Category Archives: Hilton HHonors

Citibank cracks down, Amex throws us a bone, and French healthcare is both awesome and broken

CITI CRACKS DOWN: Yesterday we briefly recapped the story of Chase getting burned by offering unlimited 5% rewards. Now it’s Citi’s turn: there are many reports on Flyertalk of Citi closing down people who have been churning a lot of … Continue reading

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Virgin Atlantic 50,000 mile offer is back!

Thanks to, we learn that Bank of America’s 50,000-mile sign-up bonus for the Virgin Atlantic card is back. This is a pretty good deal and may be worth considering for any round of credit card apps you might be planning, … Continue reading

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HHonors devaluation, Best Buy news, and a $19 unlimited cell phone plan

HHONORS UUPDATE: Good grief! The Hilton HHonors program is experiencing a currency devaluation the likes of which have not been seen since Weimar Germany, or possibly Zimbabwe. Gary at View From The Wing is all over this one, and here’s … Continue reading

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TYPs, MP3s, $200 brokerage bonuses, and weird mattress problems

CITI THANK YOU POINTS NOW TRANSFERABLE: Last spring there were rumors about Citibank’s ThankYou Points possibly becoming transferable to a couple of airline partners. Those rumors didn’t pan out, but we now learn thanks to The Points Guy that we have … Continue reading

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