Happy Year! 2018 was a big travel year for me. I didn’t visit the variety of places that I have in previous years but I spent the most hours in the air (thanks #ConsultantLife). For perspective here are all the statuses I’ve earned: American Airlines Executive Platinum (previously Platinum) Marriott
AMEX offer just rolled out a new Best Buy offer. You can either receive $30 cash back when you spend $300 or 3000 membership rewards points when you spend $300. I have the $30 offer one my accounts (I’m guessing it’s because I have the Schwab Platinum). This is a
Every month I go through the credit cards that I’m currently carrying in my wallet. I’ll highlight the reason I’m carrying a particular card as well as any new card bonuses. Changes since last post : Applied for the Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite™ Mastercard®
One the things that hurts me the most is when people buy things online and don’t use Shopping portals. Shopping Portals can be a very easy way to accumulate airline miles, hotel points and cash back by buying things that you would buy anyway.
This past week I was doing some reconciliation of my expenses from my recent business trips and noticed that the annual fees on my Citi Prestige and US Bank Altitude Reserve came due. This got me thinking, how much am I actually spending on annual credit card fees? I currently
It’s been a few months since I’ve posted. In that time I managed to: Buy a condo Went to Bangkok Qualified for American Airlines Platinum Status for 2019 Qualified for Hyatt Discoverist Status The past couple of months have been busy but I will start posting more often.
I know I haven’t posted in a while, its been an extremely busy couple of weeks. One of the things that really annoyed me over the last couple of weeks is the limited selection of channels at the hotels I’ve been staying at (waiting 4 days to watch The Magicians
While not as exciting as the Executive Platinum kit, I get a little excited when my Platinum welcome kit from American Airlines comes in the mail. The kit comes with a welcome letter, six employee recognition tickets and most importantly my Platinum membership card. The Platinum membership card is the
My resolutions for last year weren’t that ambitious. Basically they were: Fly on the a380 Fly on Qatar Airways or Etihad Fly Singapore Airlines After thinking about it for about for about a week I think I could do better in 2017.
2017 was a pretty good year. I had the opportunity to go to Asia for the first time, I finally go the chance to fly Singapore Airlines and Qatar Airways, and I relocated to from Seattle to Chicago. Looking back at the past year, I managed to: Fly 55,783 airmiles Earned