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Some KLM Business Class Awards (Booked with Virgin Atlantic) are Cheaper than Economy Awards for Flights Within Europe

Good afternoon everyone. 2 weeks ago, my wife and I decided to book a last minute trip to Europe this summer with stops in Prague (PRG), Copenhagen (CPH), and Amsterdam (AMS). When I searched for flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam (CPH-AMS), I found 2 morning flights on KLM that would work perfectly for our schedule. Unfortunately, the prices ($243-$285) were a little higher than we wanted to pay for the 1.5 hour flight. I used Point.me to search for these flights to see if they were bookable with miles. Strangely, the award prices were lower in business class than in economy. Let me show you what I found and how I booked the award ticket.

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My Search for the Best Credit Card for Peloton Bike Rental Monthly Subscriptions

Good morning everyone.  A few months ago, I decided to get a Peloton Bike Rental and *try* to get in better shape for 2023.  The total monthly cost of the bike rental and all-access membership is $96.56 and this Mashable article explains more about the pros and cons of the rental program along with the cancellation period and buyout options.  If you are considering buying a Peloton bike, you might be better off with the rent to own model.  Anyway, let’s focus on which credit card is best for Peloton bike rental monthly subscriptions.

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How to Add (MOST) Chase Credit Cards to ApplePay Wallet Directly from Chase App

Good afternoon everyone, I hope your week is going well.  I was talking to my friend last night about adding Chase credit cards to his ApplePay Wallet and he wasn’t aware you could add them to the ApplePay Wallet directly from the Chase app.  So in today’s post, I will show you how to do that.  It appear there are 2 slightly different versions / interfaces of the Chase app, depending if you have both personal and business credit cards in the same login, or if you only have personal credit cards (scroll to the middle of this post to see those steps).

Personal and Business Credit Cards in the Same Login

Sign into the Chase app and click on the credit card you want to add to your ApplePay Wallet.  I selected my Chase Sapphire Preferred Credit Card.

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Wild Prediction: Chase Freedom Unlimited will Change to 2X Everywhere

Good afternoon everyone, I hope your week is going well.  As you know, I like to make Wild & Crazy Airline, Hotel & Credit Card Predictions.  Today’s prediction missed the official 2023 deadline, but it just came to me, so I thought it was worth sharing.  As I reminder, I am 100% correct 1% correct on my predictions, so take this with a grain of salt.

As a reminder, the Chase Freedom Unlimited Credit Card currently earns 1.5% cash back everywhere (1.5X Chase Ultimate Rewards per dollar).  That used to be great until the likes of the Citi Double Cash Credit Card (2% cash back everyone / 2x Citi ThankYou Points), American Express Blue Business Plus Credit Card (2X Membership Rewards Points everywhere), Capital One Venture X Credit Card (2X Capital One Miles everywhere), and the handful of other 2% cash back cards came onto the scene.

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I Paid $4,043 in Credit Card Annual Fees in 2022 – Was it Worth it?

Good evening everyone, I hope your week is going well.  With the end of the year right around the corner, I decided to publish my 2022 version of credit card annual fees I paid this year.  For comparison, here are my previous credit card annual fee posts:

For this year’s post, I decided to break up the list of credit cards into 5 sections:

  • Annual fees paid on new credit cards with sign up bonuses
  • Annual fees paid on credit cards that received retention offers
  • Annual fees on credit cards that have been upgraded / downgraded / product changed
  • Annual fees on credit cards that I closed
  • All other credit cards

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