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by Hilary Stockton on 3/6/2015
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6/11/2013
  A TravelSort reader writes in about the My Vanilla Debit card: "I’m trying to figure out how to pay my estimated quarterly federal taxes and even state estimated taxes via the My Vanilla Debit and/or AMEX Bluebird card. I...
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6/10/2013
This Fish Tag Restaurant Review is one of our many NYC Restaurant Reviews. Visiting New York? See all of our posts tagged NYC. Fish Tag is an unassuming little cross between a wine bar and modern seafood restaurant with Greek influences on...
Square_barclaycard_arrival_plus_world_elite_mastercard_review
6/9/2013
  The Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard® offers 40,000 miles as a signup bonus after $3000 spend. You can redeem those 46,000 miles (40K bonus + 6K from $3000 spend) for $460 in travel statement credits, and earn back 4600...
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6/8/2013
  This Park Hyatt Maldives Diving and Snorkeling post is part of a trip report including Qatar Business Class and the Park Hyatt Maldives. For prior posts please see: Review: American Airlines Flagship Lounge in NYC, JFK Review: Qatar Business...
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9/28/2013
  Update: The Virgin Atlantic 65,000 bonus miles offer link has expired, so I've removed the link. TravelSort reader Kenny writes "I received this Virgin Atlantic 65,000 bonus miles credit card offer today. Does this look like a good deal...
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6/6/2013
  TravelSort Reader Tom writes "Is the 35% AMEX transfer bonus to British Airways Avios worth it for British Airways awards to Europe? I've read that award availability has markedly decreased, is this true? I was planning to book two...
Square_park_hyatt_maldives_water_villa_review-pier_and_view_of_water_villas
6/5/2013
This Park Hyatt Maldives Water Villa Review is part of a trip report including Qatar Business Class and the Park Hyatt Maldives. For prior posts please see: Review: American Airlines Flagship Lounge in NYC, JFK Review: Qatar Business Class NYC...
Square_sapphire_preferred_world_mastercard_going_away_last_chance_to_switch_over
6/4/2013
  The Chase Sapphire Preferred MasterCard is going away. The Chase Sapphire Preferred generally comes only as a Visa version, with a 40,000 point bonus. But there was also a less known Sapphire Preferred World MasterCard version, which some folks...
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6/3/2013
As part of my Award Booking service, I'm often asked the best way to use SPG points (Starwood Preferred Guest points), since some folks have built up hundreds of thousands of these points with credit card spend and stays at Starwood...
Square_park_hyatt_maldives_island_grill_beach_bbq-tables_at_sunset
6/2/2013
This Park Hyatt Maldives Island Grill Restaurant Review is part of a trip report including Qatar Business Class and the Park Hyatt Maldives. For prior posts please see: Review: American Airlines Flagship Lounge in NYC, JFK Review: Qatar Business Class...
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6/22/2013
  Update: At least for now, there is again a working 50K Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select Visa link, as posted in Citi AAdvantage 50K Bonus for Platinum Select Visa Alive Again. Please see latest links on our Best Travel Credit Cards page and note that the...
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5/31/2013
  I never have considered myself an experienced ocean explorer. I have only gone scuba diving a few times, and though I really like snorkelling and know the names of many underwater creatures, I don't know much about their behavior....
Square_park_hyatt_maldives_hadahaa_review-main_pool_sunbeds
6/5/2013
  This Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa Review is part of a trip report including Qatar Business Class and the Park Hyatt Maldives. For prior posts please see these posts and posts under my Flyertalk handle, Travel Concierge: Review: American Airlines...
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5/29/2013
  Last year I wrote about 10,000 AMEX Bonus Points for Enrolling in Extended Payment. This 10,000 Bonus Membership Rewards Points for Enrolling in Extended Payment Option link is still active, so although the terms note that the offer is...
Square_park_hyatt_maldives_transfer_review-maldivian_air-more_islands_from_the_air
5/28/2013
  This post on the Park Hyatt Maldives transfer from Male, Maldives to the resort is part of a trip report including Qatar Business Class and the Park Hyatt Maldives. For prior posts please see: Review: American Airlines Flagship Lounge...
Square_qatar_business_class_review_doha_to_maldives-business_class_cabin
5/27/2013
This review of Qatar Business Class and Economy Class from Doha to Male, Maldives is part of a trip report including Qatar Business Class and the Maldives. For prior posts please see: Review: American Airlines Flagship Lounge in NYC, JFK...
Square_bankdirect_devaluation_faq_and_strategy
5/26/2013
  TravelSort reader John writes "I have $200,000 parked at BankDirect.  When should I move $150K out of BankDirect?  My wife has the Money Market Account which I could fund up to the 50K max.Trying to sort out the best...
Square_qatar_business_class_lounge_doha_review-seating
5/25/2013
  This review of the Qatar Business Class Lounge in Doha is part of a trip report including Qatar Business Class and the Maldives. For prior posts please see: Review: American Airlines Flagship Lounge in NYC, JFK Reveiw: Qatar Business...
Square_medical_evacuation_travel_insurance_coverage_tips
5/24/2013
  Medical evacuation insurance coverage isn't something I thought about in college when I was traveling abroad. But with a family, it is something I now care about. There are a lot of options out there, so I thought it...
Square_qatar_business_class_review-jfk-doha-cabin_and_flowers
5/23/2013
We booked Qatar Business Class from NYC JFK to Doha back when Qatar was still a United partner, so we were able to use United miles we earned with our Ink Bold and Ink Plus cards. Qatar bills itself as...
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