Angie's back, and she and Joe jump on the pod to discuss the state of Amex, their newest bonuses, trip updates, and under appreciated award currencies.
Post of the week
Pam Turla Rule - transferred points only to find phantom award space
What bonuses did we get?
Are all points equal? Should a member get a 140K IHG offer or take less from the 75K United Business or even less from the 60K Citi Premier?
There are things for which you should have a basic understanding:
Do your own comparisons and see which cards offer YOU the best returns.
Tip of the week
Angie - Confirm gate and seat assignments.
Joe - for the 70, 80, 90, or 100 Hyatt milestone selection, wait until 1/1/24. If you wait until 1/1/24, you’ll extend the validity of the Suite Upgrade Award to 2/28/26. This is just one of the many tips
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