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Hotel Review: JW Marriott Hanoi, Vietnam


While in the capitol of Vietnam, the busy city of Hanoi, we have been able to call the JW Marriott our home-away-from-home. We’ve not only spent eight nights here, but found it to be one of the most stunning, professional and hospitable hotels since starting our travels mid-June. Due to our travel plans for the eight nights booked at ...

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Citi ThankYou Points Now Has 7 Airline Transfer Partners


Citi has just added significant value to their Citi ThankYou cards—you can transfer points to airline programs. ThankYou points now has flexible airline transfer partners, similar to Chase’s Ultimate Rewards and Amex Membership Rewards. In my opinion this adds tremendous value to Citi’s ThankYou point earning credit cards and makes them much more competitive. This ...

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Changes to Chase Sapphire Preferred – Dropping 7% Points Dividend, but Adding Primary Car Rental Insurance

One of the perks of the Chase Sapphire Preferred card that made it competitive against the the Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard® was its 7% annual dividend on points earned. Historically with the 7% points dividend the Sapphire Preferred card essentially earned 2.14X points per dollar spent on travel and dining. In comparison, the Barclays Arrival ...

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