Citigold Checking Account Review (2020.1 Update: $1,500 Offer)

Citigold Checking Account Review 2020.1 Update: The new offer is $1,500, but the deposit requirement is HUGE: you need to deposit $200,000 into checking or savings accounts, and maintain it for 60 days! That’s insane. The equivalent APY is about 4.5%+ if the fund is in the account for exactly 60 days, and lower if the funds is stuck there…
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Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card Review (2020.2 Update: 40k Offer)

Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card Review 2020.2 Update: The 75k offer is expired. The current offer is 40k. 2020.1 Update: There is a new 75k best ever offer on all three Chase Southwest personal cards! This offer ends on 2020.02.18. Note that the new requirement for Companion Pass (CP) is 125,000 miles. Application Link Chase Southwest Plus 40k offer Southwest…
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Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card Review (2020.2 Update: 40k Offer)

Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card Review 2020.2 Update: The 75k offer is expired. The current offer is 40k. 2020.1 Update: There is a new 75k best ever offer on all three Chase Southwest personal cards! This offer ends on 2020.02.18. Note that the new requirement for Companion Pass (CP) is 125,000 miles. Application Link Chase Southwest Premier 40k Southwest frequently…
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Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card Review (2020.2 Update: 40k Offer)

Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card Review 2020.2 Update: The 75k offer is expired. The current offer is 40k. 2020.1 Update: There is a new 75k best ever offer on all three Chase Southwest personal cards! This offer ends on 2020.02.18. Note that the new requirement for Companion Pass (CP) is 125,000 miles. Application Link Chase Southwest Priority 40k Southwest frequently…
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Citi Priority Package Review (2020.1 Update: $700 Offer)

Citibank Priority Package Review 2020.1 Update: The $700 offer is still alive, and the new deadline is 2020.03.31. If you don’t have much cash, you can also consider Citibank Account Package with $500 offer ($15k deposit requirement), or Citi Basic Banking Package with $200 offer ($5k deposit requirement). Application Link Citi Priority Package Benefits $700 sign-up bonus! Please read below for the requirements…
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Citibank Account Package Review (2020.1 Update: $500 Offer)

Citibank Account Package Review 2020.1 Update: The new offer is $500. If you have more money in hand, you can also consider Citi Priority Package with $700 offer ($50k deposit requirement); if you don’t have much cash, you can also consider Citi Basic Banking Package with $200 offer ($5k deposit requirement). Application Link The Citibank Account Package Benefits $500 offer. Please read below for…
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Citi Basic Banking Package Review (2020.1 Update: $200 Offer)

Citi Basic Banking Package Review 2020.1 Update: The $200 offer is still alive, and the new deadline is 2020.03.31. If you have more money in hand, you can also consider Citibank Account Package with $500 offer ($15k deposit requirement), or Citi Priority Package with $700 offer ($50k deposit requirement). Application Link Citi Basic Banking Package Benefits $200 sign-up bonus! Please read below for…
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AmEx Hilton Credit Card Review (2019.12 Update: 75k+$100 or 100k Offer)

The Hilton Honors American Express Card Review 2019.12 Update2: There is a new 75k+$100 offer (after spending $1,000 in 3 months). If we value Hilton points at 0.4 c/p, then this offer is essentially as good as a 100k offer. HT: DoC. 2019.11 Update: It seems the 100k offer is no longer available. The current best offer is 95k. It…
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AmEx Hilton Business Credit Card Review (2019.12 Update: 125k+$100 Offer)

The Hilton Honors American Express Business Card Review 2019.12 Update: There is a new 125k+$100 offer (after spending $3,000 in 3 months). If we value Hilton points at 0.4 c/p, then this offer is essentially as good as a 150k offer. It is not the best ever offer on this card, but is still decent. HT: DoC. 2019.8 Update: The…
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Marriott gutting Bonvoy Events as elite qualification shortcut (2019.12 Update: The 10 Elite Night Credit Is Officially Gone)

[2019.12 Update] Today Marriott changed its official terms and conditions, and the 10 elite night credit for Marriott Bonvoy Events will officially end on Dec 31, 2019. A strong rumor recently surfaced among the Points & Miles community (1, 2) regarding Marriott’s intent to get rid of the ability to earn 10 Elite Qualifying Nights from your first Marriott Bonvoy Events…
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What Is Chase 5/24 Rule and How to Bypass It (2019.12 Update: Check the United APP!)

2019.12 Update: There is a new place to check prequalified offer: in the United Airlines APP! See below for details. HT: FM. Chase is one of our favorite banks because of their great credit card sign-up bonuses and benefits. For that reason, many people are eager to get additional Chase cards. Unfortunately, Chase implemented the following rule in May 2015:…
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Incredible: First Class to Hong Kong for 61,000 AA miles (with Web Special pricing)!

In early December American Airlines extended its “Web Special” pricing from Economy to Business and First Class. We have seen reports of some marginally discounted domestic first class award, but wonder if similar discounts will ever apply to international premium cabins—the crown jewel of mileage redemption—until now. This morning we spotted that AA has released a substantial amount of saver…
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AmEx Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant Credit Card (Formerly AmEx SPG Luxury) Double Dip Opportunity!

With American Express continuing to target more and more users with an all time best offer to upgrade to the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Credit Card, I thought I would highlight something I found recently regarding the $300 Marriott Statement Credit. When I upgraded back in November 2018 I shortly after made some purchases totaling $251.52 that were quickly…
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AmEx Hilton Surpass Credit Card Review (Formerly Ascend) (2020.1 Update: 150k Offer)

The Hilton Honors American Express Surpass Card Review 2020.1 Update: The 150k+$100 offer is now expired. The current best offer is 150k. 2019.11 Update: There is a new 150k+$100 statement credit offer available, which is better than the regular 150k offer as the $100 effectively covers the annual fee for the year. This offer is being reported as exclusive to…
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Citi Dividend Credit Card Review (2019.11 Update: $15 off $75 at Amazon [TARGETED])

Citi Dividend Platinum Select Credit Card Review 2019.11 Update: I just received a promotional offer on one of my Citi Dividend accounts to receive a $15 statement credit after spending $75 at Amazon between 11/11/19 and 12/31/19. I am not sure if other Citi products are being targeted or just the Dividend. Subject line is “Earn $15 back this holiday…
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