Author Archive: ThunderFat

Chase UA Club Credit Card (2017.10 Updated: 50k Offer!)

Chase United MileagePlus Club Card (Chase UA Club) Review 2017.10 Update: Now there’s a 50k public offer! HT: reddit. Note that the first year annual fee is NOT waived. Considering this card falls under 5/24, and comparing with other 5/24 cards this card is not so good, so I don’t recommend it even if it has 50k offer. If you are interested…
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BoA Premium Rewards Credit Card (2017.9 Update: 50k Signup Bonus!)

Bank of America Premium Rewards Credit Card Review Application Link BoA Premium Rewards Features Earn 50k points (worth $500) after spending $3000 in first 90 days. Earning 2 points per dollar spent on travel and dining, earn 1.5x points elsewhere. Points can be redeemed as statement credit or deposited into BoA Checking/Savings account. You can also use them in BoA Travel…
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How To Get the Best AmEx Sign-Up Bonuses (2017 Update)

American Express (AmEx), with its great service and benefits, as well as the incredible 3x Credit Limit Increase (CLI), is a very popular credit/charge card issuer in the United States. It is recommended to keep at least one AmEx credit card or charge card. However, AmEx has changed it policy in 2014 so that one can only get the sign-up…
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BoA Amtrak Guest Rewards Credit Card (2017.11 Updated: 30k Offer Is Expired)

Bank of America Amtrak Guest Rewards World MasterCard Review 2017.11 Update: The 30k link is dead. Now there’s only 20k offer. 2017.7 Update: The 30k offer is back. Application Link BoA Amtrak Guest Rewards Features 20k offer: earn 20,000 bonus points after you make at least $1,000 in purchases on your new card within 90 days of account opening. The best…
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BoA Amtrak Guest Rewards Platinum Credit Card (2017.2 Updated: 15k Offer Is Dead)

Bank of America Amtrak Guest Rewards Platinum World MasterCard Review 2017.2 Update: The 15k offer is expired. 2017.1 Update: This card disappeared from the BoA official site, and the offer in the Amtrak official site is only 12k now. But we found a new link for the 15k offer, see the application link below. HT: reddit. Application Link BoA Amtrak Guest Rewards…
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A Beginner’s Guide to British Airlines (BA) Executive Club Miles

Update: Starting from 2016.2.2, BA miles will be devalued. The reward flights in the north America that currently require 4,500 miles will cost 7,500 in the future, flights in others distances are not affected. Other than that, there might be bugs when you use British Airways website to search for American Airlines tickets. We suggest you use the AA website to…
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Introduction to Hotel Best Rate Guarantee (BRG)

Best Rate Guarantee, just as its name implies, is to guarantee the best rate. Currently, hotel groups more want customers to go directly to their official website (including the official mobile phone App) to book accommodation.In order to attract more customers, in addition to the general provision that only official website reservation can get eligible stay/nights, they also tend to…
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A Beginner’s Guide to Marriott Reward Program

1. Brief Introduction to Marriott Hotel Group Established in 1957, Marriott Hotel’s headquarters lies in Washington D.C, with over 4,000 hotels and resorts across the world. Due to the pronunciation of its name “Marriott”, people always call it Mario for fun. We should remember its spell of M-a-r-r-i-o-t-t, being two R and two T in it. At this point, there…
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How to Avoid Chase Closing All Your Accounts

Previously, we introduced the risk monitoring method by AmEx: Financial Review (FR), of which many churners are wary of. Today we are going to tell something more nightmare-inducing: Chase may close all your credit card accounts!! A-L-L credit card accounts! We write not to scare you, but instead to help you find the right way to establish a good relationship with banks!…
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