Amex’s Beloved Rose Gold Card is Making a Temporary Return, and More News from This Week

Jun 8, 2019

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Each Saturday, we round up the top miles, points and travel news that you might have missed on TPG this week. Here’s what you need to know:

Beach entrance on the dunes

Race to the Hamptons: What’s the Best Way to Get There?

Find out which route won and which route lost.

Back by Popular Demand: The Limited-Edition Amex Rose Gold Card (no longer available)

Pink, metal and limited edition is a solid combination in our book.

Uber to Launch On-Demand Helicopter Service in New York

Look out, BLADE.

Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash

Say Farewell to Your Google Trips App This Summer

Don’t worry, though. The app’s features aren’t gone forever.

LAX Airport, March 2019 (Photo by Alberto Riva/TPG)

AA Launches 25 New Routes, Expanding Its Network to 365 Destinations

Say hello to new international flight options.

(Photo by Isabelle Raphael/The Points Guy)

The Amex Gold Card Will Now Earn 4x Points at Restaurants Worldwide

Points back will no longer be restricted to domestic food.

Check to See if You’re Targeted for Free American Airlines Elite Status

Just press a button to “Claim Your Status.”

The tail of a Delta Air Lines aircraft sits within view of the Boston skyline at Boston Logan International Airport on Aug. 8, 2016. (Photo by Dina Rudick/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Delta Air Lines Says Boston Is Now One of Its Hub Cities

Boston is becoming Delta’s new trans-Atlantic gateway, right there behind New York’s JFK.

(Photo by Tom Weis.)

Here’s Why Hilton’s CEO Doesn’t Tip Housekeeping

And also why we should probably continue to tip housekeeping.

(Photo by Pixelchrome Inc. / Getty Images)

US Bans the Most Common Way for Americans to Visit Cuba, Ends Visits by Cruise Ship

It continues to get more difficult to visit the island.

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Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card

Earn 90,000 bonus miles and 10,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new card in the first three months of card membership. Offer ends 11/10/2021.

With Status Boost™, earn 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $25,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year, up to two times per year getting you closer to Medallion Status. Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels, 2X Miles at restaurants and at U.S. supermarkets and earn 1X Mile on all other eligible purchases. Terms Apply.

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More Things to Know
  • Limited Time Offer: Earn 90,000 Bonus Miles and 10,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Offer expires 11/10/2021.
  • Earn up to 20,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) with Status Boost® per year. After you spend $25,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year, you can earn 10,000 MQMs two times per year, getting you closer to Medallion® Status. MQMs are used to determine Medallion® Status and are different than miles you earn toward flights.
  • Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels.
  • Earn 2X Miles at restaurants worldwide, including takeout and delivery and at U.S. supermarkets.
  • Earn 1X Miles on all other eligible purchases.
  • Receive a Domestic Main Cabin round-trip companion certificate each year upon renewal of your Card. *Payment of the government imposed taxes and fees of no more than $75 for roundtrip domestic flights (for itineraries with up to four flight segments) is required. Baggage charges and other restrictions apply. See terms and conditions for details.
  • Enjoy your first checked bag free on Delta flights.
  • Fee Credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓®.
  • Enjoy an exclusive rate of $39 per person per visit to enter the Delta Sky Club® for you and up to two guests when traveling on a Delta flight.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees.
  • $250 Annual Fee.
  • Terms Apply.
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15.74%-24.74% Variable
Annual Fee
$250
Balance Transfer Fee
N/A
Recommended Credit
Excellent/Good
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