Citi Holiday Promotion: 5% back on up to $500 of online purchases [capped at $25 per credit card]

Direct Link to check whether you’re targeted, and full T&Cs. To show our appreciation for our customers, we’re giving 5% back on up to $500 of online purchases1 as a statement credit for eligible enrolled Citi® credit cards. Start earning from enrollment or 11/24/2020, whichever is later, through Cyber Monday, 11/30/2020. Promo runs the Tuesday before Thanksgiving through the […]

Episode 45: Heightened Credit Card Offers, an Air Transfer Bonus, and a Juicy Grocery Promo

On this week’s “No Annual Fee” podcast we discuss… 0:25 Amex Personal Gold/Platinum Offers through Resy (HT DDG) Direct Link to offers Personal Gold has standard characteristics (60k welcome bonus, $4k min spend, $250 fee) plus 20% back at restaurants first year up to $250 back Personal Platinum has standard characteristics (75k welcome bonus, $5k […]

Episode 44: All About Amex (in 10 minutes)

Today we’re doing 10 minutes on the podcast All About Amex. This post is a companion piece to that audio. The goal here is to describe the “quirks and features” (as Doug DeMuro would say) of American Express credit cards and their Membership Rewards program. Amex may not be as straightforward to interact with as […]

Booked: United Increases Non-stop Service to Florida

In a change from what I’m accustomed to from United, the airline announced new seasonal point-to-point flights today. New routes will connect Boston, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, New York/LaGuardia, Pittsburgh and Columbus, Ohio to Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Orlando and Tampa. If these flights are useful to you, check for availability from November 6, 2020 through January 10, […]

Episode 39: Emirates Fuel Surcharges/Instagram Live

Update: Here’s link to the Instagram Live video Last week Emirates greatly reduced taxes + fees on awards on their metal using their Skywards miles. That’s great for those who want to fly Emirates metal, especially since we can transfer bank points to Skywards 1:1 across so many programs. But the place a lot of […]