The weather didn’t cooperate for us in Dubai, but I did enjoy myself in the city. I’m not going to discuss the human rights aspects or politics and clearly you need to be careful not to get in trouble with the law. But as an Orthodox Jew I felt more comfortable in Dubai than I did in many parts of Europe. … [Read more...] about Maldives Trip Notes Part 2: Dubai and Abu Dhabi
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Overall the flight was extremely enjoyable. The WiFi was fast and inexpensive, the seat was comfortable, the service was excellent, and the shower spa was phenomenal. There are better seats, beds, and service on some of the Asian first class cabins, but each has their own drawbacks and none feature a shower onboard. If not for the 7 hour delay and lack of communication about it, this flight would have been pretty darn close to perfect. … [Read more...] about Maldives Trip Notes Part 1: Flying Emirates Shower Class To Dubai
Sample hotels where you can use your anniversary or bonus night: Anchorage Marriott Downtown Atlanta Marriott Marquis W Atlanta – Downtown Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center Courtyard Boston Brookline Courtyard Boston Copley Square Aloft New York Brooklyn New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel Chicago Downtown, Autograph Collection JW Marriott Chicago W Chicago – Lakeshore Metropolitan at The 9, Autograph Collection, Cleveland The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland W Dallas – Victory JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek The Westin Southfield Detroit Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Beach The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay, Hawaii Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, Hawaii Courtyard Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Oahu The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa JW Marriott Houston Downtown SpringHill Suites Jackson Hole The Raphael Hotel, Autograph … [Read more...] about Ends Today! 100,000 Point Bonus On The Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express Card, Plus Where You Can Use Anniversary Nights!
Second, when you spend money on personal cards your credit score will be hurt even if you pay your bill on time. A whopping 30% of your credit score is based on credit utilization. You can pay off your card bill before your statement is generated to avoid that, but that takes effort and laying out money well before you have to. Additionally it’s good to have the statement close with a couple dollars to show the card is active and being paid every month. On an AMEX business card it’s just not reported, so you can wait until the money is due without it having a negative effect on your score. … [Read more...] about 100,000 Point Bonus On The Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express Card, Plus Where You Can Use Anniversary Nights!
Book stays before 3/18 local hotel time to lock in current rates for future stays at hotels that are going up. You can book stays up to a year in advance. Almost all hotel stays are cancellable for free until a certain amount of time before the stay (read the fine print). If you have a reservation at a hotel for after 3/18 that is going down, you will automatically receive a points refund. … [Read more...] about Hyatt 2019 Annual Category Changes, Lock In Lower Rates And Anniversary Nights At Hotels Getting More Expensive Now!
Free anniversary night at category 1-4 hotels without any spending required. Spend $15,000 on the card and you’ll get a 2nd free anniversary night at category 1-4 hotels. Earn 20 night credits (With $40,000 of card spending or less with a combination of award or paid nights at Hyatt hotels and spending) and you’ll get 2 club lounge awards that are valid for club access for the duration of your Hyatt stay. Earn 30 night credits (With $65,000 of card spending or less with a combination of award or paid nights at Hyatt hotels and spending) and you’ll get Explorist status, 2 more club lounge awards, and another free night at category 1-4 hotels. Earn 40 night credits (With $90,000 of card spending or less with a combination of award or paid nights at Hyatt hotels and spending) and you’ll get a $100 Hyatt gift card or 5,000 bonus points. Earn 50 night credits (With $115,000 of card spending or less with a combination of award or paid nights at … [Read more...] about Last Chance To Earn 60,000 Points With The Chase World Of Hyatt Card; Roundup Of Hyatt’s New Milestone Earning Thresholds