Bank Points Guide

Wings of the Points — UR/TYP/MR/SPG/Marriott Points to Miles Transfer Chart (2017.11 Update: Added TYP->AV)

2017.11 Update: Citi TYP added a new transfer partner: Avianca (AV) (Star Alliance), and the transfer ratio is 1:1. Usage Move your mouse over the point name or airline name to highlight transfer relationships. Move your mouse over any line connecting a point and a mile to see the transfer ratio. The airlines are grouped by alliances. You can use…
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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words: What Are Merrill+, FlexPerks, UBS Points Worth?

(Repost because of the news of the Merrill+ credit card.) The redemption structure Merrill+, FlexPerks, UBS points are all based on tiers. If we look at the official description, it may be difficult to get an intuitive points value. A picture is worth a thousand words, let me show you the picture! Merrill+ Points Value Currently basically only the Merrill+ Visa Signature can earn Merrill+ Points. The…
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Introduction to AmEx Membership Rewards (MR) II: How to Use

  Recently, American Express has had a lot of large sign-up bonuses offers and many of you have obtained or will obtain many Membership Rewards (MR) points. What is the best way to use those points? We will introduce how to use those points and hope you can find the best way to use yours! You can click Introduction to…
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Introduction to Citi ThankYou Point (TYP) II: How to Use

We have covered how to earn Citi Thankyou Points (TYP) in our previous post Introduction to Citi ThankYou Point (TYP) I: How to Earn, and here we’re going to elaborate on how to redeem the points and recommend the best redemption options available. 0. Overview To redeem ThankYou Points, you go to the official website of Citi Thankyou Rewards, and…
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Introduction to Amex Membership Rewards (MR) I: How to Earn

AmEx Membership Rewards (MR) is one of the four major rewards point systems (MR, SPG, TYP, UR) in the United States. For quite a long time, competing with Chase Ultimate Rewards (UR) system with its ability to earn points fast and flexibility to redeem points. Our review of Membership Rewards (MR) points consists of two parts: in this part we talk…
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Introduction to Citi ThankYou Point (TYP) I: How to Earn

Citi ThankYou Points (TYP) is the rewards system of Citi credit cards. Citi ThankYou Points, although less popular than Chase Ultimate Rewards, is still very useful and promising. This is the first post in the introduction to TYP series, and the second one is Introduction to Citi ThankYou Point (TYP) II: How to Use. Our reviews consists of two parts: How…
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Chase Ultimate Rewards (UR) Part 2 – Burning UR

In the first installment of the Guide to Transferrable Points Currencies, we discussed the different ways in which you can earn Earning Chase Ultimate Rewards (UR). In Part 2 – Burning UR, we discuss how to redeem these points. 0. Overview There are four main redemption options for spending UR: Click “Explore and book travel” under “Use points” if you choose to redeem your UR…
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