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by Hilary Stockton on 1/18/2017
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  My 100K Chase Sapphire Reserve bonus has posted, helping replenish our Ultimate Rewards points balance after transferring some points earlier this year to Singapore KrisFlyer for 2017 travel.  One of the things I like about Chase Ultimate Rewards is...
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10/29/2016
  This Review of Yan Toh Heen at the InterContinental Hong Kong is from a recent dim sum lunch. I love great dim sum, and was excited to try 2 Michelin Star Yan Toh Heen, having also immensely enjoyed dim...
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10/28/2016
  A 30K SPG AMEX bonus offer is available, although it may take several attempts with Google Chrome in an Incognito Web page to see it.  The usual signup bonus for the Starwood Preferred Guest AMEX is 25,000 Starpoints, and the...
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    Hyatt Gold Passport is changing to "World of Hyatt," and going to 4 membership tiers, effective March 1, 2017. Here are the details of what we know so far, followed by my analysis. New "World of Hyatt" Loyalty...
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10/26/2016
  This Amanoi Restaurant Review and Menu post covers our food and dining experiences at Amanoi, by Vinh Hy Bay, Vietnam. The post is part of a trip report including Cathay Pacific First Class, Cathay Pacific lounges in Hong Kong, and Vietnam and...
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10/25/2016
  Several Ritz-Carlton 3rd Night Free and 4th Night Free offers are available and combinable with Virtuoso or AMEX Fine Hotels & Resorts (FHR) benefits. They are also combinable with Ritz-Carlton STARS, Ritz-Carlton's preferred partner program, but since these benefits aren't...
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10/24/2016
  This Black Barn NYC Restaurant Review is one of our many NYC Restaurant Reviews. Visiting New York? See all of our posts tagged NYC. Black Barn is especially convenient for families wanting an early dinner, for example after visiting the next door...
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10/23/2016
  Chase has changed its annual fee refund policy: you now have 30 days to get a refund of the annual fee, from the date the annual fee posts to your account, and there is no prorating of the annual...
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10/22/2016
  This Amanoi Review is part of a trip report including luxury hotels in Vietnam and Hong Kong and Cathay Pacific First Class. Amanoi is by Vinh Hy Bay in Vietnam, and is the perfect place to relax and unwind with beautiful...
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10/21/2016
  AMEX Platinum added a 5X airfare benefit effective October 6 2016, and the AMEX Business Platinum added a 1.5X earning rate for transactions of $5000 or more. I was pretty disappointed that the AMEX Business Platinum, which is the...
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10/20/2016
  This The Reverie Saigon Review is from a recent trip to Vietnam, with stays in luxury hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, Vinh Hy Bay and Hong Kong. For prior posts in this trip report, see Review: The Centurion Lounge New...
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10/19/2016
  An 80K Chase Ink Business Preferred Card will launch later this year, and since it's already late October, that means relatively soon. This is on the heels of rumors that the Ink Plus would soon be getting rid of...
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10/18/2016
  This Cathay Pacific The Pier Class Lounge HKG Review is from a recent Cathay Pacific First Class trip, including stays at luxury hotels in Hong Kong and Vietnam. Cathay Pacific reopened its renovated The Pier Business Class Lounge earlier this year, in May...
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10/17/2016
  You can earn 40 AAdvantage miles per dollar at Magazines.com, using the American AAdvantage eShopping Portal. While there have been better deals in the past, of 60X and 50X, 40X isn't bad if you just need to top off...
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10/16/2016
  AMEX is offering 2X points at small businesses through the end of 2016, after you enroll your card. Best of all, the offer applies to SPG AMEX cards, as well as AMEX Membership Rewards cards such as the AMEX...
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10/15/2016
  This Cathay Pacific The Wing First Class Lounge HKG Review is from a recent Cathay Pacific First Class trip, including stays at luxury hotels in Hong Kong and Vietnam. For prior posts in this trip report, see Review: The Centurion Lounge New York...
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10/14/2016
  You may want to get the Ink Plus now if you've been eying the 5X category bonuses. The Ink Plus 5X categories are so valuable to me that it's the card I've used for more spend than any other,...
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10/14/2016
  Emirates has a new Jennifer Aniston Ad for its A380, with Jennifer Aniston finding a kid in her Emirates A380 First Class Suite, who tells her he wants to become a pilot someday. It's a cute ad, and as...
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10/13/2016
  This Cathay Pacific The Pier First Class Lounge HKG Review is from a recent Cathay Pacific First Class trip, including stays at luxury hotels in Hong Kong and Vietnam. Visting Hong Kong? See all our posts tagged Hong Kong....
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10/12/2016
  If you have the Chase Sapphire Reserve, should you keep or cancel the AMEX Platinum? TravelSort reader Jeff writes "I recently got the 100K Chase Sapphire Reserve, and am trying to decide whether to keep or cancel my AMEX...
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