Authors

Curtis Arnold
Curtis Arnold, Editor-in-Chief
Joe Taylor
Joe Taylor Jr., Reporter
Amber Stubbs
Amber Stubbs, Managing Editor

Credit Card Miles

  • Delta SkyMiles credit card adds early boarding perk

    The Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express adds a highly requested perk this month: priority boarding on all Delta flights. Delta and American Express officials announced the addition along with other updated benefits for their Platinum and Gold airline credit card beginning September 1, 2011. Once the new benefit rolls out to Delta's [...]

  • Capital One offering bonus miles for Black Friday shopping

    Editor's Note:  This offer is no longer available. Capital One hopes to help holiday shoppers save money during the most hectic weekend of the season. The credit card's popular travel programs will offer some of the biggest deals from Black Friday to Cyber Monday, including bonuses of up to fifteen extra reward miles per dollar spent [...]

  • Continental Airlines departing American Express Membership Rewards in 2011

    American Express Cardmembers who fly Continental Airlines have only one year remaining to convert Membership Rewards points into OnePass miles. Officials from both companies told reporters that they failed to reach an agreement to extend their promotional partnership beyond September 30, 2011. Industry analysts speculated that the partnership's end coincides with changes Continental must make [...]

  • American Express Adds Free US Airways Club Access for Platinum and Centurion Cardmembers

    Editor's Note: These offers expired and are no longer available. Airline passengers holding a Business Platinum Card or a Centurion Card from American Express can now enjoy expanded hospitality in thirteen more cities, thanks to a new partnership between the credit card issuer and US Airways. Officials from both companies announced an expansion of American Express' [...]

  • Delta SkyMiles Credit Card Holders Get Free Checked Bag

    In a year when many credit card companies have scaled back frequent flyer partnerships and special rewards, American Express and Delta have discovered an appealing perk: free baggage. Starting this month, travelers who pay for their Delta flights using an American Express Delta SkyMiles card will enjoy their first checked bag for free. While a $25 [...]

  • New Airline Credit Card Waives Booking Surcharges

    Though some credit card issuers have suffered criticism for scaling back or eliminating frequent flyer rewards, a new affinity program in Australia could signal a new kind of perk for road warriors. Over the past year, many airlines and travel agencies have added convenience fees for credit card bookings by phone or web. While many credit [...]

  • Credit Card Rewards Expansion Lets American Express Cardholders Redeem Rewards for Flights on British Airways

    Officials at American Express and British Airways announced this week that a loyalty rewards program already popular in the U.K. will arrive in the United States this fall. Overseen by BA's promotions subsidiary, the expanded partnership rewards American Express credit card holders with the ability to redeem Membership Rewards points for tickets on British Airways [...]

  • Chase Rolls Out Red Carpet for United Frequent Flyers

    Editor's Note: Thank you for your interest, these offers have expired and are no longer available. Chase recently teamed up with United Airlines to launch three premium travel rewards credit cards aimed at what one spokesperson called "savvy travelers." A trio of United Mileage Plus Visa Cards offer preferential treatment on United flights and on flights [...]