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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

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chase-reconsideration-phone-number-logoAs you probably know, Chase 5/24 is a rule that prevents many people from getting approved for new Chase cards.

My wife and I are both way over 5/24, so we’ve stopped trying for new Chase cards

But this week I was unexpectedly bit by Chase 5/24


card-madness-2017-bracket-2We’re running a Card Madness tournament to find the “best” credit card

Opening Round matchups are going on right now – vote on #4 Chase Ink vs. #13 Freedom and #5 Alaska Airlines vs. #12 Barclaycard Arrival#6 Amex Platinum vs Prestige and #3 CSR vs. #14 Amex EveryDay#1 CSP vs. #16 Southwest; #8 AT&T Access More vs. #9 SPG and Card Madness Opening Round #4 – Plat Business vs. Southwest; Freedom Unlimited vs. Double Cash


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Southwest Rapid Rewards are thought to have a fixed value of 1.43 cents per point

In fact, with a Chase Sapphire Reserve card, they may even become obsolete

But we did find one way to get 2.55 cents per point value for Southwest points


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Tipping is ingrained as a part of American culture

We seem to tip everyone

But do you tip flight attendants too?


Family Travel

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Miles, Points and Credit Cards

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If you’re still up for more travel reading, here’s last week’s recap: Whiny complaints, stiffing the hotel maid, and a place that’s hard to get to

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