Trip Insurance: When Does it Matter?

Over the weekend, my younger brother was returning to college located in Milwaukee. Flying out of SFO, we seldom experience weather delays, and weather related cancellations are a rarity. Well, last weekend, freezing temperatures and an ice storm led to Southwest cancelling my brother's flight. As a result, my family and I scrambled to re-book … Continue reading Trip Insurance: When Does it Matter?

My Thoughts : American Express Centurion Lounges

American Express Centurion lounges are one of the best benefits for American Express Platinum and Business Platinum card holders. These lounges are located in major hubs across the United States. There is also a location in Hong Kong. Personally, I have been to Centurion lounges in San Francisco(SFO), Houston(IAH), Las Vegas(LAS), and Miami(MIA). Accessibility Centurion … Continue reading My Thoughts : American Express Centurion Lounges

EBATES/Rakuten: Great for Amex

For those who are frequent online shoppers, Ebates now known as Rakuten provides users with cashback for qualifying purchases. Recently Rakuten and American Express partnered up to allow users to earn Amex points rather than cashback at the same rates. The even better news, is that Rakuten occasionally rolls out special deals allowing members to … Continue reading EBATES/Rakuten: Great for Amex