• Four of these cards have pretty low yields when you factor in the conversion rate and annual fees, and of course the big one (AMEX Plat Charge) comes with a whopping $1200 annual fee.   Definitely worth mentioning that you can convert Velocity to Krisflyer 1.35:1, so there is merit in looki...

  • Hotel status match with a difference

    Nov 28, 2015, 10:08 AM

    Thanks David - very interesting.  Wonder if it's worth a follow up.

  • Hotel status match with a difference

    Nov 28, 2015, 07:19 AM

    Not sure where your list of hotel schemes came from, but I can confirm it's far more limited.  I recently tried for this status match with Best Western Diamond and Accor platinum, and was told they would not match to either of these.

  • Free Airberlin Topbonus status match

    Mar 17, 2015, 03:17 PM

    While this article suggests that those who recently applied for the Etihad Gold status match successfully should sign up for this one, I'd be very surprised if anyone would currently be in a position to take advantage of this offer using a newly aquired Etihad gold match ...