Capital One Spark Cash for Business Review (2019.10 Update: $2,000 Offer)

Capital One Spark Cash for Business Review 2019.10 Update: The Spark Cash card now has a revamped signup bonus of $500 after spending $5k in the first 3 months and an additional $1,500 after spending $50k in 6 months. Combined with the 2% cashback earned per dollar spent, the first $5k in spend has a 12% rate of return. If…
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Capital One Spark Miles for Business Review (2019.10 Update: 200k Offer)

Capital One Spark Miles for Business Review 2019.10 Update: The Spark Miles card now has a revamped signup bonus of 50k miles after spending $5k in the first 3 months and an additional 150k miles after spending $50k in 6 months. Combined with the 2 miles earned per dollar spent, the first $5k in spend has a 12% rate of…
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BoA Cash Rewards Credit Card Review (2019.10 Update: Earn Double Cashback Up To $150 Through Year’s End [TARGETED])

Bank of America Cash Rewards Credit Card Review 2019.10 Update: I just received a promotional offer via email to earn double cash back on all spend through the end of 2019. The promotion is capped at a $150 bonus in addition to your everyday rewards, effectively making this a 6% cashback card on the 3x category of your choice on…
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Wings of the Points — UR/MR/TYP/C1/Marriott Points to Miles Transfer Chart (2019.10 Update: Citi adds AeroMexico as a TYP transfer partner)

2019.10: Citi added AeroMexico (AM) as a partner with a transfer ratio of 1:1.  2019.8 Update2: Chase UR added Emirates (EK) Skywards as a partner with a transfer ratio of 1:1. HT: Reddit. 2019.8 Update: Citi TYP has quietly removed transfer partner Garuda Indonesia (GA) GarudaMiles. HT: FM. This is not a big thing because I believe 99.9% of people…
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Charles Schwab Debit Card Review: No ATM Fee Worldwide

Charles Schwab Visa Platinum Debit Card (Charles Schwab ATM Card, Schwab Bank High Yield Investor Checking Account) Review People who frequently travel abroad often wonder what the best debit card is to withdraw cash while travelling, as merchants in many countries may not accept credit cards. However, most debit cards have exorbitant fees when withdrawing from privately owned ATMs or those…
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CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Mastercard® Review (2019.12 Update: 75k Offer)

CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Mastercard® Review 2019.10 Update: The 75k offer is back. This is the highest historical offer, so if you need AA miles this is a good time to apply. Application Link CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Mastercard® Benefits 75k Offer: earn 75,000 AAdvantage Miles after spending $5,000 in first 5 months. This is the best historical…
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The World of Hyatt Credit Card Review (2019.9 Update: $50 promo at Hyatt House/Place)

The World of Hyatt Credit Card Review 2019.9 Update: Cardholders are being targeted for a promotional offer to receive a $50 statement credit after spending $300 or more with Hyatt Place or Hyatt House hotels in the U.S. and Canada. You must register by November 30, 2019 and complete stays between October 1, 2019 and January 5, 2020. A direct link…
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AmEx Amazon Business Prime Credit Card (2019.9 Update: $225 Offer)

Amazon Business Prime American Express Card Review 2019.9 Update: The signup bonus is now $225, including a $125 Amazon gift card upon approval for Prime members and a $100 statement credit after spending $3k in 90 days. Note that only purchases in the 2% and 1% categories count towards the signup bonus spend (Amazon purchases won’t count). HT: DoC. Application…
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Discover it Miles Credit Card Review (2019.9 Update: $50 bonus for adding AU [TARGETED])

Discover it Miles Credit Card Review 2019.9 Update: Discover has sent out a promotional offer where you receive a $50 statement credit for adding an authorized user and spending $3k on the authorized user card by December 31, 2019. I received this offer on my Discover IT card that is in the first year and receiving 3% back on all…
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AmEx Schwab Investor Credit Card Review (2019.11 Update: $100 Offer)

Schwab Investor Card from American Express Review [2019.11 Update] – The $200 signup bonus is expired. The current offer is just $100. Let’s wait for higher offer to appear again. [2019.9 Update] – The $200 signup bonus after $2k spend has returned and is valid until November 6, 2019. HT: DoC Application Link AmEx Schwab Investor Benefits $100 offer: earn $100…
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AmEx Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant Credit Card Review (Formerly AmEx SPG Luxury) (2019.9 Update: 125k Targeted Upgrade Offer!)

Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card (Formerly Starwood Preferred Guest American Express Luxury Card) Review 2019.9 Update: Some readers have received emails containing an upgrade offer for this card. Upgrading the AmEx Marriott Bonvoy card to this card and spending $5000 within 3 months, you will get 125k bonus points! This is already the best offer we’ve ever seen on this…
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Citi® Double Cash Card Review (2019.12 Update)

Citi® Double Cash Card (DC) Review [2019.9 Update]: This card has been revamped. Now cashback can be transferred to Citi ThankYou Points (TYP) at a ratio of 1:1, meaning every dollar spent on the DC earns the equivalent of 2 TYP. If you have the Citi Premier or Citi Prestige and are able to redeem points at 1.25 cents per…
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CNB Crystal Visa Infinite Credit Card Review (2020.1 Update: Benefits Are Significantly Weakened)

City National Bank (CNB) Crystal Visa Infinite Credit Card Review 2020.1 Update: There are some negative changes starting from 2020.1.1: The air credit is now $350 per calendar year across the whole account (previously each authorized user has separate $250 air credit). The guests are not free any more with this PPS cards. Gas and grocery are removed from 3x…
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Hyatt Residence Club Coconut Plantation (Bonita Springs, Florida) – Trip Report

Introduction The Hyatt Residence Club (HRC) Coconut Plantation is located in Bonita Springs on Florida’s Gulf Coast. It is one of sixteen timeshare properties in the HRC portfolio, including one of five in Florida. Earlier this year I was solicited by HRC for a three-night stay at the Coconut Plantation wherein we would pay $262 including taxes and receive three…
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