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I hope that you’ve enjoyed the past week of travel information – here’s a recap of what you may have missed from Points With a Crew over the past week or so
Our first try at booking the ticket didn’t go so well, but finally we got it booked! I thought I’d check the cash price of the flights we’re taking
Final tally of the “cash” cost of the flights I’m taking – $27,732.70! (I think I’ll pay the 160,000 miles instead!)
The Chase 5/24 rule has been in place for several months now, but till now has only applied to the Chase Sapphire and Chase Freedom cards.
If you’re looking for a good co-branded card, there’s a Marriott credit card 80000 point offer – the highest signup bonus I’ve seen on this card.
Citibank came out with 2 pieces of bad news this week:
They no longer are allowing funding of checking accounts with a credit card, and they also shut down the accounts of several people (mostly big churners)
I had a bit of a Citibank account shutdown scare when I couldn’t find one of my accounts online, but thankfully it all turned out okay.
Other news of the week
- Ever wonder how to keep your miles and points when you cancel a credit card?
- A reader wrote in to ask about help when American Airlines canceled his flight to Athens.
- Here’s the rundown on the best options to get from Dublin Airport to Dublin city center
- I’m pretty sure you should not use your passport as toilet paper
- Thankfully the trick that makes the United award travel calendar useful has returned!
- If you’re back inside after a weekend of hitting the BBVA NBA credit card hard (for All-star weekend), let’s hear your reports!
If you’re still up for more travel reading, here’s last week’s recap: Just got an airline check in the mail for over $1300!