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Yesterday’s News: Norwegian Air Love, Last Chance for 75,000 AA Miles & More

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Update: The offer mentioned below for the Citi Executive AAdvantage World Elite MasterCard is no longer available. View the current offer here

Were you busy traveling to exciting locations yesterday (on points or miles, of course)? Never fear — we’ve got your back with a recap of the previous day’s top stories, including news, reviews and more.


Credit Cards That Offer Rental Car Elite Status in 2015

TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen takes a look at cards that offer status with the top rental car agencies, including Hertz, Avis, National and Sixt. It’s not as glamorous as hotel or airline elite status, but if you’re a traveler who needs to be on the road — or even if you just take frequent weekend road trips from home — it can mean all the difference. Read more.

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Last Chance to Earn 75,000 AAdvantage Miles with the Citi Executive Card

In addition to the many other perks of this card, based on TPG’s most recent valuations, the 75,000-mile sign-up bonus alone is worth $1,275. But this offer, which launched in July, is set to expire on Thursday, October 29, 2015  and you may have trouble finding active sign-up links as of Monday, October 26. So get on it! Read more.

Which leads us to…


Rewards Card of the Week: Citi / AAdvantage Executive World Elite MasterCard

For just a few more days, you can earn 75,000 bonus AAdvantage miles after you spend $7,500 in the first three months with the Citi / AAdvantage Executive World Elite MasterCard. After you earn the bonus, you’ll have enough miles for a one-way international first-class flight on American Airlines or its Oneworld partners, including Cathay Pacific.

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5 Reasons I Really Enjoyed My Flight on Norwegian Air

Two nights ago, TPG Editor-in-Chief Zach Honig flew a Norwegian 787-8 Dreamliner from JFK to Oslo to travel on the world’s longest 737 flight. And guess what? He actually really enjoyed it, and gave us five reasons why. Could its well-documented operational issues finally be in the past? Read more.

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Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite™ MasterCard®

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  • Earn 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles after spending $5,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening*
  • Admirals Club® membership for you with guest privileges*
  • Complimentary Admirals Club® lounge access for authorized users
  • 10,000 Elite Qualifying Miles from American Airlines after $40,000 spent on purchases every year (January through December billing statement)*
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees on purchases*
  • Earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent on eligible American Airlines purchases and 1 AAdvantage® mile for every $1 spent on other purchases*
  • First checked bag is free on domestic American Airlines itineraries for you and up to eight companions traveling with you on the same reservation*
Intro APR Regular APR Annual Fee Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Rating
N/A 15.49% (Variable) $450 0% Excellent Credit