Weekly Points: New Credit Card Rules By Bank, How To Use Your ThankYou Points, New Google Flights Feature and More!

Credit Card Application Rules:  We all know that the fastest way to accumulate points is by taking advantage of those juicy sign up bonuses.  Before you get too carried away with new card applications, be sure to brush up on the rules by each bank.

90X MR Points Per Dollar:  Shopping portals are a great way to boost your points balance for purchases you were planning on making anyway.  If you’ve been looking into some identity theft protection, you could bring in a nice haul of Membership Rewards points!

How To Use Your TY Points:  If you’re sitting on a stash of ThankYou points and are unsure on how to use them, then you’re in luck.  There are some true gems regarding award redemptions with your points.

Awesome Google Flights Feature:  We’ve been able to use alerts on Google Flights for fixed travel dates, however if you’re searching for the best deal, being flexible is key.  Google knows this and has now added a feature to make sure alerts are as flexible as you are!

What To Do When Luggage Is Lost?:  This is one of the reasons I don’t like to check in bags, but sometimes it’s a must.  What should you do if your luggage is lost or delayed by the airline?  How should you report it?  Here’s a great guide on what you should do.

November Flying Blue Promo Rewards:  Air France/KLM’s loyalty program, Flying Blue offers monthly promo awards to where you can get some steep discounts on select award flights.  Also, you can stack that on top of transfer bonuses from flexible points programs for an even cheaper flight!

Awesome Trick For Amex Offers:  Amex offers are great, but if you have several cards it can be cumbersome to see what Amex offers are available for each card.  Here’s a great trick to allow you to add all Amex offers at once!

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