Monday, December 18, 2017

Keep Vs. Cancel: Gold Delta SkyMiles Personal

I must've spent all of 2016 applying for cards because I've been hit with a barrage of annual fees this year. I just cancelled my Barclays JetBlue. Last month I cancelled the Gold Delta...

Keep Vs. Cancel: Barclays jetBlue

The $99 annual fee came due on my jetBlue card. I received the JetBlue 30k signup bonus last year and took a points qualifying flight that netted me 105k JetBlue points. A year later, I have...

Complaint Of The Week: ITA Matrix Default Currency

There's nothing better than searching for flights using ITA Matrix. This is especially true if you spend summers golfing in Montana and need to query 5 airports to get from here to New York....

Keep Vs. Cancel: Gold Delta SkyMiles Business

I applied and was approved for the Amex Mercedes Platinum and the Gold Delta SkyMiles Personal and Business card on the same day. The annual fee was due on the Platinum and a call to...

Amex Benz Platinum Retention Call Success!

Michael W didn't get a retention offer for his Mercedes Amex Platinum. In fact, he got a scolding. I haven't had a lot of success with retention calls lately so I had no confidence...

Lyft & Taco Bell Partner Up! Hope for All Mankind

Disclaimer: I get a Lyft credit if you sign up with my affiliate link. You get up to $20 in ride credit, so it's all good baby baby!  It can be dark being TPOL. The...

Why I Decided to Stay in Marrakech

There are certain places I visit that I know that I will like right away. There are other places that don't jive with me almost instantly. Those include Phuket, Istanbul, Mandalay, and Bagan. Curiously,...

How I Almost Left Marrakech After One Night

I try to blog in real time so I don't forget critical details. I was ready to hit publish on this post but had a change of heart.  Iberia and Avios to the rescue. Sorry, Marrakech...

Complaint Of The Week: Amex’s ‘New’ Website

Why do companies feel the need to mess with a good thing? I liked Amex's old website which let me see a quick summary of all of my accounts on a convenient side window....

Warning: You May Have A Business Aviator Open

Here's a friendly PSA from your friend TPOL: You may have a business aviator open and not realize it. Remember years ago when you used to churn the US Air credit card with Barclays?...
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