New, Easy Aviator Red 5,000 Mile Bonus!

For those of you are who currently calling up Barclays and asking for annual fee waivers for the Aviator Red credit card, I have another deal for you: Spend $1,000 over the next 90 days. Receive an additional 5,000 American Airlines (AA) miles. That’s at least 6,000 miles, not including the current Uber 2x AA miles…

A $28,000 Japanese Vacation for My Parents!

This year, my parents are really enjoying their partial retirement. January; ten days in Panama, Colombia, Aruba. May; Paris. Now, they just booked a trip to Japan for three weeks in November! View this post on Instagram Rise, sun, rise! #japan #tokyo #osaka #nikko #narita #NRT #welcome #hospitality #geisha #lovethis #bigbrainandhulk #sushiheaven A post shared by…

First AmEx Platinum American Airlines Rebate Posted: Free $100!

Earlier this year, American Express sent me an email informing me that Platinum cardholders, myself included, would be losing access to American Airlines AAdmirals Clubs and USAirways Clubs from March 22, 2014, onwards. Now, having lounge access is a big benefit of the AmEx Platinum card, along with others like Text Concierge, Global Entry reimbursement, Fine Hotels…

I flew to Miami for $5 last Saturday. The hotel was free. Here’s how!

I just couldn’t take this winter anymore – I needed a day of sun and warm weather. Last Thursday night, under additional stress from work, I snapped and booked a flight to Miami and a hotel on South Beach for myself and a friend. The total monetary cost was $10, or $2.50 for each of…

AmEx Platinum Loses American Airlines AAdmirals Clubs: I get $200!

In case you hadn’t already heard, American Airlines and USAirways decided to merge and become “the new American.” One of the casualties of this merger is the complimentary American Airlines AAdmirals Club and USAirways Club lounge access that American Express Platinum credit card holders, myself included, currently enjoy. As you can see in the below…