Credit Card Companions

Radpad — Pay Rent With a Credit Card (2017.4 Update: Apple/Android Pay No Longer Count As Travel)

2017.4 Update: Recent data points imply that, starting from Apr 21, 2017, Radpad + Apple Pay / Android Pay no longer counts as travel purchases, and thus no longer earns 3x points on CSR/Prestige. Data points: 1, 2, 3. If you still want to potentially earn 3x UR on Rent, check out Plastiq. Introduction RadPad is primarily a residential rental finder website/app…
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Plastiq — Pay Bills With a Credit Card (2017.4 Update: $1000/$500 FFD per referral)

2017.4 Update: Plastiq referral terms have been updated. The referrer will now earn $1,000 fee-free dollars and the referred will earn $500 fee-free dollars after making $500 in processed payments. Updated terms can be viewed here. Please consider using our referral link to receive your $500 fee-free dollars! Introduction Plastiq is a 3rd-party payment processor that offers the ability to pay any type of…
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Introduction to Amex Offers

Introduction Amex Offers is a very lucrative discount program for Amex cardholders that provides bonus Membership Rewards (MR) points or cashback in the form of statement credits for shopping at particular merchants. Eligibility The following account types are eligible to register for Amex offers: Amex-issued personal credit and charge card accounts Amex-issued business credit and charge card accounts Authorized user accounts,…
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AwardHacker: The Best Award Flight Search Engine! (v1.2: added support for Southwest/Virgin America miles)

Those of us who have been doing this long enough have found that it is easy to earn points but very difficult to use them. I believe many of us here have already accumulated millions of points and miles. However, it is really not straight forward to burn all these points with decent value. Although there are a lot of airline miles guides in…
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The Redbird is Dead

According to the data points from FlyerTalk and Reddit, from 2015.10.12, the Redbird can only be fed with cash. Redbird, died at the age of 13 months, R.I.P. For the people who keep Redbird as your pet, you need to consider change product. Note that you need to wait all transactions to be settled before changing. How do you like this post?

Hurry Up! 30% More UA Miles!

United Airlines (UA) introduced a benefit today: Starting from now to 20th November, the mileage you earned from United Airlines(UA) partners will reward you 30% additional bonus, but the requirement is that you didn’t earn UA mileage from its partners in the past twelve months. This is the register website, you need to input your Mileage Plus Number to register. The partners…
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United MileagePlus X (MPX) (2016.12 Updated: MPX is not counted as travel by AmEx any more)

2016.12 Update: MPX is not counted as travel by AmEx any more, see AmEx built RAT for more details. With the new mileage accumulation policy implemented last year, it is not as easy for us to collect so many miles with air travel as it used to be. According to the new policy, the miles earned are based on fares rather…
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