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The Discover it Miles Card offers unlimited 1.5x miles per dollar on all purchases. For the first year you have the card, it offers double that--3x miles per dollar on all purchases. Miles earned on the Discover it Miles Card are worth a penny each toward any flight with no blackouts or toward a deposit in...

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Wandering Aramean writes a Boarding Area blog and also has created a suite of tools that can be used for free by anyone. One I just saw (thanks Million Mile Secrets) is his Avios Map. The Avios Map works like this: Type in any airport in the world. The map shows all the airports you can fly...

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Hilton has just announced free wifi worldwide starting August 1, assuming you don't book through a third party. Hyatt, SPG, Marriott, IHG, and Fairmont all offer free internet in their hotels worldwide if you meet certain easy conditions. Hilton will offer free wifi starting August 1, 2015 to all Hilton HHonors members who book their stay...

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Every time you use your credit card, the bank is earning swipe fees from the merchant. It's these swipe fees plus other ways that banks profit off credit cards--interest fees, late fees, advertising to cardholders--that pay for the perks we get from credit cards. How much of these fees are rebated to us? According to a...

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Costco currently only accepts American Express cards. Soon, Costco will accept Visa cards. Starting April 1, 2016 (in 13 months), Costco will no longer accept American Express. This is primarily of interest to me because many people who fill out my Free Credit Card Consultation Form let me know that they need an AMEX because they do a...