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Author: Jeff Marder

Using Airline Shopping Portals to Earn Frequent Flyer Miles

If you do any online shopping and belong to any frequent flyer programs, you should consider doing as much of your shopping as possible through the shopping portal of your frequent flyer program of choice. It could yield you tens of thousands of additional frequent flyer miles without ever having to wait in a security line. Some of the most popular airlines with shopping portals include American Airlines, Delta, JetBlue, United, and Virgin American, just to name a few. Continue Reading…

Robot Restaurant – The Weirdest and Most Brilliant Show in Tokyo

I first heard about Tokyo’s Robot Restaurant on an episode of Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown. While it didn’t seem to capture much about traditional Japanese culture, it seemed to be the craziest, weirdest, yet most brilliant show I’ve ever heard about, so when I brought my father on a trip to Japan, I was determined to include it in our schedule. It didn’t disappoint. Continue Reading…

The Ultimate Guide to AmEx Platinum Card Benefits

I make no secret of my love for the AmEx Business Platinum card, which is why I’m dedicating an entire post to the card. Any benefits I mention here can be found on both the personal and business versions of the Platinum card, and in the event a benefit is only available on one particular version of the card, I’ll specify. Continue Reading…

The Ultimate Guide to AmEx Membership Rewards – Part 5

Now that you’ve amassed a healthy collection of Membership Rewards points, what do you do now? Here I’ll offer some options for how to get the most value from using your points. Continue Reading…

The Ultimate Guide to AmEx Membership Rewards – Part 4

Turbocharge Your Earnings with AmEx Offers and Benefits When you log into your AmEx account online, if you scroll to the bottom of the home page you’ll see a section called AmEx Offers and Benefits. This can be an excellent resource for earning tons of extra points with minimal spend. While the overwhelming majority of these offers include modest discounts from various vendors, if you browse through this section regularly you’ll occasionally find some excellent return on investment for spending. I’ve earned 10,000 additional points for spending $250 on clothing that I already needed, 1,000 points for purchasing $25 worth of shaving supplies, and an additional 1,000 points for sending some Valentine’s Day flowers. Continue Reading…

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