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Square_amanoi_review-cliff_pool_and_loungers
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...
Square_hotel_review-the_reverie_saigon-reception
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...
Square_40x_aa_miles_per_dollar_for_magazines_via_aadvantage_eshopping_mall
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...
Square_2x_spg_points_and_amex_membership_rewards_points_at_small_businesses
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...
Square_review-cathay_pacific_the_wing_first_class_cabana_bathtub_and_shower-hkg
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,...
Square_emirates_a380_new_jennifer_aniston_video_ad-dont_try_this_on_your_flight
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...
Square_review-cathay_pacific_the_pier_first_class_lounge_hong_kong_airport_hkg
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....
Square_chase_sapphire_reserve-_keep_or_cancel_amex_platinum_given_5x_airfare_benefit
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...
Square_review-cathay_pacific_new_first_class_cabin_777-300
10/11/2016
  This Cathay Pacific First Class Review on the 777-300ER from Los Angeles LAX to Hong Kong is part of a new trip report including luxury hotel stays in Asia. For the prior posts, please see: Review: The Centurion Lounge New...
Square_5x_on_groceries_with_amazonfresh_and_25_off_first_order
10/10/2016
  Amazon Fresh can be a new 5X opportunity for grocery shopping, to increase the Ultimate Rewards points you earn from natural spend. 5X on Amazon spend is a significant part of how we earn Ultimate Rewards points via spend...
Square_qantas_first_class_lounge_los_angeles_lax_review
10/9/2016
  This Review of the Qantas First Class Lounge at Los Angeles LAX's TBIT (Tom Bradley International Terminal) is part of a new trip report including Cathay Pacific First Class and luxury hotel stays in Asia. My husband reviewed the...
Square_top_8_four_seasons_and_luxury_hotel_guaranteed_upgrade_offers
10/8/2016
  A Guaranteed Upgrade at a Four Seasons or other luxury hotel is one of the most requested benefits from TravelSort clients. Upgrades are typically subject to availability at time of check-in, but there are some special guaranteed upgrade offers...
Square_review-american_old_a321_first_class_with_recliner_seats-seat_2d
10/7/2016
  This American Airlines Old A321 First Class review is part of a new trip report to Asia. Since unfortunately there was no award space on American Airlines' A321 Transcontinental Business Class for my date, I took old American A321...
Square_100k_amex_business_platinum_bonus_offer_worth_it
10/6/2016
  A 100K AMEX Business Platinum signup bonus offer is the highest public offer I've seen for this card, but it comes at a price: you'll need to spend $15,000 to earn the full 100,000 Membership Rewards points. Here are...
Square_entrance-amex_centurion_lounge_nyc_laguardia_review
10/4/2016
  This AMEX Centurion Lounge at NYC LaGuardia Airport (LGA) review is part of a new trip report to Asia, where a visit to a relatively new resort was a true highlight (see A Hidden Secret: Can You Guess the...
Square_amex_platinum-_5x_on_airlines_from_october_6_2016
10/4/2016
AMEX Platinum card holders will earn 5X Membership Rewards points per dollar on airfare spend, starting October 6, 2016. Unfortunately, I've been told that this will only apply to the personal AMEX Platinum, and not to the AMEX Business Platinum...
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  The Chase Freedom 2017 5X Categories are now available for Q1 and Q2, and you can activate your Q1 2017 5X categories now. Here's the Chase Freedom 2017 5X Calendar so far, also pictured above: Q1 2017 Gas Stations...
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