Hotel credit cards offer great benefits like sign-up bonus points and anniversary nights. This means free or discounted hotel stays!
Many cards also offer automatic elite status with a hotel chain. So, you can get extra perks, like room upgrades, late check-out, and free breakfast! And who doesn’t like a free breakfast? 🙂
Automatic Platinum Status With the Chase Hyatt Card Could Get You a Late Check-Out and Extra Time at the Infinity Pool at the Park Hyatt Maldives!
Even with hotel elite status, you’re not guaranteed to earn the extra benefits.
So, let’s look at which hotel cards with automatic elite status offer the best perks!
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Via FlyerTalk, there are rumors of an exciting new Chase travel credit card that may be released within the next month. This is NOT official or confirmed!
While many details are not yet available, Chase filed a trademark application in June 2016 for the card name Sapphire Reserve. And folks on Reddit say the new card could have a 100,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards point sign-up bonus!
A Potential New Chase Card With a 100,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Point Sign-Up Bonus Could Mean Big Travel With Transfer Partners Like Hyatt
I’ll share what I know at this point!
I recently wrote about the changes to the Citi Prestige’s sign-up bonus and minimum spending requirement. And the news that the card will no longer offer Admirals Club access.
Now via View From the Wing, there are more negative changes beginning July 23, 2017!
Citi ThankYou points won’t be worth as much when you redeem for flights through their portal, the 4th hotel night free perk will work differently, and there will be no more free rounds of golf.
With the Negative Changes Coming to the Citi Prestige Card, I’m Relieved the $250 Credit Towards Airfare (or Airline Incidentals) Each Calendar Year Is NOT Going Away
Emily and I don’t earn a commission for the Citi Prestige, but we’ll always tell you about the best offers and let you know when they change!
Let’s take a look at these changes and see if the card still makes sense for you!
I wrote last week about rumors the Citi Prestige would soon be changing, but it wasn’t clear whether the sign-up bonus would increase, decrease, or stay the same.
Now, via Reddit, the new offer for the Citi Prestige is online. And it’s NOT as good.
You’ll now earn 40,000 Citi ThankYou points after spending $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months of opening your account. Previously, the offer was 50,000 Citi ThankYou points after spending $3,000 on purchases in the same timeframe.
But there’s still a way to get the previous 50,000 Citi ThankYou point offer! I don’t know how long the link will last.
We don’t earn a commission on the Citi Prestige card, but Emily and I will always share the best deals!
The Citi Prestige Still Comes With Terrific Benefits, Like the 4th Night Free on Paid Hotel Stays Booked Through the Citi Concierge. But the Sign-Up Bonus Is Decreasing!
I’ll share what we know about the changes!
The results are in for the J.D. Power 2016 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study. Overall, guest satisfaction improved for a 4th consecutive year. And satisfaction is higher for guests that are part of hotel rewards programs.
Luxury brand hotels, like Ritz-Carlton, had the biggest jump in customer satisfaction. And Ritz-Carlton also had the highest satisfaction score of any hotel brand in the last 20 years!
Ritz-Carlton Hotels Ranked as the Top Luxury Brand for a 2nd Consecutive Year. I’ll Show You How to Earn Free Stays at Ritz-Carlton and the Rest of the Top-Rated Hotel Brands
I’ll explain how you can get free stays at the top-rated hotel brands!
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