American Express and Starwood Preferred Guest is offering a special sign up bonus for some targeted customers of 35,000 SPG Starpoints on the Amex SPG Personal card. The normal bonus is 25,000 Starwood Preferred Guest points. The Amex SPG Personal card 35,000 points bonus offer is a limited time targeted offer. So you may or may not be able to get the 35,000 special points bonus.
Weekly Review October 8-14: We are on 2 missions trips for 2 1/2 weeks to Ghana and Togo in West Africa. This week we are in Accra Ghana, and next week we will go to Lome Togo. So for the next couple of weeks we will be posting less than normal. In case you missed some of the travel & financial news, deals, and our posts this week, you can catch up by reading our weekly review.
American Express is offering a special bonus of 100,000 Hilton Honors points on the Amex HHonors Surpass card. The normal bonus offer on the card is 50,000 Honors points. The Amex HHonors Surpass card 100,000 bonus could be worth up to 4 or 5 nights free stay at some Hilton hotels. The Hilton brand of hotels includes Hampton Inn, DoubleTree, Homewood Suites... This special offer is for a limited time.
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We live in West Palm Beach Florida, about 15 miles inland from the ocean. Originally the forecast was for Hurricane Irma to make landfall in Miami as a Category 4 hurricane with 150+ MPH winds. Then it was forecast to continue over the east coast of Florida, through Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach..., still as a dangerous Cat 4 hurricane. Now the forecast track has steadily moved to the west.
This week American Express introduced the new Amex Blue Delta SkyMiles card. Chase also has introduced a new credit card: the United TravelBank card. The new Chase United TravelBank card can be used to earn cash back towards United Airlines flights. Here are all of the details.
American Express has introduced a new co-branded Delta Airlines credit card today. The new Amex Blue Delta SkyMiles card is yet another credit card product from American Express to earn Delta SkyMiles. Check out the details here.
American Express is offering a special bonus of 100,000 Hilton Honors points on the Amex HHonors Surpass card. The normal bonus offer on the card is 50,000 Honors points. The Amex HHonors Surpass card 100k bonus could be worth up to 4 or 5 nights free stay at some Hilton hotels. The Hilton brand of hotels includes Hampton Inn, DoubleTree, Homewood Suites... This special offer is for a limited time.
Barclays has increased the signup bonus again (Aviator Red card 60k AAdvantage miles) for their American Airlines AAdvantage Aviator Red card. The Barclays Aviator Red card originally offered a sign up bonus of 40,000 American Airlines miles, and then 50,000 miles, and now it is being offered with a highest ever bonus of 60,000 miles.
American Airlines and the Red Cross are teaming up to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Harvey has devastated the southern part of Texas, especially the Houston area, and parts of Louisiana. Until September 24 you will be able to get 10x American Airlines AAdvantage miles for every dollar you donate to the Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey relief or other general disaster relief.
WOW Air and Norwegian Airlines are having an air fare sale to Paris and other cities in Europe with super low priced flights. Round trip flights to Paris from various US cities are from $219. Check out the details of this air fare sale to Paris.