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

Oct 22, 2015

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Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi / AAdvantage Executive World Elite Mastercard

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.

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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…

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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.

Want more of the week’s hottest stories? Head to our Saturday recap right here.

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WELCOME OFFER: 80,000 Points

TPG'S BONUS VALUATION*: $1,650

CARD HIGHLIGHTS: 2X points on all travel and dining, points transferrable to over a dozen travel partners

*Bonus value is an estimated value calculated by TPG and not the card issuer. View our latest valuations here.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 80,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $1,000 when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®. Plus earn up to $50 in statement credits towards grocery store purchases within your first year of account opening.
  • Earn 2X points on dining including eligible delivery services, takeout and dining out and travel. Plus, earn 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards®. For example, 80,000 points are worth $1,000 toward travel.
  • With Pay Yourself Back℠, your points are worth 25% more during the current offer when you redeem them for statement credits against existing purchases in select, rotating categories.
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