Earn 2X Membership Rewards at These 14 Stores Through Year End

Amex Offers are opt-in, limited-time and generally targeted deals for American Express cardholders. If you’ve ever looked through the list of Amex Offers, you know how overwhelming it can be. Digging through all of the discounts and other mediocre deals to find the ones actually worth considering is a daunting task. Well, American Express just made the…

Pay Taxes With the Amex Business Platinum to ‘Buy’ MR Points for 1.25 Cents Each

TPG did a full guide to paying your taxes with credit cards back in April. Since then, there have been a few changes to credit cards and some new promotions that make the topic worth another look. Particularly, the recent enhancements to The Enhanced Business Platinum Card from American Express OPEN make paying your taxes with a credit card…

The Coolest-Looking Credit Cards Available Today

Nowadays, credit card issuers try to make having a card in your wallet an experience — concierge services, airport lounge access, hotel status, travel credits and free Wi-Fi make a card much more than piece of plastic with a line of credit attached to it. A big part of this “experience” can also be a sophisticated physical…

How the Amex Business Platinum Card Has Changed the Way We Book Business Travel

When it comes to Amex Membership Rewards points, I’ve been saying for years that the best value is when you transfer them to airline partners. However, that’s all changed recently, and I’ve been using the Pay with Points feature more than ever thanks to the new changes to the Amex Business Platinum Card. With the…

New Amex-American Airlines Partnership Could Save You a Ton on Your Next Booking

A couple of weeks ago, a TPG staffer contacted his Amex Business Platinum Card concierge to inquire about the cost of a business-class ticket between Las Vegas (LAS) and New York (JFK) on American Airlines. When he’d looked at the fare online, he saw the price was exorbitant — upward of $1,600 to go from LAS to…

5 Credit Card Perks You Might Not Know About

You’ve studied credit cards to recognize which sign-up bonus offers are best. You’ve taken extra care to understand which time of year will deliver additional points in certain spending categories. You’ve researched hotels and airlines to know where you can make the most of the stockpile of points in your account. But have you spent time comparing the small details of…

Purchase Hilton Points for 0.5 Cents Apiece

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available – Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card, Hilton HHonors Surpass Card from American Express If you missed last month’s promotion for buying Hilton points with up to a 100% bonus, you currently have another chance to stock up on HHonors rewards. The hotel chain’s running a “50%…

5 Things to Look for in a Credit Card for Holiday Purchases

It seems hard to believe, but the holiday season is nearly upon us (though if you’ve visited a retailer like Target or Home Depot recently, you could be fooled into thinking it started in October). This typically means increased spending on gifts for family members and loved ones, and for many readers, that includes swiping…

New Amex Offer: Earn 3x Membership Rewards Points at Amazon

Amex Offers are limited-time deals for American Express cardholders, such as $200 back after spending $1,000+ with Virgin Atlantic and $60 back after spending at least $200 with Hyatt. While we round up the best ones each month, some offers are especially worthwhile and warrant a post of their own. The latest example: You can earn 3x Membership…

Virgin Atlantic Temporarily Pulled as Amex Membership Rewards Transfer Partner

Yesterday, we noticed that Virgin Atlantic was pulled from American Express’ list of Membership Rewards transfer partners. The airline has been making some drastic moves recently. Last week, it made major changes to its Flying Club Program and ended its partnership with Virgin America. We figured that this was just one of the unannounced changes to the revised program….