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How To Transfer Marriott SPG Points, New Rules 100k/500k limits

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Want to transfer Marriott / SPG points to another person? Now is the time to do it! Not long ago, Marriott made point transfers much much easier and now allows up to 100,000 points per calendar year between any two accounts. For example, this means you could have several people transfer you 100,000 points this year,…

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World of Hyatt May Owe You Unclaimed Hyatt Points (YMMV)

Overview I called Hyatt today to make a guest of honor reservation for a friend and was fortunate enough to be connected with a tenured World of Hyatt (WOH) rep.  After making the award booking, she offered to review my account for unclaimed Hyatt points, which I didn’t know existed, and I gladly accepted.  30…

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Amex Hilton Aspire Card 150,000 Bonus + 1 Free Night + $250 Airline Fee Credit

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Updated on January 24, 2019 The Amex Hilton Aspire card is currently, hands down, the most valuable premium credit card in the American Express portfolio.  Let’s break this post down into 3 sections: New Cardmember signup bonus Ongoing perks Why the $250 airline fee credit is so valuable (especially now) The annual fee is $450,…

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What To Do With a Baby at the Airport, Prevent Tantrums and Meltdowns

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I don’t like layovers or any type of long wait anywhere. Unfortunately, waiting is inevitable when traveling. When you think of flying with a baby you probably cringe. Once you are stuck with aforementioned baby at the airport for a few hours, you, like many parents, may consider changing, canceling, or not even planning your vacation.

Or not! Here are a few usually bullet proof solutions of how to manage your screaming toddler (ooops I mean your precious little munchkin) in a confined space for at least a few hours straight.

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How To Check Barclay Credit Card Application Status + Reconsideration Phone Number

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Updated on November 24, 2017 Chase Credit Card Application Status Check & Reconsideration Phone Line / Number I just applied for the JetBlue Plus credit card and, unfortunately, wasn’t approved instantly. What I saw next was the dreaded “your application is being reviewed…it can take up to 10 days” message. So, you probably don’t want…

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How To Dispute AVIS Budget eToll Fees + Get Detailed Invoices From HTALLC After A Car Rental

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Updated on March 18, 2019 How To Dispute Avis eToll (HTALLC) & Hertz Platepass Billing Errors I frequently rent cars from Avis and too often get overcharged for tolls. This is a fun little profitable game car rental companies have been playing for many years! Here’s how it works. I rent a car and expect…

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How To Prevent Citi Thank You Points From Expiring + Best Uses

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Citi Thank You points expire 60 days after you close your credit card that earned them. My Citi Prestige is up for renewal and I need to decide whether to keep it and how to make sure my Thank You points don’t expire. There really aren’t many ways to prevent your points from expiring –…

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