U.S. Based American Express Cardmembers Can Earn 10,000 Membership Rewards Points For A $500+ Hotel Booking Through AMEX Travel (Expedia Sleeve)

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American Express USA is known for offering special deals to their cardholders and they just added another targeted offer to their cardholders account: 10,000 Membership Rewards for one Amex Travel hotel booking worth $500+.

The promotion can be found in the online account of your Membership Rewards eligible American Express card and registration is required.

Hilton Honors Announce Four New American Express Branded Credit Cards

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Hilton Honors today announced four new co-branded credit cards that it will launch with American Express next year. Hilton made an announcement earlier this year that they will end their partnership with Citi (read more here).

There are quite a few changes to the Hilton Amex portfolio including dropping foreign transaction fees that is important for anyone that travels outside of the US. The number of points earned for Hilton stays varies from 7 to 14 depending of the type of the card.

Reader Question: Rental Car Insurance Coverage Through American Express Credit Cards – What To Look For?

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Today’s Reader Question is about having proper insurance coverage for your rental car while literally being on the road and the differences that various credit card products offer.

Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week.

Hilton Honors American Express Hong Kong Statement Credit Offer September 15 – January 31, 2018

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Hilton Honors has launched separate offer for American Express cardholders in Hong Kong for stays at select hotels in Asia-Pacific between September 15 – January 31, 2018. Yesterday, I wrote about a similar offer for Hong Kong (read more here).

Hilton Honors American Express Hong Kong Offer September 15 - January 31 2018

American Express members that register, stay and spend more than 2,000 HKD in one transaction at any of these hotels (can do at more than one) receive 500 HKD statement credit (can receive multiple from different properties).

Hilton Honors American Express Singapore Up To 15 Bonus Membership Rewards Points Per SGD September 22 – January 31, 2018

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Hilton Honors has launched new promotion for American Express card holders in Singapore that book and stay between September 22 – January 31, 2018, at select properties in Asia-Pacific.

Hilton Honors American Express Singapore September 22 - January 31 2018

Members that pay using their Singapore issued American Express card and whose folio is greater than 500 SGD will receive 15 Membership rewards points per SGD charged.

American Express Membership Rewards: 30% Transfer Bonus To Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Is Back Until 30th November 2017 – Excellent First Class Redemptions On Partners!

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American Express in the U.S. has brought back their promotion with 30% additional bonus for Membership Rewards Points transfers to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club until November 30th 2017..

While Flying Club isn’t the most popular program of them all there are still some sweet spots available for partner airline redemptions such as Air China and ANA.

Lufthansa Lounges In Munich Now Open To Select American Express Platinum Charge Card Holders (Plus First Class For Centurion)

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American Express has partnered with Lufthansa at Munich (MUC) airport to expand their American Express Global Lounge Collection that are available to select premium Charge Card holders.

Platinum cardholder are now able to access the Senator Lounges and as a special perk for Centurion members, the coveted Lufthansa First Class lounge at the satellite terminal is also available.

Reminder To Contact Your Bank & Credit Card Company For Planned Overseas Travel

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With all the buzz about credit cards and sign up bonus people often don’t talk about the most basic things anymore which is how to actually use the cards overseas and that sometimes it’s necessary to tell your bank about upcoming travel plans.

Both credit cards and ATM cards may require a prior unlocking for overseas use by the issuing bank in order to prevent the transaction from being declined for fraud protection.

U.S. Based American Express Cardmembers Should Monitor Their Promotional Offers To Save On Travel Partner Transactions

American Express is known for offering special deals to their cardholders when it comes to various travel options but we want to remind U.S. based customers that they might be in for even bigger savings.

Your AmEx online account has a special section with promotional offers that customers can simple ‘add’ to their account and will then receive a substantial refund on their purchase with the respective partner.

Reader Question: How to use the $100/$200 American Express Airline Credit (U.S. Based Gold/Platinum Charge Cards)

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Last week we received a reader question inquiring about the use of the well advertised American Express (U.S.) Airline Credit that comes with Gold and Platinum Charge Cards.

Since I haven’t used one of mine yet I decided to run an experiment so that our readers have an indicator of how it worked out at least in this instance.

Hilton Honors Amex 7,500 Bonus Points For Two Night Stay May 7 – August 7, 2017

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Hilton Honors has launched a new targeted offer for 7,500 bonus points for a two night stay between May 7 – August 7, 2017.

Hilton Honors Amex 7,500 Bonus Points For A Stay May 7 - August 7, 2017

The offer is open for Amex Platinum cardholders that have received Hilton Honors Gold status complimentary due to carrying the card.

Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) 5,000 Bonus Starpoints For Stays Paid Using Amex October 18 – December 18, 2016

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Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) 5,000 bonus Starpoints for nights paid using Amex between October 18 – December 18, 2016.

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You must book and pay using American Express credit or charge card minimum of 15 nights during the promotional period to earn the bonus.

Hilton HHonors American Express Germany Bonus Membership Rewards Points July 26 – October 26, 2016

Hilton HHonors has launched a separate offer for American Express cardholders in Germany where members can earn four bonus Membership Rewards points per Euro paid for stays at select hotels in Europe, Middle East & Africa.

Hilton HHonors American Express Germany Offer

The offer is valid for stays between July 26 – October 26, 2016, and must be settled directly with American Express card and not using any wallet product.

Le Club AccorHotels Complimentary Platinum Gone From Amex Platinum Cards In The UK

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When people have emailed me about ways to get the Le Club AccorHotels Platinum status, I have usually mentioned that it comes with American Express Platinum cards in some markets.

Le Club AccorHotels Platinum Amex Platinum UK

American Express has sent out a letter to card members in the UK informing that the Le Club AccorHotels complimentary Platinum benefit will cease to exist on April 15, 2016 (last day to apply).

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