AMEX Centurion Lounge Seattle (SEA) – Review

As a resident of Seattle, I am happy to report that expansion of the AMEX Centurion Studio into a full Centurion Lounge at SeaTac International Airport is now complete (ahead of schedule!). The expansion, which includes a new full-service bar, additional seating, and a shower, adds approximately 1,400 square feet of much-needed space to the smallest of AMEX’s seven domestic Centurion Lounges. The expanded space has…
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AmEx Hilton Credit Card (2017.3 Updated: 80k Historical High Offer!)

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Hilton HHonors Card from American Express Review 2017.3 Update: There’s a 80k offer now! The offer ends on May 31.By the way, there’s a new link to upgrade from AmEx Hilton and earn 100k points (This new link does not contain once a lifetime language, HT: DoC). Application Link: AmEx Hilton Features: Earn 80,000 HHonors Points after spending $2000 in first…
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AmEx Hilton Surpass Credit Card (2017.3 Updated: 100k + 1FN Historical High Offer!)

Hilton HHonors Surpass Card from American Express Review 2017.3 Update: There’s a 100k + 1FN offer now! The offer ends on May 31. By the way, there’s a new link to upgrade from AmEx Hilton and earn 100k points (This new link does not contain once a lifetime language, HT: DoC). Application Link: AmEx Hilton Surpass Features: Earn 100,000 HHonors Points after…
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SelfScore Achieve MasterCard: A Credit Card Designed for International Students (Upgraded Version)

SelfScore Achieve MasterCard Review Application Link: SelfScore Achieve MasterCard Features: This is a credit card that is specially designed for international students, you can apply for it even without an SSN and without any credit history! (See official FAQ) For those students who cannot obtain an SSN in a short time, this card is a great choice as the first credit card….
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Chase Marriott Credit Card (2017.3 Updated: 100k+7.5k Offer! You Can Try to Match Offer!)

Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card Review 2017.3.23 Update: The Chase official webpage has updated the offer to 100k+7.5k. 2017.3.21 Update: Many people received an email about the 100k+7.5k offer today. The spending requirement is $5000 within 3 months, the first year annual fee is not waived, and the deadline is May 3. This offer is almost as good as…
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Citi Costco Credit Card (2017.3 Update: $55 Offer for Executive Members!)

Costco Anywhere Visa Card by Citi Review 2017.3 Update: There’s a $55 offer for executive members now, ending on Apr 9. HT: reader Jeffrey. 2017.2 Update: There’s a historical high offer for this card: (Don’t hit me, this chicken is worth as high as $4.99!) 2016.06.20 Update: Costco will only accept Visa credit cards starting from 2016.06.20. Those who get this card from…
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PSA: Activate Your 5% Bonus Categories for Q2 2017 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 second quarter (April, May, June) bonus categories indicated below: 1. Chase Freedom – Grocery Stores and Drug Stores Activate here. These are two of the easiest categories…
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Amex Business Gold Rewards Card (BGR) Review

The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN (BGR) Review Application Link: Amex Business Gold Rewards Features: Earn 50,000 Membership Rewards (MR) Points – earn 50,000 MR after spending $5,000 within 3 months. This is the best standard offer for this card. There have also been targeted offers for 75,000 MR after $5,000 or $10,000 spend in 3 months. Additionally, it is possible to…
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Merrill + Visa Signature Credit Card (2017.3 Updated: 25k Offer via Phone!)

MERRILL+ Visa Signature Credit Card Review 2017.3.18 Update: Many reddit users report that you still can apply for this card via phone (866-751-1257). The representative over the phone may tell you there’s no sign-up bonus, or may tell you the bonus is 50k/$3000 spending. But the data points from the reddit thread show that no matter what the representative tells you, you will actually…
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Exclusive: How to get the Chase IHG 80k + 5k + $50 offer (YMMV)

Chase IHG Credit Card has always been one of the best cards that we recommend to keep, mainly because you can receive an annual IHG Free Night without any category restrictions from the second year after paying $49 annual fee. Using the annual free night in a high-category InterContinental Hotel is simply fantastic. But relatively speaking, the sign up bonus of…
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