Is it better to chase Delta Medallion status this year? Or maybe wait until early 2022? Here are the pros and cons.
Most of our purchases aren’t made in whole-dollar amounts. So how do credit card companies award us for those odd totals with “change” involved?
My wife, in-laws, and I were all just invited to a wedding during fall 2021. We’ll likely bring our young daughter and another relative to keep an eye on her while we enjoy a couple of nights celebrating the lovely couple.
And, wow, the Delta Amex Companion Certificates will come in handy for that trip. We’ll save a bunch of money on flights — but which card will we use to buy the paid portion of each reservation?
After all, you don’t need to use a Delta American Express card when booking a Companion Certificate trip.
Delta Air Lines won three categories in the 10Best list of best airlines and airports for this year. Plus, a passenger was caught bringing in nine pounds of erectile dysfunction pills into the United States. (No word if he’ll do, erm, hard time.)
After Delta’s most recent SkyMiles devaluation, it seems the airline is inching closer toward points being worth about a cent each — at least when it comes to booking travel, award trips be damned.
I wrote the other day about Pay With Miles tickets being almost as appealing as some award bookings. Those are trips where SkyMiles can be redeemed for a penny each (in 5,000-point/$50 increments) toward the purchase of an eligible flight. Plus, they earn full MQM and MQS.
Reader Mike, though, opined something interesting.
After news dropped last Friday that Delta again decimated their partner redemptions for business class award trips, some people might wonder if it’s even worth getting a Delta American Express card.
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I bought a similar camera for FaceTime and Zoom calls. It’s actually an improvement over the camera in my new MacBook Pro. I also like I’m able to use a tripod with it to help create angles that are more flattering than others 🙂 .
Uber Eats dropped a promotion giving targeted users the opportunity to save $7 on eligible orders costing at least $20.
Here are my Plans and Thoughts for Delta Medallion Elite Status for 2021 – 2022
Many of us switched up our points/miles earning strategies last year. COVID-19 forced a lot of people to reduce spending.
Perhaps 2020 dealt you a professional situation forcing — or inspiring — you to start your own mom-and-pop business, do some freelance work, or take on a side-hustle (driving for rideshares, selling on eBay, etc).
And this is the time when some people say, “Next year, I’m gonna do…” or “This coming year is gonna be my year. I mean it this time!”
Welp, next year is a few days away. And it’s time to start thinking about your business! (And good luck to all my fellow small business owners! May this year be better than last. MUCH better!)
One of the tools you need is a business credit card (that assumes you can be responsible with it).
We’re one week away from Christmas (already!). If you need some last-minute gift ideas, here’s one that a fellow travel enthusiast (or you) may love.
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As with most advice we dispense on this blog, the answers to such questions vary from person to person. Not everyone’s budget, travel goals, and spending habits are the same. (Not to mention, 5/24 status plays a big factor when deciding which credit cards to get.)
Also, there’s no law — as far as I know — stating you can’t carry both. So it doesn’t necessarily have to be an either/or situation. But when 5/24 comes into play, you might have to decide which card is better for you.
The cards overlap in many areas. Neither has an annual fee. Both have several of the same bonus categories. Their welcome bonuses are the same.
But there are three significant differences between the two.
Below is a table comparing and contrasting the two cards. Their differences are highlighted in red. And we’ll discuss each in a couple of minutes.
Select Samsonite and American Tourister luggage sets are massively discounted today as part of a Black Friday sale.
Samsung’s two-piece Winfield luggage set normally hovers in the $250-ish range on Amazon. But it’s on sale for $124.99 through 3:00 AM Eastern/12:00 AM Pacific tonight.
This three-piece expandable luggage set with spinner wheels is selling for just $`125.99 (before applicable taxes).