Million Mile Secrets reader, Karen, commented:
One question which I haven’t seen addressed anywhere is what card you recommend to keep from having our AMEX Membership Rewards points disappear. My understanding is that if you don’t have an active AMEX Membership Rewards card, the points are forfeited. Once the Costco AMEX disappears, what should we replace it with to keep our AMEX Membership Rewards points active? Thanks.
Great question, Karen!
You need at least 1 card that’s linked to your AMEX Membership Rewards program number or you will lose ALL your points.
Having the Costco AMEX won’t help you because it does NOT earn AMEX Membership Rewards points, only cash back. So Karen must have another card that DOES earn AMEX Membership Rewards points.
You’ll Lose ALL of Your AMEX Membership Rewards Points Unless You Have at Least 1 Card Linked to Your Membership Rewards Program Number
The best way to keep the points active and transferable is to open an AMEX EveryDay® or AMEX EveryDay® Preferred Credit Card.
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Million Mile Secrets reader, Robert, commented:
Hello Daraius! Could you do a post or list here all of the airlines that don’t assess fuel surcharges for award tickets? Thanks for all that you do.
Hi Robert! That sounds like a good idea!
Some airlines add fuel charges to their award tickets. These extra charges can add hundreds of dollars to your “free” award seat!
Fuel Surcharges Are Money Down the Drain! I’ll Tell You Which Airlines Have NO (or Low) Fuel Surcharges!
But some airlines have NO (or low) fuel surcharges. Let’s take a look at the programs that save you money!
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Million Mile Secrets reader, Gia, writes:
Which card(s) have the most benefits for annual spending? I spend more than $5,000 a month on credit cards these days, but I feel like I ran out of options for sign-up bonuses as I’ve had most of the cards in the past.
What do you use as your default credit card for everyday purchases to build points? Could you give me couple of suggestions?
Which Card Should Gia Use for Her Everyday Purchases?
When I’m not working to meet the minimum spending requirements to earn sign-up bonuses for Big Travel, there are 2 cards I keep in my wallet for everyday spending.
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