Amex Offering Targeted Promotion for 250,000 Points with the Business Platinum Card

American Express is known to offer fantastic targeted sign-up promotions. Last month, Amex offered a 100,000-point sign-up bonus for the Platinum Card after spending $3,000 in the first three months. And since Amex usually only allows a person to get a credit card sign-up bonus once in a lifetime, it makes sense to wait until…

Redeeming Citi ThankYou Points for Maximum Value

With the gradual addition of some great airline transfer partners, Citi ThankYou Rewards has developed into a compelling transferable point program, offering some great redemption options. Below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Richard Kerr ranks the various ways to use your ThankYou points. More than a year ago, we looked at the best ways…

Redeeming American Express Membership Rewards for Maximum Value

There are plenty of ways to use your Amex Membership Rewards points, but some options are much better than others. TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Richard Kerr walks you through the best and worst ways to redeem rewards with this loyalty program. Your points and miles can take you far, but loyalty programs don’t…

Get a Free Sam’s Club Membership from American Express (Targeted)

It’s incredibly rare that we see 100% credits available from Amex Offers, but that’s exactly the case here. From now through September 30, Amex will give you a $45 statement credit when you purchase a Sam’s Club membership for $45 — so you’re essentially getting a one-year membership for free. Sam’s Club recently began accepting American…

Top 10 Travel Rewards Credit Card Offers for July 2016

Every month, I compile a list of the top travel rewards credit card offers currently available. I take into account all the news in the points and miles marketplace as well as any major bonuses or product launches. You can always find a comprehensive roundup of the best deals currently available, as well as specific…

Perks and Problems with the MasterCard Gold Card

It may not be as pricey or exclusive as the Amex Centurion (Black) Card, but the recently introduced MasterCard Gold Card is one of the most expensive premium credit cards on the market, with a $995 annual fee. TPG Contributor Richard Kerr runs through the benefits to determine whether or not it’s worth it. Earlier…

Last Chance to Earn Up to 60k Miles with These Delta Amex Offers

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express, Gold Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card from American Express, Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express, Platinum Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card from American Express You only have a few more days to earn up…

How Should I Pursue a Missing Credit Card Sign-Up Bonus?

TPG reader Marc sent me a message on Facebook to ask about missing rewards: “My wife and I both got Citi AAdvantage cards. I received my sign-up bonus, but hers didn’t come through, so we’re wondering if something isn’t syncing correctly. What should we do?” Credit card sign-up bonuses are a great way to boost your loyalty accounts, since you…

When Does My Free Checked Bag Benefit Become Active?

TPG reader Robin sent me a message on Facebook to ask about credit card benefits: “I was approved for a Citi AAdvantage card, and flew on American Airlines 10 days later. I was disappointed to find that my free checked bag benefit wasn’t active, and I was charged $25 each way. Citi said the account had…

Earn 10x Ultimate Rewards Points on Hotels and Car Rentals with Chase Freedom

Chase has really been outdoing itself with the Chase Freedom card recently. The issuer recently extended its generous 5% cash back (or 5x Ultimate Rewards points) on wholesale club purchases through the end of 2016, and now Chase is offering an extra incentive for booking travel through its online portal, giving you a total of 10% cash…