Can I Stack 10% AAdvantage Rebates from Citi and Barclays?

TPG reader Danielle sent me a message on Facebook to ask about AAdvantage credit card benefits: “The Citi AAdvantage card and Barclaycard Aviator each offer a 10% rebate on redeemed miles. If I have both cards, can I get a 20% rebate?” There’s a lot of overlap in benefits on popular travel rewards credit cards. For example, both the Citi…

Should I Get the American Express Centurion Card?

TPG reader Ee Chien tweeted at me to ask about a targeted sign-up bonus offer from Amex: “I got an offer from Amex for 180,000 points after spending $20,000 in 6 months on the Centurion card. There’s a $4,000 sign-up fee and $4,000 annual fee. Should I get it?” The Amex Centurion Card is considered by some to…

Status Match Tips, The Best Amex Card, Bonus Points & More

Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy, and some more that we haven’t covered yet. If you’re an avid TPG reader, scroll down for the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you may have missed this week:…

Maximizing the 10% AA Mileage Credit in 2016

Now that it’s 2016, several credit card benefits have reset, giving you the opportunity to use them anew. Below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen provides tips on getting the most out of the 10% AAdvantage mileage rebate available on select co-branded credit cards. A variety of credit card perks reset each calendar…

Amex EveryDay vs. Amex EveryDay Preferred: Which Should Be In Your Wallet?

When it comes to everyday spending, not all cards are created equal. While some earn you multiple points per dollar for purchases in specific categories, others — like the Amex EveryDay and EveryDay Preferred — get you bonuses for hitting a certain transaction number per month. TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen takes…

Transferring Ultimate Rewards Points to Ritz-Carlton

All award travelers should earn transferable points, as they give you great flexibility in your redemptions. They also shield you from any potential devaluations, since the ability to transfer to other programs means you’re not locked into one currency. Chase Ultimate Rewards are some of the best transferable points out there, and TPG Senior Points…

The 5 Best No-Fee Credit Cards for 2016

Not everyone is willing to pay an annual fee for a credit card, and the good news is that you don’t have to! As TPG Contributor Richard Kerr explains, there are plenty of no-fee options that still earn you valuable rewards and cash back. Annual credit card fees can quickly become an achilles heel for…

New SimplyCash Plus Amex Card Launching This Spring

It’s always nice when credit card issuers enhance their offerings, whether it’s adding new benefits (like we saw earlier this year with the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express) or increasing the sign-up bonus (like with the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card). Today, American Express has announced an entirely new product, so I’d like…

Amex Platinum or Premier Rewards Gold: Which is Best for You?

American Express has some great premium credit card options, including Amex Platinum and Premier Rewards Gold. If you’re unsure which is worth a spot in your wallet, keep reading for TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen’s step-by-step breakdown of each card’s advantages. When it comes to credit cards, you have a wide variety…