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Hilton Surpass now 6 points per dollar at US Restaurants

I received this email today:     Now dining out can be rewarding. You can earn 6 Hilton HHonors Bonus Points when you use your Card at U.S. restaurants. Now there’s a delicious new way to boost your points balance, whether grabbing a bite with the family or celebrating a special occasion. NEW! 6 Points…

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Catch Up Post

Where did we leave off?  So, I ended up deciding to migrate from United to US Airways.  I got a silver challenge from a coworker and completed the 10 segments for that so I finished the year Gold with Delta, Silver Preferred with US Airways, and Premier Silver with United.  If I had applied the…

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American Express to Eliminate Foreign Currency Transaction Fees on U.S. Platinum and Centurion Cards

This is a great benefit for the Platinum and reemphasizes its position as a frequent traveler card.  If I did more foreign travel and thought those places would all take American Express this would help to justify the annual fee.  I’m sure there are many out there who spend enough internationally to do that. HT…

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Get a $25 statement credit from American Express

Shop at a small business on November 27th and spend more than $25 on your American Express and you can get a $25 statement credit. Enroll: http://www.smallbusinesssaturday.com/ Eligible merchants include any independently owned small businesses that accept the American Express Card. Purchases made online, at large, national chains, at franchised business locations and at government…

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New Delta Debit Mastercards Coming

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20100915005590/en Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and MasterCard Worldwide today begin an exclusive brand partnership to offer customers and businesses co-branded Delta SkyMiles Debit MasterCard® cards. It will create the largest and most comprehensive debit card program offered to Delta customers. […] Delta and MasterCard have executed the first phase of the agreement; the two…

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US Airways Clubs added to AMEX Platinum lounge access

Personal and business Platinum and Centurion card holders will now be extended access to US Airways lounges. Note: this is the Platinum and Centurion charge card, not various American Express credit cards that have used the word Platinum throughout the year and not American Express cards issued by anyone other than AMEX (e.g. Bank of…

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Maximizing points from spending

All credit card point earning categories are not created equal.  Many credit cards offer bonus points on certain categories such as gas an groceries while purchases at big box stores are often excluded. Flyertalker 4Health details his way of getting around spending category shortfalls by buying WalMart gift cards online on American Express’ bonus portal…

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