer partner of both Chase and American Express, so... Read more