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Living or Working Overseas: Part 6 – Car Rental Insurance Reductions – For US and Non-US Licensed Drivers

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This series of posts is written by the Wandering US Expat, who’s lived in Australia and Panama.  And applied for cards from there!

Don’t let living abroad stop you from getting miles and points bonuses from credit cards!

It’s no secret that US banks lead the world in promotional point bonuses for new customers.  They give away lots of points to get a new customer in the hopes that you’ll remain, and spend, with them for years.  Lots of non-US folks wish they could get access to the same deals!

But many US citizens and ex-permanent residents, known as expats, often wonder whether they can still get credit cards if they leave or have already left the US.  Perhaps they’ve relocated for a job or have gone for an extended trip abroad.  Some expats have left permanently to start a new life.

Car Rental Insurance Reductions For US And Non US Licensed Drivers

While Living Abroad, You Have Options That Can Save You Money When Renting a Car

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How to Set up Alerts for Hyatt Award Nights Using the Hyatt Award Alerts Tool

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Via Wandering Aramean, you can set up alerts for award nights at Hyatt hotels using the Hyatt Award Alert Tool.

So you can save time and let the tool search for dates when Hyatt award nights are available for you to book.

Hyatt Room Alerts

The Hyatt Award Alert Tool Notifies You When A Hyatt Award Night Is Available

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Save Money With These 3 AMEX Offers: Cell Phone Bills, JCPenney, Whole Foods

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When you have an American Express card, you may find yourself eligible for special discounts at retailers.  Some AMEX Offers are targeted to individuals while others are open to every American Express cardholder.

You can register almost all your American Express cards excluding corporate cards, gift cards, and prepaid cards like Bluebird.

Here are 3 AMEX Offers I found interesting.  The 1st 2 are open to everyone!

Save Money With These 3 AMEX Offers Cell Phone Bills JCPenney Whole Foods

Enroll Your AMEX Card to Get Discounts at JCPenney & Whole Foods

  • $10 statement credit when spending $75 or more at Whole Foods Market
  • $10 statement credit when spending $50 or more at JCPenney
  • $10 statement credit when paying $75 or more for your cell phone bill with AT&T Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile, or Verizon Wireless.  And you can do this up to 3 times!

I’ll tell you about the restrictions, as well as how to get the discounts!

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Living or Working Overseas Series: Part 5 – Charge to Your US Cards, Transfer Foreign Currency to Pay Your Bills

Disclosure: Emily & I get a commission for links on the blog. You don’t have to use our links, but we’re very grateful when you do.  

This series of posts is written by the Wandering US Expat, who’s lived in Australia and Panama.  And applied for cards from there!

Don’t let living abroad stop you from getting miles and points bonuses from credit cards!

It’s no secret that US banks lead the world in promotional point bonuses for new customers.  They give away lots of points to get a new customer in the hopes that you’ll remain, and spend, with them for years.  Lots of non-US folks wish they could get access to the same deals!

But many US citizens and ex-permanent residents, known as expats, often wonder whether they can still get credit cards if they leave or have already left the US.  Perhaps they’ve relocated for a job or have gone for an extended trip abroad.  Some expats have left permanently to start a new life.

 Transfer Foreign Currency To Pay Your Bills

Bank Transfers, PayPal, and Peer-to-Peer Transfers Are 3 Ways to Send Money to the US to Pay Your Credit Cards

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Living or Working Overseas: Part 4 – Mail Forwarding Services for the Overseas Expat

Disclosure: Emily & I get a commission for links on the blog. You don’t have to use our links, but we’re very grateful when you do.  

This series of posts is written by the Wandering US Expat, who’s lived in Australia and Panama.  And applied for cards from there!

Don’t let living abroad stop you from getting miles and points bonuses from credit cards!

It’s no secret that US banks lead the world in promotional point bonuses for new customers.  They give away lots of points to get a new customer in the hopes that you’ll remain, and spend, with them for years.  Lots of non-US folks wish they could get access to the same deals!

But many US citizens and ex-permanent residents, known as expats, often wonder whether they can still get credit cards if they leave or have already left the US.  Perhaps they’ve relocated for a job or have gone for an extended trip abroad.  Some expats have left permanently to start a new life.

The US Postal Service May Not Be the Best Way to Forward Your New Credit Cards to Your Overseas Address

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