Amex Offer: Get $200 Back after Spending $1,000+ with Delta

Amex Offers are fantastic limited-time deals for American Express cardholders, like $80 back when spending $500 or more at AmexTravel.com (still available through September 30), 2x Membership Rewards points on Amazon Purchases or 10% off your cell phone bill. Now, there’s a new, valuable Amex Offer for you to take advantage of: $200 cash back when spending $1,000 or more with Delta….

Top 10 Travel Rewards Credit Card Offers for August 2016

Every month, I compile a list of the top travel rewards credit card offers currently available. Many of the cards on my list remain consistent from month to month thanks to great benefits and consistent bonus opportunities, like those available with the Chase Sapphire Preferred card. However, the list does change, and rankings shift as new offers…

Which Premium Card is Better for Authorized User Benefits?

TPG reader John sent me a message on Facebook to ask about credit card benefits: “Which is better for authorized user benefits: Amex Platinum or Citi Prestige?” One common feature of premium travel rewards credit cards is that they offer benefits not only to the primary cardholder, but also to authorized users. Since the cost to add users is…

How Do Charge Cards Affect My Credit Score?

TPG reader John emailed me to ask about credit scores: “How do charge cards like Amex Platinum affect my debt-to-credit ratio? I know the limit doesn’t show up on my credit report, but what about the balance?” Your debt-to-credit ratio (also known as your utilization ratio) represents the balance on your credit accounts in relation to your total credit line (for each…

Chase Devalues Ultimate Rewards Amazon Redemptions

Using your hard-earned Ultimate Rewards points to shop on Amazon was already a bad redemption — and it’s going to get worse. Chase has shared that, as of September 1, you’ll be able to redeem Ultimate Rewards points at 0.8 cents per point, down from 1.0 cents per point currently. This means that for every…

Wells Fargo Propel American Express Card Review

Wells Fargo isn’t a name that pops up too often on TPG. However, the bank does issue some worthwhile rewards-earning cards, like the Wells Fargo Propel American Express Card introduced earlier this year. Here’s a breakdown of this card’s main benefits and features: Earn 3x points on purchases at US gas stations. Earn 2x points…

Redeeming Starpoints for Maximum Value

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express Thanks to a wide variety of high-value opportunities to redeem your points, Starpoints top TPG’s monthly valuations list. If you’re looking to redeem your rewards, though, it helps to know how each…

Get $80 Back on Your Next Travel Purchase with Amex Offers

Amex Offers offers fantastic limited-time deals for American Express cardholders, like 2x Membership Rewards points on Amazon Purchases (still available through July 31) or 10% off your cell phone bill. Now, there’s a new, valuable Amex Offer for you to take advantage of — the chance to get $80 back when you spend $500 or more with AmexTravel.com. Note…

Score 2,500 SPG Points by Adding an Authorized User to Your Starwood Preferred Guest Amex Card

SPG’s recent promotion is great news for anyone who currently holds a Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express: by simply adding an authorized user to your credit card, you can earn an additional 2,500 SPG points. Although some cardholders may have received an email about the promotion, it seems that anyone can take advantage by adding an AU…

5 Easy Ways for Beginners to Jump-Start Points and Miles Earning

With so many airline, hotel and credit card loyalty programs to keep track of, it takes time to become a true award travel expert. But even if you’re just getting started with earning miles and points, a few key tips can help you reach your goal in no time. Below, TPG Points & Miles Editor…