Home Credit Cards Here’s Why the Amex Platinum Card is Worth the $550 FeeHere’s Why the Amex Platinum Card is Worth the $550 Fee June 11, 2019 by Out and Out If you can’t tell, I’ve been thinking about ultra-premium cards a lot lately. Which ones to keep and pick up… and my overall card strategy. All roads lead back to the Amex Platinum Card – the original, and a current stronghold. Several years ago, it was my first card that had a big annual fee. Lots has changed in the industry since, but it’s held up remarkably well. It’s still the card to have if you’re seeking lounge access (though admittedly denigrated a bit in the past few years). Among ultra-premium cards, it holds its own – especially if you can get maximum value from the long list of benefits. There are three main ways to approach recouping the cost of the $550 annual fee: through lounge access, with statement credits, or from ancillary … [Read more...] about Here’s Why the Amex Platinum Card is Worth the $550 Fee
Home Credit Cards Earn 4X at Restaurants with the American Express Gold CardEarn 4X at Restaurants with the American Express Gold Card June 6, 2019 by Play Your Cards Right American Express is making many changes to their cards lately. The most recent one is that the American Express Gold Card will earn 4x on restaurants worldwide. The change kicks in on June 6, 2019. Gold Card Overview The American Express Gold Card is a fantastic mid-tier option for many travelers. It has a sign-up bonus worth 35,000 Membership Rewards (MR) points. You can earn this bonus by spending just $2,000 in the first three months. Furthermore, the Gold Card has a generous earning structure: 4x at Restaurants worldwide 4x at Grocery Stores within the United States 3x on flights booked directly with the airline and from amextravel.com One point for all non-bonus spend The 4x categories have a combined $25,000 annual limit. However, they are still amazing for many travelers. The Gold Card also … [Read more...] about Earn 4X at Restaurants with the American Express Gold Card
Transport : Airport Lounges Related: American Express Gold card, British Airways, Gatwick, Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South In this article, we outline how to get into the Gatwick South airport lounges for free. We also outline which lounge is best, and which free credit card you need, to get free lounge access. Our Travel Auctions Sort Bypopularlatestending How To Get Into Gatwick South Airport Lounges For Free You either need a Priority Pass or a Lounge Club Pass to get into decent airport lounges at Gatwick South. The FREE Amex Gold Card gets you two FREE Lounge Club visits, which will give you access to the No1 Airport Lounge, the Aspire Lounge or MyLounge in Gatwick’s South Terminal. You can also collect British Airways Avios air miles with the free Amex Gold card. Contact me for a referral which will get you 22,000 Amex bonus points, 2,000 more than the usual offering, when you spend 2,000GBP in your first three months. 22,000 Amex Points converted to Avios on a 1:1 ratio … [Read more...] about How To Get Into Gatwick South Airport Lounges For Free
News Related: American Airlines, American Express Gold card, Delta Air Lines Whether you respect them or loathe them, flight attendants set the image of every airline. You probably won’t see the face of your pilot, but the personality and presentation of your flight attendant will impact your flight experience. Our Travel Auctions Sort Bypopularlatestending Whether your cabin crew is jovial and good humoured, snobby and distant or whether they look mighty fine in their uniform or shabby and unkempt, their look and behaviour will affect your in-flight experience. I have had great experiences with British Airways flight attendants and even with the recent bad press regarding two British Airways stewardesses, I still have the greatest respect for them. In case you are wondering, one air stewardess was found to be drunk, stumbling on travelators and using a keen disguise of reading a book upside down (mistakenly) to try to hide her condition. Another sold her used tights online … [Read more...] about Best Airline Uniforms: Hideous American, Disappointing Delta & Bikinis On Viet Jet!
News Related: Iberia Want to fly to Europe for cheap? Iberia is offering ridiculous transatlantic redemptions from just 17,000 miles roundtrip in economy (was 34,000 Avios miles). Our Travel Auctions Sort Bypopularlatestending That’s half price, from New York, Boston, and Chicago to Madrid. You must book by December 31 for travel January 14 to March 31. Iberia is a transfer partner of both Chase Ultimate Rewards and American Express Membership Rewards, and you can move British Airways points over to Iberia provided your Iberia account has earned miles and been open for 90 days. I would be all over this deal if it were for the summer as it is such a great redemption rate, sadly the dates are restrictive and they don’t have half off in Premium Economy or Business… at least not yet. How I Earn Avios And Fly For Free I fly on British Airways Avios (the same Avios that you can spend on Iberia) for free accrued on by my FREE Amex Gold Card. Contact me for a referral which … [Read more...] about The Very Cheapest Way To Fly To Europe In 2019