Credit Cards

AmEx Marriott Bonvoy Credit Card Review (Formerly AmEx SPG) (Discontinued)

Marriott Bonvoy American Express Card (Formerly The Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express) Review 2019.2 Update: AmEx SPG is now discontinued, and is rebranded as AmEx Marriott Bonvoy for current card holders (it does not accept new applications). Application Link This card no longer accepts new applications. If you are lucky to have this legacy credit card, you can still…
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AmEx Platinum Card for Ameriprise Review (2019.2 Update: First Year AF Not Waived! 60k Sign-up Bonus Now)

Platinum Card from American Express for Ameriprise Financial Review 02-06-19 Update: The card does not offer first year AF waiver anymore. Instead, it now comes with the standard sign-up bonus: 60k MR points after $5000 spending in 3 months. BTW, the Ameriprise Gold card is discontinued today. Application Link AmEx Platinum Card for Ameriprise Benefits Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards (MR)…
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Citi Prestige Credit Card Review (2019.1 Update: Available Now! 50k Offer)

Citi Prestige Card Review 2019.1 Update: This card is available now! The offer is 50k. 2019.1 Update: It’s now Jan 4, 2019, so the new benefits below are alive now. 2018.10 Update: Earlier today we posted a rumor about the new benefits of this card, now Citi has officially announced the changes via TPG. The revamped Citi Prestige will be…
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Citi AAdvantage Platinum Credit Card Review (2019.1 Update: 60k Offer)

Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select World MasterCard (Citi AA) Review 2019.1 Update: The offer has changed, it is still 60k but the spending requirement is lowered to $3,000 spending in 3 months. Don’t forget to try to ask online chat representatives to match 75k offer. Application Link Citi AAdvantage Platinum Benefits 60k offer: earn 60,000 AAdvantage Miles after spending $3,000 within…
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Barclaycard AAdvantage Aviator Red Credit Card Review (2019.1 Update: 60k Offer)

Barclaycard AAdvantage Aviator Red World Elite MasterCard Review 2019.1 Update: 60k offer is available again. Note that, the application rule for this card has been changed to: “You may not be eligible for this offer if you currently have or previously had an account with us in this program.” Application Link Barclaycard AAdvantage Aviator Red Benefits 60k offer: earn 60,000 AAdvantage Miles after the first purchase…
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Chase Freedom Unlimited (CFU) Credit Card Review (2019.3 Update: $150 Offer)

Chase Freedom Unlimited (CFU) Review 2019.3 Update: It seems the offer is only $150 now. 2019.1 Update: The new offer is $150+$75: the former $150 part has the usual requirement of $500 spending in the first 3 months; the latter $75 part has a big requirement of $5,000 spending in the first 12 months. Actually return for the latter part…
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BoA Cash Rewards Credit Card Review (2019.1 Update: “Pick Your Own 3%” Available Now)

Bank of America Cash Rewards Credit Card Review 2019.1 Update: “Pick Your Own 3%” is now starting to become available now. 2018.7 Update: The new offer is $200! Application Link BoA Cash Rewards regular version. BoA Cash Rewards for Students. Note: student version has the same benefits as the regular version except the sign-up bonus. We suggest students apply for student version, non-students…
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Chase World of Hyatt Review (2019.1 Update: 60k Offer Is Expired)

Chase The World of Hyatt Credit Card Review 2019.1 Update: The 60k offer is expired, now there’s only 50k offer. Application Link Chase World of Hyatt Benefits 25k+25k sign-up bonus: earn 25,000 Hyatt points after spending $3,000 in 3 months, and additional 25,000 Hyatt points after spending additional $3,000 in the first 6 months ($6,000 spending in total). That’s 50k…
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Citi Rewards+ Credit Card Review (2019.1 Update: Available Now, 15k Offer)

Citi Rewards+ Card Review 2019.1 Update: This card is now available with 15k offer. Application Link Citi Rewards+ Benefits 15k offer: earn 15,000 ThankYou Points after spending $1,000 in first 3 months.  We estimate that ThankYou Points (TYP) are worth about 1.6 cents/point, see below for a brief introduction. So the 15k sign-up bonus could be worth about $240. Earn…
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Citi Rewards+ Student Credit Card Review (New Card)

Citi Rewards+ Student Card Review Application Link Citi Rewards+ Student Benefits 2.5k offer: earn 2,500 ThankYou Points after spending $500 in first 3 months.  We estimate that ThankYou Points (TYP) are worth about 1.6 cents/point, see below for a brief introduction. So the 2.5k sign-up bonus could be worth about $40. Earn 2x ThankYou Points per $1 spent on dining…
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Chase Southwest Plus Credit Card Review (2019.1 Update: 30k + Companion Pass Offer!)

Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card Review 2019.1 Update: There’s a new offer: 30k + companion pass! HT: DoC. The offer expires on 2019.02.11; the companion pass expires on 2019.12.31. Companion pass is one of the best features for Southwest. If you have a companion frequently traveling with you and your base has Southwest routes, then this is a great offer. P.S….
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Chase Southwest Premier Credit Card Review (2019.1 Update: 30k + Companion Pass Offer!)

Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card Review 2019.1 Update: There’s a new offer: 30k + companion pass! HT: DoC. The offer expires on 2019.02.11; the companion pass expires on 2019.12.31. Companion pass is one of the best features for Southwest. If you have a companion frequently traveling with you and your base has Southwest routes, then this is a great offer….
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Chase Southwest Priority Credit Card Review (2019.1 Update: 30k + Companion Pass Offer!)

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Priority Card Review 2019.1 Update: There’s a new offer: 30k + companion pass! HT: DoC. The offer expires on 2019.02.11; the companion pass expires on 2019.12.31. Companion pass is one of the best features for Southwest. If you have a companion frequently traveling with you and your base has Southwest routes, then this is a great offer. P.S….
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AmEx Gold Card Review (2019.01 Update: 50k Offer Still Available Via Incognito Mode)

American Express Gold Card Review 2019.01.10 Update: The regular offer dropped to 40k now, but you may still see 50k via incognito mode. Application Link AmEx Gold. Possible to see 50k offer with $2,000 spending requirement. Note that you have to use the incognito mode or empty the cache in your browser to see the 50k offer. If you can only see…
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Citi ThankYou Preferred Credit Card Review (Discontinued)

Citi ThankYou Preferred Card Review 2019.1 Update: As Citi has launched Citi Rewards+, it is almost certain that this card is indeed discontinued. 2018.12 Update: This card has disappeared from Citi’s credit card list, and previous application link is now pointing to a “Page Not Found” page. We are not sure whether you can still downgrade another card to this…
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