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American Express Business Platinum Card Changes: $179 CLEAR Credit & Centurion Lounge Guest Access Policy

Good morning everyone, I hope your Fourth of July weekend is going well.  I know there has been a lot of news this week about the American Express Platinum Cards, but I still wanted to share the details of the changes that were posted to my American Express Business Platinum Card.  I don’t have any other varieties or flavors of Platinum Cards, so I am not sure if these changes apply to all Platinum Cards or only to the Business Platinum Card.  To start, American Express is revising / clarifying the language regarding additional card members and how refunds are handled if you cancel an authorized user / employee card.  These changes mention the Cardmember Agreement which can be found here, then click on Small Business Cards, and then click on the Business Platinum Card.

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Changes to American Express Centurion Lounge Access – Are you Affected?

American Express has made changes yet again to their lounge access policy. So of course the first thing we want to know is what those changes are and will we be affected. I wrote about the American Express Centurion Lounges and asked readers how they were feeling about them. Readers were mixed, with the chief complaint being the overcrowding of lounges. American Express did start limiting the number of guests cardholders could bring in with them, and as of October 2, they’ve made an even more restrictive change.

Centurion Lounge in Las Vegas – Travel with Grant meetup

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JetBlue TrueBlue Points Match Bonus Posted & Timeline of Events

Good morning everyone, happy Thursday!  I logged into my JetBlue account last night and saw a huge increase to my JetBlue TrueBlue points balance.  After looking at my account activity, I saw the 50,000 bonus JetBlue TrueBlue points, thanks to the JetBlue Points Match promo that ran a few weeks ago.

Updated JetBlue Account Balance

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Trip Report: Mileage Running with JetBlue Mosaic Status from SFO-LAS and 2 Centurion Lounge Meetups


Good morning everyone, happy Sunday!  I hope your weekend is going well.  I just returned from my JetBlue mileage run from San Francisco (SFO) to Las Vegas (LAS) on Saturday.  The flight was only 414 miles, but the day was spent talking miles, points, travel and much more (not to mention eating/drinking our way through several lounges and enjoying inflight snacks).

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JetBlue Points Match Confirmed: July 16 Mileage Run SFO-LAS + 2 Centurion Lounges

Good morning everyone.  The points and miles blogosphere is abuzz about the latest Points Match offer from JetBlue.  I sent an email with my Virgin America and JetBlue account details to JetBlue on Saturday morning (7:38am PT) and eagerly awaited a response from JetBlue.

JetBlue Points Match Email Sent

That response came Monday afternoon (3:37pm PT) and now I just needed to book and take a round trip JetBlue flight before August 31, 2016 to receive the points match bonus.

JetBlue Points Match Confirmation Email

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