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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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Find how how I took a first class flight that could have cost $27,732 for PENNIES. Using airline miles makes flying international first class travel possible!

If you’ve been following along, you know that we are planning a round the world trip (it’s on my travel bucket list!)

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!)


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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.

We recently learned that it will soon apply to business cards like the Chase Ink, and now it’s coming to Chase co-branded cards as well!

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.


I had a Citi credit card scare when I thought my Citibank credit card got shutdown

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

Doing some Dublin travel? Find out how to get from Dublin Ireland airport into the city center

Looking for United Airlines tips? Here are the best travel hacks for searching for United award flights

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!


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