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Chase Cuts Authorized User Bonus on CSP, What Card to Put Your Large Spending on, Italy's Tax Break and More

Sept. 15, 2018
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Chase Cuts Authorized User Bonus on CSP, What Card to Put Your Large Spending on, Italy's Tax Break and More
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Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you might have missed from the week before. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you might have missed on TPG this week.

Chase Sapphire Preferred Card No Longer Offering an Authorized User Bonus

Say goodbye to Chases' authorized user bonus of 5,000 Ultimate Rewards points, worth $100 according to our latest valuation.

When to Use Hotel Credit Cards vs. Chase Sapphire on Large Purchases

TPG's Brendan Dorsey expertly compared the everyday points back and valuations of Chase Sapphire and hotel cards to assess which will best maximize your big purchases.

Italy Hopes to Lure Retirees to Sicily, Sardinia and Calabria With Massive Tax Break

Italy's attractive new tax cut might just pull retirees overseas.

Passengers Are Disgusting, and Other Things I Learned at AA’s Maintenance Base

TPG's Katie Genter toured “the world’s largest commercial aviation maintenance base,” and let us in on her non-AvGeek perspective.

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Why Your Uber Driver May Force You to Cancel Your Ride and Pay a Fee

This Uber scam has become increasingly common and extremely frustrating.

Why I’m Breaking Up With Uber

Even though TPG's a loyal customer of the ride sharing service — spending five figures on it just this year — he said enough is enough.

One Big Reason I’m Excited About Apple’s New iPhone XS Max

No, we're not talking about the 737 MAX 8, but this new Apple release might just fulfill the need that some MAX 8s have surfaced: Bring your own device.

Dirty Bird: Air France (777) in Economy in a Duo Seat From Boston to Paris

TPG's Alberto Riva found some not-so-appetizing surprises on his Air France flight from Boston to Paris.

Hawaiian Will Launch the Longest Domestic Flight in the US

The flight from Boston (BOS) to Honolulu is coming to the skies next April.

8 Cards Currently Offering Welcome Bonuses of 100,000 Points or More

It's prime time to sign up for these eight cards.