Chase Fairmont Credit Card (Discontinued) (Updated Details About The Free Night Requirement)

Chase Fairmont Visa Signature Card Review 2017.06.21 Update: According to the letter, as long as you spend $6k (instead of $12k) on this card in this year before Aug 14, you can earn a free night! Note that the “year” here means card member year. For example, if you opened this account on Feb 25 last year, then you need to…
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Chase Hyatt Credit Card (2017.6 Updated: Offer Will Be Changed From 2FN To 40k Soon!)

Chase Hyatt Credit Card Review 2017.6 Update: According to TPG, Chase will change the sign-up bonus for Chase Hyatt credit card. Currently it’s 2 worldwide free nights, and after Jun 29, the sign-up bonus will be 40k Hyatt points. The value of 2 free nights is higher than 40k points, but the points are much more flexible. If you find 2…
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Uber Promotion: 50% Off Up to 10 Rides Through June 25 [Update 2017.06.19: Not Only For Select Cities?!?]

Update [2017.06.19] – I just received my third installment of up to 10 rides at 50% off within the past three weeks. HOWEVER, this time the promotion seems to be targeted for use anywhere “in the United States.” Previously the promotion was only available for use in specific cities within the U.S. The email subject line is the same as posted…
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PSA: Activate Your 5% Bonus Categories for Q3 2017 Now!

2017.6 Update: You can activate for Q3 now! Many of you have credit cards that earn 5% back on bonus categories that rotate quarterly. If you are a Chase Freedom, Discover It, Citi Dividend, or US Bank Cash+ cardholder, use the links provided below to activate your Q3 (Jul, Aug, Sep) bonus categories indicated below: 1. Chase Freedom – Restaurant and Movie Theaters Activate here. Restaurant might be…
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Don’t Like the New Amex Account Design? Here’s The Link To A (Very) Old Design!

These days, banks are constantly changing their online account design. The intent is good of course: they want users to have better experiences. However, sometimes new designs are worse. Yesterday (2017.06.12), AmEx changed its design again. I feel that the new design is mainly for mobile users. If you visit on your computer/laptop, the information density is very low. Besides, it’s not…
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Citi AT&T Access More Credit Card (2017.6 Update: No Longer Earning 3x Purchasing GC or Paying Rentals from 07/22)

AT&T Access More Card from Citi (Citi ATT) Review 06.13.17 update: Citi has send out emails informing current card holders that, beginning July,22nd, online GC purchase or re-load, or rental payments on AT&T Access More card will no longer earn 3x points. People used to use this card on Raise.com, MPX and Plastiq to take advantage of 3x points earning…
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Citi Hilton Reserve Credit Card (2017.6 Updated: Last Chance To Get This Card!)

Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve Card Review 2017.6.12 Update: Now both Citi official site and Hilton official site have taken down the application links. Currently only zombie links are still alive (see the Application Link part), and this means it’s really the last chance to get this card. Do act now if you are interested in this card! 2017.6.6 Update: Not long…
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Plastiq – Pay Bills With a Credit Card (2017.6 Update: CSR no longer earning 3x UR)

2017.6 Update: Recent data points indicate that on or around June 3 or June 4, something changed with the way Plastiq rent/mortgage payments are processed. Charges on the Chase Sapphire Reserve are no longer receiving 3x UR. We are unsure whether this change was implemented by Chase or Plastiq. There are mixed datapoints for whether the Chase Ink Preferred is affected yet, but I assume…
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WWDC 2017: Apple Announced Person-to-Person Payment Feature in Apple Pay! Maybe a Great News for Churners?

Apple showed a new person-to-person payment feature in Apple Pay in today’s WWDC 2017. The slide showed that this feature will be built in iMessages. It will be available in this fall. We don’t know much information for now, but the person-to-person payment feature can possibly be huge for churners: Is it free to make a debit card transfer? Does it support credit…
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A Quick Guide to MileagePlus X (MPX) (and why I still use em)

Introduction MileagePlus X (MPX) is an app that allows you to earn extra United Airlines miles for shopping with one of their listed partners. The app’s been out for a while but it doesn’t get much discussion. No surprises there, since it doesn’t look like United cares too much about this app either. The UI for iOS devices are still…
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