Tag Archive: Metal Card

US Bank Altitude Reserve Credit Card Review (2019.6 – Enforcement of Anti-Churn Language)

[06.2019 Update]: Multiple readers report in the comments having applied for a second Altitude Reserve, meeting the minimum spend, but not receiving the bonus points. I just received a letter from a reader calling out each of his two card numbers as a reason for declining the 50,000 bonus points. At this point, I highly recommend not applying for a second…
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Chase UA Club Business Credit Card Review (2019.6 Update: 50k Offer!)

Chase United MileagePlus Club Business Card Review 2019.6 Update: The new offer is 50k. Application Link Chase UA Club Business Benefits 50k offer: earn 50,000 UA Miles after spending $3000 in the first 3 months. We value UA mile at 1.4 cents (Airline Miles Value). So the 50k highest sign-up bonus is worth about $700. See A Beginner’s Guide to UA Miles to…
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AmEx Gold Card Review (2019.6 Update: Several Positive Changes)

American Express Gold Card (Formerly Premier Rewards Gold) Review 2019.6 Update: There are several changes to this card today: (1) you can now earn 4x at worldwide restaurants (previously limited within the US); (2) The rose gold design returns, until 7/17; (3) Boxed is added to the list to earn the $120 dining credit. 2019.1 Update: The regular offer dropped…
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UBS Visa Infinite Credit Card Review (2019.5 Update: 85k Offer)

UBS Visa Infinite Credit Card Review 2019.5 Update: There’s a 85k offer now, and the spending requirement is $5,000. Offer ends in Aug. Some customer service will say you have to be a UBS customer to get this bonus (otherwise the offer is 25k with $3,000 spending requirement); while some will allow you apply directly. You have to make sure you get…
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Chase Sapphire Preferred (CSP) Review (2019.4 Update: 60k Offer)

Chase Sapphire Preferred® (CSP) Review 2019.4 Update: The new offer is 60k, but first year annual fee is not waived. The 10k more points is worth more than the $95 annual fee, so the new offer is slightly better. The links with the old 50k + first year annual fee waived offer are all dead now. BTW, the referral bonus…
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Wells Fargo Propel AmEx Credit Card Review (2019.4 Update: 30k Offer)

Wells Fargo Propel American Express Card Review 2019.4 Update: The current offer is 30k. 2019.3 Update: The new offer is 30k+20k. The latter part requires $12,000 extra spending (~2.67% in return if you spend on 1x categories), so it is only suitable for those who already have a lot of planned spending. Application Link Wells Fargo Propel AmEx Benefits 30k…
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Chase Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card Review (Formerly Chase Marriott Premier Plus) (2019.5 Update: 100k Offer Is Expired)

Chase Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card (Formerly Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Plus Credit Card) Review 2019.5 Update: 100k offer is expired. The current offer is just 75k. 2019.2 Update: This card is now rebranded as Chase Marriott Bonvoy Boundless, and the new offer is 100k. Offer ends on 2019.05.02. 2019.1 Update: Now the referral links have a different offer: 3…
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Chase IHG Premier Credit Card Review (2019.5 Update: 80k Offer)

Chase IHG Rewards Club Premier World Elite MasterCard Review 2019.5 Update: The 80k+40k+$50 offer is expired. The current offer is 80k. 2019.2 Update: The new bonus is 80k+40k+$50, HT: DoC. Application Link Chase IHG Premier Benefits 80k offer: earn 80,000 IHG points after spending $2,000 in 3 months. The recent best offer is 80k+40k+$50. IHG points are valued around 0.5 cents (Hotel Points…
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AmEx Platinum Card for Ameriprise Review (2019.2 Update: First Year AF Not Waived! 60k Sign-up Bonus Now)

Platinum Card from American Express for Ameriprise Financial Review 02-06-19 Update: The card does not offer first year AF waiver anymore. Instead, it now comes with the standard sign-up bonus: 60k MR points after $5000 spending in 3 months. BTW, the Ameriprise Gold card is discontinued today. Application Link AmEx Platinum Card for Ameriprise Benefits Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards (MR)…
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Citi Prestige Credit Card Review (2019.1 Update: Available Now! 50k Offer)

Citi Prestige Card Review 2019.1 Update: This card is available now! The offer is 50k. 2018.10 Update: There will be a new benefit in May 2019: Cellphone protection for damage and theft There will also be some negative changes to current benefits in Sep 2019 (date not announced): 4th night free benefit will be limited to 2 times per calendar…
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Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card Review (2019.6 Update: 50k Offer)

Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card Review Application Link Capital One Venture Benefits 50k offer: earn 50,000 miles after spending $3,000 in first 3 months. The recent best offer is 75k. Earn 2x miles on all purchases. Earn 10x miles on thousands of hotels, through January 2020; learn more at hotels.com/venture . How to redeem the miles: [New] You can…
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CNB Crystal Visa Infinite Credit Card Review (2018.12 Update: 75k Offer Is Expired)

City National Bank (CNB) Crystal Visa Infinite Credit Card Review 2018.12 Update: 75k offer is expired. The current offer is 50k. 2018.9 Update: The new offer is 75k, and is valid from 9.17 to 12.17. Application Link The official webpage for this card is here, but you can’t apply online, you have to go to the branch to apply. The…
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Chase Ritz-Carlton Credit Card Review (2019.1 Update: Still Available via Product Change)

Chase Ritz-Carlton Credit Card Review 2019.1 Update: This card stopped accepting new applications since 2018.7. But it is still available via product change from Chase Marriott cards. For most people it is not worth getting this card because you won’t get sign up bonus via product change. FIY, it seems since 2018.7, Chase has changed the material of the card…
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AmEx Platinum Card Review (2018.10 Update: 75k Offer)

The Platinum Card from American Express Review Application Link AmEx Platinum. Possible to see 75k offer with $5,000 spending requirement. Note that you have to use the incognito mode or empty the cache in your browser to see the 75k offer. If you can only see the 60k offer, please try a few more times. Now the offer differs by location, you…
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